Town centre closed off as fire crews tackle Caerphilly shop fire
Large parts of the town are closed off as crews from the town and Whitchurch, Cardiff, deal with the fire at the shop on Cardiff Road.
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
Whitchurch councillor urges colleagues to think big after Government windfall
THINK big - that was the message from a Whitchurch councillor to colleagues looking how to spend more than A 30,000 of Government funds.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
South Wales Echo letters: Tuesday, March 4, 2014
I found the article "Somali community in city needs more opportunities" very interesting, specifically the opinion of Councillor Omar Ali: "We have been concentrated in certain poor areas and haven't had the access."
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Bernadette Hunt, aka Falcon, in her heyday Pic by ITV/Rex Features
YOU might not associate Basingstoke with the glamorous world of celebrities. But there may be more famous faces linked with the borough of Basingstoke than you thought.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Drama as bus catches fire on main road to Wrexham
Residents then noticed the 146 Whitchurch to Wrexham bus operated by GHA Coaches begin to struggle before it became engulfed by fire and smoke.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Opposition to plan for homes
LOCAL Whitchurch councillor Keith Watts has expressed his opposition to the proposed building of homes on land at Bloswood Lane in the town.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Take the 'Spread the Warmth Challenge'
Cardiff and Pontypridd's over 60s can now find out if they can boost their income by taking the Age Cymru 'Spread the Warmth Challenge'.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
A woman is rescued by firefighters in Buckskin. Picture by Paul King
Have your been affected by the storms or flooding, or do you have any pictures? Call the newsdesk on 01256 337444 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Scottish and Southern Electric has reported that around 94,000 customers are without power across the region, including 2,200 in the rural areas of Basingstoke.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Thu Feb 13, 2014
North Wales Weather: What you need to know on road, rail, school...
With the Reds riding high and on the back of one of their best performances in years, the boss still wants more Carmel Brown finds Wales' notorious bad-boy bard very much alive and kicking in Terry Hand's delightful re-imagining of one of Thomas' best radio plays North Wales Weather: What you need to know on road, rail, school closures and damage ... (more)
Wed Feb 12, 2014
South Wales Argus
First Person: Pontypool ex-soldier and Legion stalwart
Ex-serviceman, retired senior police officer and civilian and financial investigator with Gwent Police, Mike Jones talks to SOPHIE BROWNSON about his career and work as British Legion member.
More homes at risk of flooding as month's rainfall due in next four days
FLOOD hit communities in the borough are being warned to prepare for further flooding as a month's worth of rain is forecast over the next four days.