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08/11/2011  Plaid councillor youth champion for fourth year
Plaid councillor youth champion for fourth year

Caerphilly councillor Mike Prew has been re-elected as the area’s youth champion for a record fourth year.

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05/11/2011  Villagers make new bid for health centre
Villagers make new bid for health centre

A new bid is being made by ward councillors and residents to win support for the development of a health centre in Llanbradach.

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28/10/2011  Plaid delivers for Bargoed
Plaid delivers for Bargoed

Below is the text of the speech by Councillor Allan Pritchard, Plaid Cymru leader of Caerphilly County Borough Council, at the opening of the new library and customer services centre in Bargoed following a multi-million pound refurbishment of the Hanbury Chapel.

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20/10/2011  Is our Government in Cardiff Bay really committed to a bilingual, vibrant Wales?
Is our Government in Cardiff Bay really committed to a bilingual, vibrant Wales?

At first glance, you would have thought so. Just a few weeks ago at an event in Auckland, our First Minister said:“It is easy to see how much New Zealand and Wales have in common.

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17/10/2011  Caerphilly tops the recycling league table – again!
Caerphilly tops the recycling league table – again!

Latest recycling figures released show that Plaid-led Caerphilly County Borough Council continues to strengthen its position at the top of the South Wales local authority league table.

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14/10/2011  Plaid leads the way in avoiding compulsory redundancies.
Plaid leads the way in avoiding compulsory redundancies.

Plaid-led Caerphilly Council is the only one of Wales’ 22 local authorities not to introduce compulsory staff redundancies over the last three financial years.

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13/10/2011  Traders urged to seek compensation over losses
Traders urged to seek compensation over losses

Retailers in Caerphilly, whose businesses have seen a drop in trade as a result of gas mains replacement work, have been urged by local councillors to seek compensation for their losses.

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10/10/2011  Leader appeals for support on colliery names campaign for new hospital’s wards
Leader appeals for support on colliery names campaign for new hospital’s wards

The Plaid leader of Caerphilly County Borough Council is calling on the public and politicians of all parties to support calls to name wards at the new £172m Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr after the area’s former collieries.

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09/10/2011   Plaid in Caerphilly leads on freezing Council Tax
  Plaid in Caerphilly leads on freezing Council Tax

Plaid Cymru-led Caerphilly County Borough Council is aiming to freeze council tax for a SECOND YEAR running whether or not the Welsh Government sets aside funds to do so in Wales.

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03/10/2011  Help town centres thrive, plea to Welsh Government by Plaid led council
Help town centres thrive, plea to Welsh Government by Plaid led council

Welsh Government should help town centres and reduce the commercial advantages of out-of-town retail parks by offering lower business rates, according to Plaid-led Caerphilly County Borough Council.

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30/09/2011  Name New Hospital Wards After Former Collieries, plead Council Cabinet
Name New Hospital Wards After Former Collieries, plead Council Cabinet

The ruling Plaid-led Cabinet on Caerphilly County Borough Council is calling on health chiefs to name wards at the new £172m Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr after the area’s former collieries.

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23/09/2011  Plaid Council 'Keeping the Customer Satisfied'
Plaid Council 'Keeping the Customer Satisfied'

Plaid-led Caerphilly council has received top marks from those that really matter – residents of the county borough.

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19/09/2011  Free Christmas Parking Boost for Town Centres
Free Christmas Parking Boost for Town Centres

Shoppers are set to receive a pre-Christmas boost with free parking at town centres across the county borough.

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13/09/2011  Young People honoured at Children’s University
Young People honoured at Children’s University

Twelve young people were awarded during a special graduation ceremony to mark their outstanding achievement in the Children’s University.

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11/09/2011  Plaid AM Attacks 'Bully' Ministers
Plaid AM Attacks 'Bully' Ministers

Ministers Leighton Andrews and Carl Sargeant have been accused by Plaid AM Lindsay Whittle of acting like bullies in their attitude to local government.

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08/09/2011  Caerphilly residents hammered when LABOUR in control
Caerphilly residents hammered when LABOUR in control

CAERPHILLY RESIDENTS HAMMERED WHEN LABOUR IN CONTROL Residents in Caerphilly pay through their pockets in council tax rises when Labour is in charge of the county borough council, figures produced have revealed.

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03/09/2011  Plaid councillor’s concern over deprivation levels in Caerphilly
Plaid councillor’s concern over deprivation levels in Caerphilly

Plaid Cymru ward councillor Lynne Hughes has spoken about her concerns about deprivation levels in the Lansbury Park area of Caerphilly.

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26/08/2011  Welsh Government Cuts Delay Welsh Medium School Scheme in Caerphilly
Welsh Government Cuts Delay Welsh Medium School Scheme in Caerphilly

Caerphilly county borough council's Cabinet Member for Education, Councillor Phil Bevan has bitterly criticised the Welsh Government over its decision to cut funding for new school projects.

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24/08/2011  Demand for Welsh medium education booming in Caerphilly.
Demand for Welsh medium education booming in Caerphilly.

Parents increasingly want their children to be educated through the medium of Welsh across Caerphilly County Borough.

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12/08/2011  Plaid Leader Attacks Labour Over Fair Funding
Plaid Leader Attacks Labour Over Fair Funding

Councillor Allan Pritchard, Plaid Cymru leader of Caerphilly County Borough Council, has accused Labour of failing to stand up for Wales over fair funding.

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