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Asbestos school to reopen

Cwmcarn High School is to reopen, after Caerphilly councillors agreed a £1m plan to remove asbestos at the site and provide temporary classrooms. Its hoped pupils could be back on site in September.

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Council approves plan to remove Cwmcarn High School asbestos

The site has been closed since October 2012

Cwmcarn High School is to reopen, after Caerphilly councillors agreed a plan to remove asbestos at the site and provide temporary classrooms.

The decision was made at a meeting on Wednesday night, which was also attended by a large number of parents of pupils at the school.

Since the discovery of asbestos at the school last October, the pupils have been educated at the former Coleg Gwent site in Ebbw Vale.

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