An airforce officer from Caerphilly has been sent to Afghanistan to boost the reading and writing skills of soldiers on the frontline.
Blackwood Miners’ Institute has been fitted with new equipment so people with hearing problems can hear shows more clearly.
Caerphilly town has taken a second place Silver Gilt award in the large town category at this year’s Wales in Bloom competition.
A Blackwood man is embarking on an 800 day walk around the world in aid of a children’s charity.
Work to flatten buildings in Bargoed’s Hanbury Road to make way for a new retail development is well under way.
Supermarket firm Tesco has been fined almost £10,000 by magistrates for breaching health and safety laws.
Abertillery Magistrates’ Court fined the company a total of £9,600 on August 6.
Overall GCSE results in Caerphilly County Borough have improved this year.
Provisional WJEC examination board results for schools in Caerphilly County Borough show an improvement in passes at A* to C grade from 60.8% in 2008 to 61.1%
The overall pass rate of 97.9% (grades A* to G) is slightly below last year’s performance, falling by 0.4%.
Caerphilly is gearing up for this year’s Megaday, being held this Bank Holiday weekend at Virginia Park.
Now in its 15th year, organisers are hoping to break through the £200,000 barrier of the total money raised in the event’s history.
An event to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the opening of the first legal graffiti wall in Caerphilly county borough will take place this Friday.
Businesses in Caerphilly County Borough are to benefit from extra support thanks to a new appointment.
Richard Evans has been appointed Business Resource Efficiency Co-ordinator for Caerphilly County Borough Council and will be based at Tredomen Business and Technology Centre in Ystrad Mynach.