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Caerphilly’s first outdoor Community Fridge officially opens

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Graig-y-Rhacca Community Centre has become home to Caerphilly County Borough's first outdoor Community Fridge. The Fridge, which is re-stocked daily, includes household staples such as...

Welsh Government Education Minister visits Markham Primary School

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  Jeremy Miles MS, Minister for Education and the Welsh Language in the Welsh Government, has visited Markham Primary School to congratulate the school on...

Extra investment approved for Pontllanfraith vulnerable learners’ centre

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Caerphilly County Borough Council's Cabinet has today (14 June) approved extra investment into the creation of a new vulnerable learners' centre and modern, eco-friendly...

Plans unveiled for shared ‘super school’ campus and community facility

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A new state of the art, shared primary school campus could be built in Rhymney as part of exciting plans unveiled by Caerphilly county...

Nant-y-Parc School Awarded World Class Schools Quality Mark

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Nant-y-Parc Primary School has been accredited with the World Class Schools Quality Mark on 23 May, making them the first Primary School in Wales...

Caerphilly County Borough’s Mash for Cash Initiative continues

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Another Caerphilly County Borough resident has been rewarded ÂŁ500 for recycling their food waste as part of the Borough's Mash for Cash campaign. Mr and...

Support available for Caerphilly households to improve energy efficiency

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Support is now available to improve the energy efficiency of eligible households in the Caerphilly county borough. Caerphilly County Borough Council is working with energy...

Wicket 2 Wicket: The Indoor Cricket Facility Allowing the Summer Sport...

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Wicket 2 Wicket opened its doors in September 2022 with a vison to create an indoor cricket facility for local teams, schools, and individuals...

Capital Cuisine: The Artisan Food Producer Supported with Funding to Expand...

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Capital Cuisine produces a range of artisan food products for the discerning hospitality industry for over 12 years, including restaurant quality pâtÊ, terrines, chutneys,...

Residents invited to have their say on speed limit consultation

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Most roads across Wales that are currently 30mph will be reduced to 20mph later this year as part of new legislation being introduced by...

Improvement works start on Hafodyrynys Road 

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Following the demolition of the properties along the A472, our contractors Walters group will start site improvement works on 31 May 2023. The works are...

Record Breaking Bargoed May Fair Deemed an Incredible Success

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Caerphilly County Borough Council's Bargoed May Fair, which took place on Saturday the 13th of May, attracted a record-breaking number of visitors to the town,...

Local Company CB Refrigeration able to Expand Further with Support from...

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CB Refrigeration has been in business for over 50 years and in 2016 relocated their main office to Caerphilly. Since then, owner Andrew Hall...

Caerphilly Council collaboration success on green hydrogen exploration

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Caerphilly County Borough Council is collaborating with a number of expert partners to explore opportunities for the generation and use of green hydrogen across...

New CCBC Deputy Chief Executive announced

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A new Deputy Chief Executive of Caerphilly county borough council has been appointed to help deliver an exciting programme of change and improvement across...

New climbing features coming soon to Parc Penallta

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Parc Penallta, in Ystrad Mynach, will soon boast three new climbing features. Caerphilly County Borough Council successfully secured funding through the Welsh Government Rural Development...

Machen Primary School purchase new play equipment with Community Empowerment Grant

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New play equipment consisting of a wooden train and climbing frame have found a new home on Machen Primary School's playground thanks to the...

Graig-y-Racca Primary School help keep Caerphilly clean

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Graig-y-Rhacca Primary School celebrate the opening of their local Caru Cymru Litter Picking Hub. Caru Cymru Litter Picking Hubs, developed with Keep Wales Tidy, enable...

Caerphilly parks to host innovative communications boards

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Parks in the Caerphilly county borough are set to benefit from innovative symbol-based communications boards. The boards aim to support interactions, play and fun between...

Fire Industry Training Academy Ltd (FITA) Supported by the UK Government...

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Gareth Selway and Peter Bell have set up a company, Fire Industry Training Academy (FITA), that covers all aspects of fire safety from fire...

Caerphilly Council completes roll-out of new housing contracts

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Caerphilly County Borough Council has now sent out occupation contracts to everyone who has held their tenancy with Caerphilly Homes since prior to the...

Council makes strides to ensure public toilets remain accessible to all

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A recent report highlights the efforts made by Caerphilly County Borough Council to ensure that public toilets are accessible to all. During a meeting held...

50 days to go until first Pride Caerffili!

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The countdown to Pride Caerfilli is officially on! In just 50 days, the inaugural Pride Caerfilli event will be taking place on Saturday 24th June...

CCBC seeks extra support to tackle waste quarry site

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The Leader of Caerphilly county borough council is backing calls from the community for Welsh Government to provide further support for local authorities to...

The BBC National Orchestra performs at Bryn Primary School

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Bryn Primary School was recently selected for this year's BBC NOW April Schools Tour! The BBC National Orchestra for Wales performed at Bryn Primary...

