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20/03/2017  Plaid councillor honoured by young people for his work
Plaid councillor honoured by young people for his work

Plaid Cymru councillor Mike Prew has been given a special award by young people for his work as Caerphilly’s youth champion over the past 10 years.

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17/03/2017  Seven reasons to vote for Plaid Cymru in Caerphilly county elections
Seven reasons to vote for Plaid Cymru in Caerphilly county elections

Plaid Cymru today unveiled its seven pledges to voters ahead of May’s local council elections. The pledges including resisting building on green fields before other land is used, bringing the senior officers’ pay scandal to an end and delivering public service improvements by tackling head-on issues like litter, fly-tipping, dog mess, the

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14/03/2017  Plaid leader hits out at Labour opposition to PR for local elections
Plaid leader hits out at Labour opposition to PR for local elections

The leader of the Plaid Cymru group on Caerphilly council, Colin Mann, has criticised Labour for opposing replacement of the current first past the post system for local elections.

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08/03/2017  Leanne Wood visits Caerphilly
Leanne Wood visits Caerphilly

Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood will speak at a public meeting in Caerphilly on Wednesday next week. The Rhondda AM, who won the Labour stronghold in last year’s Assembly election will be talking about the impact of Brexit on Wales and how Caerphilly mustn’t be a loser from the decision to exit the European Union.

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03/03/2017  Plaid leader pledges support for Caerphilly’s green fields
Plaid leader pledges support for Caerphilly’s green fields

The leader of the Plaid Cymru group on Caerphilly council, Colin Mann set out the plans to do all it could to protect precious green fields when he addressed the party’s Spring Conference in Newport.

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02/03/2017  Plaid urge action over ‘boy racers’ plaguing residents at supermarket car park
Plaid urge action over ‘boy racers’ plaguing residents at supermarket car park

Boy racers are making lives of residents near the Asda store in Pontygwindy Road, Caerphilly, a misery and Plaid Cymru are pressing for measures to resolve the menace.

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28/02/2017  Plaid leader will set out his vision for Caerphilly
Plaid leader will set out his vision for Caerphilly

  The leader of the Plaid Cymru group on Caerphilly council, Colin Mann will be one of the first speakers at the party’s Spring Conference in Newport on Friday and Saturday (March 3/4).

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27/02/2017   Real cost of Caerphilly council pay scandal revealed to be at least £4.5m
 Real cost of Caerphilly council pay scandal revealed to be at least £4.5m

Plaid Cymru can reveal today that the real cost of Labour’s senior officers’ pay debacle could have provide millions of pounds for frontline services.

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23/02/2017  Plaid Cymru warn of future council tax rises as 1% increase is agreed
Plaid Cymru warn of future council tax rises as 1% increase is agreed

The leader of the Plaid Cymru group in Caerphilly has warned that if Labour are re-elected council tax charges are likely to increase substantially.

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21/02/2017   Welsh Government must back vital Caerphilly highway scheme, say Plaid Cymru
 Welsh Government must back vital Caerphilly highway scheme, say Plaid Cymru

  The Plaid Cymru group leader on Caerphilly council, Councillor Colin Mann has called on the Welsh Government to quickly approve an application aimed at easing traffic congestion at the busy PwllyPant roundabout.

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20/02/2017  Plaid Cymru councillors welcome cut in traffic congestion in village
Plaid Cymru councillors welcome cut in traffic congestion in village

  Temporary traffic management measures introduced in Llanbradach two months ago have led to a reduction in congestion in the village.

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08/02/2017  Plaid leader accuses train company of ignoring complaints by passengers
Plaid leader accuses train company of ignoring complaints by passengers

  The Plaid Cymru group leader on Caerphilly County Borough Council has accused Arriva Trains Wales of “appalling customer service” – nearly two months after he put a complaint in.

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05/02/2017  Plaid members buoyant in run-up to council elections
Plaid members buoyant in run-up to council elections

These are just some of the Plaid Cymru councillors and candidates preparing for the council elections in Caerphilly County in May.

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03/02/2017  Plaid leader attacks council leader over senior officer debate comments
Plaid leader attacks council leader over senior officer debate comments

  The Plaid Cymru group leader on Caerphilly council has said he has been left amazed by comments made by the authority’s Labour leader in the senior officers’ pay scandal.

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13/01/2017  Vandals hit ‘unnecessary’ parking meters in country parks, Plaid Cymru reveal
Vandals hit ‘unnecessary’ parking meters in country parks, Plaid Cymru reveal

More than £9,000 worth of damage has been caused since controversial plans were approved to introduce parking charges in Caerphilly council country parks.

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20/12/2016  Bungalows and flats most in need by council homes applicants, figures obtained by Plaid Cymru reveal
Bungalows and flats most in need by council homes applicants, figures obtained by Plaid Cymru reveal

The shortage of social housing and the huge  demand in Caerphilly county borough has been revealed by Plaid Cymru following a Freedom of Information request.

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09/12/2016  Charges in country parks bring in tens of thousands of pounds less than forecast as drivers stay away.
Charges in country parks bring in tens of thousands of pounds less than forecast as drivers stay away.

Controversial plans to introduce parking charges in country parks have brought in tens of thousands of pounds less in revenue than originally forecast.

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02/12/2016   Bedroom tax costs Caerphilly council tenants almost £4m in just three years, Plaid Cymru reveal
 Bedroom tax costs Caerphilly council tenants almost £4m in just three years, Plaid Cymru reveal

Council tenants in Caerphilly county borough will pay out £3,780,945 in additional rent payments in the three years since the bedroom tax was introduced, Plaid Cymru can reveal.

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17/11/2016  Plaid councillor’s plea for 24-hour A&E unit at Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr after hundreds referred to Royal Gwent
Plaid councillor’s plea for 24-hour A&E unit at Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr after hundreds referred to Royal Gwent

SIX hundred patients every year are being referred from the Minor Injuries Unit at Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr to the Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport, according to information obtained by Plaid Cymru.

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11/11/2016   Council plan action to ease congestion in village after plea from Plaid Cymru councillors
 Council plan action to ease congestion in village after plea from Plaid Cymru councillors

Temporary traffic management measures are being introduced from next week (November 14)  to ease congestion in a Rhymney Valley village following an appeal from Plaid Cymru ward councillors.

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