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Economy grows, but what does it mean for Bargoed residents?

25 April 2013 Last updated at 19:34 BST

Business leaders in Wales have given a cautious welcome to news that the economy is growing and another recession has been avoided.

However, life remains tough for many.

BBC Wales Today's Caroline Evans went to Bargoed in Caerphilly county to see how people there are being affected.

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