UPDATE: Man dies after Risca stabbing

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9:47am Thursday 28th August 2014

TWO men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man, found with stab injures in Risca, died last night.

Man found guilty of causing cyclist's death is jailed for 5 years

Campaign Series: Andrzej Wojcicki  (9414402)

1:06pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A MAN was found guilty this afternoon of causing the death by dangerous driving of an Oakdale man.

Valleys mechanic's 'oil-bucket' challenge goes viral

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3:44pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A VIDEO of a Valleys motor fitter being soaked in 30 litres of engine oil has gone viral on social media and raised more than £1,000 for charity.

Newbridge cyclist death crash trial nears end

Campaign Series: Andrzej Wojcicki  (9414402)

9:35am Thursday 28th August 2014

PROSECUTION and defence lawyers gave their closing speeches yesterday in the trial of a driver accused of causing a cyclist’s death.

Jury clears Gwent cop of sex assault claims

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12:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A JURY unanimously acquitted a Gwent Police sergeant yesterday of sexually assaulting two prisoners and committing misconduct in a public office by having sex on duty.

Aberbargoed ex-soldier to swim in services games

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1:24pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A FORMER soldier from Caerphilly has been chosen to compete as part of the British Armed Forces team at next month’s Invictus Games.

Cyclist at fault - fatal crash driver

Campaign Series: Andrzej Wojcicki  (9414402)

12:31pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A BLACKWOOD driver accused of causing death by dangerous driving told a jury the cyclist his minibus collided with was responsible for the crash.

Wheelie bin thefts rocket in county

Campaign Series: GENERIC WHEELIE BINS IN NEWPORT (987952)

6:20am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE Chief Constable of Gwent Police has told a board meeting how thefts of wheelie bins have rocketed in Caerphilly county borough.

UPDATE: Gwent Police sergeant cleared of all sex assault charges

Campaign Series: JAILED: Two Newport men were sentenced at Cardiff Crown Court yesterday for importing mephedrone

3:40pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

GWENT Police sergeant Richard Evans has been acquitted today on all counts of sexual assault and committing misconduct in a public office by having sex on duty.

Man badly injured after Caerphilly pub assault

Campaign Series: Pontypool police in bid to cut car crime

6:03pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A CAERPHILLY man is in a critical condition after he was assaulted outside the town’s Irish Tymes pub over the weekend.

Cwmcarn Forest Drive campaign gathers 3,000 members

Campaign Series: SWA CT 23.7.13

GREAT OUTDOORS CWMCARN FOREST DRIVE.  (9091910)

12:23pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A CAMPAIGN to persuade Natural Resources Wales (NRW) not to close Gwent’s biggest tourist attraction in order to chop down thousands of diseased trees has gathered more than 3,000 members.

Wet weather warning for Bank Holiday Monday

Campaign Series: PREDICTED: Heavy rain forecast all day on Bank Holiday Monday

5:12pm Sunday 24th August 2014

A DAY of "unpleasant weather" is on the cards tomorrow (Monday) according to the Met Office's Chief Forecaster, as the organisation puts out a yellow warning for rain in Wales.

Death crash driver takes 'regular Highway Code tests', court hears

8:26am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A BLACKWOOD driver accused of causing death by dangerous driving told police he takes regular tests on the Highway Code on a mobile phone app, a court heard.

Pontlottyn man missing

Campaign Series: MISSING: David Glyn Jones

4:01pm Thursday 21st August 2014

GWENT Police is appealing for information to locate 47-year-old David Glyn Jones who was reported as missing from his Pontlottyn address on August 19.

Gelligaer hoax caller gets two-year Asbo

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7:46pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A GELLIGAER man has received a two year Anti-Social Behaviour Order (ASBO), for a catalogue of anti-social behaviour in and around his community.

Coroner criticises Gwent Police for probe after woman was run over by boyfriend

Campaign Series: Robert Wallace (9499402)

11:51am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A CORONER has criticised Gwent Police for failures in their investigation into how a woman was run over by her partner who was driving while over the limit.

Accused minibus driver visibly distressed at cyclist's death, court told

Campaign Series: Andrzej Wojcicki  (9414402)

6:14pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A MINIBUS driver accused of causing the death of a Gwent cyclist by dangerous driving, was visibly distressed and said "I have killed another man" on learning he had lost his life.

