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RSPCA investigates after six foxes found in Risca shot dead

The RSPCA is investigating after the bodies of six foxes shot dead were found in Risca. Four of the animals, who were found left in individual bags...

Risca youngsters plant daffodils

Children from a Risca school have been planting daffodil bulbs on a patch of land near their school grounds. The pupils at Ty Isaf Infants School h...

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...

Lorry driver arrested after A467 crash at Risca

A lorry driver has been arrested after a collision on the A467 at Risca. Police arrested a 52-year-old man from Nottingham, on suspicion of dangero...

Veterans of nuclear weapons testing programme hold last march in Risca

Veterans of the UK’s nuclear weapons testing programme held their annual march on the weekend at Risca – for the last time. The march by me...

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...

Changes to bus route X16 Risca to Cardiff

From this week journeys on bus route X16, previously provided by Veolia Transport Cymru, will now be provided by Newport Bus. There are no changes ...

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...

Islwyn MP opens Community Waterways Festival in Risca

Islwyn MP Chris Evans made sure he didn’t miss the boat when he official opened the Community Waterways Festival in Risca this week. At a fun...

Community to help choose new public artwork for Risca

Residents of Risca are to vote on the design of some new public artwork. Caerphilly County Borough Council is working in partnership with supermark...

Hospital admits to anaesthetic blunder that paralysed Risca teen

A teenager was left paralysed from the waist down after a spinal anaesthetic was wrongly left in place for too long, a hospital has admitted. A hos...

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.

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...

New cricket machine unveiled at Risca Community Comprehensive School

Budding cricket stars of the future in Risca have been given a boost thanks to a new bowling machine. Risca Community Comprehensive School secured ...

Risca man killed in road accident on B4598, Usk

A 32-year-old man from the Risca area has been killed in a road accident.   Gwent Police is appealing for information following the fatal acci...

Free swimming sessions in Caerphilly County Borough

Caerphilly County Borough is offering residents free swimming sessions at five of its pools this Friday. The sessions are available to residents of...

Free child car seat check in Risca and Caerphilly town

Parents can get their child’s car seat checked on Friday June 17. Caerphilly Council’s Trading Standards team will be at the Tesco Extr...

School pupils help with litter pick in Risca and Abercarn

Officers from Caerphilly County Borough Council teamed up with local school children recently to promote the National Spring Clean Campaign, with a...

Volunteer police officers start beat in Caerphilly County Borough

Gwent Police has welcomed five new Special Constables into service in Caerphilly County Borough. The volunteer police officers, who have the same p...

High-flying GCSE pupils have sights set on Oxbridge

High-flying school pupils with the potential of going to Oxford and Cambridge Universities attended a special course at Coleg Gwent on Tuesday desi...

Charity pub quiz in Pontymister for Diabetes UK Cymru

A pub is appealing for people to put their knowledge to the test for a good cause by taking part in a quiz in aid of Diabetes UK Cymru. The Masons ...

New jobs for Risca and Caerphilly after Government contract win for ACT

Dozens of new jobs are to be created in Risca and Caerphilly after training company ACT won a new £19m contract with the Welsh Assembly Government...

Warnings after huge Risca warehouse fire

 People were warned to stay indoors as 10 crews of firefighters fought a huge blaze at a warehouse in Risca this morning. The crews came from acro...

Bogus workmen try to con Risca woman, 60

A Risca woman was saved from losing thousands of pounds thanks to a quick-thinking staff member from Barclays Bank. Two men recently called by the ...

Coleg Gwent students to fly the Welsh flag on China trip

A group of Coleg Gwent students are to fly out to China to strengthen the Welsh relationship with the country. The students will visit Chongqing as...

Cash office closing plan by Caerphilly Council to be reconsidered

Plans to close council Customer First and cash offices are to be reconsidered after opposition from residents. Ruling Plaid Cymru councillors had w...

Caerphilly Council to lose three councillors in election ward shake-up

Caerphilly County Borough Council could lose three councillors in a shake-up by the Local Government Boundary Commission. The proposed redrawing of...

School pupils help with Ty Sign clean-up in Risca

An area of overgrown land in Ty Sign, Risca, has been given a makeover with the help of more than 150 local school pupils. Caerphilly County Boroug...

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...

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