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Risca is a town of approximately 20,000 people in south Wales, UK. It is part of the Newport conurbation with a population of 140,000. It lies at the edge of the South Wales coalfield, and a mine used to operate in the town. It has a rural aspect, and is surrounded to the east and west by several extensively-wooded hills including Mynydd Machen (1,188ft/362m) and Twmbarlwm (1,375ft/419m). Twmbarlwm has the remains of an iron age hill fort near its summit, and this is believed to have been built by the Silures, the Celtic tribe that inhabited the area before and during Roman times.

Risca has an award-winning male voice choir (male voice choirs are traditional in the South Wales valleys).

There are some extensive mountain bike trails on the wooded hills just to the north of the town, at Cwmcarn, which are receiving increasing popularity.

The Welsh Oak, a pub on the outskirts of Pontymister, was the meeting place for the chartists before marching on Newport.


 Trains in Risca: Risca is on the Ebbw Valley Line


 Football in Risca: Risca United FC


 Libraries in Risca:
 Risca Library
       Park Place
       Risca
       NP11 6AS
 01633 600920
 Mon 9.30am-1.00pm  
       Tue 9.30am-7.30pm  
       Wed 9.30am-5.30pm  
       Thur 9.30am-7.30pm 
       Fri 9.30am-5.30pm  
       Sat 9.30am-4.00pm


 Rugby in Risca: Risca RFC


 Vets in Risca:
 Alphavet
       139a Commercial St
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6EE
 01633 619971


 Pubs/Bars in Risca:
 Commercial Inn
       Commercial Street
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6BA
 01633 612608
 http://thecommercialrisca.com/

 Darran
       St Mary Street,
       Risca,
       Newport.
       Mid Glamorgan
       NP11 6GU
 01633 612414

 Exchange Inn
       52 St Mary Street
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6GQ
 01633 612706

 The Fox and Hounds
       Park Rd
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6PW
 01633 612937

 The Manor
       Thistle Way
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6PL
 01633 601190

 Masons Arms
       Mill Terrace
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6LH
 01633 601424

 The Myrtle Grove
       Commercial Street
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6EE
 01633 601106

 Prince Of Wales
       Dixon Place
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6PY
 01633 612780
 http://princeofwalesrisca.co.uk/

 The Railway Tavern
       1 Danygraig Rd
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6DB
 01633 615955

 The Risca House Inn
       Commercial St
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6AZ
 01633 614918


 Restaurants in Risca:
 Da Castaldo
       32 Tredegar Street
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6BU
 01633 601610

 Tamarind Indian lounge and restaurant (to open soon)
       Commercial Street
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6EE
 01633 613943


 Cafes in Risca:
 Angela's
       39 Tredegar Street
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6BU
 01633 614300

 The Nosh Box
       143 Commercial Street
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6EE
 01633 619419


 Take Aways in Risca
 Balti Pride (Indian)
       145 Commercial Street
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6EE
 01633 615252

 Bananas Pizza Parlour
       68 Tredegar Street
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6BW
 01633 601611

 Bodrum Kebab House
       28 Tredegar Street
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6BU
 01633 613600

 Bombay Express (Indian)
       74 Tredegar Street
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6BW
 01633 601033

 Churchills Fish Bar (Fish and Chips)
       109 Commercial Street
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6AZ
 01633 612788

 Massala Junction
       Manor Way
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6AH
 01633 612929

 Marmaris Kebab House
       123, Commercial Street
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6AZ
 01633 601986

 Munchies
       273 Elm Drive
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6PP
 01633 613613

 Oasis Kebab House
       123 Commercial Street
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6AZ
 01633 601986

 The Rainbow Takeaway
       70 Commercial Street
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6BA
 01633 612392

 Risca Fish Bar (Fish and Chips)
       63 Tredegar Street
       Risca, Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6BW
 01633 614689

 Ving Ha Vietnamese Takeaway
       74 Commercial Street
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6BA
 01633 614360


 Taxis in Risca:
 Club Cars
       Ty Sign Social Club
       Sycamore Crescent
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6AF
 01633 619511

 Dial-a-Car (UK)
       Ty Sign Social Club
       Sycamore Cresent
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6AF
 01633 615614

 SB Cars
       Birds Ind Est
       Commercial St
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6EE
 01633 615533


 Other in Risca:
 Risca Rugby Football Social Club
       Tredegar Terrace
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6BY
 01633 612586

 Risca Workmens Club & Institute Ltd
       60 St Mary Street
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6GQ
 01633 612402

 Risca Working Mens Branch Club
       90 Commercial Street
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6EE
 01633 612375

 Ty Sign Social Club
       Sycamore Cresent
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6AF
 01633 612691


 Retail in Risca:
 ALDI Risca
       Interchange
       Risca
       NP11 6NR
 0844 406 8800

 Lidl
       Commercial Street
       Risca
       Monmouthshire
       NP11 6AW
 0870 444 1234


 Places of Worship in Risca:
 Moriah Baptist Church
       Tredegar Street
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6BU
 01633 614319
 www.moriahrisca.org.uk

 The Salvation Army
       68 Commercial Street
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6BA
 01633 613794

 St Anthony of Padua and St Clare (RC)
       Park Road
       Risca
       NP11 6BJ
 01495 243304
 catholicchurch@btinternet.com

 St Catherines Church In Wales
       Gelli Cresent
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6QG
 01633 612307

 St Marys & St Mercorious Church
       112 St Mary Street
       Risca
       Gwent
       Newport
       NP11 6GR
 01633 615876


 Schools/Colleges in Risca:
 Risca Community School (Secondary)
       Pontymason Lane
       Rogerstone
       Newport
       NP11 6YY
 01633 612425
 01633 601875

 Risca Town C.P. School (Primary)
       Danygraig Road
       Risca
       Caerphilly
       NP1 6DB
 01633 612429
 risca@caerphily.gov.uk
 www.riscaprimary.co.uk

 Ty Isaf Infants & Nursery School
       Mill Street
       Risca
       Caerphilly
       NP1 6EF
 01633 612420

 Ty Sign Primary
       Elm Drive
       Risca
       NP11 6HJ
 01633 612893


 Chemists/Pharmacies in Risca:
 The Co-operative Pharmacy
       55 Tredegar Street
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6BW
 01633 612366

 Lloyds Pharmacy
       St Mary Street
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6YS
 01633 612568


 Doctors/GPs in Risca:
 Wellspring Medical Centre
       Park Road
       Risca
       Newport
       Gwent
       NP11 6BJ
 01633 612438



 

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