Twenty Two job seekers chasing every job in Clwyd South

 Candidate calls for greater investment in region  There are twenty two job seekers chasing every job in Clwyd South, according to official statistics.  The latest government statistics (1) show that there are 83 vacancies while there are 1840 seeking work in the Clwyd South constituency.  Mabon ap Gwynfor, Plaid Cymru Assembly Candidate in Clwyd South,…

Getting back was only the beginning!

I was watching the telly the other night and I saw the listings showing Back To The Future. I tuned in but got confused. “Doc Brown’s cut his hare” I thought, as I saw a tall-ish man with a crazy glint in his eye and gleaming white hair talk on telly. He was talking about…

Fighting for Rhiwabon and Maelor Sixth Forms

Wrexham Council’s Executive Board agreed yesterday to keep Rhiwabon and The Maelor School Penley sixth forms open.  This news comes as a surprise but is nonetheless warmly welcomed. Congratulations to all concerned, especially those students that spoke so eloquently at the meeting.  It’s a surprise because of the four options put in front of the…

Homes for who? (part 2 of the Housing article)

The boom years under Labour’s hapless stewardship of the economy turned everybody into property speculators. It created a false sense of wealth which resulted in a scramble for land and everybody jumped on the property bandwagon including some surprising characters. In their midst was the otherwise respectable National Trust. The National Trust is one of…

Tackling Affordable Housing

          When thinking about political issues, one normally thinks of Health, Education, Pensions, Jobs. Then there are specialist subjects, agriculture, the environment, war and peace. But over the last ten years one of the major issues in Welsh politics which has not been resolved is that of housing.*  It seems that there are houses being…

Reporting Rod Liddle to the Police for Racism

There are so many things happening right now, that it’s difficult to know where to start! So I’ll start with the latest, and work back.  Facebook is a great networking tool, and thanks to a friend on facebook I came across an article by Rod Liddle, some-time journalist some-time trouble-maker, ‘discussing’ Osborne’s announcement that S4C…