Eight schoolchildren have been caught by police terrorising a family from Blackwood.
Police reported the young family, who have two children, one of which is disabled, were being persistently harassed by anti-social behaviour for a number of weeks.
Living in the Bryn Derw area, the family reported numerous incidences of eggs, stones and coins being thrown over their garden fence.
The mother told officers she was afraid for her children to play in the back garden in case they were hit by one of the items.
After regular patrols by police, help from local businesses and schools, eight school children, aged between ten and fourteen years old, were identified as being responsible.
Police say the children concerned have had anti-social behaviour referrals and four have received harassment warnings.
More than 400 bikers rode out to take part in a special 'ride out' in memory of a woman from Blackwood killed in the Tunisian terror attacks last year.
51-year-old grandmother Trudy Jones was one of 38 people killed in June when a gunman opened fire on tourists in the resort of Sousse.
A similar memorial bike ride was held in August last year, involving family and friends.
Collectively the bikers raised a total of £859, which will be donated to charity.
Trudy's 84 year old mother was at the event and her brother Robert was one of the lead bikers flying flags in her memory.
Gwent Police is warning residents to keep a closer eye on their property and report any suspicious activity after a spike in reported incidents.
Police say overnight on30th – 31st March a house was broken into by forced entry on Elim way where money and car keys were stolen and on Llanarth Road where jewellery and money was stolen.
There were also two attempted breaks on Elim way, Pontllanfraith and one attempted break on Woodbine Road, Blackwood.
A man from Blackwood who was reported missing has been found.
43 year-old Steven Jones was last seen in Porthcawl on Saturday evening, and was reported missing to Gwent police on Monday 17th August.
Police say he has now been located safe and well.
Police are appealing for information on a 43-year-old man from Blackwood in Gwent who was last seen at the High Tide pub in Porthcawl on Saturday evening.
Gwent Police say Steven Jones is of medium build and approximately 5ft 7 tall. He has a tattoo of three stars on his neck and was last seen wearing stone wash jeans, red daps and a white t-shirt with a red Lonsdale logo on it.
Anyone with information relating to Steven's whereabouts is asked to call 101 quoting log 251 17/08/15.
A care home worker from Caerphilly county borough has been named as one of the people killed in the Tunisian terror attack.
Trudy Jones, 52, worked at Highfields Care Home in Blackwood.
She has been described as an "absolute angel" by residents.
It is believed she was on a week-long holiday, and on the beach in Sousse when the gunman opened fire on Friday.
It is understood her partner was with her and survived the shooting.
A woman from Blackwood, in Caerphilly county borough, has been named as one of the people killed in the terror attack in Tunisia.
Islwyn MP Chris Evans has released a statement saying that Trudy Jones, from the town, was among the 38 victims.
A man has been jailed for attacking a driver with a scaffolding pole in a row over parking.
Andrew Chamberlain, 50, from Blackwood, hit Daniel Morgan with a four-foot metal pole breaking his arm in three places.
Cardiff Crown Court heard parking was a 'contentious issue' in Greenfield Terrace, Blackwood and residents had agreed to park outside their own houses. The court was told Chamberlain became "abusive and threatening" on spotting Mr Morgan returning to his vehicle after visiting a friend on the street.
James Evans, mitigating on Chamberlain's behalf, said the defendant had 'turned his life around' having had 42 convictions in the past.
Chamberlain was jailed for three years.