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Blackwood Bus Station Toilets

We would point out that Blackwood Town Council assisted Caerphilly Taxi Drivers Association by installing the new paddle gate turnstile system, which enabled the Association to reopen the toilets back in October 2019. Unfortunately, as they have stated, due to the continued mindless acts of vandalism, anti social behaviour and fee dodging by a small […]

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PROPOSED SKATE PARK AT THE SHOWFIELD, BLACKWOOD

Blackwood Town Council, whilst appreciating the unquestionable importance of leisure facilities in our area for the benefit of our residents, as evidenced by our strong protests against the planned closure of Pontllanfraith Leisure Centre, have some concerns regarding the proposed Skate Park at the Showfield in Blackwood. Town Council whilst supportive in principle of the […]

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Notice of Vacancy

BLACKWOOD TOWN COUNCIL Blackwood North Ward Notice of Vacancy Notice is hereby given that a vacancy has arisen in the Blackwood North ward of the above mentioned Council. An election will be held to fill the vacancy if notice is given in writing to the Returning Officer, at the address below, by TEN Local Government […]

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Civic Award

I am happy to have presented Angelo Carpanini with a civic award today. Angelo Carpanini In recognition of Angelo’s Food Store being an integral part of the local community for 40 years and  becoming a lifeline to many local residents especially throughout the COVID pandemic. Angelo always goes the extra mile for his customers and […]

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Testing Centres in CCBC

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is extending the opening of its mobile COVID-19 testing units in Caerphilly, and moving between differing locations across the borough over the weekend.   The mobile testing units will provide a walk up testing service to residents of the borough.   If you have symptoms of Coronavirus (Covid-19) – a […]

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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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