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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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Red Lion Car Park Temporary Closure

Please see attached notice given by Caerphilly County Borough Council. From 10:00pm on Thursday 10th until 6:00pm On Friday 11th September 2020 car park will be closed. Red Lion Car Park

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Hanging Baskets

We would like to thank Chris Roberts at Boverton Nurseries Ltd for supplying us with the hanging baskets in the town centre. Blackwood Town Council would also like to thank both Jennie from J.S. Lee Ltd and Caerphilly Castle Bingo. Between the both of them, we have been donated free standing flowers opposite Blackwood Miners’ […]

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Town Council & Coronavirus

Due to the latest advice from the government to limit social contacts and stop unnecessary travel the Town Council has agreed to implement the following actions: To suspend all Town Council meetings for the foreseeable future. Town Council business will be conducted electronically and relevant information posted on the website. Contact details for Town Councillors […]

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Bicentenary Events

To all, It is with great regret that we have had to postpone all events within the foreseeable future. It was all ready to be kick started with a presentation on April 4th. by Pontllanfraith & District Local Historical Society entitled The Story of Blackwood – 200 Years of History & Progress. Unfortunately, due to […]

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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Latest information on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) NOTE: Advice about Coronavirus (COVID-19), including what to do if you have symptoms, and what action you need to take to prevent its spread, has changed. We are updating our website. For the latest information visit the UK Department of Health and Social Care. Most cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) […]

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