Caerphilly Observer is an award-winning independent news service for Caerphilly County Borough. We have a website and a fortnightly newspaper with circulation of 10,000 distributed through a wide variety of outlets including shops, newsagents, petrol stations, council offices, and libraries.
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Our editorial policy is to cover the issues and events that affect and reflect the lives of the people of Caerphilly County Borough.
We aim to be fair and objective and, where possible, explain things in a meaningful way with context and analysis.
We don’t always get it right and factual mistakes and errors, where identified either by ourselves or readers, will always be corrected as soon as possible. We will highlight such corrections online and in print where appropriate.
All of our reporting is carried out under the auspices of IPSO’s Editors Code of Practice and the National Union of Journalists’ Code of Conduct.
Caerphilly Observer is regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) and adheres to the Editors’ Code of Practice (www.ipso.co.uk/editors-code-of-practice).
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Caerphilly Business Park,
Van Road, Caerphilly,
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Editor and Publisher
Local Democracy Reporter
Who owns us?
Caerphilly Observer is Published by Caerphilly Media Ltd. Registered Office: Britannia House, Caerphilly Business Park, Van Road, Caerphilly, CF83 3GG. Incorporated in Wales No. 07604006
VAT Registration No. 112976315.
Caerphilly Media Ltd is a locally-owned and locally-based company. Its sole director and owner is Caerphilly Observer editor and publisher Richard Gurner, who set up the title back in 2009.
Our work is predominantly funded through advertising, although we are trying to lessen our reliance on this through our membership scheme, where readers can financially contribute to our work.