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Blackwood beach party
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The annual Blackwood Beach Party is back and it will descend on Blackwood Town Centre once again to bring fun for all the family. The urban beach will wash ashore with deckchairs, buckets and spades for some family fun time, as well as street entertainers and beach themed activities which this year included hula hooping, punch and judy shows, donkey rides facepainting and a surf simulator.     Children will have the chance to see some of their favourite TV stars as a number of costumed characters attend the event. This year we look to welcome Hello Kitty, Peppa Pig & George, Upsa daisy, Spiderman, Spongebob Square Pants, Mike The Knight, Woody & Jessie from Toy Story, Jake and Izzy from Jake & The Netherlands Pirates and Rosie from Everything’s Rosie. As well as all these exciting activities there will be 40 food and craft stalls to try and buy from as well as a selection of children’s funfair rides from the Cup and Saucer and Fun House to the Miami for those young, or old thrill, seekers amongst us!  
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Step 1 Funding event – 3rd July
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Step 1 is an event which brings all of the people you should speak to before starting up into one room. Working in partnership with Business in Focus, Business Wales, Caerphilly County Borough Council, Centre For Business, Job Centre Plus and the Prince’s Trust, we are gathering together all of the key organisations that can give you valuable advice on starting a business. For more information and contact details, please visit www.welshice.org
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caerphilly food festival 2014
Caerphilly Food Festival Saturday 10th May 2014
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The third Caerphilly Food Festival is pulling out all the stops to make it an event to remember, and one that will draw visitors from near and far! This year’s event will descend on the town centre on Saturday 10th May. The high street will be adorned with stalls offering a food market through the town and hosting a feast of entertainment for all ages. A variety of food stalls will line the street filling he town with delicious smells and sizzling sounds of a bustling food fayre! Foodies will be in their element as cookery demonstration programmes accompany the festival, offering inside information on how produce is made and how to improve your own culinary skills. There will be an abundance of attractions for visitors of all ages to see with fun activities and entertainment  enhancing the street festival, bringing fantastic colour and excitement to Caerphilly.
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Step 1 – Starting a business advice and mentoring event
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Step 1 is an event which brings all of the people you should speak to before starting up into one room. Working in partnership with Business in Focus, Business Wales, Caerphilly County Borough Council, Centre For Business, Job Centre Plus and the Prince’s Trust, we are gathering together all of the key organisations that can give you valuable advice on starting a business. For more information and contact details, please visit www.welshice.org  
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Oliver
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Blackwood Musical Theatre Society bring to life all of Charles Dickens famous characters in this ever popular story of the boy who asked for more. Lionel Bart’s sensational score includes Food Glorious Food, Consider Yourself, Oom Pah Pah, As Long As He Needs Me and many more memorable songs. TICKETS £8.00 /£10.00/ Family £30.00 ALL TICKETS FOR OPENING NIGHT £7.00 For further details please telephone Blackwood Miners Institute on 01495 227206
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Fibre for breakfast – superfast broadband event with BT
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The Fibre for Breakfast events are an opportunity for businesses to realise the benefits of super fast broadband and have any questions they have about the new technology answered by BT. Offering much faster download speeds and a more reliable service, fibre broadband brings multiple benefits to businesses and individuals. BT Programme Director Ed Hunt says “Superfast Cymru is a hugely ambitious programme that will place Wales at the forefront of broadband technology. The economic impact of such a programme cannot be underestimated as it will provide an environment allowing businesses to establish and flourish. “Businesses need to start thinking now as to how they could benefit from this technology and these information events will allow them to start talking and planning for the future.” To book a place or for more information about the Fibre for Breakfast events then contact Rebecca on 02920 20481532. To find out more about the Superfast Cymry programme, please visit the postcode checker at http://www.superfast-cymru.com/ and if fibre broadband isn’t available for you yet then you can sign up to receive updates on when it might become available.
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Caerphilly 10K Race 2014
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Following the Caerphilly 10k’s hugely successful introduction in 2013, Caerphilly County Borough Council with support from Welsh Athletics and Run Wales will be running the Caerphilly 10k along with a new Junior 2k on Sunday 22nd June 2014. To sign up for the event visit http://your.caerphilly.gov.uk/10k Registration costs are as follows: Unaffiliated Entrants: £14.00 per person Affiliated Club/Welsh Athletics Entrants: £12.00 per person Concessions – Over 60’s & Wheelchair users £12.00 per person Early Bird discount of £2 will be applied to the above entry categories until Tuesday 22nd April  Participants have the opportunity to enter as part of a corporate/community team, where teams consisting of 4-6 members will compete to win the coveted ‘Caerphilly 10k Team Challenge Trophy’. Registration costs £25.00 per person with members receiving additional entry benefits including a training t-shirt and sequential run numbers. Corporate/Community Teams £25.00 per person (min. 4) Junior Entrants (aged 8+) £3.00 per person Please note online bookings will incur an additional booking fee of £1.50
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Digital 2014 Event at Celtic Manor Resort
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Continuing on from the positive messages conveyed at Digital 2013, the event will again take place at the Celtic Manor Resort, Newport, on the 9th and 10th June 2014. The event will provide a global platform for the ICT sector in Wales to progress, highlighting global trends, related skills gaps and areas for future investment. Digital 2014 will be focused around main plenary sessions including a programme of key note speakers and break-out sessions, sector workshops and an exhibition / brokerage area. The event will also focus on young peoples perceptions of the ICT sector, their thoughts on future sector developments and their involvement in addressing the identified skills gaps. The session will be hosted by Maggie Philbin, Founder and CEO TeenTech CIC. Speakers lined up to participate at the event will be globally recognised within the ICT Sector from world renowned organisations including Microsoft, IBM, HP and BT. To register your interest in the event, please follow the link below
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St David’s Day Celebrations
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There will be a number of St David’s Day celebrations going on around the Caerphilly County Borough on Saturday 1st March at the following locations: Bargoed – Hanbury Square Blackwood – The Dragon Circle (next to Asda) Caerphilly – The Twyn Community Centre Risca – Tredegar Park Bargoed, Blackwood, Caerphilly and Risca will all be host to a wonderfully welsh celebration of our heritage as we are joined by a fantastic selection of local choirs and brass bands and treated to delightful performances from local dance and music groups. There will also be stilt walkers and face painting thrown into the mix at each town centre, creating some great free family fun for both residents and visitors alike to enjoy. The celebrations in Risca will also coincide with a medal presentation awards ceremony and parade for the 203 (Welsh) Field Hospital who will be returning from a tour of duty in Afghanistan as part of Operation HERRICK. Each concert will come to a finale with a sing-along to the Welsh National Anthem, so why not put on your favourite welsh shirt or dress as a traditional welsh lady and join us for the celebrations. For more information call the Event Hotline on 02920 880011 or email events@caerphilly.gov.uk Keep up to date with the latest event news by following the Events Team on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
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