Chris Seal

UPDATE: Caerphilly man pleads guilty to murdering Barry teenager

Posted on 12:43pm Tuesday 26th May 2015

A CAERPHILLY man accused of killing a Barry teenager has pleaded guilty to murder.

Dangerous driver who killed teen jailed for extra six weeks as judge rejects appeal

Posted on 2:55pm Thursday 21st May 2015

A DANGEROUS driver who killed a teenage pedestrian will serve an extra six weeks behind bars after top judges rejected his appeal as 'hopeless'.

Sophie Brownson

Appeal after Mini Cooper stolen from outside house

Posted on 8:34am Thursday 21st May 2015

A MINI Cooper, registration FL09 NHJ, was stolen from outside an address on Nantyfelin, Draethen, sometime overnight May 19-20.

Sophie Brownson

Have you seen stolen red Honda quad bike?

Posted on 8:32am Thursday 21st May 2015

A RED Honda TRX 500 was stolen from a property on Gelligaer Road, Gelligaer area during a burglary sometime overnight 19-20 May.

Royal Welsh Regiment's goat mascot, Taffy, dies

Posted on 2:07pm Thursday 21st May 2015

ONE of the mascots of The Royal Welsh, Taffy the goat has died it was announced today.

Risca man, 18, arrested for breaching dispersal area

Posted on 11:34am Tuesday 19th May 2015

An 18-YEAR-OLD man from the Risca area has been arrested for Breaching a Dispersal Order this weekend.

Firefighters called to four-car crash in Wattsville

Posted on 1:28pm Tuesday 12th May 2015

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a crash in Wattsville this morning.

Missing Rhymney woman found

Posted on 10:37am Tuesday 12th May 2015

Emily Pavlou, 23, who was missing from her Rhymney address since April 2nd has been found safe and well.

CCTV: Police appeal after solar lights stolen from garden

Posted on 11:31am Monday 11th May 2015

POLICE have released an image showing someone apparently stealing solar lights from a garden at night.

CCTV: Appeal after charity box stolen from B&M Bargains

Posted on 11:14am Monday 11th May 2015

POLICE have released these CCTV images after a charity box was stolen from a B&M Bargains store.

Felling of 150,000 diseased trees at Cwmcarn Forest Drive begins

Posted on 1:20pm Monday 11th May 2015

MAJOR felling work has begun at Cwmcarn Forest that will see 150,000 trees removed to prevent the spread of a disease.

Jen Mills

Labour party stalwart and “one-off” Ray Davies has died aged 85

Posted on 4:06pm Saturday 9th May 2015

LABOUR party stalwart and “one-off” Ray Davies has died aged 85 after a short illness.

ELECTION 2015: Chris Evans holds Islwyn for Labour

Posted on 3:47am Friday 8th May 2015

CHRIS Evans retained the Islwyn constituency for Labour having secured just short of half of the votes polled.

ELECTION 2015: Labour wins comfortably in Caerphilly

Posted on 3:50am Friday 8th May 2015

LABOUR kept a strong hold on Caerphilly despite an upsurge in support for Ukip who leapfrogged the Tories and Plaid Cymru into second place.

CCTV: Appeal after booze stolen from Texaco garage

Posted on 8:47am Wednesday 6th May 2015

Gwent Police is re-appealing for information after the theft of alcohol from a Risca garage.

Jen Mills

More patrols could combat valleys grass fires - summit

Posted on 7:20am Thursday 30th April 2015

BETTER hillside management, more surveillance and education were discussed as ways of putting a stop to the spate of arsons that have devastated hillsides across South Wales.

Author Unknown

Three people arrested after Caerphilly drugs raid

Posted on 4:40pm Thursday 30th April 2015

THREE people were arrested and a quantity of drugs was seized after a warrant was executed in Hengoed last night.

Shoppers tried to use fake Scottish £20 notes at Boots, Iceland, Greggs and and Poundstretcher

Posted on 11:36am Thursday 30th April 2015

OFFICERS are re-appealing for information after people have tried to use fake Scottish £20 notes at shops in Gwent over the last couple of weeks.

ELECTION 2015: Caerphilly candidates hold fiery debate

Posted on 7:52am Thursday 30th April 2015

A SPECIAL hustings was held for prospective parliamentary candidates in Caerphilly last night.

Appeal after man treated for head injuries after attack

Posted on 2:10pm Thursday 30th April 2015

GWENT Police are appealing for information after a man received head injuries after an attack at Caerphilly Social Club at around 11.15pm on Friday 3rd April.

CCTV: Police appeal after juke box and alcohol stolen from rugby club

Posted on 11:44am Thursday 30th April 2015

POLICE investigating a break in at Llanhilleth Rugby Club on Llanhilleth Industrial Estate are re-appealing for information and releasing a CCTV image of a man they would like to identify.

Martin Wade

Newport's Michael Sheen stops Valleys pensioner having pauper's funeral

Posted on 7:35am Thursday 30th April 2015

NEWPORT-BORN Hollywood star Michael Sheen stepped in to stop a Valleys pensioner having a pauper's funeral.

Calls to drink responsibly 'are failing'

Posted on 8:44am Wednesday 29th April 2015

THE alcohol industry's responsible drinking messages are "failing consumers" and being used to promote brands, according to a charity.

Nicole Garnon

Valleys man denies five counts of rape

Posted on 6:02am Wednesday 29th April 2015

A VALLEYS man who allegedly raped a girl several times over the course of several years appeared in court yesterday.

