Pathways to Digital Employment

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e-skills UK, together with Welsh Government and local employers, is providing free training and skills development in the roles that Welsh employers are telling us they need to fill with new staff. There are five courses to choose from and each one includes online IT training to be  undertaken part time over a 10 week… Read more »

Fibre for breakfast – superfast broadband events with BT

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fibre for breakfast super fast broadband events in Caerphilly

BT and the South Wales Chamber of Commerce are holding a number of events throughout South Wales in the coming weeks. The Fibre for Breakfast events are an opportunity for businesses to realise the benefits of super fast broadband and have any questions they have about the new technology answered. There is an event on… Read more »

Free school breakfast clubs

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Free Breakfast Clubs have been introduced in many Primary Schools in Caerphilly in accordance with Welsh Assembly Guidance. Breakfast has long been recognised as the most important meal of the day and evidence suggests that children who have the opportunity to eat a healthy and nutritious breakfast prior to the start of the school day… Read more »

Nominate your local heroes in the Voluntary Sector Awards 2013

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It is time again to nominate your local heroes for the recognition they deserve with the Voluntary Sector Achievement Awards 2013! The annual award ceremony is organised by Caerphilly County Borough Council and GAVO and rewards local volunteers for their contribution to the community. The categories for this year’s Voluntary Sector Achievement Awards are: Young Volunteer of the Year –… Read more »

Get Caerphilly online has now helped 2,500 people

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Get Caerphilly Online is a partnership between existing initiatives supported by the Welsh Government Communities 2.0 programme, Caerphilly Borough Council and Get IT Together. The project aims to pull down barriers of digital exclusion to make sure that people from all walks of life and ages can benefit from the internet. Whether its sending a… Read more »

New Dedicated Town Centre Events Spaces

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event space in Caerphilly

Blackwood, Caerphilly and Risca now benefit from new event spaces in the heart of the town centres. The event spaces are purpose built and include dedicated power supplies and vehicular access. Community groups as well as council departments can book the spaces.  Although trading is not allowed on the event space, they can also be… Read more »

Caerphilly Food Banks

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More and more people are finding themselves in hardship due to increasing food prices, energy prices and freezes on pay meaning they struggle to provide adequate meals to support their family. Food banks have been set up throughout the UK to help those families in need and the number of people benefiting from emergency food… Read more »

Short term family accommodation unveiled in Caerphilly Town Centre

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A state of the art facility has been unveiled in Caerphilly Town Centre to provide temporary accommodation to 13 families who are having problems with housing. Acorn House – or Ty’r Fesen – aims to provide short term accommodation for families who find themselves homeless and supports them into more permanent housing. The facility boasts… Read more »