PLEADS NOT GUILTY
County Councilor Graham Powell, who represents the town’s Severnside
ward, appeared before Newport magistrates to face ten charges of theft
and two of forgery (See July 2003). He pleaded not guilty on all charges
and was released on bail.
OVER BOGUS OFFICIALS
Caldicot police have warned that people knocking on doors in Caldicot
claiming to be carrying out a survey of deaf people are bogus. The callers
have been asking for names and addresses of deaf people in the area. Police
have called upon people not to give such information and to phone them
on 01291 430999 if the bogus officials call.
Caldicot town council has informed local residents that a safety check
will be carried out on gravestones in the town’s cemetery. A “tilt
test” will be carried out on each stone to see if it is in danger
END TO “PUPIL
Monmouthshire County Council has finally drawn a line under the case in
which Marjorie Evans, head teacher at St Mary’s Junior School, was
accused of slapping a pupil at the school. She was found guilty of assault
by Abergavenny magistrates but the verdict was overturned on appeal. The
council carried out its own enquiry and has revised its procedures as
The cheapest house for sale in Caldicot in August 2003 was a three bedroom
terrace without garage) at £89,950.
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