Crime & Emergencies

Monday 15 November 2021

Property agent operated illegally

Description:
A landlady, acting as a property agent for a number of residential premises in Torfaen, has been fined after she admitted operating illegally.
Tuesday 9 November 2021

Fake cigarettes hidden behind false wall

Description:
A Pontypool shop owner has appeared in court after counterfeit tobacco and cigarettes were discovered behind a false wall.
Thursday 4 November 2021

Fishing now banned on two stretches of canal

Description:
Following recent public consultation, fishing is now banned at any time on the canal at Broadweir Road and Star Street in Cwmbran, due to continuous unlicenced fishing and antisocial behaviour...
Friday 12 March 2021

Hate Hurts Wales campaign

Hate Hurts Wales campaign
Description:
Torfaen Council is standing with victims of hate crime as part of the Welsh Government's major anti-hate crime campaign Hate Hurts Wales
Wednesday 10 March 2021

Can you help Gwent Police establish a youth community cohesion group?

Description:
Gwent Police are looking to establish a Youth (young persons) Community Cohesion Group for 16-25 year olds.
Monday 12 October 2020

Hate Crime Awareness Week 2020

Hate Crime Awareness Week 2020
Description:
This week marks Hate Crime Awareness week, a national week of action that encourages local authorities, key partners and communities affected by hate crime to work together to tackle local hate crime issues.
Tuesday 22 September 2020

Residents asked to display caution

Description:
Torfaen Council's Trading Standards team have been made aware of book sales people operating door to door within the borough.
Thursday 10 September 2020

Torfaen Pub has licence revoked for breaching Coronavirus Regulations

Torfaen Pub has licence revoked for breaching Coronavirus Regulations
Description:
Following the identification of persistent Coronavirus regulation breaches at Castell-y-Bwch, Henllys Lane, Cwmbran, the licence holder has had their licence revoked and has 21 days to appeal the decision.
Thursday 27 August 2020

A not so Blue Lagoon

Description:
Torfaen Council, Blaenau Gwent Council, Caerphilly Council and Gwent Police would like to remind the public that the area known as Blaencuffin Canyon is on private land and that it is not a tourist attraction.
Tuesday 5 May 2020

CCTV upgraded in Pontypool

Description:
A recent council report has approved improvements to CCTV.
Friday 3 April 2020

Find these thieves

Description:
On Wednesday 1 April, at approximately 11.38pm, two of our transit pickup trucks were broken into at our Ty Blaen depot. We believe the thieves were two males, and they stole one Stihl disc cutter.
Thursday 26 March 2020

Beware of COVID-19 scams

Description:
Criminals are exploiting fears about COVID-19 to prey on members of the public, particularly older and vulnerable people who are isolated from family and friends.
Thursday 19 March 2020

Gwent Local Resilience Forum

Description:
Torfaen Council is now working as part of the Gwent Local Resilience Forum (GLRF) as part of a wider Government, Welsh Government and NHS strategy in response to Covid-19.
Friday 21 February 2020

Storm Dennis

Storm Dennis
Description:
Last weekend we witnessed exceptional rainfall to Torfaen and the rest of Wales. Across the region rivers reached dangerously high levels and caused extensive damage. We had spent the week ahead of the storm checking and clearing culvert entrances and gulley's to ensure they were running clear and free.
Monday 25 November 2019

White Ribbon Day 2019

White Ribbon Day 2019
Description:
Today marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
Tuesday 29 January 2019

Police and Crime Commissioner launches newsletter

Police and Crime Commissioner launches newsletter
Description:
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent, Jeff Cuthbert, has launched a new e-newsletter.
Tuesday 22 January 2019

Pensioner caught selling illegal cigarettes

Pensioner caught selling illegal cigarettes
Description:
A Torfaen pensioner has been fined more than £200 and had £2000 confiscated after pleading guilty to selling illegal cigarettes at pubs around Cwmbran

Torfaen Council prosecutes food business in Cwmbran

Torfaen Council prosecutes food business in Cwmbran
Description:
On Friday 11 January 2019 Rashid Iqbal, director of a company running Premier Stores from 15 Edlogan Square, Croesyceiliog, Cwmbran, has been successfully prosecuted by Torfaen Council
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