Demeaning our politics and taking advantage of our trust

Politics. Sometimes I hate it. Well, more than sometimes, quite often actually. The oneupmanship; the spinning; the misleading; the downright lying at times – all to keep face and win support, or at least stem a decline. Over the weekend my local Assembly Member and Labour’s candidate against me in the up-coming Assembly election responded…

£1m loan deal is a ‘spiteful snub’ to Plas Madoc

Plaid Cymru the Party of Wales have challenged Wrexham County Borough Council’s decision to ignore Splash Magic in their successful bid for a Welsh Government Sports Facilities Capital Loan Scheme. It was announced yesterday that the council had been successful in its application for a £1m loan from the Welsh Government and will use the funds…

Splash out on community-run leisure centre, council urged

Council plans to spend millions of pounds on leisure centres being outsourced to a Sussex-based company have been questioned by Plaid Cymru – The Party Of Wales. Plaid Cymru – The Party Of Wales’ Clwyd South Assembly candidate Mabon ap Gwynfor said Wrexham Council’s proposal to spend £1.2 million on Waterworld was in stark contrast…

Parents’ fury over school bus cut on hazardous road

Parents of Garth School pupils living in Trevor are furious after receiving a last-minute letter from Wrexham Council telling them that their school bus was no longer available just weeks before the start of the new term. The council is insisting that they pay £50 per term for each pupil in advance or find their…

Plas Madoc funding U-Turn

Statement on the news of the Plas Madoc funding u-turn: “The news that the Labour group on Wrexham Council has done a u-turn is a welcome step in the right direction. Along with all the hard-working campaigners, we called for Plas Madoc to be kept open while the centre was transferred to community ownership and,…

Valley vote of no Confidence in WCBC

Plaid brands Council irresponsible Ceiriog Valley residents unanimously passed a vote of no confidence into Wrexham County Borough Council tonight in a packed meeting at Glyn Ceiriog organised to discuss irresponsible off-road users. However senior representatives of WCBC refused to attend, claiming that they did not work after working hours. Plaid Cymru branded the Council…

Labour council has money in the bank but is cutting vital services

Wrexham Labour Council has been accused of stashing money away in reserves while cutting vital frontline services. The decision has been branded a scandal by Plaid Cymru.  Plaid Cymru’s Clwyd South spokesperson Mabon ap Gwynfor said people opposed to the closure of Plas Madoc Leisure Centre, libraries, community centres, bus services and the reduction of…