News Archive

One Wales Support for Chamber's Bag

Thursday 2 July 2009

Deputy First Minister Ieuan Wyn Jones AM joined Jane Davidson in showing support for Bargoed Chamber of Trade’s eco friendly bag.

Mr Jones took time from his recent visit to Bargoed to receive a small supply of the bags.

When Ms Davidson visited Caerphilly a few months ago she was made aware of the Chamber of Trade’s initiative which is all the more relevant now that she has launched a consultation on proposals to charge for single-use carrier bags.

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From the Archives - 1970

Wednesday 17 June 2009

Report of John Gardner's election as President of Bargoed Chamber of Trade in 1970.

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Bargoed Bag Down Under

Friday 29 May 2009

The Bargoed Chamber of Trade’s eco-friendly bag has started a tour of the Southern Continents with its first stop being Australia.

It is pictured making friends with one of Australia’s most famous inhabitants.

From Australia it is due to travel to Antarctica and South America and for the second time Southern Africa hoping to get there in time for the Lions Tests.

The reusable linen bags available from members of the Bargoed Chamber of Trade.
The Chamber would like to display pictures of the bag in unusual circumstances/places so please email them via the "contact us" link.

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Demolition update

Tuesday 7 April 2009

A contract with Hochtief Griffiths to demolish Bargoed library and the properties aquired for the Retail development has been agreed and work will now commence on April 20th.

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Bags of Bags for Bargoed

Thursday 19 March 2009

Following the popularity of the Bargoed Chamber of Trade linen bags more bags have been ordered.

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Morning of the Match

Saturday 14 March 2009

BBC Radio Wales’s “Morning of the Match” programme last Saturday was broadcast from the New Continental Café in Bargoed.

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New 'burden' for town's traders

Monday 9 March 2009

Traders say plans to scrap a county's free cardboard collection service is another blow during a difficult time.

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Annual General Meeting - Election of Officers

Monday 9 Feburary 2009

At the recent Annual General Meeting of the Bargoed Chamber of Trade it’s business as usual with all the Officers being re-elected.

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Sainsbury’s withdrawal from Bargoed

Friday 16 January 2009

Letter sent to the Rhymney Valley Express in response to Sainsbury’s withdrawal from the Bargoed Retail Plateau Scheme

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Start spreading the news...

Wednesday 14 January 2009

Gemma spent a very happy New Year in New York - and took her eco-friendly Bargoed bag along to help with all those purchases. The bag is now au fait with all areas of Manhattan - including Times Square, Greenwich Village and, of course, the shopping heaven of Fifth Avenue.

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