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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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02/01/2020  Time To Axe Council Tax Hike & Spending Cuts, Says Plaid Cymru Leader
Time To Axe Council Tax Hike & Spending Cuts, Says Plaid Cymru Leader

Plaid Cymru is urging the new Labour leader of Caerphilly Council, Phillipa Marsden to reduce a proposed 6.

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30/12/2019  More Than 3,200 Back Call For Street Lights To Be Switched Back On
More Than 3,200 Back Call For Street Lights To Be Switched Back On

More than 1,613 people have signed an online petition by Plaid Cymru calling on Caerphilly Council to switch street lights back on.

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21/12/2019  Make Checks On Abuse Of Blue Badges, Urge Plaid Cymru
Make Checks On Abuse Of Blue Badges, Urge Plaid Cymru

Plaid Cymru is calling for checks to be made in Caerphilly county to ensure blue badges issued to disabled motorists are not being abused.

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07/12/2019   Citizens Advice Bureaux Services Under Threat
 Citizens Advice Bureaux Services Under Threat

Plaid Cymru councillor Steve Skivens warns about the impact on the most vulnerable in society if the budget of  Citizens Advice Bureaux is cut.

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02/12/2019  £2.1m Spent By Labour-run Council In Paying Staff Off With Confidentiality Clauses
£2.1m Spent By Labour-run Council In Paying Staff Off With Confidentiality Clauses

Labour-run Caerphilly Council has forked out more than £2.1m of public money over the last five years as part of confidentiality agreements with departing staff.

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21/11/2019  Latest Cost of Labour’s Caerphilly Officers’ Pay Debacle Revealed
Latest Cost of Labour’s Caerphilly Officers’ Pay Debacle Revealed

The latest bill for Caerphilly senior officers’ pay scandal has been revealed at £4,088,926 up to November 1st, 2019.

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14/11/2019  Smaller Communities ‘Picked On’ In Budget Cuts, Claims Plaid Councillor
Smaller Communities ‘Picked On’ In Budget Cuts, Claims Plaid Councillor

  Plaid Cymru councillor John Roberts says that smaller communities will be damaged if Labour-run Caerphilly Council press ahead with budget cuts.

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13/11/2019  Axing Civic Amenity Site Will Lead To More Flytipping, Warns Plaid Leader
Axing Civic Amenity Site Will Lead To More Flytipping, Warns Plaid Leader

  The Plaid Cymru group on Caerphilly Council has criticised plans to close the Trehir Household Recycling site at Llanbradach.

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07/11/2019  Residents will face shocking 6.95% rise in council tax under Labour, warns Plaid leader
Residents will face shocking 6.95% rise in council tax under Labour, warns Plaid leader

Plaid Cymru has attacked plans to hike Caerphilly council tax by another 6.95% which will mean residents on Band D having to pay an extra £78 a year more.

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25/10/2019  Lindsay Whittle selected as Plaid Cymru Caerphilly Candidate In UK General Election
Lindsay Whittle selected as Plaid Cymru Caerphilly Candidate In UK General Election

Lindsay Whittle was chosen last night as Plaid Cymru’s candidate for the Caerphilly constituency in the expected UK General Election.

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24/10/2019  Massive Underspend On Capital Projects Slammed by Plaid Leader
Massive Underspend On Capital Projects Slammed by Plaid Leader

Labour-run Caerphilly Council underspent on its capital budget by £37.6m during the last financial year, according to the authority’s own figures.

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12/10/2019  Council Boss Ignores Community To Try To Force Leisure Centre Closure
Council Boss Ignores Community To Try To Force Leisure Centre Closure

Caerphilly Council seems determined to push through the closure of Pontllanfraith Leisure Centre whatever the community or its local representatives say.

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03/10/2019  Pay Scandal Must Never Be Repeated, Declares Plaid leader
Pay Scandal Must Never Be Repeated, Declares Plaid leader

Commenting on tonight’s decision of Caerphilly County Borough Council to instantly dismiss chief executive, Anthony O’ Sullivan, Councillor Colin Mann, leader of the Plaid Cymru group on Caerphilly council, said: “After more than seven years, the senior officers’ pay scandal has finally been brought to a conclusion.

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01/10/2019  Welsh Government Refuses To Step In Over Caerphilly Council Troubles
Welsh Government Refuses To Step In Over Caerphilly Council Troubles

The Welsh Government is refusing to take any action over crisis-hit Labour-controlled Caerphilly County Borough Council.

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20/09/2019  Plaid Statement On Resignation of Labour Council Leader
Plaid Statement On Resignation of Labour Council Leader

Plaid Cymru has issued a statement following the resignation today of Councillor Dave Poole, Labour Leader of Caerphilly CBC.

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