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Easter Weekend 2022

campaign pics 2022Plaid Cymru candidates were out the length and breadth of the constituency over Easter weekend.  Talking to people and delivering leaflets.

 

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Plaid Cymru launch 2022 RCT campaign

PC RCT CandidatesThis election is taking place during one of the most challenging times in all our lives. We hope we are at last emerging from the Covid pandemic that has caused so much pain and misery to our communities over the last two years, but as we know, Covid nor its impact have not gone away.

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Plaid Cymru Announce RCT Candidates

find_your_ward_featured_image.pngPlaid Cymru will stand 55 candidates across RCT in the council elections on May the 5th.  In the Pontypridd Constituency, we will be contesting 19 seats.  If you want change on RCT the choice is clear, vote for your local Plaid Cymru candidate!

 

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Regional Office Opening in Pontypridd

On Saturday 2 October, Heledd Fychan, Plaid Cymru Member of the Senedd for South Wales Central officially opened her regional office in the heart of Pontypridd town Centre. 

Heledd was joined by the Leader of Plaid Cymru, Adam Price MS, and local activists from across the region. 

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Councillors accused of ‘fighting like ferrets in a sack’

ombudsman.JPGMore 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 www.nation.cymru and was written by Anthony Lewis, local democracy reporter https://nation.cymru/news/councillors-accused-of-fighting-like-ferrets-in-a-sack-amid-ombudsman-complaints/]

 

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Tyn-Y-Nant Byelection

Ioan BellinPlaid 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

 

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Work to Start on White Bridge

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Cllr Heledd Fychan - M.S. for South Wales Central has welcomed the announcement by RCT that work is scheduled to start on repairing the White Bridge.  The bridge has been closed since Storm Dennis in February 2020, causing chaos for road users and massively affecting the quality of life of many residents of Berw Road.

This news follows only 3 weeks after the launching of a petition calling for urgent action.

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Plaid Senedd Group

Plaid Senedd Group

Pontypridd Cllr Heledd Fychan joins the Plaid Cymru Group in the Welsh Parliament.

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Thank You

Thank you all for your support in the election last week.  In Pontypridd Constituency Heledd Fychan achieved Plaid's highest vote since 1999 and she was elected to the Senedd to represent South Wales Central.

 

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