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Councillors accused of ‘fighting like ferrets in a sack’

More than 20 complaints were made to the ombudsman about the behaviour of members of a Welsh community council in a year amid claims that councillors are “fighting like ferrets in a sack.” A Freedom of Information request to the ombudsman by Plaid Cymru campaigner and local resident Ioan Bellin revealed complaints about Llantwit Fardre Community Council ranged from accountability and integrity, promotion of equality and respect to a duty to upholding the law although none were upheld. Between October 2019 and December 2019 15 complaints were made, there were six between January and March 2020 and a further one between July 2020 and September 2020. [This story first appeared on and was written by Anthony Lewis, local democracy reporter]  
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Tyn-Y-Nant Byelection

Plaid Cymru locally has chosen Ioan Bellin as a candidate for the Tyn-Y-Nant Ward by-election.  The by-election will be held on Thursday 22 July. Ioan Bellin is an experienced and enthusiastic, local community campaigner. He has campaigned to keep local libraries; leisure centres and care homes open in the face of cuts from Rhondda Cynon Taf Council.
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Heledd calls for re-opening of Ice Arena Wales

Heledd Fychan MS has called on the Welsh Government to re-think it's decision to delay opening Ice Arena Wales   Log In or Sign Up to View See posts, photos and more on Facebook.
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