Two bus firms which provide school transport have gone into voluntary liquidation. Bedwas-based Independent Community Transport, which trade as CATS and TopKats Travel, went into voluntary liquidation at 11.59pm on Tuesday. Caerphilly…
Performers hit the right note at Caerphilly’s Got Talent
Performers from across Caerphilly County Borough showed they had the right stuff at this year’s Caerphilly’s Got Talent contest. Blackwood Miners’ Institute played host to 16 acts on Sunday evening. The winner…
Community crime awards nomination deadline
The deadline to submit nominations for a Community Crime Award is nearing. Nominations are being sought to honour people in Caerphilly County Borough who help tackle crime and antisocial behaviour. The Government-backed…
Help for community projects on offer
Community projects in Caerphilly County Borough are being asked if they would like help from offenders doing community service. Each year, offenders carry out 10,000 hours of “Community Payback”. This can include…
Police search for missing elderly Risca couple
Police are looking for an elderly Risca couple who are missing.
Patricia Sarah Pugh, aged 67 and who is known as Sarah, and her 70-year-old husband Robert Isaac Pugh were last seen at their home address in Risca at 9.40am on Saturday September 19.
They couple are believed to be travelling in a silver Vauxhall Astra Estate, registration number CA09 LFO.
Joe Calzaghe makes début on Strictly Come Dancing
Newbridge boxing legend Joe Calzaghe has made it through to the next round of TV show Strictly Come Dancing. Calzaghe, who retired in February with an unbeaten record of 46 professional fights,…
One-way traffic for Bargoed
A new one-way traffic system will be introduced in Bargoed on Monday September 21 as part of council works to regenerate the town centre. The new one way system will start at…
Blackwood car cruising event a success
Around 200 car cruisers turned up to have one last drive through Blackwood High Street on Thursday.
The Safer Caerphilly Partnership held a special car cruising event last week to publicise the High Street being closed on Thursday nights.
Gwent police led and organised a “last cruise” through the High Street before leading the boy racers to the council’s Pontllanfraith House.
Bargoed woman rescued from house blaze
A woman who collapsed after being rescued from a burning house has been taken to hospital. The 26-year-old was taken to the Prince Charles Hospital in Merthyr Tydfil after being overcome with…
Baby’s body found at empty Pengam house – woman arrested
A 30-year-old woman has been arrested and question on suspicion of concealing the birth of a baby after a body was found at an empty house at Farm View, Pengam, by council workers.
Workers from Caerphilly County Borough Council found the baby’s body as they cleaned out the house on Tuesday morning.