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Caerphilly mountain row: woodland trust 'shocked and appalled'

Caerphilly Woodlands Trust say they are "shocked and appalled" that cycling trails on Caerphilly Mountain may have been blocked.

Caerphilly mountain has many biking trails Credit: David Cheskin / PA Archive/Press Association Images

We extend a warm welcome to all public visitors to the enclosed area of beautiful woodland known as ‘Coed y Werin’.

The Trust is shocked and appalled by the dangerous actions of individuals sabotaging trails used by cyclists within the Trust’s enclosed area of woodland and the surrounding Caerphilly Mountain common land. We do not condone or encourage this reckless activity from our membership or the public.

– Caerphilly Woodlands Trust

Mr Davies said he is in the footage but that he is "unaware of its provenance", which he says could have been taken in his garden. He has denied trying to stop the bikers.

Former Welsh Secretary at centre of bikers row

The Former Secretary of State for Wales, Ron Davies, is in the centre of a row tonight over bikers using Caerphilly Mountain.

The video, which was passed to BBC Wales, allegedly shows Ron Davies blocking one of the trails used by the mountain bikers Credit: Footage acquired by BBC Wales

Earlier this evening, a video was passed to BBC Wales allegedly showing him blocking one of the trails used by the mountain bikers.

Mr Davies said he is in the footage but that he is "unaware of its provenance", which he says could have been taken in his garden. He has denied trying to stop the bikers.

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Stabbed Caerphilly man in 'stable condition'

A 61-year-old man stabbed in Caerphilly town centre yesterday evening is now in a stable condition, police report.

The incident happened on Cardiff Road in Caerphilly Credit: Google Image

Police were called to the incident on Cardiff Road at 5.45pm yesterday. Last night Gwent Police arrested a 43-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder. He remains in custody and no further arrests have been made.

The alleged victim had life-threatening injuries when he was taken to University Hospital Wales in Cardiff. He remains in hospital today but in a more stable condition.

Anybody with information connected to yesterday's incident should call police on 101 quoting "log 359 of the 15th September".

Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after alleged stabbing

A man from Caerphilly has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after reports another man had sustained serious injuries, leaving him in a life-threatening condition.

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Police were called to the incident on Cardiff Road, Caerphilly at 5:45pm on Thursday.

A 61-year-old man was taken to the University Hospital of Wales.

A 43-year-old man has been arrested and is currently in police custody.

Police say they will make sure "appropriate action is taken".

An investigation is underway and we currently have officers in the area carrying out further enquiries and providing reassurance to the local community.

We are fully committed to establishing all the circumstances surrounding what happened this evening and ensuring that the appropriate action is taken against the individual responsible.

I would ask anyone with information relating to the incident to call 101 quoting log 359 of 15th September.

– Jason White, Local Inspector, Gwent Police

Do you know this dog? Police need help finding his owners

Police are appealing for information to help find the owners of a dog involved in an accident.

Credit: Gwent Police

The dog was knocked over on the A469 from Aberbargoed towards New Tredegar at approximately 11.20am on Sunday.

Police say he ran out from overgrowth on the side of the road.

The dog was taken to Valley Vets in Ystrad Mynach where he's since been receiving treatment.

Anyone who might recognise the dog is asked to get in touch with police.

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Labour MP Wayne David quits Corbyn's front bench

Labour MP for Caerphilly Wayne David has quit his party's front bench calling on Jeremy Corbyn to quite as leader.

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Wayne David says Corbyn’s lack of enthusiasm for Labour’s Referendum campaign and his response to the Referendum result has highlighted Mr Corbyn’s inability to be an effective Leader.

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