Current Blaenau Gwent News
Carmarthenshire and Blaenau Gwent councils approve cuts totalling £22m - WalesOnline
Blaenau Gwent councillors approved £10m of cuts and a council tax increase of 4.6%, while in Carmarthenshire councillors approved a 4.77% council tax rise as they look to make savings of £12m. Both councils agreed to revise some of their proposed price ...
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 17:06:26 GMT
Blaenau Gwent councillors approve £10m worth of cuts as council tax to rise by ... - WalesOnline
Councillors in Blaenau Gwent have set the 2014/15 budget, which saw the authority's roughly £10m worth of cuts given the final nod of approval. Sweeping cuts proposals agreed in August and December last year have been factored into the budget for the ...
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 12:58:05 GMT
Deprived Blaenau Gwent among most 'musically sophisticated' - BBC News
They live in one of the most deprived areas in Britain where poverty, sickness, and joblessness are among the worst. But while a third of adults may not have a job, the residents of Blaenau Gwent have a song in their heart. A study has found it has one ...
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 17:34:59 GMT
Blaenau Gwent drivers get seatbelt safety message - South Wales Argus
SOUTH Wales Fire and Rescue Service, along with Gwent Police and Blaenau Gwent Council's Road Safety Team, have been out in force educating residents on the importance of wearing seatbelts. On Thursday, officers undertook an operation in Tredegar ...
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 15:24:38 GMT
YOUR MP WRITES: Blaenau Gwent MP Nick Smith - South Wales Argus
It could be a real gamechanger for Blaenau Gwent and the surrounding boroughs. While the Welsh Government has done their due diligence on the plans and supported the venture financially, I have been in Westminster working to get the UK Government to ...
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 16:15:18 GMT
Blaenau Gwent money launderer has £43000 seized - South Wales Argus
A MAN jailed last year for money laundering is to have more than £40,000 of cash seized under the Proceeds of Crime Act. Eugene Jenkins, 28, of Waenheulog, Nantyglo, was handed an eight-month prison sentence after pleading guilty to the offence last ...
Sat, 01 Mar 2014 13:10:49 GMT
Top Blaenau Gwent councillors have 'open mind' over mergers - South Wales Argus
THE leader and deputy leader of Blaenau Gwent have told the Argus they have an open mind over merger proposals for the borough. Labour leader Hedley McCarthy and his deputy Steve Thomas' comments come despite Cllr McCarthy having previously ...
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 12:26:21 GMT