App-maker aims to bring 100 jobs to Caerphilly

Campaign Series: DIFFICULT: Carwyn Jones says the Welsh Government will try to close the funding gap left by a ten per cent budget cut

11:57am Friday 1st August 2014

ONE of Canada’s fastest growing companies is opening a research and development centre in Caerphilly aiming to create 100 jobs.

Tributes paid to former Caerphilly mayor Angus Donaldson

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11:55am Friday 1st August 2014

TRIBUTES have poured in for the ‘popular’ former Mayor of Caerphilly County Borough Council, Angus Donaldson, who passed away on Sunday (July 27).

Jack's Appeal going strong six months on

Campaign Series: Jack's Appeal with General Dynamics UK presented a heart defibrillator to Cwmcarn High School.  Pictured from left Grant Thomas, Jacqui Peplinski Head Teacher and June Thomas. (7614421)

9:32am Friday 1st August 2014

SINCE our campaign was launched six months ago more than £11,300 has been raised, and ten schools in the Gwent and Rhymney Valley area have been provided with a heart defibrillator.

Police appeal after two attacked on bridge

5:32pm Thursday 31st July 2014

POLICE are appealing for help in finding the attackers of two men on the Calzaghe Bridge in Newbridge.

Maesycwmmer star comes home to direct film

Campaign Series: HOME COMING: Craig Roberts in Richard Ayoade's Submarine. Photo: StudioCanal.

4:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

SUBMARINE star Craig Roberts has come home to Maesycwmmer to film his directorial debut Just Jim.

Members meet to discuss Caerphilly council budget cuts

8:32pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

CAERPHILLY council committee members met tonight to discuss how millions of pounds worth of cuts to the authority’s budget will be made over the next three years.

Let us help you fund a project for your charity

Campaign Series: GRANT: Pupils from Newport’s Maes Ebbw School with the minibus paid for last year by the Gannett Foundation

5:10pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

COULD our parent company help your charity?

Killer of six-week-old baby jailed for 9 years

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1:31pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A MAN who killed his girlfriend's six-week-old baby after hitting him with a shoe and a plastic bottle has been jailed for nine years.

‘Lack of killer’s remorse’ adds to grief

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9:52am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE family of a murdered Trinant father says his killer has shown “no remorse” for what he has done, they have said in a statement.

Dancers join Blackwood festival to showcase talent

Campaign Series: C.S.S.A dance finals 2014 at Blackwood miners institute on Tuesday 8th July 2014. pic by Andrew Orchard for Sport Caerphilly (8678436)

1:26pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

MORE than 50 dance groups and clubs from across Caerphilly county borough joined together at Blackwood Miners’ Institute for a dance showcase.

Missing Caerphilly teen girl found

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

5:42pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

BONNIE Rose Clarke, the 14-year-old girl who went missing from her home in Caerphilly has been found safe and well.

Councillors to hear plan to to close leisure centres

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6:11am Tuesday 29th July 2014

COUNCILLORS will be presented tomorrow with money-saving options including shutting down Caerphilly county borough council leisure centres, shutting public toilets, closing bowling greens, and cutting floral displays to deal with budget cuts.

80,000 attend Big Cheese Festival

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7:43pm Monday 28th July 2014

MORE than 80,000 people visited this year's Big Cheese festival in Caerphilly, council chiefs say.

Man found guilty of killing six-week-old baby

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2:40pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A GRIEVING mother broke down in a flood of tears as a jury convicted her former boyfriend of killing her six-week-old son.

Caerphilly girl, 14, missing

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

8:56am Monday 28th July 2014

POLICE are today appealing for information to locate a 14-year-old girl who has gone missing from her home in Caerphilly.

Inquest told that man died of hypothermia

Campaign Series: Inquest told that man died of hypothermia

3:52pm Monday 28th July 2014

A YOUNG man who took mephedrone died of hypothermia after a police chase, an inquest heard.

Jury sent home in Trinant murder case

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5:19pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE jury in the trial of a Trinant man accused of murdering his friend has been sent home for the weekend.

6 things to do in Gwent this weekend

Campaign Series: The fireworks over the castle at last year's event

5:27pm Friday 25th July 2014

Newport County fun day - after Newport County's game against Carl-Zeiss Jena, fans can enjoy a fun day at Rodney Parade from 4pm on Saturday.

Health experts call for minimum booze price

Campaign Series: ‘Axe beer tax’ crusade

9:21am Friday 25th July 2014

MINIMUM unit pricing for alcohol should be introduced in Wales to help protect those most vulnerable to the effects of "hazardous and harmful" drinking, experts have recommended.

Residents get say as council faces cuts

5:45pm Friday 25th July 2014

RESIDENTS across Caerphilly county borough will get the chance to help shape the way the council delivers services during the next few years, as it faces unprecedented budget cuts.

Youngsters sign up to become safety wardens

Campaign Series: TRAINING: Budding Junior Community Safety Wardens learning about the role of Community Safety Wardens.

9:50am Friday 25th July 2014

ALMOST 2,000 youngsters from across Caerphilly county have signed up to become junior community safety wardens.

Jury to retire in stabbing trial

9:44am Friday 25th July 2014

THE judge in the trial of a Trinant man who fatally stabbed his friend began his summing up yesterday.

UPDATE: Cwmbran death crash biker named

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3:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A MAN died in a motorbike crash in Cwmbran last night.

UPDATE: Man injured after quad bike overturns

Campaign Series: A Yamaha quad bike like the ones stolen

12:40pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A FIRE CREW helped a quad bike rider who overturned on a roundabout last night.

Knife man arrested in Risca

Campaign Series: Pictured is the Spar shop on Elm Drive, Ty Sign, Risca where armed police were called following reports of a man seen wielding a knife. (8584763)

5:52pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A MAN was arrested by armed police in Risca yesterday after he was seen with a knife and fled into a convenience store for cover.

