Archive for 2012
A “green oasis” in the heart of Aberbargoed has become Wales’ first National Nature Reserve (NNR) in an urban setting.
The owner of a pub has been fined for allowing the sale of alcohol to a 14-year-old.
Thomas John Davies, of the Hafodyrynys Inn, Hafodyrynys, was taken to court after a 14-year-old was served with two bottles of vodka-based WKD Blue at the pub in February 2012.
Two construction site security guards were found working illegally without a valid SIA licence during an Security Industry Authority (SIA) investigation in Nelson.
Bonymaen Broncos eased to a 36-16 win over Valley Cougars in Treharris on Wednesday night to remain still unbeaten in their two season history but they will go away from this game knowing that they have been in their toughest game to date.
Alan McGee, the man who discovered and managed Britpop legends Oasis, was in Bedwas recently – helping to open a new internet café.
Police are appealing for information following a report of railway cable theft in Gilfach, Bargoed.
Arriva Trains Wales has told Plaid Cymru AM Lindsay Whittle that it cannot increase capacity on a busy early morning service from the Rhymney Valley to Cardiff – because it does not have enough trains.
Caerphilly County Borough Council’s Protection of Vulnerable Adults team is holding a ‘drop-in’ session at The Visit Caerphilly Centre to coincide with today’s World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
Up to 100 new jobs are to be created at a new service centre being opened by recycling company DS Smith.
The Aber Valley Heritage Group and the Graig Y Rhacca Communities First group have been awarded a total of £35,000 by the Welsh Government for a Tidy Towns Project.
In his first column for Caerphilly Observer, Caerphilly Business Forum’s new chair Tony Sheehan looks towards the launch of the forum’s annual awards next week.
A third man has appeared in court charged over the robbery of an Indian takeaway in Pentwynmawr.
Jacob Lee Loisz, 19, of Quantock Close, Risca, appeared at Caerphilly Magistrates’ Court on Wedneday charged with robbery and possession of an imitation firearm.