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1 hr ago | South Wales Argus

Councillors to hear leisure centres cuts plan

COUNCILLORS will be presented tomorrow with money-saving options including shutting down Caerphilly county borough council leisure centres, shutting public toilets, closing bowling greens, and cutting floral displays to deal with budget cuts.

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7 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

AM calls for civic lunches to end

SOUTH Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle has renewed calls for Welsh local authorities to consider ending annual lunches for civic leaders of other councils.

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11 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Gaza protest latest: Police appeal for witnesses as officers probe racism claims

South Wales Police said witnesses have come forward to report claims of racist abuse during Saturday's march in Cardiff city centre.

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12 hrs ago | Campaignseries.co.uk

MORE than 80,000 people visited this year's Big Cheese festival in Caerphilly, council chiefs say.

Cllr Keith Reynolds, Leader of Caerphilly County Borough Council said, "The Big Cheese Festival has become one of the most popular events in Wales and has contributed greatly to helping put Caerphilly county borough on the map as a key tourism destination".

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13 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

Gwent sites get Green Flag award

Welsh environmental charity, Keep Wales Tidy , today announced the results of the Green Flag Awards for parks and green spaces in Wales, with no less than 20 selected from across the area.

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19 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

Newport drug dealer escapes from court after hearing he would be locked up

A MAN who was told by a judge that he would be receiving a custodial sentence for dealing drugs jumped out of the dock and ran out of Newport Crown Court this morning.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

South Wales Argus

Heroin gang made to pay back profits

A GROUP of men who brought at least A 50,000-worth of heroin to Newport from Bristol were ordered to pay back some of the profits, with two told to pay back just A 1 each.

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IcNetwork

Tredegar mayor raises more than A 10k for stroke group during year in office

The presentation of Coun Smith's Tredegar Mayor's Appeal to Valleys Life After Stroke Group at Roderick Hill Court, Tredegar A former town mayor has thanked the public for their generosity after raising more than A 10,000 during his year in office.

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BBC News

Leisure services facing axe in cuts

Leisure centres, public toilets and waste sites across Caerphilly county are facing closure as the council tries to save A 13.4m in the next two years.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

South Wales Argus

Free safety check finds 53% of child car seats 'unsafe'

MORE than half of all child car seats checked by Caerphilly Council's Trading Standards department were found to have failed a safety test.

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South Wales Argus

it's the Weekend: The Great Outdoors - Where to skateboard in Gwent

SOPHIE BROWNSON takes a look at where to find some of the best ramps and half-pipes for skateboarders, BMX riders and those riding scooters.

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South Wales Argus

Newport school could expand after merger

PLANNING permission is being sought for a major expansion of a junior school site in Newport, which will allow the physical completion of a merger with the neighbouring infants school.

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South Wales Argus

Residents are told of Nato summit security

The NATO summit in Newport will be the biggest security event the UK police has ever seen, residents of Caerleon were told by a senior police officer Wednesday night at a public Q&A on the September summit.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Isle of Wight County Press

A Wight goods deed

A TEAM of walkers from Currys and PC World on an epic trek around the Isle of Wight, carrying a washing machine, will complete their walk today .

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IcNetwork

Tuck into our A-Z foodie guide to Wales

Oh yes, whether you're all about sweet, savoury, fine dining or like the simpler things in life , it's safe to say that we really are spoilt for choice in the green, green grass of home.

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Isle of Wight County Press

It's all happening in the deep south

FORGET the Arreton Valley, the area that really gives us the name Garden Isle is the south of our Island with its special micro-climate.

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IcNetwork

Knocked down by a drink-driver and told he may never go to school......

Knocked down by a drink-driver and told he may never go to school... now this 22-year-old is celebrating his first job When he was five, Rhys Nute was hit by a drunk driver and left in a coma, but now, his hard work has paid off and he is achieving his ambitions Getting your first job can be a struggle for anyone, but Rhys Nute has worked harder ... (more)

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Isle of Wight County Press

Looking back for July 25

THE MD of Harrods Stores, who had recently purchased Osborne Cottage, bought the adjoining Norris Castle and its extensive grounds.

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IcNetwork

5 amazing pieces of art at a gallery near you this weekend

This colourful painting of The Old Pumping Station is one of a wide selection on show at Penarth Pier Pavilion as part of the retrospective by Aneurin Morgan Thomas.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

IcNetwork

David James: Even on our streets we are citizens of the world

Our columnist points out that the challenge for regional news organisations is now unprecedented, because the world that affects us is so much bigger and more interconnected than it ever has been.

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