Archive for 2012
Staff from Caerphilly County Borough Council have been busy fundraising for this year’s Sport Relief.
Kieran Gingell and James Hurley, from Corporate Finance department, are doing an eight-hour exercise bike challenge on Friday March 23 at the council’s Penallta House headquarters.
First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones has written to the Prime Minister to welcome his commitment this week to consider proposals to devolve responsibility for Remploy factories to Wales.
The Plaid Cymru leader of Caerphilly County Borough Council has urged the public to give the party four more years in local government.
Residents in Caerphilly County Borough have until April 18 to register to vote.
On Thursday May 3, residents will have the opportunity to vote at the Local Council Elections and decide on who they would like to represent them as their local county borough councillors.
Gwent Police has welcomed four new Special Constables to its local policing teams in Caerphilly and Blackwood.
The four volunteers, who have the same powers as regular officers, will be working in Bedwas, Blackwood town and Caerphilly town.
A charity concert in aid of the British Heart Foundation Cymru will be held on Friday March 23 at 7.30pm at Mount Carmel Church, Pontygwindy Road, Caerphilly.
Community Groups from across Gwent will be bidding for a share of £30,000 this Saturday (March 24) at a ‘Your Voice, Your Choice’ Communities Fund Event.
Diversions and road closures in Ystrad Mynach will be in place this weekend (March 24 and 25) and next (March 31 and April 1) for road works on the A469 and A472.
A Bedwas woman who was arrested at an M4 service station with almost £25,000 in her handbag, has been sentenced for tobacco smuggling.
A £16 million retail park in Blackwood could be demolished after councillors rejected a plan to transform it into a supermarket.
Motorists caught flouting seatbelt laws had a lucky escape recently when police decided to let then off an £80 fine if they watched a safety film instead.
Yesterday’s budget was in many ways a bit of a non-event. It was described by the Chancellor himself as “neutral” and by critics as boring.