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14/09/2020  Temporary Footbridge For Llanbradach By Christmas, Transport For Wales Pledge
Temporary Footbridge For Llanbradach By Christmas, Transport For Wales Pledge

Plans to erect a temporary footbridge at Llanbradach to replace the  crossing damaged in a road accident in May has been welcomed by local Plaid Cymru councillors.

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23/08/2020  Public Toilets In Caerphilly’s Parks To Be Opened From Monday
Public Toilets In Caerphilly’s Parks To Be Opened From Monday

Public toilets in two Caerphilly county parks will be unlocked on Monday, a move welcomed by Plaid Cymru.

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06/08/2020  Open Public Toilets In Caerphilly’s Parks, Urge  Plaid Cymru
Open Public Toilets In Caerphilly’s Parks, Urge  Plaid Cymru

Plaid Cymru want public toilets opened in Caerphilly’s parks as soon as possible – provided it is deemed safe to do so.

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06/08/2020   Vital Work To Tips Must Be Completed Before Autumn Rains, Say Plaid Cymru
 Vital Work To Tips Must Be Completed Before Autumn Rains, Say Plaid Cymru

Plaid Cymru is calling for all remedial work on the Bedwas Tips to be completed well before the autumn rains to provide reassurance for Trethomas residents living near the site.

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23/07/2020  Council Accused Of Censorship After Critical Comments About Road Closure Removed
Council Accused Of Censorship After Critical Comments About Road Closure Removed

Labour-run Caerphilly Council has been accused of censoring critical comments on its Facebook page about controversial plans to shut  Mountain Road in Caerphilly.

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20/07/2020  ​​Thousands More Street Lights Set To Be Switched Off, Plaid Cymru Reveal
​​Thousands More Street Lights Set To Be Switched Off, Plaid Cymru Reveal

Almost 8,500 more street lights will be turned off in Caerphilly County between now and the end of 2020, Plaid Cymru has been told.

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07/07/2020  Caerphilly Council Will Review Use Of Controversial Chemical Over Safety Fears, Plaid Cymru Told
Caerphilly Council Will Review Use Of Controversial Chemical Over Safety Fears, Plaid Cymru Told

Caerphilly Council has confirmed that it is looking at alternatives to a controversial herbicide used to rid the county’s roads and pavements of weeds.

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22/06/2020  Footbridge Will Be Built – But It Could Take 2 Years, Plaid Councillors Told
Footbridge Will Be Built – But It Could Take 2 Years, Plaid Councillors Told

Transport for Wales (TfW)  has pledged to replace a Llanbradach footbridge – damaged in a road accident – but say it could take up to two years.

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28/05/2020  Transport for Wales Pledge to Plaid Councillors Over Future Of Footbridge
Transport for Wales Pledge to Plaid Councillors Over Future Of Footbridge

Plaid Cymru councillors Rob Gough and Colin Mann have received an assurance from Transport for Wales (TfW) that the Tynygraig footbridge over the main railway line in Llanbradach will be replaced.

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27/05/2020   More Than 530 People Sign Petition To Save Footbridge
 More Than 530 People Sign Petition To Save Footbridge

Over 530 people have already backed a petition by Plaid Cymru councillors in Llanbradach to have a popular footbridge across the Rhymney Valley rail line repaired and reopened.

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20/05/2020  Footbridge Damage: Clarification
Footbridge Damage: Clarification

Llanbradach ward councillor Colin Mann today issued a clarification  in reference to the damage caused to Tynygraig footbridge over the main railway line – now closed to the public -  on the road to Caerphilly Skip Hire.

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18/05/2020  Repair and Reopen Footbridge, Plaid Councillors Urge Transport For Wales
Repair and Reopen Footbridge, Plaid Councillors Urge Transport For Wales

Plaid Cymru councillors in Llanbradach are demanding the repair and reopening of a popular footbridge across the Rhymney Valley rail line.

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07/05/2020  Buy Local, Urges Plaid Cymru Leader
Buy Local, Urges Plaid Cymru Leader

Caerphilly Plaid Cymru group leader Colin Mann has backed calls urging people to buy local as the coronavirus pandemic hits business hard.

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04/05/2020  Commenting On the £500 Pay Award for Care Workers
Commenting On the £500 Pay Award for Care Workers

Councillor Colin Mann, leader of the Plaid Cymru group on Caerphilly County Borough Council, said: “We’re delighted that the dedication of those care workers who look after the most vulnerable residents in residential care homes and in people’s own homes will be recognised.

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06/03/2020  Visitors Staying Away From Country Parks Because Of Car Park Charges, say Plaid Cymru
Visitors Staying Away From Country Parks Because Of Car Park Charges, say Plaid Cymru

Car parking charges brought in nearly six years ago are driving visitors away, say Plaid Cymru. A Freedom of Information  request by Plaid Cymru has revealed income from charges is almost £40,000 lower than the £85,000 forecast when pay and display charges were introduced nearly six years ago.

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12/02/2020  Delight After Start Date For New Llanbradach Health Centre Revealed
Delight After Start Date For New Llanbradach Health Centre Revealed

After well over a decade of delays, work will start next month (March) on the long- medical centre in Llanbradach.

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11/02/2020  Reduce Council Tax Hike To 3.5%, Says Plaid Cymru Leader
Reduce Council Tax Hike To 3.5%, Says Plaid Cymru Leader

Plaid Cymru is calling on the ruling Labour group on Caerphilly Council to reduce the council tax rise to 3.

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24/01/2020   Labour Minister Blames Bedwas Car-Owning Residents For Bedwas Parking Problems
 Labour Minister Blames Bedwas Car-Owning Residents For Bedwas Parking Problems

The parking problems blighting Bryn Heol residents in Bedwas was raised in the Senedd this week by Plaid Cymru AM Delyth Jewell.

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14/01/2020  £153M Underspend On Capital Projects Over 5 Years, Revealed by Plaid Cymru
£153M Underspend On Capital Projects Over 5 Years, Revealed by Plaid Cymru

Labour-run Caerphilly Council has been told to stop promising over-ambitious programmes of capital schemes it always fails to deliver.

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08/01/2020  Homeless Crisis: Plaid Councillor Steve Skivens Gives His View
Homeless Crisis: Plaid Councillor Steve Skivens Gives His View

The Welsh Government has launched a hidden homeless initiative this week covering people who are staying on a friend's sofa, in a hostel or a night shelter, rather than sleeping rough on the streets.

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