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Islwyn’s Chris Evans is ‘sexiest’ MP in Caerphilly County Borough

Labour’s Islwyn MP Chris Evans has been voted the 43rd sexiest MP on controversial website Sexymp.co.uk The site has been in the news recntly...

Islwyn MP Chris Evans: “Legal aid cuts will have a huge impact”

Islwyn MP Chris Evans has warned that cuts to the legal aid budget could see areas like Islwyn becoming ‘advice deserts.’ Mr Evans, who is ...

Islwyn MP Chris Evans lends support to increase dangerous driving sentences

Labour’s Islwyn MP Chris Evans has put his name to a proposed law to increase the maximum sentence for dangerous driving from two to seven ye...

Senior councillor to stand for Assembly

A former deputy leader of Caerphilly County Borough Council will stand for election to the Welsh Assembly. Gwyn Price has been named as the Labour ...

Islwyn MP wants end to high interest loans

Islwyn MP Chris Evans has called for doorstep loans with high interest to be made illegal. The Labour politician wants to see the introduction of a...

£25,000 council backing for Ynysddu community hall scheme

Ambitious plans to replace the wooden Community Hall at Sardis Community Chapel in Ynysddu have received a £25,000 boost from Caerphilly County Bo...

Islwyn MP backs Carbon Monoxide awareness campaign

Islwyn MP Chris Evans is backing a campaign to highlight the dangers of Carbon Monoxide poisoning. New research from the Carbon Monoxide – Be Ala...

Islwyn MP calls for more winter fuel payments

Islwyn MP Chris Evans has called for the Winter Fuel Payment to be extended to people of all ages and not just the over 60s. The Labour politician ...

Islwyn MP calls on Government to continue support for General Dynamics

Islwyn MP Chris Evans has warned that the burgeoning defence industry in south east Wales is at risk due to public spending cuts. Mr Evans said: â€...

Risca Community Comprehensive School pupils invited to Westminster

Islwyn MP Chris Evans has invited pupils at the Specialist Resource Base for children with autism at Risca Community Comprehensive School to the Ho...

Islwyn MP warns of black hole in Gwent Police budget

Islwyn MP Chris Evans has warned that cuts to the policing budget will have a huge impact on frontline policing in Gwent. Labour MP Mr Evans said: ...

Islwyn MP pays tribute to Remploy workers

Islwyn MP Chris Evans has paid tribute to the workforce at Remploy after joining them at their plant in Croespenmaen to celebrate the International...

Islwyn MP’s support for proposed new fire alarm law

Labour’s Islwyn MP Chris Evans has lent his support to the Fire Safety (Protection of Tenants) Bill, a Private Members’ Bill currently ...

Islwyn MP thanks people for Romania Christmas donations

Islwyn MP Chris Evans has paid tribute to locals for donating to a Christmas shoebox appeal for Romania. Mr Evans handed over shoeboxes filled with...

Islwyn MP backs CSV Make a Difference Day

Islwyn MP Chris Evans has urged people to get volunteering as part of charity Community Service Volunteers’ Make a Difference Day. The UKR...

Islwyn MP criticises Government cuts

Islwyn’s Labour MP Chris Evans has described the public sector cuts announced by the Government as too deep and too fast. Mr Evans also brand...

Islwyn MP backs shop worker respect campaign

Islwyn MP Chris Evans has backed a campaign to show shop workers more respect. Usdaw, the union for shop workers, recently released research which ...

Islwyn MP inspired by Blackwood charity fundraiser

MPs have been in the headlines recently for pocketing payments left right and centre, but Islwyn MP Chris Evans was so moved by the story of one Bl...

Lindsay Whittle’s blog: August 11

In his regular blog for Caerphilly Observer, Caerphilly Council leader Lindsay Whittle gives his take on recent news. Newbridge Memo funding What f...

Labour victory in Caerphilly & Islwyn

Labour has held both Caerphilly and Islwyn in this year’s general election. Wayne David has been returned as Caerphilly’s MP for the th...

General election in Caerphilly and Islwyn: Vote today

Thousands of voters in Caerphilly County Borough are taking to the ballot box as voting for this year’s general election gets underway. Polli...

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