February 2014  

TIME GENTLEMEN PLEASE
Police confiscated 60 bottles or cans of alcohol from 27 youths in Caldicot Castle Country Park during the previous month. Letters were sent to the parents of the youths concerned.

FOOD BANK APPEAL
Caldicot Food Bank appealed for donations of food to be left at various points around the town, including at the library and the One-Stop Shop.

STOLE FROM EMPLOYER
James Connor, a dental nurse from Caldicot was convicted of stealing £6,000 worth of stock from his employers in Chepstow. He told the court that he sold the goods to pay for private cancer treatment for his mother. He was ordered to repay the value of the goods and to do 240 hours unpaid work.

JOE THE DRAGON
Caldicot’s Joe Davies signed professional terms with Newport Gwent Dragons.

HOUSE PRICE WATCH
The cheapest property advertised in the local press for sale in Caldicot at the end of February 2014 was a two bedroom flat at £87,950. The cheapest house was a three bedroom mid-terrace at 97,950. The most expensive was a five bedroom detached property at £424,950.

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