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Busy Busy

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I apologise for my lack of blogging…it has been a crazy few months. After our Christmas break, time seems to have absolutely flown by…with TV and radio portfolio’s to do, law and Public Administration exams, practicals and endless production days, there hasn’t been too much time for fun. Admittedly I have enjoyed this 4 day weekend so far though. I now only have 3 more exams and then that’s the end of an incredible year!

My TV portfolio was on the loss of the high street, following on from the Mary Portas review, myself and Karen decided to find out more.

Written and produced by Karen Lyons and Bethan Muxworthy

Multimillion pound development Bargoed

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(Broadcast 9/03/12.)

Many towns in the valleys of South Wales suffered as a result of the decline of the coal mining industry.

But now one of them, Bargoed near Caerphilly is about to get a multimillion pound makeover.

Work will start on building a new supermarket on Monday and there are more plans for a multiplex cinema and restaurants…

I went to Bargoed to see what this would mean to the community…


(Second treatment for the later bulletin)

Building will start on a new multimillion pound development in Bargoed on Monday.

The town, near Caerphilly has been one of many areas in the valleys to suffer from the decline of the coal industry.

A new supermarket and a multiplex cinema are among the plans to give the town a new lease of life.

I’ve been speaking to Ron Davies, the Councillor for regeneration and planning for Caerphilly about the plans…