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Caerphilly County Borough Council is offering a helping hand to tenants looking to move home, with a series of exchange events.
Home exchange events are being held on: -
Friday 28th March, 12:30pm – 2:30pm, at Blackwood Miners’ Institute, Blackwood High Street, NP12 1AA
Wednesday 2nd April, 1:00pm – 3:00pm, at White Rose Information and Resource Centre, Elliotstown, NP24 6EF
Monday 7th April, 1:30pm – 4:00pm at The Twyn Community Centre, Caerphilly Town Centre, CF83 1UD
These informal events will give tenants hoping to move to smaller or larger homes the opportunity to meet and share details of their homes. Housing Officers will be on hand at the events offering advice and support to tenants on housing options and changes to benefits.
Every tenant who attends a home exchange event will also be entered into a £50 prize draw.
Tenants must book their place at these events by Monday 10 March. Bookings can be made through the Council’s Tenant & Community Involvement Team by calling 01495 235011 / 235557, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or texting 07919 627530.
12th March 2014
2pm to 5pm Risca Police Station, NP11 6YA
Residents, community groups and schools are being encouraged to grab their litter pickers, spades and wheelbarrows and join forces with Caerphilly County Borough Council for the Big Spring Clean 2014.
Now in its third year, the Big Spring Clean campaign is about showcasing and celebrating the county borough’s stunning scenery and natural beauty. Last year, over 49 tonnes of litter and fly-tipped waste was collected during the 3-month long initiative.
Throughout the months of March, April and May this year, the council, in addition to the daily routine frontline maintenance and improvement works it carries out, is encouraging people to take pride in their local environment by getting involved in clean up projects, helping to make Caerphilly county borough an even cleaner and greener place.
A large number of schools and community groups signed up to take part last year – and the council is appealing for even more people to get on board and get involved in this year’s Big Spring Clean.
Litter pickers and refuse sacks are available to residents and community groups wishing to get involved in the clean up. To register an interest in getting involved, please call 01443 873 758. The council can also arrange for the litter to be collected following the clean ups.
World Book Day on 6 March 2014 is a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and most importantly it is a celebration of reading. It’s the biggest celebration of its kind, designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading, and marked in over 100 countries all over the world.
The main aim of World Book Day in the UK and Ireland is to encourage children to explore the pleasures of books.
Caerphilly County Borough Council will be celebrating World Book day in its libraries, marking the occasion by welcoming local schools along on the day and showing them how magical reading can be.
Cllr Rhianon Passmore, Cabinet Member for Education and Lifelong Learning, commented, “World Book Day is all about getting children closer to the books and authors they love, and letting them discover more books and authors they’ll love every bit as much in the future. Our libraries across Caerphilly borough have an amazing selection of books for all ages, I’d like to encourage everyone to pop into their local library and re-discover their love for books.”
For the latest news and updates about World Book Day, visit www.worldbookday.com
For further information about Libraries in Caerphilly County Borough please visit www.caerphilly.gov.uk/libraries
29th May 2014
7pm to 8pm Newbridge Memo, NP11 4AG
THERE was a mass walk out by Plaid Cymru councillors at Caerphilly tonight as the authority approved £14.5million of cuts to its budget for 2014/15.
Months of consultation and scrutiny committee meetings came to a head in a heated debate about which services could be saved from the budget proposals.
|Monday||9.30am – 1.30pm and 2.30pm – 5.30pm||9.30am – 1.30pm and 2.30pm – 4.30pm|
|Tuesday||9.30am – 1.30pm and 2.30pm – 7.30pm||9.30am – 1.30pm|
|Thursday||9.30am – 1.30pm and 2.30pm – 5.30pm||9.30am – 1.30pm|
|Friday||9.30am – 1.30pm and 2.30pm – 5.30pm||9.30am – 1.30pm and 2.30pm – 4.30pm|
- Wheelchair access
- Accessible computer facilities – big key keyboard, track ball mouse, JAWS and Supernova software for customers with visual impairment
- Pushchair access
- Cash Office
- Fiction and non fiction collections
- Music CDs
- Free broadband access to the Internet
- 17 Computers
- Colour/Black and white photocopier
What’s on in all the libraries
No matter what your age, Caerphilly libraries have plenty of programs, activities and clubs to entertain and engage you throughout the year – many of which are free.
We’re sure you’ll find something that you, your friends and family can all enjoy. A full list of events is available to download below.