Current Caerphilly News
Caerphilly panel wants 'wretched' school banding scrapped - South Wales Argus
SCHOOL banding is “wretched” and must be scrapped, according to Caerphilly councillors who launched a scathing attack on the system this week. Members of the education scrutiny panel voted nine to one on Thursday night in favour of writing to the ...
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 13:38:29 GMT
Caerphilly Council leader promises action over A469 closure between New ... - Caerphilly Observer
The leader of Caerphilly County Borough Council has assured residents that all efforts are being made to reopen the A469 between New Tredegar and Pontlottyn. Cllr Harry Andrews and senior councillors met local AM Huw Lewis today to discuss the ...
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 20:21:49 GMT
Businesses face A-board charge under Caerphilly County Borough Council plans - Caerphilly Observer
Businesses in Caerphilly County Borough could be charged for using A-boards on public pavements. A council consultation is underway to introduce new regulations that could see businesses prosecuted if they ignore the rules. Under the proposals, which ...
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 17:02:09 GMT
Caerphilly, Merthyr, RCT and Wrexham agree council tax rises - BBC News
Increases of up to 4.5% in council tax and cuts in services have been approved by four Welsh councils. At meetings on Wednesday, Caerphilly approved plans for a council tax rise of 3.9% and Wrexham a lower 3% rise. Merthyr Tydfil council agreed a 3.95% ...
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 13:39:56 GMT
Caerphilly festival Megaday hits charity target to reach £250000 milestone - Caerphilly Observer
A music festival held each year in Caerphilly town has raised more than £250,000 for charity. Last year's Megaday, held at Caerphilly RFC's Virginia Park, managed to raise £20,000 for Velindre Hospital. The fundraising event was first launched in 1995 ...
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 11:09:03 GMT
Caerphilly council chiefs charged in pay rise inquiry - BBC News
Two senior council officers at Caerphilly council have been charged following a police investigation into pay rises given to senior staff. The council's chief executive Anthony O'Sullivan, 54, and his deputy Nigel Barnett, 51, face charges of alleged ...
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:04:49 GMT
Pin-sharp future for Caerphilly CGI studio - Caerphilly Observer
In a regular feature each fortnight, Caerphilly Observer is profiling a business based at the Welsh Innovation Centre for Enterprise. Welsh ICE is a hub for new businesses at Caerphilly Business Park and is currently home to around 60 start-ups. This ...
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 17:07:45 GMT
Two top officials at Caerphilly council to face charges of misconduct in ... - WalesOnline
The top two officers of Caerphilly council are to face charges of misconduct in public office. A third will be reported for the same offence. Chief executive Michael Anthony O'Sullivan and his deputy, Nigel Barnett, will appear in Bristol Magistrates ...
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 15:47:34 GMT