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Christmas Lights Go On

Today seen a different way for our Christmas Light Switch on in the town, but for obvious reasons we have had to remotely switch them on due to Covid-19 regulations. Please support our local businesses and Choose your High Street this Christmas This year Town Council along with Studio 54 has erected a Christmas tree […]

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Christmas Light Switch On

As you are probably aware, this weekend would normally have seen the Blackwood Winter Fair and our Christmas Light Switch on in the town, but for obvious reasons we have had to cancel this year. Our Christmas lights, however, will be switched on remotely by timer on Saturday 28 th November at approximately 4.00pm.in an […]

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Remembrance Sunday

As we remember the fallen, this year it was very quiet at Blackwood Cenotaph. Blackwood Town Mayor, Councillor Gerwyn James laid the wreath on behalf of Blackwood Town Council. We would like to thank everyone who has attended the Cenotaph throughout today for observing the social distance rules and keeping everyone safe while showing their […]

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Go Pink

For more information contact Emma Wilkins on 07970 88 00 31 emma.wilkins5@wales.nhs.uk

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Remember the Fallen

Blackwood Town Council has been out this evening placing poppies on the lampposts in honour of those who have fallen. With no formal Parade and ceremony this year, we ask that you stand at your doorstep for 2 minutes in silence at 11AM on Sunday 8th November. Lest We Forget!  

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Choose Your High Street

              Dear Local Business, We recently contacted businesses located in the key town centres of Caerphilly County Borough, as well as local businesses that enhance the Christmas Shopping experience, to encourage them to be involved in the ‘Choose YOUR High Street This Christmas’ Campaign. In light of the recent […]

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Update of Bus Timetable

Following feedback from members of the public and elected representatives, there will be a number of changes to bus services in the county borough from Monday 28 September. Specific details for our area are as follows: 5 Blackwood – Oakdale – Newbridge – Pantside Additional journey early morning journey in each direction 5A Blackwood – […]

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Cancellation of mass gathering events.

In view of the current Coronavirus Regulations (July 2020) that make large scale gatherings in Wales unlawful, the worrying current spike in cases locally and due to the advance planning required the Town Council has decided to cancel all its remaining events for 2020, namely the Civic Awards Evening, the Christmas Lights switch on, and […]

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Official information below regarding the Local Lockdown in Caerphilly County Borough:

Caerphilly Local Lockdown – Statement from the Gwent Local Resilience Forum A range of new measures will come into force on Tuesday at 6pm to reduce the number of new coronavirus infections.The new restrictions will apply to everyone living within the Caerphilly County Borough Council area: – People will only to be able enter or leave […]

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Coronavirus clusters – Caerphilly residents urged to play their part

Residents in Caerphilly are being warned that coronavirus restrictions may return if the number of confirmed cases continue to rise across the area. The county borough has witnessed an alarming rise in new infections over the past week and now key agencies are urging local people to do their bit to help control the spread […]

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