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Keep Wales Safe

The Keep Wales Safe Campaign is being led by Welsh Government. The campaign is aimed at promoting messages in relation to the ongoing pandemic, including the use of healthcare services in Wales, during these unprecedented times. Campaign materials The folder contains: Accessing the NHS Dr Frank Atherton, Chief Medical Officer, Welsh Government Help us help […]

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Latest Grants Awarded

At the Town Council meeting on 18 January 2021 a grant of £150 was awarded to the 3rd Caerphilly St Martin’s Guides and Rangers towards the ongoing costs of running the group, and a grant of £250 was awarded to the Castle View Community Group towards the refurbishment of wildflower beds, pond maintenance, tools and […]

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Nadolig Llawen

The last few months have been difficult as the pandemic has impacted on all our lives. With the latest lockdown restrictions it will not be the Christmas that we are used to. While the normal family and friends  get togethers will be curtailed  I do hope you have a safe and happy Christmas and with […]

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Remembrance Day 2020

Remembrance Day services in 2020 were affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The Town Mayor, Mike Prew, attended at the Caerphilly Cenotaph to lay a wreath on behalf of the Town Council.

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Don’t let lockdown lead to shutdown

Residents across the Caerphilly county borough are being encouraged Shop Safe and Shop Local to help support local businesses during the ongoing lockdown period. More and more businesses are reporting that the local coronavirus restrictions are having a negative impact on trade, with many business owners expressing serious concerns for the future. Caerphilly county borough council is […]

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Town Council resumes meetings

The Town Council has resumed holding meetings by remote access. The next scheduled Town Council meeting is 16 November 2020. The meeting will be held in accordance with the Local Authorities (Coronavirus) (Meetings) (Wales) Regulations 2020. The Regulations make temporary provision in relation to local authority meetings during the Covid 19 pandemic. Statutory requirements placed […]

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Annual Accounts 2019/20

The Accounts and Audit (Wales) Regulations 2014 set out the requirements for preparing the annual accounts. Update 22 May 2020 At the end of April Welsh Government issued the Local Authorities (Coronavirus) (Meetings) (Wales) Regulations 2020 making it possible to hold council meetings by remote access.  The Annual Return, which includes the accounting statements, the […]

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Town Council and Coronavirus

Due to the latest advice from the government to limit social contacts and stop unnecessary travel the Town Council has agreed to implement the following actions: 1 To suspend all Town Council meetings for the foreseeable future 2 To close the Town Council office at the Twyn until further notice 3 Staff will work from […]

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The Dragon Harp Sculpture

The new artwork outside the Twyn Community Centre is a commemoration to the composers of the Welsh National Anthem. The music was composed by the harpist James James in 1856. The lyrics were written by his father Evan James. Evan was born in Caerphilly in 1809 but moved away from the area when four years […]

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Coronavirus – Hygiene Tips

To help prevent the spread of the corona virus  follow good hygiene. Wash hands frequently Washing hands with soap and water or alcohol based hand sanitiser will kill viruses on hands Avoid touching face if hands not clean Hands will touch many surfaces and if contaminated it is easy to transfer the virus to eyes, […]

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