Was Llangennech a stand alone issue? No. Here’s why…

Some of you will have taken an interest in the recent row in Llangennech, near Llanelli, concerning the language status of Ysgol Llangennech. It’s been widely written about, but to get a real taste of the whole thing, visit Cneifiwr’s blog. Well, another, very similar row is brewing up here in north east Wales, which…

Ease pressures on DGH

Following the news that Ambulances were queuing 16 deep at Wrexham Maelor Hospital yesterday the North Wales Health Alliance have issued this brief statement: Mabon ap Gwynfor of the North Wales health Alliance said: “The closure of four community hospitals (1) has meant losing more than 50 community beds, which has placed further unnecessary pressure…

Ceiriog Valley education success

A community that refused to let its schools close has been praised after Ysgol Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog had a positive inspection report. The Estyn report for Ysgol Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog, part of the Ceiriog Valley Federation, was given an overall ‘Good’ by the inspectors, which means that they have ‘many strengths and no important areas…