Accused Gwent Police officer used 'Carry On' humour, court told

Campaign Series: Arriving at Cardiff Crown Court is Police Sergeant Richard Evans from Gwent Constabulary to make plea charged with sexual assaults and misconduct in a public office.. (5631825)

6:28pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A POLICE officer told a court he was lightening the mood and joking around when he inferred to a woman in custody that he would like to have sex with her, a court heard.

Detainee tells court she feared Gwent police sergeant would rape her

Campaign Series: Arriving at Cardiff Crown Court is Police Sergeant Richard Evans from Gwent Constabulary to make plea charged with sexual assaults and misconduct in a public office.. (5631915)

5:02pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A WOMAN arrested and taken to a Gwent police station feared the sergeant in charge of her care was about to rape her, Cardiff Crown Court heard today

Man pins down suspected raider

Campaign Series: Phil Rees from Cwmcarn with his dogs "Shilo" and "Rocky" stopped a burgular leaving a neighbours house (9402027)

5:12am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A RETIRED Gwent water polo player wrestled and sat on a suspected raider for more than 20 minutes while his pet dog raised the alarm.

Blackwood driver took photo of fatally injured cyclist after crash, court hears

Campaign Series: Andrzej Wojcicki  (9414402)

4:41pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A BLACKWOOD man accused of causing death by dangerous driving took a photograph of the cyclist he had just hit lying in the road, a court heard.

Vandals daub swear words inside Valleys church

Campaign Series: DAMAGE: Some of the destruction at St Sannan's

5:27pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

AROUND £20,000-worth of damage has been inflicted on a Valleys church after intruders went after gardening equipment kept inside.

Cousin of missing Kyle Vaughan runs half marathon for search organisation

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2:40pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE cousin of missing Newbridge man Kyle Vaughan is to run a half marathon to raise funds for a organisation which searched tirelessly for him.

Two Gwent police officers warned over using Facebook to contact members of the public

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9:36am Tuesday 19th August 2014

TWO GWENT police officers were given written warnings for contacting members of the public on Facebook, documents obtained by the Press Association found.

Blackwood death crash driver had been taking photographs at wheel, court hears

Campaign Series: Andrzej Wojcicki  (9414402)

4:47pm Monday 18th August 2014

A BLACKWOOD man accused of causing the death of a cyclist by dangerous driving had been taking photographs of "interesting cars" on his mobile phone just before the collision, a court heard.

Gwent Police officer denies sexually assaulting detainees at Ystrad Mynach

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6:22pm Monday 18th August 2014

A GWENT police officer had sex with a suspect while on duty and sexually assaulted two other women, Cardiff Crown Court heard today.

Police appeal over missing Caerphilly girl

Campaign Series: APPEAL: Bonnie Rose Clarke has been missing since Friday

11:37am Sunday 17th August 2014

POLICE are appealing for information to find a 14-year-old girl who has been missing from her Caerphilly home since Wednesday.

Markham post office closes after more than 80 years

Campaign Series: A family run Post Office for 90 years has closed its doors for good in Markham.  Pictured is Sandra Carpenter in front of her post office on Abernant Road. (9262659)

9:13am Saturday 16th August 2014

THE owner of a Gwent family-run post office which has closed after more than 80 years has been thanked by crowds of villagers.

Markham post office closes after more than 80 years

6:47am Saturday 16th August 2014

THE owner of a Gwent family-run post office which has closed after more than 80 years has been thanked by crowds of villagers.

Cwmcarn schoolgirl suspected of conspiring to murder teacher will face no further action

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Flowers outside Cwmcarn High School after the death of a contractor (903384)

12:07pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A Cwmcarn schoolgirl who was suspected of plotting to murder a teacher will face no further police action.

Caerphilly A-level results

Campaign Series: (L-R) Sean Davies from Newbridge 3A*, Ben Hartwell from Six Bells 2A* A and B  and Jack Mainwaring 5A* celebrate their results at Coleg Gwent Cross Keys (9293591)

7:09pm Thursday 14th August 2014

CAERPHILLY

A Level results day

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10:12am Thursday 14th August 2014

A Level results are out today. Keep up to date with all the news here

Mum almost halfway to fundraising goal to help Cross Keys girl walk

Campaign Series: Crosskeys parents Beth and Dan Robinson are trying to raise enough money for their daughter Olivia, to have an operation to help her walk as she suffers with Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy SDR.  Pictured at home are Beth and Olivia. (4894007)

6:20am Wednesday 13th August 2014

AN operation to help children with cerebral palsy walk will be trialled on the NHS – but one mum says she will still fundraise for her daughter to go to America as it could be years before the treatment is offered routinely, if at all.

