Machen, Wales Newswire

Machen, Wales Newswire

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  1. Bedwas residents asked for views on car parking plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2018 | South Wales Argus

    The consultation is being carried out by the team responsible for delivering environmental improvements as part of Caerphilly County Borough Council 's 220 million Welsh Housing Quality Standard improvement programme. As well as bringing council owned homes in the county borough up to WHQS by 2020, the programme will also see around 10 million invested into the wider environment around tenants' homes.


  2. Gwent Police investigate 'alleged assault' at football matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | South Wales Argus

    Officers are appealing for information after a football match between Machen and Recrite Football Clubs on May 1, 2018 at the Ty-Isaf Recreation Ground in Risca. A spokesman said: "During the second half of the match at approximately 7:00pm, it is believed disorder broke out involving players and supporters, where two people received serious injuries resulting in hospital treatment.


  3. Valley's history and architectureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | South Wales Argus

    'It was a diverted stream from the Sirhowy which turned the wheel of your mill,' I suggested to a lady of the village. Standing alongside me as I sketched she corrected me.


  4. Fire rages on Twmbarlwm mountain all weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | IcNetwork

    A fire that started on a Welsh hillside on Saturday morning has continued through the weekend and overnight into Monday morning. The blaze on Twmbarlwm was first reported at 10am on Saturday, and fire fighters have at the scene since then.


  5. South Wales Fire and Rescue has received calls about a number of fires throughout the areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | IcNetwork

    According to South Wales Fire and Rescue, they have crews and appliances at the scene of - or on their way to - call outs in Llanhilleth, Twmbarlum, Arrael/Cock & Chick, Machen and The Graig, and Cwmcarn Scenic Drive. They have also warned people not to take part in any controlled burning - including burning of waste, open camp fires and barbecues - during the ongoing warm weather as "fire can spread quickly".


  6. Brass band concert fundraises for The Courtyard and the Music Pool charitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2018 | Hereford Times

    Over 150 people attended the concert which saw Ledbury Community Brass Band and Herefordshire Youth Brass band come together in The Courtyard's Main House, followed by the internationally renowned Bedwas, Trethomas and Machen Band for a wonderful evening of brass music. The fundraiser raised almost 1300 which is to be split between The Courtyard and the Music Pool charities.


  7. Centurion Gareth Evans on his way to 104 v Abergavenny 2ndsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | Penarth Times

    DINAS Powys First XI travelled to Machen in for their Division 3 South East Wales Cricket league fixture on Saturday. After being put in by the hosts and losing the early wicket of DiMauro, they made 228-9 in their 45 overs courtesy of Stuart Jones , Gordon Hannah and Curtis Wingren .


  8. Brass bands in fundraising concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2018 | Hereford Times

    Audiences can expect a great mix of traditional and modern numbers to entertain both long-time fans and those new to the world of brass, as well as solo spots form some of our most talented youngsters. The internationally renowned Bedwas, Thethomas and Machen Band, twice-named 'Champion Band' by Radio Wales, will be performing on the evening.


  9. Decade-long major housing development delay 'a mystery'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2018 | Newsday

    Plans seen as crucial to creating new homes in Caerphilly county are still to move forward after more than a decade. Proposals for 545 houses on the former paint factory site at Waterloo, near Machen, were first put forward in 2006.


  10. Police appeal for information after two home burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | South Wales Argus

    The first happened on May 8 at a home on White Hart Drive, Machen, between 10.30am and 11.40am. The second burglary happened on May 16 at a property on Darren Close, Rudry, between 10.15am and 11.45am.


  11. Black and Ambers icon Workman: Final will be my Newport pinnacleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 |

    HE'S a Newport hall of famer who racked up 287 appearances over 12 seasons in black and amber but Mark Workman says being team manager on WRU National Cup final day will top the lot. The former lock is a Rodney Parade great thanks to a playing career that started against London Welsh in 1993.


  12. A468 crash victim named as 'devoted husband and father'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | South Wales Argus

    THE motorcyclist killed in a crash on the A468 has been named as 60-year-old Gareth Williams from the Bedwas area of Caerphilly. The accident, which also involved a car, happened on the A468 near Lower Machen, Caerphilly, at 7.50am yesterday .


  13. Motorcyclist who died in crash with a car was 'true gentleman'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | IcNetwork

    A motorcyclist who was killed in crash with a car has been named as a 60-year-old father from Caerphilly. Gareth Williams, from Bedwas, died after the crash on the A468 in Lower Machen on Thursday, April 1 at around 7.50pm.


  14. The A468 has been closed after a serious accident at Lowe MachenRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2018 | South Wales Argus

    A man has died following a 'serious accident' involving a motorbike and a car which has closed the A468 in both directions this morning . Gwent Police were called to the crash, in Lower Machen, Caerphilly, between Royal Oak and Pentre Tai Road at 7.50am.


  15. Convicted murderer who tortured retired teacher is on the run after being freed earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | Mail on Sunday

    Convicted murderer who gagged and tortured retired teacher before leaving him for dead is now on the run after being freed early from life sentence A convicted killer has gone on the run after being freed early from a life prison sentence for brutally torturing and leaving a retired teacher for dead. Christopher Paul, 45, was sentenced for murder and robbery in 1992 in what the judge described at the time as a 'callous' killing.


  16. Courtyard serves up a feast of summer entertainmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | Ludlow Advertiser

    A host of famous faces will be taking to the stage during May - August with comedian Brian Conley bringing his brand new show to The Courtyard in May and Jethro will return in June. For football enthusiasts there is an opportunity to spend the evening listening to legendary footballer Geoff Hurst and BBC's Kate Humble will also make an appearance.For drama fans there is an eclectic selection of performances to choose from this season.


  17. Two goals by Richie Lloyd helped Sudbrook pile on the pressure at the top of Division 2Read the original story

    Mar 26, 2018 |

    SUDBROOK won 3-1 at Lucas Cwmbran to keep the pressure on their rivals - and that pressure is beginning to tell, writes Bob Cypher. Although Ynysddu Welfare are favourites for promotion, Wattsville and Abertillery Excelsiors both tripped up on Saturday, and with games to go, the situation at the top of Division 2 is still tight.


  18. Family celebrate five generationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 |

    Margaret Lewis, Saffron Powell , Back Marianne Lewis, Hayley Powell and Ezmae Powell Melissa Asbury, of Machen, recently got together with her family and released not only is her mum Margaret Lewis a great great grandmother - but there are now five generations of women in the family. The five generations of women consist of Mrs Asbury's mum Margaret Lewis who is 78, Mrs Lewis' daughter Marianne Lewis who is 60, Mrs Lewis's granddaughter Hayley Powell who is 42, her great granddaughter Saffron Powell who is 22 and her great great granddaughter Ezmae Powell who is three-years-old.


  19. Three of Wales' best writers were born in NewportRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2018 | South Wales Argus

    But for three Newport-born authors - Arthur Machen, Leslie Thomas and William Henry Davies - they achieved that dream - with one of their works being described by Stephen King as "one of the best horror stories ever written". The three authors, all of whom led anything but a normal life, wrote literature that influenced many great writers of our age.


  20. Man who bit policewoman in 'nasty' drunken attack is jailedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 |

    A MAN who bit a policewoman and injured another officer during a "nasty" drunken attack in Pontypool has been jailed for 16 months. One of the officers attacked by James Riddell, 28, described the incident as "the most violent and physically testing experience of his career".