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New Estate Agents Chooses Town Centre Location A new estate agents urpad has opened in Hayden’s Designer Flooring which is situated on Castle Street in Caerphilly town centre. The Welsh franchise of urpad is being rolled out by Andrew Dillon and Daniel Murphy who have over 25 years of experience in the industry. The Caerphilly shop is the first in Wales and aims to provide vendors with a cost effective way of selling or renting houses by combining online sales with a high street presence. Director Andrew Dillon said: I am delighted to bring the urpad brand to my home town of Caerphilly, the franchise has already enjoyed great success in Bristol by bringing a new approach to the property market. As a business we are also keen to put something back into the local community and have sponsored a rugby kit for my old school Plas-y-Felin Primary. Plas-y-Felin Primary, “urpad” sponsored rugby kit
New Burger King Store to Open in Caerphilly Town Centre On Saturday 6th February Burger King opens its new restaurant in Caerphilly town centre.     The 48 seat restaurant, which is located in the Castle Court Shopping Centre opposite Boots, is only the second in the UK in the new ‘garden grill’ style and will create between 25-30 jobs for local people.  
Caerphilly Library
Caerphilly Library countdown The brand new Caerphilly Library and Customer Service Centre is a hive of activity as staff busily stock shelves in preparation to open on Monday 6 January 2014. The Library and Customer Service Centre is prominently placed in the heart of Caerphilly town centre replacing the former Post Office. The impressive three storey facility has been sympathetically designed using the stone from the existing Post Office in order to complement the architecture of the surrounding buildings. Set against the spectacular backdrop of Caerphilly Castle, the building will be home to a number of services offering residents a one-stop shop style community facility. The Customer Service Centre will form part of the ground level and will offer an extended range of service for residents’ ease of use. The ground level will also be home to a grab and go style library section for customers who are short of time. The versatile space will offer a range of activities including adult reading groups, Welsh reading groups, IT and adult education classes, events and author visits, children’s activities, customer services, payments and much more. Cabinet Member for Education & Lifelong Learning Rhianon Passmore, said: “I was fortunate enough to have visited the site on a number of occasions during the build to see the progress. It is an impressive facility which will offer a range of new and improved services.” She added, “We have continued to invest in this valuable service in these austere times right across the Caerphilly county borough, this has ensured that we are able to offer our residents top…
Caerphilly Miners
Caerphilly Miners Project – Caerphilly 3 peaks challenge Caerphilly Miners Project needs to raise £1million pounds to restore the Beeches building (former hospital) for the community. One part of the project is an IT suite with broadband connection, which will be available for young people for their homework / studies. This is going to cost around £20,000. GE Aviation volunteers are helping us to raise the money and we’re holding a sponsored walk on 14th September. Please can you help as a walker or sponsor? Will you ask your neighbours and friends? Details about the 3 peaks sponsored walk taking place on 14th September can be found on the flyer below. Click here to open the three peaks flyer
Feast your eyes on the Caerphilly Food Festival Website The Caerphilly Food Festival is going at it alone in 2013 for its second year in existence. Following the overwhelming success of 2012, with the food festival coinciding with the Olympic Torch Relay event this years food festival, which is part funded by the Welsh Government, will fill the streets with delicious smells and wonderful sights. To help you get the most from the festival the food festival website is now live to give you up to date information on what is taking place at the event. Continuously being updated, the website covers the vast array of activities and events that will be taking place on the day, from cooking demonstrations, craft workshops and musical performances. The website will also have all the travel and access information to ensure everyone can arrange their day for maximum enjoyment. The Food Festival which will take place on 4th May has a special guest in the form of a celebrity chef. If you fancy having an autograph off or picture taken with Jean Christophe Novelli then Caerphilly is the place to be! Jean will be carrying out cookery demonstrations, book signing and autograph sessions throughout the day. Visit to view full details about the event. Cllr Ken James, Cabinet Member for Regeneration, Planning and Sustainable Development said, “The Caerphilly Food Festival is great day out for the whole family and to get the most out of it I recommend everyone heads to the website so they can ensure they don’t miss out on anything on the day and plan a stress free journey to and from…
University of South Wales
