TO COME TO CALDICOT
County Council has decided to make five houses in Caldicot available to
Asylum seekers. A further five houses are to be allocated in Abergavenny.
Mr John Norwood, who has been headteacher at Caldicot Comprehensive
School for 20 years, announced to staff and governors that he will be
retiring at the end of the school year.
MBE FOR ROGIET
Gerald Robbins, County Councillor for Rogiet, was awarded
an MBE in the new year's honours list. Councillor
Robbins, who stands as an Independent, has served on Monmouthshire County
Council since 1986. During 2000/2001 he was leader of the council.
HITS THE SMALL SCREEN
Caldicot's Ian Virgo appeared in BBC TV's Casualty series
as a suspected thief who had been bitten by a snake. Ian has also played
a leading role as John Waddekk, a US soldier in the Ridley Scott epic
Black Hawk Down, which opens in March 2002.
HEAD TEACHER LEGAL
COSTS MOUNT UP
The legal bill incurred by Monmouthshire County Council
in the Marjory Evans case amounted to £77,460. A further bill is expected
to be incurred when negotiations for compensation to Mrs Evans have been
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