Ruabon eyesore – the highs and lows of politics.

Politics. I both love it and hate it. Love it because on a good day you feel like you’ve achieved something; improved someone or a society’s lot; you can make a real difference to people’s lives; it’s a vehicle to improve things. There’s also the adrenalin rush during election campaigns, the camaraderie, and above all…

Profit and Greed deny Brymbo essential services

It’s kicked off over at Wrecsam Plaid Blog here and here!  In a posting about Wrexham Council’s decision not to allow the development of a further 150 houses on the new Brymbo development site, people have responded in disgust that Plaid Cymru Councillors (from distant Caia Park!) have denied the residents of the new houses…

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…