Accountancy for Creative Industries Course Location: Welsh ICE, Caerphilly Date: April 18, 26 & May 2, 3 – 2013 Time: 09:30 Cost: A confirmed place on this course requires a contribution of £50 towards training cost* This course is for anyone who is expecting to manage financial resources, interpret financial data and interact with accountants. It demystifies the language of the accountant and provides an understanding of accounts including financial statements and budgets. You will study * The terminology of the accountant * The basic principles of accounting * Financial statements and their elements * Simple accounts preparation * Analysis and interpretation of financial statements using key ratios and other methods * Key budgets and budget preparation * Analysis of actual vs budget and the major causes of differences * Performance measurement * Regulatory and legal burdens By the end of the course you will be knowledgable in: Accountancy terminology and principles The preparation and presentation of financial and management accounting information and the use of this information for corporate decision-making purposes The issues that affect financial statements and budgets The use of financial statement analysis in various decision-making contexts The regulatory burdens of small vs large organisations in areas such as taxation, company law, audit, corporate governance and ethics The importance of financial management skills for all types of organisations and common sources of finance Conduct research and demonstrate critical thinking, analysis and synthesis skills. Be able to express complex financial ideas fluently and comprehensively at a strategic level, and develop arguments. Tutor Wyn Innes is an experienced businessman, who has worked in the…
Jean Christophe Novelli
Oh la la!! French Celebrity Chef is on his way to Caerphilly! The second Caerphilly Food Festival is pulling out all the stops to make it an event to remember, and one that will draw visitors from near and far! This year, when the festival comes to town on Saturday 4th May, to ensure that the event reaches its full potential, following a high footfall in 2012, which was aided by the Olympic Torch Relay, celebrity chef Jean Christophe Novelli will be onsite for the duration of the event to add some European culinary skills into the mix. The well known chef, who has a 5 out of 5 AA Rosette and Michelin star to his name, will be on hand at the Caerphilly Food Festival to carry out cookery demonstrations throughout the day and will also give visitors an opportunity for autograph and book signings. Dubbed “the nation’s favourite French chef”, Caerphilly cannot wait to welcome Jean Christophe Novelli into town! As well as the cookery demonstration programme, the event will include over 60 stalls, farmers market, animal displays, children’s activities and lots more. Cllr Ken James, Cabinet Member for Regeneration, Planning and Sustainable Development said, “This excellent event promises to offer a vast array of culinary delights and fun for all the family. Set in the heart of Caerphilly town centre, I would encourage as many people to come along and enjoy this event as possible”. Caerphilly is cooking up a storm on Saturday 4th May 2013 between 10:00am – 5:00pm. Miss it and certainly miss out!! For further information on the Caerphilly Food Festival, please call 029 20 88…
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Caerphilly Food Banks 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 has increased year on year with 280,000 being fed in 2012 compared to 128,000 in 2011. The leading supermarkets in the county borough are taking corporate social responsibility extremely seriously.  Asda, Morrisons and Tescos are joining forces to help with emergency food parcels for individuals and families who are on low incomes.  In Blackwood, Caerphilly, new Tredegar and Risca, the Town Centre Management team has helped to co-ordinate the collection and distribution to the Food Banks. Important Update Please note the information on this page may be out-of-date, we now have updated food bank information including contact details here.   Food bank locations St Dingat’s Church Church Terrace New Tredegar NP24 6HF Supported by Tesco Ystrad Mynach  Tab Life Centre Tram Road Pontllanfraith NP12 2JF Supported by Asda Blackwood  Risca Food Bank 66a Commercial Street Risca NP11 6BA Supported by Tesco Risca Bridging the Gap Elim Church Caerphilly Supported by Asda Caerphilly and Morrisons Caerphilly
Caerphilly 10k – Registration now open! Registration is now open for a new ten kilometre road run being organised for the first time this summer! Caerphilly County Borough Council has announced plans to hold the first ever Caerphilly 10k run on Sunday 23rd June. The 6.2mile course will lead participants in and around the town centre, with the start and finishing line located in the shadow of Caerphilly Castle. The proposal has been developed by Caerphilly County Borough Council and is supported by Welsh Athletics, Sport Wales. More details about the route will be announced by the council in the near future. Registration costs £10 for over 15s (plus an online processing fee of £1.50), £8 for affiliated runners (plus an online processing fee of £1.50) and £8 for over 60s (plus an online processing fee of £1.50). To sign up, it’s easy! Simply go to to book a place on the run.