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Wales in Bloom Success for Caerphilly

The Caerffili in Bloom group gathered at the Twyn on Saturday 18th September to mark the success at this year’s RHS Wales in Bloom awards on 10th September. Despite all the difficulties over the last 18 months due to the pandemic, Caerffili secured a first prize. While the main display in the town centre is […]

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Bus Station Public Convenience

The Town Council has agreed to provide further financial support to the Caerphilly County Borough Taxi Drivers Association to install a coin operated entry system to the disabled facility to complement similar entry systems on the male  and female toilets. This is not a direct grant but is subject to Caerphilly County Borough Council, as […]

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New Contact Arrangements for Town Council

There is a new telephone number for the Town Council  – 07950 935822 Following the experience gained over the last 15 months during the coronavirus pandemic the Town Council is introducing more flexible arrangements for councillors, staff, and the general public. The office at the Twyn has been closed since March 2020 and rather than revert […]

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Grant Award

The Town Council at the meeting held on 21st June 2021 agreed to provide a grant of £400 to Aber Valley Wolves Rugby League Club. The club is based at Aneurin Park, Penyrheol. The grant is to support the establishment of four new age group teams. Girls are now eligible to play for U10s. The […]

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Splash of colour

The Town Council brings some colour to the town centre each summer by  funding hanging baskets and planters. The annual cost is in excess of £12000. The plants are supplied from Boverton Nurseries of Llantwit Major. J S Lee, Facilities Services of Mynyddislwyn are contracted by the Town Council to install the baskets and planters […]

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Covid 19 Tests

There are 2 different types of coronavirus tests. Symptoms – Book a test online, call 119, or via the NHS Covid 19 app Symptoms test No symptoms – If you volunteer, can’t work from home or are an unpaid carer, get rapid tests. No symptoms test

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When Molly met the Mayor

Molly met the Mayor The Mayor has been interviewed by Molly Latham a pupil at Cwrt Rawlins School. Molly wanted to know what is like to be the Mayor. Molly is going to present her interview to the school and the Mayor has invited the school to present ideas for the future of the town.

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Senedd Election 2021

If you are over 16 and call Wales home use your voice on 6 May 2021 by voting in the Senedd Election. What happens in the Senedd Election On 6 May 2021 the people of Wales will decide who their Members of the Senedd are going to be for the next five years. Voting in […]

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Latest Grants Awarded

At the Town Council meeting on 15th February 2021 it was agreed to make a donation of £1000 to the Friends of Aneurin Bevan University Health Board who have launched a fundraising campaign to raise £200,000 for additional facilities the NHS is unable to provide at the new Unified Breast Unit which is due to […]

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Keep Wales Safe

Please be aware there is no need to pay for a Covid 19 vaccine. Vaccines are organised by the local health boards in Wales. Anyone online offering a vaccine is likely to be a scam, be cautious. If in any doubt check with your GP surgery,

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