September 2002

TOWN MOURNS YOUNG ADAM
Adam Burchill, aged 7, was tragically killed when he was hit by a car in Green Lane, Caldicot on September 26th. He was rushed to the Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport and then to the University of Wales Hospital, Cardiff, but died in his mother's arms the next day.
Adam was described by his mother as a "clever and funny" boy. He had just begun playing for Portskewett and Sudbrook F C and will be buried in his football strip.

NEW PLANS FOR LLANWERN
A consortium led by Chepstow based property developers Broadhall Hamton Ltd has put forward proposals for the redevelopment of parts of the Llanwern Steelworks site, 600 acres of which is to be sold by Corus. The consortium claim that their proposals for factories, houses, a school and leisure facilities would create 7,000 jobs, replacing many of the jobs lost to Caldicot people during the years of cutbacks at Llanwern.

NEW HEAD AT COMPREHENSIVE
Mrs Susan Gwyer-Roberts has taken over as headteacher at Caldicot Comprehensive School following the retirement of Mr John Norwood. Mrs Gwyer-Roberts, an expert on school improvement strategies has pledged to insist on high standards of discipline and to build upon the school's existing achievements to improve its performance still further.

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