PLEADS GUILTY TO ATTACK ON WIFE
Caldicot town councillor Paul Tidmarsh pleaded guilty of attacking his
wife with a wicker chair. He was remanded on bail at Cardiff Crown Court
until 9 May. Mr Tidmarsh, a former mayor of Caldicot, was a candidate
in the town council elections on 1 May.
Caldicot town council revoked its decision to allow the Chamber of Commerce
to pay for the erection of a second flag pole near the council offices.
Councillor Joanne Daniels, speaking for the controlling Plaid Cymru group,
stated that the Chamber of Commerce had so far failed to produce audited
accounts to show that it had the appropriate funds.
CHANGING FACE OF CALDICOT
Work proceeded rapidly on two important building projects in the town.
A nursery unit was being constructed at Durand School as part of the reorganisation
of primary schooling in the town. Retirement flats were under construction
on the site of the former Francesca’s Restaurant.
CRITIC EATS WORDS
A correspondent to the Wye Valley Review who claimed that the castle had
been “parcelled up and handed over to Bristol” when Monmouthshire
County Council awarded the catering contract to Bristol-based Jamesons
catering company, withdrew his criticisms and apologised after admitting
that he had been given “bad information” by “people
The cheapest house advertised in the local press for sale in Caldicot
at the end of April 2008 was a one-bedroom house in Cobb Crescent at £127,950.
The most expensive property was a four-bedroom detached house in Heol
Glaslyn at £309,950.
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