EDITION. OUR FIRST NEWS DIGEST APPEARED ON CALDICOT.COM IN JANUARY 2000.
There were sharp exchanges between members of Caldicot town council and
its critics over the council’s continued rejection of plans for
a supermarket on the comprehensive school field. The town council was
accused by County Councillors John Marshal (Independent) and James Harris
(Conservative) of failing to produce an alternative regeneration plan.
In response Councillor David Evans stated that work on the issue was ongoing.
Veteran Caldicot politician, Graham Powell, was arrested following a incident
outside his home in Sandy Lane on 22 December. It is alleged that Mr Powell,
who represented Caldicot on the County Councillor for many years and was
leader of Gwent County Council, struck a youth on the arm with a walking
stick during an altercation between the boy and Mr Powell’s wife.
The couple had previously complained that they had been victims of anti-social
behaviour by local youths (See November
Caldicot Castle has won a grant worth £10,000 from marketing company
Travel X-Ray. The grant, awarded in recognition of the castle not receiving
the same level of promotion as Cadw-owned attractions, will come in the
form of marketing support and advertising.
The cheapest property advertised in the local press for sale in Caldicot
at the end of January 2010 was a three bedroom semi-detached house in
Birbeck Road at £134,950. The most expensive was a four bedroom
detached property in Heol Glaslyn at £299,950 (as
in November 2009).
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