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Skate Park at Showfield

Blackwood Town Council welcomes the decision to build a skateboard park at the Showfield. Any additional recreational facility, especially one for the youth should be applauded. There are obviously concerns that this could become a magnet for anti social behavior but let’s have more faith in our young people. Surely if the skateboard fraternity, the […]

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Olympic Parade

Blackwood showed its support and pride earlier today as hundreds  welcomed our successful local Olympians  – Lauren Price & Lauren Williams – to the town. Their dedication and commitment to their respective sports – boxing & taekwondo – brought them well deserved gold and silver medals, and both serve as role models for our youngsters. […]

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TRO Gordon Road

Notice of Making TRO for Lane from the junction of Gordon Road to the North East corner of the plot of land adjacent to No 3 Fairfield Close, Blackwood

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A Heroes’ Tour – for our Olympians

A Heroes’ Tour – for our Olympians   Olympic Athletes Lauren Williams and Lauren Price will take part in a special open-top car victory tour of their home towns Ystrad Mynach and Blackwood on Friday 3rd September as part of a special event organised by Caerphilly County Borough Council. The community are encouraged to gather in Ystrad […]

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HRH Prince Philip The Duke of Edinburgh

As we learn of the sad news that His Royal Highness Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh has passed away, the thoughts of the citizens of Blackwood are with the Royal Family as they grieve for their Husband, Father, Grandfather & Great Grandfather. The Duke demonstrated extraordinary dedication and commitment to duty in supporting Her Majesty […]

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Up to Date with your GP?

Are your detail up-to-date?

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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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