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Caerphilly pupils scoop prestigious film award

A group of Caerphilly county borough youngsters are celebrating, after the film they produced and directed won awards at a prestigious awards cerem...

Blackwood tattoo artist needs your help for world record attempt

A Blackwood man tattoo artist is preparing to enter the record books and raise money for Cancer Research Wales. Dave Fleet will be attempting to be...

Police promise ‘zero tolerance’ to antisocial behaviour in Cefn Fforest

Gwent Police has promised a ‘zero tolerance’ approach to antisocial behaviour at the Welfare Ground in Cefn Fforest. Officers have said they ar...

85 ‘boy racers’ banned from Blackwood Asda

Police officers handed out 85 banning notices to car cruisers at Blackwood Asda in just one hour. The notices ban the motorists from congregating i...

Blackwood McDonald’s manager gains McDegree

A McDonald’s restaurant manager from Blackwood has become one of the first people in the UK to get a degree from the global fast food giant. ...

Single-use carrier bag charge introduced this Saturday

From this Saturday shoppers will have to remember to take their bags before they head out to the shops as Wales becomes the first UK country to int...

Caerphilly Council offers free bags ahead of carrier bag charge

From this Saturday shoppers will have to remember to take their bags before they head out to the shops. On October 1 Wales becomes the first UK cou...

New Inspector for Blackwood and Ystrad Mynach policing teams

Blackwood and Ystrad Mynach Neighbourhood Policing Teams have welcomed a new Inspector. Mark Smith has said he is committed to cutting crime and an...

Brace’s Bread sponsors Blackwood RFC junior teams

Rising stars of Blackwood RFC have been given a financial boost by Crumlin based Brace’s Bakery. The family-owned firm’s logo will appe...

Man threatened to jump from Chartist Bridge

Chartist Bridge in Blackwood was closed for just over an hour on Monday night after a man threatened to jump from it.

NHS healthy eating courses in Abertridwr and Blackwood available to families

Children who struggle with weight problems can learn how to live a healthier lifestyle on the F3 (Fun, Food and Fitness) ten-week course. The free ...

Blackwood sees increase in number of visitors

Blackwood has seen a 6% increase in visitors to the town centre compared to this time last year. Cllr Ron Davies, cabinet member for regeneration a...

Welsh Water to carry out work to stop floods in Blackwood

Dwr Cymru Welsh Water is spending £350,000 on a scheme to stop flooding in Grove Park area of Blackwood. The not-for-profit utility company will b...

South Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle’s blog: August 10

In his regular blog for Caerphilly Observer South Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle gives his take on recent news. Blackwood Woods Campaigners Andrew F...

Blackwood couple chosen to help drive tourism in the Valleys

A couple from Blackwood have been chosen to try out and experience a host of events and activities across the Valleys this summer. Appointed as off...

Blackwood Library to get £50,000 refurbishment

Blackwood Library is to get a £50,000 refurbishment. Caerphilly County Borough Council’s cabinet agreed to spend the money at a meeting last...

Risca man in court charged with dangerous driving after road death

A 22-year-old Risca man has appeared in court charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a man’s body was found dead in a road.

Community group in Pengam knit fire teddies for youngsters

A community group is helping injured and traumatised children in Caerphilly County Borough – by knitting. Over the last few months, the membe...

Risca man charged over Oakdale road death

A 22-year-old man has been charged with Causing death by dangerous driving after a man’s body was found dead in the road. Ian Hamilton, 27, w...

Two arrests in connection with Oakdale road death

Two people have been arrested in connection with the death of a 27-year-old man found lying in the road. Ian Hamilton, who was also known as Parker...

Man, 27, found dead in Oakdale a possible hit and run victim

Police investigating the death of a 27-year-old man whose body was mysteriously found in a road has said he may have been a victim of a hit-and-run...

Police issue CCTV images in Blackwood road death mystery case

Police investigating the mystery of a 27-year-old man found dead in the road near Blackwood during the early hours of Sunday have released CCTV ima...

Family tribute to man found dead in road near Blackwood

The family of 27-year-old Ian Hamilton, who was mysteriously found dead in a road near Blackwood has paid tribute to their son. In a statement rele...

Rain fails to stop Blackwood Summer Festival

The rain failed to dampen the spirits of the thousands of families who flocked to Blackwood town centre on the weekend to enjoy the special two-day...

Police re-appeal over mystery of man, 27, found dead in road near Blackwood

Gwent Police is re-appealing for information after a 27-year-old man was found dead at the side of Penmaen Road, between Oakdale and Pontllanfraith...

Man, 27, found dead on roadside near Blackwood

A 27-year-old man was found dead on the roadside during the early hours of Sunday morning. Gwent Police is investigating after the man’s body...

Gwent Police Surgeries for Caerphilly County Borough, July 11 to July 18

The following police surgeries are being held in Caerphilly County Borough where residents can drop in for the opportunity to discuss local issues ...

Mod fashion arrives in Blackwood

Blackwood High Street has welcomed a new shop in the form of Mod fashion retailer Carnaby Street.   The shop sells clothing and accessories in...

Nuisance 999 caller from Blackwood gets ASBO

A woman who repeatedly called the emergency services has been given an Antisocial Behaviour Order (ASBO). Ceri Anwen Jones, aged 48, from Clos Gwen...

New retail partnership formed to promote Blackwood

Businesses in Blackwood have established a new retail partnership to promote the town centre. The first meeting of the Blackwood Retail Partnership...

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