79 jobs under threat in Llangollen

Today we heard that Dobson & Crowther, the Llangollen based envelope manufacturing company, has been placed in administration. The company employs 79 people. Mabon ap Gwynfor, Plaid Cymru – The Party Of Wales spokesperson for Clwyd South said: “This is awful news for the area and in particular for the 79 people at Dobson and…

Calls to open community hospitals beds

A Welsh Government report published today showed that Wales has the lowest number of beds for patients with acute life threatening illnesses in Europe. The report, written for Welsh Ministers, noted that Wales has 3.2 critical care beds per 100,000 people, compared to four in England and a European average of 11. Mabon ap Gwynfor…

Calls grow for beds at new health centre

Campaigners have re-iterated their calls for hospital beds to be included in the plans for a new health centre at Llangollen. The Welsh Government has this week announced that they will provide funding for the new health centre development. Mabon ap Gwynfor, of the Keep Llangollen Health Services campaign group said: “They’ve been dragging their…