Wildlife prospering as a result of Council’s new cutting regime

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Caerphilly County Borough Council’s Cabinet recently approved plans to amend grass cutting regimes, with the aim of promoting biodiversity.Cabinet members approved adopting the approach...

Caerphilly CCTV scheme celebrates 25th anniversary

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The public space CCTV scheme operated by Caerphilly County Borough Council recently celebrated its 25th anniversary. Since its inception in 1998, it has expanded from just...

SPORTTAPE: The Thriving, Local Business Which Sees Olympians and Famous Athletes...

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SPORTTAPE is a local, family business which has taken nearly a decade, to become an overnight success. The brand was born out of a...

Owner of Wales’s Best Fish and Chip Shop Opens a Second...

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Fresh off their success in the UK National Fish & Chips Awards 2023, where they have been recognised as the best in Wales and...

​Join the Big Help Out!

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Residents across the UK will be coming together to lend a hand and take part in The Big Help Out to mark the King's...

Memorial event to be held in Lansbury Park

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An event is planned to be held at 3pm on Friday 28th April to officially open a new memorial in Lansbury Park. The memorial has been...

Blackwood becomes the latest town to launch free public Wi-Fi

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Blackwood Town Centre has become the latest town to benefit from free public access Wi-Fi. Apart of a wider provision that has already been rolled...

What is all the ‘buzz’ about at Ty’n y Wern Primary?

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Caerphilly County Borough Council's Parks & Countryside Operations department will be working with Ty'n y Wern Primary School pupils to create a 'Bee Corridor',...

PFI contract termination could save ÂŁ2million each year

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Caerphilly county borough council looks set to save up to ÂŁ2 million per annum after agreeing to withdraw from a long-standing contract which involves...

“It’s been an absolute privilege” – More hosts needed in Caerphilly

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Ukrainian families are in need of a safe place to call home in Caerphilly. As a host, you'll get a ÂŁ500 a month thank you...

Train naming competition winner pays special visit to Caerphilly Council headquarters

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Morgan Daniel, aged 12 and from Nelson, was invited on a private tour of Caerphilly County Borough Council's Penallta House headquarters to celebrate him...

Caerphilly County Borough Council’s Live Vacancy Event Returns for 2023

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Caerphilly County Borough Council's popular Which Way Now? event will return on 24th April 2023. In previous years the event has attracted hundreds of young...

Caerphilly Council develops largest publicly owned solar farm in Wales 

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Caerphilly County Borough Council is set to develop the largest publicly owned solar farm in Wales. The 20MW solar farm at Cwm Ifor Farm in...

Caerphilly County Borough Council encourage staff to make the change to...

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Electric vehicle chargers have been installed at two Caerphilly County Borough Council office sites. 22 new dual 7kWh electric vehicle chargers have been installed at...

​Caerphilly Reveals New Market Identity as Initial Work Begins on the...

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Caerphilly County Borough Council unveils finalised renderings and branding of new market as the ambitious redevelopment of the town takes shape. Caerphilly County Borough Council...

Oakdale Community Centre Awarded Grant to Upgrade Kitchen Facilities

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The award-winning Oakdale Community Centre supports many local voluntary groups and continues to improve its facilities for all its users. They are at the...

Bryn Primary School celebrate British Science Week

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Bryn Primary School have recently celebrated British Science Week, a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths. Staff and students celebrated British Science Week...

Llancaiach Fawr celebrates two prestigious awards from Visit Wales

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Llancaiach Fawr are celebrating two prestigious awards from Visit Wales. The historic visitor attraction in Caerphilly recently won both the Visit Wales 'Best Told Story...

Excellent Turn Out for Ystrad Mynach Spring Fair, Beating Previous Footfall...

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Last Saturday, the 25th of March, saw Ystrad Town Centre transform for the second Spring Fair of 2023. The town centre welcomed an outstanding 8,247 visitors...

Community Volunteers for the Blaenau Gwent and Caerphilly Youth Offending Service...

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Four long standing, highly committed, and valued Youth Offending Service (YOS) volunteers have been recommended for and have received High Sheriff of Gwent awards. The...

Cabinet to consider A469 funding boost

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Almost ÂŁ1million funding is set to be made available to progress long-awaited highway improvements on the A469 between Pontlottyn and New Tredegar. Almost ÂŁ1million funding...

Minster officially opens Caerphilly based manufacturer 

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A Caerphilly based manufacturer has been officially opened by Vaughan Gething MS, Minister for Economy. Atlantic Service Company welcomed the Minister for Economy, last week...

Free School Meals Vouchers – Easter

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Parents of children eligible for Free School Meals will receive a free school meal holiday payment to cover the Easter holiday period. Parents of children...

Blackwood’s Maxime Cinema Supported by CCBC’s Caerphilly Enterprise Fund

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Maxime Cinema is the independent movie theatre located on Blackwood High Street that has been in operation since 2007. The cinema caters for all age...

Council Leader welcomed at train simulator ahead of new train launch

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Caerphilly Council Leader, Cllr Sean Morgan recently visited Transport for Wales' (TFW's) train simulator in Cardiff. The visit comes days before the official launch of...