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Pontypridd Town Autumn Newsletter

 

What a Summer! Not only was the weather amazing but Pontypridd was buzzing with events, such as Parti Ponty and the Big Bite.

As ever, if  you need my help with something, please get in touch.

 I’d love to hear from you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Labour's failing economic policy for the Valleys

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Plaid Cymru Shadow Cabinet Secretary for the Economy, Adam Price AM has today criticised the Labour Welsh Government’s economic policy for Valleys communities, claiming it “simply does not have the ability to transform.”

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Llantwit Fardre News

  • More houses on the way?
  • Removal of Services at the Royal Glam Hospital
  • St David's Day Dinner
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Pontypridd Town Spring News

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A lot has happened in Pontypridd over the last few months, and I hope you find this newsletter informative.

Mostly it is positive news but there are also some challenges for our community.

As always if there is anything I can help you with please get in touch as I’d love to hear from you.

 

Regards,

Cllr Heledd Fychan

 

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Tonyrefail Spring News

Park Lane

The biggest obstacle for many people to get to see a doctor in Tonyrefail actually lies outside of the surgery. Many people have contacted me regarding the state of Park Lane, which leads to the surgery, and I have written to the council many times. Following a meeting with the patients forum group I wrote again, but this time the council have agreed to look at the problem.

As the road is unadopted they have no duty to do anything, so it was a great day when they said that they will, at last, look at it. The surgery have said that they will be willing to contribute to the work, which makes the whole job more likely to happen. #WatchThisSpace

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Clean up our air!

It’s time for a Clean Air Act for Wales

Plaid Cymru has called for new measures to improve air quality in Wales including phasing out the sale of diesel and petrol only vehicles by 2030.

Ahead of a statement by the Welsh Environment Minister on air quality in the Senedd, Plaid Cymru's Simon Thomas said a future Plaid Cymru Welsh Government would introduce a Clean Air Act for Wales to improve the air we breathe.

A spokesperson for Plaid Cymru Pontypridd welcomed this saying:

"We must take action on this issue, the levels of pollution around the A470 and other main roads is beyond belief.  In some cases we have schools next to roads that are congested on a daily basis.  A prime example of this can be seen near Sardis Road and Ysgol Evan James."

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Plaid Slams Labour's Cuts to School Uniform Grant

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Plaid Cymru Leader Leanne Wood has used First Minister's Questions (17/04/18) to condemn the Labour Welsh Government's decision to cut the school uniform grant - a move that will affect thousands of families.

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Plaid Leader supports campaign to save Children's Ward

Rhondda AM, Leanne Wood supports calls to rethink closure of Royal Glamorgan Hospital Children's Ward.

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Plaid Fight for School Transport

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Plaid Cymru councillors have been fighting to retain key school transport routes from closure by Labour led RCT Council.

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Catalonia Update and Brexit Briefing

Pontypridd members of Plaid Cymru gathered in Clwb y Bont to hear from Jill Evans MEP and Dafydd Wigley about the latest developments in Catalonia and about Brexit.

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