Dismay at Llangollen planning approval

Campaigners opposed to a new housing estate in Llangollen have reacted with dismay to the news that the development has been given the go ahead. Denbighshire County Council’s Planning Committee today approved the plans by Castlemead Homes to build 95 houses on Vicarage Hill, on the southern side of Llangollen town. Plaid Cymru’s Mabon ap…

Day Care Centre Closures Condemned

The decision to close two day-care centres in Wrexham have been condemned by Plaid Cymru. Wrexham County Borough Council’s Executive Board today agreed that the Plas yn Rhos in Rhosllanerchrugog and Caia Day Care Centres would close. Various Executive Board members referred to the cuts from the Welsh Government as justification for the closures. However…

Ydy’r ymladd am ddwr wedi dechrau – a Chymru yn y canol?

Efallai y byddwch chi wedi clywed am yr ymgais gan ddau gwmni i brynu cwmni Dŵr Dyffryn Dyfrdwy yn ddiweddar. Doth y cyfan i olwg y cyhoedd yr wythnos diwethaf wrth i’r newyddion dorri fod Dŵr Hafren Trent (Severn Trent Water – STW o hyn ymlaen) wedi gwneud cynnig i brynu cwmni gymharol fach Dŵr…

Chancellor: Austerity has failed, and Wales gets crumbs

Responding to the UK Chancellor’s Autumn Statement, Mabon ap Gwynfor of Plaid Cymru said: “The Chancellor’s statement today shows clearly that austerity has been one big lie. We were told that the pain that people have suffered over the last six years was to balance the books. Well, we’ve put up with the pain and…

We must all disown these repugnant attitudes

Much has been written in the wake of Brexit and Trump’s success about the increased racism, homophobia, sexism, chauvinism etc. It seems that such attitudes have been given a new lease of life, and what was once said in the company of close friends behind closed doors is now once again aired publically. Many people…

100 Labour MPs abstain from Yemen vote

Tens of thousands of people have suffered or been killed in Yemen because of the on-going vicious war there, with Saudi Arabia trying to force its will on the country. It is undoubted that Saudi Arabia are committing war crimes in Yemen with their targeting of civilians. In late 2015 Amnesty International accused Saudi Arabia…