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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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19/07/2018   Council backs moves to look at hydrogen solution for transport in Wales
 Council backs moves to look at hydrogen solution for transport in Wales

Caerphilly Council has backed a Plaid Cymru motion which looks to unlock the potential of hydrogen to power trains and buses, cutting pollution.

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16/07/2018  Caerphilly residents stage demo to stop rat-running drivers
Caerphilly residents stage demo to stop rat-running drivers

Residents of Dol-y-Felin Street in Caerphilly turned out on Friday (July 13) to protest against motorists using their street as a rat run.

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06/07/2018  Safety demand for better crossing facilities for Bedwas children
Safety demand for better crossing facilities for Bedwas children

Plaid Cymru activist Daniel Llewellyn has called on Caerphilly Council to improve crossing facilities for children attending Bedwas Primary School.

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25/06/2018  Plaid leader questions why teachers allowed to leave schools – only to be re-employed later
Plaid leader questions why teachers allowed to leave schools – only to be re-employed later

Nine teachers have returned to working at schools in Caerphilly county after receiving early retirement or redundancy pay-outs, it has been revealed by Plaid Cymru.

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24/06/2018  Plaid Members Mark 50th Anniversary of Famous Caerphilly By-Election
Plaid Members Mark 50th Anniversary of Famous Caerphilly By-Election

It was 50 years ago that Plaid Cymru came within less than 2,000 votes of unseating Labour in the famous Caerphilly Parliamentary By-Election.

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23/06/2018  Walk into Caerphilly branded a disgrace by Plaid Cymru councillor
Walk into Caerphilly branded a disgrace by Plaid Cymru councillor

Town Councillor Huw Jackson has called on Caerphilly Council to improve Park Lane, one of the main ways that visitors enter the town centre, describing it as a disgrace.

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22/06/2018  Cool down appeal to frustrated motorists caught up in Pwllypant roundabout congestion
Cool down appeal to frustrated motorists caught up in Pwllypant roundabout congestion

Plaid Cymru councillor Steve Skivens has called for calm from motorists and residents after months of disruption around the Caerphilly area created by road works at the Cedar Tree roundabout, Pwllypant.

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18/06/2018  Labour-run council cuts workforce by 7% since 2014, Plaid Cymru reveal
Labour-run council cuts workforce by 7% since 2014, Plaid Cymru reveal

The full impact of job cuts at Caerphilly council has been revealed with 455 posts axed since 2014, it has been revealed following a request from Plaid Cymru councillor Steve Skivens.

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18/06/2018  Homing pigeons may have to be destroyed in row over housing transfer
Homing pigeons may have to be destroyed in row over housing transfer

Homing pigeons face being destroyed because of a red tape row over a council housing transfer in Caerphilly county borough.

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