Posts from the ‘Council News’ Category

  • Lightsource bp Community Grant Scheme – opens 26th November 2018

    November 9th, 2018 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on Lightsource bp Community Grant Scheme – opens 26th November 2018

    Caerleon Community Lightsource Grant Poster (click red text to see full details) Gail and Jason are delighted that a new grant, provided by Lightsource bp, is being launched by GAVO (Gwent Association for Voluntary Organisations) for the benefit of Caerleon. Gail has been working to ensure this grant was provided since Lightsource bp first applied for planning […]

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  • Caerleon Campus Planning Application: Refused

    October 4th, 2018 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on Caerleon Campus Planning Application: Refused

    Gail and Jason spoke at yesterday’s Planning Committee meeting to reiterate their objections to the University’s latest plans for the Campus site. They reiterated their previously submitted objections (see below) and the key issues of traffic and air pollution were central to discussions. A member of the public also spoke in support of refusal and […]

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  • Latest News on Campus Application

    September 27th, 2018 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on Latest News on Campus Application

    Gail and Jason have consistently raised concerns about traffic and air pollution in Caerleon, objecting to new developments including the Campus. They have also organised and chaired the public meetings with up to 400 people attending and ensured public consultation by USW. Our objections have included: We wish to object to the above application on […]

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  • Education Question Responses from Gail at Full Council, and Update on Council Work of Jason

    September 13th, 2018 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on Education Question Responses from Gail at Full Council, and Update on Council Work of Jason

    Alongside Gail and Jason’s work assisting Caerleon residents, schools and organisations they are also active participants in Newport City Council meetings. All Council meetings can be viewed on the Newport City Council website: www.newport.gov.uk which includes information on Questions at Full Council. As Cabinet Member for Education and Skills, Gail responds regularly to questions submitted both […]

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  • Congratulations Caerleon Comprehensive School

    August 24th, 2018 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on Congratulations Caerleon Comprehensive School

    We congratulate Caerleon Comprehensive on their A level and GCSE results this year, which continue to be strong, particularly in English and Maths. The excellent standard of ‘A’ levels has also continued. Gail, who is Cabinet Member for Education and Skills, and Jason, who is a Governor at the school, recognise the achievements: ‘These results […]

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  • Newport and Caerleon A-Level Results

    August 20th, 2018 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on Newport and Caerleon A-Level Results

    Newport and Caerleon pupils are doing well again in their A level results. Great effort by pupils, staff and governors in our local schools. Caerleon increased the percentage of pupils obtaining three A*/A by eight percent to 22.4% and increased the percentage of A*/A from 21% to 36.1%. Gail, Newport’s City Council’s cabinet member for […]

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  • Caerleon Toilets and the Council Budget: Separating Fact from Fiction (Long Version)

    Caerleon Toilets and the Council Budget: Separating Fact from Fiction (Long Version)

    July 17th, 2018 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on Caerleon Toilets and the Council Budget: Separating Fact from Fiction (Long Version)

    We understand there has been some confused, even incorrect, messages put out on Social Media since the Budget vote was undertaken in Full Council on 27th February 2018.   Gail and Jason have, therefore, requested clarification from Newport City Council’s Head of Law & Regulation and received the following information:   “ From my recollection, […]

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  • Unveiling of a new Blue Plaque on Pendragon House, Cross Street

    July 14th, 2018 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on Unveiling of a new Blue Plaque on Pendragon House, Cross Street

    Remembering Caerleon’s Basque child refugees On Tuesday, 10th July, at midday, Gail and Jason were delighted to participate in the unveiling of a new Blue Plaque as Caerleon remembered the arrival of 56 Basque child refugees 81 years ago to the day, having fled from the Spanish Civil war.   The Ceramic Plaque has been […]

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  • Caerleon Broadway toilets now open to the public

    July 6th, 2018 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on Caerleon Broadway toilets now open to the public

    Gail and Jason are delighted to confirm that, as we reported previously, following their on-going discussions within the Council and those between Newport City Council, the National Roman Legion Museum and CADW, the toilets in Broadway are now available to the public for the next 12 months. The Pavilion is being used as a temporary […]

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  • Caerleon Comprehensive 6th best secondary school in Wales according to The Real Schools Guide 2018

    June 25th, 2018 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on Caerleon Comprehensive 6th best secondary school in Wales according to The Real Schools Guide 2018

    Gail, Cabinet Member for Education and Skills, and Jason, Caerleon Comprehensive School Governor, are delighted to note that according to WalesOnline’s Real Schools Guide 2018, Caerleon Comprehensive is the 6th best secondary school in Wales. This is an incredible leap of 150 places from last year’s ranking. Additionally, it is the only school in the […]

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