Archive for 2012
Gwent Police is reminding residents to check the security of their homes, sheds and garages following a recent spate of burglaries.
Staff from cancer support charity Macmillan had a busy day on Thursday signing up volunteers for a new scheme.
The future of a woodland mountain bike dirt jump offering an adrenaline rush for beginners and experts has been secured.
Artwork from pupils at Bedwas High School is being exhibited in a display at the House of Commons.
Trading Standards has issued a warning to residents to be on their guard against phone scammers after a Newbridge woman was targeted.
Gwent Police breathalysed 6,000 motorists during its Christmas drink drive crackdown.
The four week campaign ran from December 1 2011 to January 1 2012.
Islwyn MP Chris Evans has called on the UK Government to take action against irresponsible dog owners.
Speaking in the House of Commons, Mr Evans urged the Government to publish their proposals for tackling dangerous dogs as soon as possible.
Caerphilly County Borough Council is claiming to have saved the equivalent of 11million sheets of paper over the last three-and-a-half years.
Coleg Gwent students are heading to London next week to meet the speaker of the House of Commons and take a tour of Parliament after receiving an invitation from the Speaker’s Office.
Islwyn MP Chris Evans has paid tribute to the work of local charity Crafts for Everyone as he visited their pottery workshop to present them with a donation.
Crime in the area covered by Gwent Police has seen an 11% drop.
The latest crime figures released by the Home Office show the drop was the biggest fall in recorded fall in crime in England and Wales.
Wayne David, Labour MP for Caerphilly, has responded to the rise in unemployment in the Caerphilly constituency.
The number of people claiming Jobseekers’ Allowance in December 2011 was 2,726.