Gwent rail services hit by delays

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4:01pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

SOME trains are delayed affecting Gwent travellers this afternoon.

£15m deal to improve thousands of homes

Campaign Series: Caerphilly County Borough Council HQ

12:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THOUSANDS of council homes across Caerphilly county borough will be transformed through a multi-million pound link-up with a leading construction services firm.

Murder accused a 'devious liar', court told

5:47pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A TRINANT man who fatally stabbed his friend did not act in self-defence and is a “devious liar”, a court was told yesterday.

Caerphilly council gets new interim chief

Campaign Series: Caerphilly County Borough Council HQ

6:34pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A NEW interim chief executive has been appointed at Caerphilly council.

Crumlin school celebrates good report

Campaign Series: WELL DONE: Crumlin High Level Primary School pupils celebrate a good Estyn report.

10:29am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A VALLEYS primary school is celebrating the end of the summer term with a good report from Estyn inspectors.

Murder accused thought wound was not serious

Campaign Series: Trinant murder trial: Jury shown knives which could have been used in incident

9:50am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A TRINANT man said the fatal stab wound he inflicted on his friend “didn’t seem that serious”, a court heard yesterday.

Man who breached prison licence found

12:22pm Monday 21st July 2014

TYLER Cook, 19, from Argoed, who police wanted to find as he had breached his licence conditions has been located and arrested and is in the custody of the prison service.

'Heartbroken' family’s desperate plea to find mum's rings after her death from cancer

Campaign Series: HEARTBROKEN: Keith Chung, right, with daughter Leiona and son Koby, behind with wife Sian who died on Friday and whose rings have been lost (8445523)

5:01pm Monday 21st July 2014

A CWMCARN man has made a desperate appeal to help find his wife's wedding rings which were lost shortly after her death last week.

QUIZ: How well do you know your area?

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Commercial Street (1134576)

3:20pm Monday 21st July 2014

WHAT proportion of people in Newport are Christian? How many people in Abergavenny have a degree? Take this quiz and test your knowledge.

New Islwyn school plans 'progressing well'

9:34am Sunday 20th July 2014

PLANS for a new school in the Islwyn West area are “progressing well”, according to the local authority.

Newbridge students premiere anti-bullying film

Campaign Series: FILMMAKERS: Newbridge Inclusion Centre Pupils (l-r) Callum Williams, Dylan Chequer, Kieron Connick, Caymen Perring, Paige Bennett, Samantha Jones, Jason Stapleton and Demi Vernall.

1:20pm Saturday 19th July 2014

PUPILS at Newbridge Inclusion Centre have premiered a short film they created to tackle bullying in the classroom.

UPDATE: Heavy rain could bring flooding to Wales

Campaign Series: Experts have warned that the risk of flooding this autumn and winter is higher than usual because of the wet summer

2:20pm Friday 18th July 2014

A WARNING of flooding has been issued for much of Wales with heavy rain expected to fall overnight.

Homes found for abandoned horses

9:28am Friday 18th July 2014

BLAENAU Gwent and Caerphilly councils have worked in partnership with equine charities and organisations from around the UK to find new homes for almost 50 horses and ponies on Manmoel Common.

Alleged killer ‘began to cry’

12:17pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE man on trial for his friend’s murder cried and told a policeman of how he had committed “the big one” after he was arrested, a jury heard yesterday.

Gwent parents to face £60 truancy fines

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11:33am Wednesday 16th July 2014

COUNCIL chiefs yesterday agreed to issue “punitive” fines to families of children who miss school through unauthorised absences.

Caerphilly school needs big improvement

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1:29pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A CAERPHILLY secondary school has been told by inspectors that it needs “significant improvement”, which is one inspection category above special measures.

Murder accused ‘upset at grandfather's death’

Campaign Series: Trinant murder trial: Jury shown knives which could have been used in incident

1:06pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A MAN accused of the murder of his friend said he was upset because his grandfather had died following the incident, a court heard.

Jocelyn Davies AM to step down in 2016

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10:09am Wednesday 16th July 2014

JOCELYN Davies, AM for South Wales East has announced she will be stepping down from the National Assembly at the 2016 elections.

Wales set for ban on smoking in cars with children

Campaign Series: Bolton MPs are in favour of a ban on smoking in cars while children are present

10:09am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A BAN on people smoking in cars with children will be introduced in Wales it was revealed today.

Blackwood teen cancer survivor starts fundraising

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8:20pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

A 19-year-old from Blackwood who overcame a three-year battle with leukaemia when he was seven is now organising a fundraising event to help others with the disease.

Appeal after ex-prisoner breaches licence

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4:15pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

GWENT Police are appealing for help in finding an Argoed man who breached his licence conditions after being released from prison.

Owner injured after pair try to steal man's dog

Campaign Series: Pontypool police in bid to cut car crime

3:51pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

GWENT Police are appealing for information after a man was injured after two people tried to steal his dog in Abercarn.

CCTV appeal after superstore petrol theft

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12:17pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

GWENT Police would like to speak to this man following a fuel theft from Tesco at Ystrad Mynach.

Murder jury hears friends’ evidence

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9:42am Tuesday 15th July 2014

THE JURY in the trial of a man accused of the murder of a friend, have heard from friends about the events leading up to the fatal incident earlier this year.

Blackwood pupils stage Proclaimers musical

Campaign Series: GETTING IT GOING 'Sunshine on Leith' rehearsals, by cast members of Blackwood Comprehensive School (7991060)

11:18am Tuesday 15th July 2014

THE Scottish musical Sunshine on Leith is coming to Blackwood Comprehensive School tonight (Tuesday) and tomorrow.








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