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Is our Government in Cardiff Bay really committed to a bilingual, vibrant Wales?

By Caerphilly Plaid Cymru councillor Lynne Hughes, a mother-of-three primary aged children in Welsh medium ? At first glance, you would have though...

No compulsory redundancies at Caerphilly Council for last three years

Caerphilly County Borough Council is the only local authority in Wales not to introduce compulsory staff redundancies over the last three financial...

Caerphilly Council leader appeals for support on colliery names campaign for Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr

The Plaid leader of Caerphilly County Borough Council is calling on the public and politicians of all parties to support calls to name wards at the...

Caerphilly Council staff get behind Wales team with a singalong

The leader of Caerphilly County Borough led council staff in a rendition of Max Boyce anthem Hymns and Arias at the local authority’s HQ Pena...

Call Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr wards after former collieries, say Caerphilly Council leaders

The ruling Plaid-led cabinet on Caerphilly County Borough Council has called on health chiefs to name wards at the new £172m Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr af...

Caerphilly Council leader condemns Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr critics

Caerphilly Council’s Plaid Cymru leader Councillor Allan Pritchard has condemned Labour councillors for their “scurrilous attacks” on...

Free Christmas town centre parking for shoppers

Shoppers are again set to receive a pre-Christmas boost with free parking at town centres across Caerphilly County Borough. Proposals to offer driv...

Tour of Britain visit to Caerphilly a huge success

Hundreds of people lined the streets of Caerphilly County Borough on Wednesday for the finale of Stage Four of the Tour of Britain cycle race. Caer...

Tour of Britain visit to Caerphilly a huge success

Hundreds of people lined the streets of Caerphilly County Borough on Wednesday for the finale of Stage Four of the Tour of Britain cycle race. Caer...

Caerphilly councillors claimed more than £1.2 million in allowances and expenses in 2010-2011

Caerphilly County Borough paid out more than £1.2 million in councillor expenses and allowances last financial year, according official figures fr...

Plaid Cymru’s Caerphilly Council leader attacks Labour over Welsh Assembly funding

The Plaid Cymru leader of Caerphilly County Borough Council has accused Labour of failing to stand up for Wales over its funding from the UK Govern...

Trade unions back Caerphilly Council’s trainee plan

Trade unions Unison and the GMB have welcomed a council scheme to offer 150 training scheme places to youngsters. The scheme includes 100 apprentic...

Caerphilly Council to freeze school meal prices

Caerphilly County Borough Council has announced it will freeze school meal prices. Meal prices in both primary and secondary schools will remain un...

Caerphilly MP Wayne David’s blog: August 2

Caerphilly County Borough Council has a new leader. He is Councillor Allan Pritchard from Oakdale. He is a councillor of experience and is a long s...

Caerphilly Council praised for partnership work

Caerphilly County Borough Council has been praised by the Welsh Government for its partnership work. In a letter from Local Government Minister, Ca...

Review of Welsh medium education plans in Caerphilly County Borough after Welsh Government cuts spending

Ambitious plans to overhaul Welsh medium education in Caerphilly County Borough are in doubt after the Welsh Government slashed funding. Leading me...

Caerphilly Council approves training schemes for 150 youngsters

Council plans to create 150 new training places for youngsters in Caerphilly County Borough have been agreed. Caerphilly Council will put aside £4...

Caerphilly Council simplifies death notification process

Caerphilly County Borough Council is to simplify the notification process when someone dies. The initiative, called ‘Tell Us Once’, gives resid...

£3.3million facelift for Caerphilly County Borough roads

Roads across Caerphilly County Borough are being resurfaced in a £3.3million council repair project this year. More than 50km of roads ar being re...

South Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle’s blog: June 1

In his first blog for Caerphilly Observer since being elected, former council leader and new South Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle gives his take on ...

New AM Lindsay Whittle waives £13,000 councillor allowance

The former leader of Caerphilly County Borough Council who stepped down after his election to the Welsh Assembly has said he will not be taking the...

New leader of Caerphilly County Borough Council elected

Penmaen councillor Allan Pritchard has been elected as the new leader of Caerphilly County Borough Council. Cllr Pritchard, who was formerly the de...

Deputy leader of Caerphilly County Borough Council set to become new leader

Plaid Cymru councillors on Caerphilly County Borough Council have nominated deputy leader Allan Pritchard as the person they want to be the new lea...

Oakdale Village gains conservation area status

Oakdale Village has been officially made a conservation area, after councillors gave the initiative the green light. The village has been recognise...

Oakdale youngster crowned Bard at school eisteddfod

An aspiring young poet was crowned Bard at her school’s St David’s Day eisteddfod. Nia Parsons was crowned Bard of the Rhiw-Syr-Dafydd ...

Caerphilly Council to offer 100 apprenticeships and trainee positions

Plaid Cymru-led Caerphilly Council has revealed plans to fund jobs for up to 100 apprentices and trainees over the next three years. They will use ...

Consultation begins on Oakdale conservation status

A scheme to designate Oakdale village as a conservation area has begun public consultation. Residents are being asked for their views on the propos...

Oakdale set to become conservation area

The village of Oakdale is set to become a conservation area after a six year campaign by local councillors. The area earmarked for conservation cov...

Caerphilly Council parks budget to be cut by £180,000

Caerphilly County Borough Council’s Parks and Outdoor Facilities Service is in line for a budget cut of £180,000 with the loss of seven post...

Council motion proposed to back ‘Yes’ vote in Assembly referendum

Plaid Cymru councillors are urging their Labour and Independent colleagues on Caerphilly County Borough Council to back the ‘Yes’ campa...

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