Young people in the Caerphilly county borough can get a wide range of careers advice at a special event taking place in Ystrad Mynach on Staurday. A Careers Directions Fair for Year…
Offenders have spent more than 800 hours repaying their debt to society by working to tidy and maintain the graves of fallen war heroes.
As part of the community service, offenders from Caerphilly County Borough have been working alongside the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
To date, offenders have spent more than 800 hours carrying out “Community Payback”.
Villagers have launched a second volume of a popular local history book. Produced by the Fleur-de-Lys History Society, the book, called ‘Fleur-de-Lys – The Stories of Our Villages’, shares the stories and…
Councillors have been recommended to pass plans for a new 24-hour Tesco supermarket at Risca’s former foundry site off Newport Road. Caerphilly County Borough Council’s planning committee will defer a final decision…
A missing Abertridwr man who police were concerned about has been found safe and well. Mark Alex Bradfield, 40, was reported missing on Monday November 2. He was last seen on Monday…
Treharris’s Lloyd Daniels has bounced back on this week’s X-Factor after being slated by the TV talent show judges.
On Sunday night’s programme he was voted through to next week’s show by the public after being in the bottom two last week.
On Saturday night’s show the teenager, who had suffered from a sore throat last week, was heavily criticised by the show’s judges.
Despite a rousing finale by Wales, New Zealand increased their winning streak to 21 matches against Warren Gatland’s men at the Millennium Stadium in the opening game of the Invesco Perpetual Series.
It’s been 56 long and painful years since the men in black had their colours lowered by Wales and although Ryan Jones’s men gave it their best shot, New Zealand showed why they have carved out such an impressive record.
Members of the Royal British Legion, Islwyn Mp Don Touhig and Islwyn AM Irene James visited Pontllanfraith Primary School for a special Remembrance service assembly.
During the service poppy wreaths were laid on a school memorial. After the Last Post was played, the Royal British Legion Standard was dipped and the whole school observed a minute silence.
After the service the pupils were given the opportunity to talk to members of the Royal British Legion about their work.
People across the county borough are getting ready to pay tribute to those who have lost their lives in military conflict.
Councillor John Evans, Mayor of Caerphilly County Borough, his deputy and other senior members from the council will be representing the council at a number of parades and services.
Details of some of the events taking place this weekend and Armistice Day on November 11 can be found in this article.
New Tredegar Leisure Centre has closed for six months while it is refurbished to bring it up to scratch. Funding for the £350,000 project has been found through the Welsh Assembly Government’s…