Retailers urged to back High Street

Posted on 7:00pm Wednesday 29th April 2015

RETAILERS and business owners are being encouraged to join customers and ‘Choose the High Street’.

Firefighters tackle Valleys grass fire

Posted on 7:21am Tuesday 28th April 2015

FIREFIGHTERS from Risca tackled a grass fire in Ochrwyth yesterday evening.

Do you know a Welsh pub legend?

Posted on 2:10pm Monday 27th April 2015

WALES’ largest brewer wants to uncover “the real Welsh legends hiding in pubs across Newport.”

Police appeal after booze stolen from petrol station

Posted on 11:08am Monday 27th April 2015

GWENT Police are appealing for information after alcohol was stolen from a garage in Risca.

Homelessness law comes into force

Posted on 7:10am Monday 27th April 2015

A NEW law designed to reduce homelessness through early intervention comes into force today.

Awards for helping animals launched

Posted on 7:10pm Monday 27th April 2015

RSPCA Cymru has launched the Community Animal Welfare Footprint (CAWF) awards scheme for 2015.

Britain shivers in Arctic blast

Posted on 12:47pm Monday 27th April 2015

PARTS of Britain have been battered by snow, sleet and gale-force winds as an Arctic blast sends temperatures plummeting and puts spring on hold.

Martin Wade

Appeal after lager stolen from Newbridge shop

Posted on 12:15pm Monday 27th April 2015

A CRATE of lager was stolen from a shop in Newbridge on Saturday night.

Nathan Briant

Newport man jailed for stealing BMW and Ford Fiesta worth £25k from his friend’s parents while they were on holiday

Posted on 1:41pm Sunday 26th April 2015

A MAN who stole over £25,000 worth of cars from his friend’s parents while they were on holiday was jailed on Friday.

Becky Carr

Breaking Bad in Blackwood: Man jailed for selling M-Cat out of stolen caravan

Posted on 10:24am Saturday 25th April 2015

A BLACKWOOD man who used a stolen motorhome worth more than £30,000 to use and sell M-Cat has been jailed.

Appeal after gold rings and credit cards stolen from house

Posted on 10:30am Friday 24th April 2015

GOLD rings and credit cards were stolen when a house was burgled on earlier this week.

Appeal after Cross Keys man breaches prison licence

Posted on 10:22am Friday 24th April 2015

GWENT Police have appealed for help in finding Roy Taylor, 45, from Cross Keys, who has breached his licence conditions after being released from prison on March 19.

Grass fire over 741 acres in Wattsville is 'Gwent's biggest'

Posted on 6:17am Thursday 23rd April 2015

Firefighters are currently tackling a three acre grass fire on the Gaer and grass fire in Wattsville covering 250 hectares.

PICTURES: Car overturns after crash in Cross Keys

Posted on 11:10am Thursday 23rd April 2015

A FORD Focus collided with a parked car in Cross Keys this morning.

Crime up by 5% in Gwent

Posted on 1:13pm Thursday 23rd April 2015

CRIME has increased by more than five per cent in Gwent in the last year, according to new figures released today.

Risca chippie owner fined £4,000 after worker sprayed by hot oil as he emptied the fryer

Posted on 10:55am Wednesday 22nd April 2015

THE owner of a Risca fish and chip shop has been fined £4,000 following a serious breach of health and safety regulations on his premises.

Sunny Britain as hot as the Med

Posted on 8:34am Tuesday 21st April 2015

BRITAIN is set to bask in sunshine today with temperatures expected to equal the holiday resort of Ibiza.

Firefighters tackle twelve grass fires across Gwent

Posted on 6:40am Tuesday 21st April 2015

FIREFIGHTERS tackled more grass fires across Gwent last night.

UPDATE: Two grass fires on Machen Mountain, Risca

Posted on 6:24am Monday 20th April 2015

FIRE fighters tackled a small grass fire in Risca last night.

Wales waits for cancer tests 'scandalous' says charity boss

Posted on 2:13pm Monday 20th April 2015

THE number of patients in Wales waiting more than eight weeks for diagnostic tests such as colonoscopy “borders on the scandalous” claims a cancer charity boss.

Caio Iwan

Appeal after dog found dead with 'extreme injuries'

Posted on 10:21am Monday 20th April 2015

THE RSPCA is appealing for information after the body of a dead dog with "extreme injuries" was found in Caerphilly.

Caio Iwan

Dead dog found in Caerphilly

Posted on 10:21am Monday 20th April 2015

THE RSPCA is appealing for information after the body of a dead dog with "extreme injuries" was found in Caerphilly.

Nathan Briant

Couple raise nearly £3,000 with Gwent walk

Posted on 9:14am Monday 20th April 2015

FUNDRAISING walkers trekked across Gwent on Saturday and raised close to £3,000 for a charity appeal.

Katharine Skellon

When the makers of Game of Thrones, Poldark, Harry Potter and more want candles, they turn to this Gwent man

Posted on 4:02am Friday 17th April 2015

FANS of blockbuster movies such as Pirates of the Caribbean and Harry Potter will have seen thousands of candles flickering in the background but may not know that they were made by a Pontllanfraith candle maker.

Fines for littering and dog fouling increased

Posted on 2:30pm Friday 17th April 2015

FINES for littering and dog fouling offences have been increased by Caerphilly council in response to “public concern”.

Andy Rutherford - Health correspondent

Gwent cancer waits getting shorter

Campaign Series: Photograph of the Author

Posted on 12:10pm Friday 17th April 2015

GWENT’S health board recorded its best performance for four months in February – and the best in Wales – against a key target for starting patients on cancer treatment.

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