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14/12/2018  Labour vote through another £242,000 in wake of senior officers' pay scandal
Labour vote through another £242,000 in wake of senior officers' pay scandal

Caerphilly Council last night approved a report authorising another £242,000 for the continuing internal investigation involving chief executive Anthony O'Sullivan.

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03/12/2018  Plaid councillor questions value of council-owned bus used to cut trees
Plaid councillor questions value of council-owned bus used to cut trees

Plaid Cymru councillor Colin Elsbury has questioned the value for money of a double decker bus bought and then modified to cut trees.

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16/11/2018  Plaid Town Councillors slam Labour Cabinet decision that threatens leisure centres
Plaid Town Councillors slam Labour Cabinet decision that threatens leisure centres

Plaid Cymru Town Councillors Rhys Mills and Zoe Hammond have hit out at Wednesday's decision by the Labour Cabinet at Caerphilly Council that threatens the closure of leisure centres in Islwyn.

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14/11/2018  Plaid leader accuses Labour Welsh Government of victimising local government  
Plaid leader accuses Labour Welsh Government of victimising local government   

The leader of the Plaid Cymru group on Caerphilly council has laid the blame for proposed multi-million spending cuts and a 6.

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13/11/2018  Plaid campaigner urges council Cabinet not to approve draft sports plan
Plaid campaigner urges council Cabinet not to approve draft sports plan

  Community campaigner Zoe Hammond has called on the Labour Cabinet at Caerphilly Council not to approve the controversial Draft Sport and Active Recreation Strategy 2019-29.

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05/11/2018  Plaid Cymru councillors support motion opposing axing of front counter service at Caerphilly Police Station
Plaid Cymru councillors support motion opposing axing of front counter service at Caerphilly Police Station

Plaid Cymru will back a motion opposing the axing of the front counter service to the public at Caerphilly Police Station from January 2nd.

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02/11/2018  Erect wind turbines, solar panels to cut energy bills, Plaid Cymru councillor urges Caerphilly councillor
Erect wind turbines, solar panels to cut energy bills, Plaid Cymru councillor urges Caerphilly councillor

Plaid Cymru councillor Rob Gough has called on Caerphilly council to examine installing its own wind turbines and installing solar panels to cut rising electricity bills.

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01/11/2018  Disabled charity faces closure after ‘heartless’ council orders them to leave premises
Disabled charity faces closure after ‘heartless’ council orders them to leave premises

                                                A charity that provides help and advice for disabled faces closure after it was ordered to leave council-owned premises by December 18.

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24/10/2018  Plaid leader backs tough action on flytippers in Caerphilly county
Plaid leader backs tough action on flytippers in Caerphilly county

The leader of the Plaid Cymru group, Councillor Colin Mann, has backed tough action against fly tippers proposed by Caerphilly Council.

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17/10/2018  Plaid leader urges public consultation over threat to front counter services at Caerphilly Police Station
Plaid leader urges public consultation over threat to front counter services at Caerphilly Police Station

Plaid Cymru is demanding public consultation over plans which could mean residents being prevented from accessing front counter services at Caerphilly Police Station.

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16/10/2018  Inquiry urged after Caerphilly Council’s Out-Of-hours Service fails to respond
Inquiry urged after Caerphilly Council’s Out-Of-hours Service fails to respond

Plaid Cymru’s Aber Valley councillors want an urgent review of Caerphilly Council’s out-of-hours service after they failed to respond following the illegal dumping of containers next to a children’s play area.

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01/10/2018  End use of plastic food and drinks containers within 5 years, urges Plaid Cymru leader
End use of plastic food and drinks containers within 5 years, urges Plaid Cymru leader

Plaid Cymru councillors have tabled a notice of motion calling on Caerphilly council to phase out its use of disposable plastic cutlery and drinks cups within five years.

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21/09/2018  Plaid leader urges tougher action against owners failing to pick after their dog
Plaid leader urges tougher action against owners failing to pick after their dog

Greater enforcement action and fines is being demanded by Plaid Cymru in Caerphilly against dog owners who do not pick up after their pets.

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14/09/2018  Residents abandon calls to Caerphilly council because of long waits to be answered
Residents abandon calls to Caerphilly council because of long waits to be answered

More than 2,100 callers to Caerphilly Council’s headquarters have hung up over the last three years because their calls have gone unanswered.

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10/09/2018  Plaid Cymru leader encourages Caerphilly council to help create electric car charging points
Plaid Cymru leader encourages Caerphilly council to help create electric car charging points

Not a single public charging point is in existence in Caerphilly county borough, it has been revealed.

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07/09/2018  Eleven road bridges in Caerphilly county are sub-standard
Eleven road bridges in Caerphilly county are sub-standard

A review of spending on bridge maintenance has been called for by Colin Mann, the leader of the Plaid Cymru group leader on Caerphilly council.

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23/08/2018  Do more to tackle empty private homes scandal, urges Plaid Cymru
Do more to tackle empty private homes scandal, urges Plaid Cymru

Urgent action is needed to reduce the more than 1,500 empty privately-owned houses – some lying empty for more than TEN years – in Caerphilly county borough, Plaid Cymru councillors are demanding.

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12/08/2018  Set time limit to end use of plastic food and drink containers, urges Plaid Cymru leader
Set time limit to end use of plastic food and drink containers, urges Plaid Cymru leader

Plaid Cymru group leader Colin Mann today called on Caerphilly council to phase out its use of disposable plastic cutlery and drinks cups.

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10/08/2018  Set time limit to end use of plastic food and drinks containers, urges Plaid Cymru leader
Set time limit to end use of plastic food and drinks containers, urges Plaid Cymru leader

Plaid Cymru group leader Colin Mann today called on Caerphilly council to phase out its use of disposable plastic cutlery and drinks cups.

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19/07/2018  Paper straws firm jobs boost welcomed at ‘white elephant’ building
Paper  straws firm jobs boost welcomed at ‘white elephant’ building

Plaid Cymru group leader Colin Mann has welcomed news that a council-owned building at the Dyffryn Business Park in Caerphilly has been leased to a company making biodegradable straws.

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