Caerphilly County Borough Council has received more than £800,000 of Welsh Government funding this year to help with flood protection.
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Road blighted with problems for nearly a decade set for repair closures
The A469 near Troedrhiwfuwch will be closed completely for two days after further movement was detected in a recent highway inspection.
Welsh Government gives green light to repair road with ‘long-standing problems’
A road damaged by landslips, long in need of repair, will be fixed, the Welsh Government has confirmed.
“We’re all struggling at the moment” – The latest pub to become a warm hub
A pub landlord is using his business as a warm hub to help vulnerable members of the community, having experienced his own struggles.
Councillor calls for levelling-up funding in north of the borough
A councillor has called for improved funding in the north of the borough to after a £20 million investment was secured for Caerphilly town.
Funding plea to repair road hit by landslip and ground movement
The Welsh Government has been urged to fund improvements to a road which has been hit by a landslip and significant ground movement in recent years.
Blackwood RFC – a club at the heart of the community
When tragedy and destruction struck Blackwood RFC, it turned to the community for help.
Since then, the club has transformed itself into a modern venue that has raised thousands of pounds in aid of multiple good causes.
Stricter inspections for coal tips backed by senior councillors
Council Deputy Leader Jamie Pritchard said the new scheme was a “planned and preventative” approach with tougher enforcement.
Community effort sees around 420 trees planted at rugby club
More than 100 volunteers got together to plant around 420 trees at Blackwood RFC’s Glan-yr-Afon Park to prevent future flooding and encourage wildlife.
“It is no longer acceptable for the authorities to bury their heads in the sand when it comes to flood alleviation measures”
South Wales East Senedd Member Peredur Owen Griffiths talks about flood protections in his latest blog for Caerphilly Observer.