Jewellery thief sent to prison

4:18pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A BLACKWOOD man, who forced entry into two properties in the Blackwood area, stealing £30,000 worth of jewellery, has been sentenced to over four years in prison. Jamie Thomas, 33, forced entry into two properties in the Blackwood area, the first, on the November 18, 2013 - a creeper burglary against an elderly couple where low value goods were stolen which had a serious impact on their lives. The second burglary on the December 24, 2013, where Jamie Thomas went on to steal £30,000 worth of sentimental jewellery from an elderly widow (bought by her deceased husband) as well as bank cards.

Caerphilly swing rescue

2:23pm Monday 11th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS freed a 14-year-old girl stuck on a baby swing on Saturday night.

Wanted man arrested for breaching licence

1:23pm Monday 11th August 2014

A TWENTY-five-year-old man from Aberbargoed who was wanted by police for breaching his licence conditions has been arrested.

Man and ex-wife jailed for sex offences involving children and grandchildren

Campaign Series: JAILED: Two Newport men were sentenced at Cardiff Crown Court yesterday for importing mephedrone

4:08pm Friday 8th August 2014

A MAN and his former wife from Caerphilly county borough have been jailed for a series of sexual offences involving their children and grandchildren.

Teen eyes second beauty crown

Campaign Series: QUEEN: Elle Wilks

1:15pm Friday 8th August 2014

A CROSSKEYS teen crowned Teen Beauty of Newport 2014 is hoping to secure another title in a national pageant this autumn.

Tackling recycling at home of the Dragons

4:15pm Friday 8th August 2014

A GWENT council is going the extra mile in tackling environmental issues after unveiling recycling facilities at the new home of the Dragons.

Review for Nelson baby-killer's 'too short' sentence

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6:03pm Thursday 7th August 2014

A NINE-YEAR jail term given to a baby killer is being reviewed by the attorney general amid complaints the sentence was not long enough.

UPDATE: Man who murdered friend is jailed for life

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11:25am Wednesday 6th August 2014

A TRINANT man has been jailed for life, to serve a minimum of 20 years today for the murder of his friend at a party.

Bell is tribute to Blackwood soldier hero

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12:43pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

When the verger of St Margaret's church in Blackwood, George Glastonbury, rings its bell each Sunday, there is one soldier in particular for whom it tolls.

Teen faces being locked up for 14 years after Blackwood stabbing

Campaign Series: MODERN: Newport's new magistrates' court

8:40am Tuesday 5th August 2014

A TEENAGER who stabbed two men in a row in the street, leaving one fighting for his life, could be locked up for 14 years, a judge warned yesterday.

Caerphilly county holds commemorative events to mark 100 years since the start of the First World War

Campaign Series: Picture of the Day - Poppies growing on a roundabout in Bulwark.. (7924789)

8:01pm Monday 4th August 2014

A NUMBER of commemorative events are being held across Caerphilly county borough over the coming months to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War One.

Risca man received lifetime sports ban

8:47pm Monday 4th August 2014

A RISCA body-builder has become the first man ever to receive a lifetime ban from sports from the UK Anti-Doping Agency.

Man still critical after Blackwood incident

Campaign Series: Pontypool police in bid to cut car crime

12:12pm Monday 4th August 2014

Gwent Police said a 29-year-old man taken to the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff remains in a critical condition after an incident in Blackwood at the weekend.

Weather turns around as hundreds enjoy Blackwood carnival parade

Campaign Series: (L-R) Phillipa Roase Morgan (Flower Girl) Kaci Jayne (Princess) Ellisa Cartwright (Princess) Sally-Ann Morgan (Queen) Nadia Moon (Princess) Alice Mee-Bishop (Princess) and Taryn Sargeant (Princess) (8869325)

4:37pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

AFTER a morning of heavy rain, organisers feared Saturday’s Blackwood Carnival could be a washout.

Two injured in Blackwood crash

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12:40pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

TWO people were injured in a crash in Blackwood last night.

Car impaled on metal pole in Bargoed

7:34pm Friday 1st August 2014

A CAR became impaled on a metal pole at Pengam Road, Bargoed, this afternoon, South Wales Fire service said.

Council debates Caerphilly budget cuts

5:06pm Friday 1st August 2014

PROPOSALS to shut leisure centres, public toilets and bowling greens in Caerphilly county borough were all discussed at a special meeting on Wednesday.









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