TWO builders have appeared at Cwmbran Magistrates’ Court accused of fraud and unfair trading offences in the Blackwood area.

Thomas Barnard, 32, and Carly Jayne Prosser, 34, of TC Building & Landscaping each face 12 charges.

They relate to allegations of wrongdoing in Argoed and Fleur-de-Lys between August 2, 2022 and December 9, 2022.

Barnard, of Duffryn Street, Pontlottyn and Prosser, of Highfield Crescent, Aberbargoed pleaded not guilty.

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They are due to appear before the crown court on May 9.

The defendants were granted conditional bail.