Posts from the ‘Council News’ Category

  • Scare tactics over the St Cadoc’s Hospital site

    January 6th, 2017 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

      Planning issues in Caerleon will obviously be a hot topic between now and the council elections in May, and our opponents are already deliberately spreading misinformation. The Conservatives in particular have been trying to scare people with hints of “behind the scenes” deals over the potential development of the St Cadoc’s Hospital site for […]

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  • Another shocker from the Lib Dems

    December 19th, 2016 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    The Lib Dems have once again been deliberately misleading the people of Caerleon and Newport. They’ve just published and distributed a tabloid style newspaper which, despite what they say, is anything but the truth.   They have form. Some weeks ago they tricked hundreds of unsuspecting local internet users (see our earlier post on this site) into thinking that […]

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  • Planning victories for our councillors and residents

    December 15th, 2016 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    Newport Council’s Planning Committee have rejected an application by Newport City Homes to build flats on the former garage site in Eastfield Road, Caerleon. There was widespread opposition from local residents , and their case was consistently supported by Councillors Gail Giles and Cliff Suller on the grounds that the development was out of character, […]

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  • Another Lib Dem scam in Caerleon

    December 4th, 2016 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    Newport Liberal Democrats have been distributing questionnaires in Caerleon which are underhand and deceptive. The mother of one of our ward members who lives in a sheltered complex for elderly people received a leaflet through the door using a widely recognised Labour print format and design – Neo Sans Font with red lettering. It in […]

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  • Gail Giles to object to latest application for flats on Eastfield Road

    October 27th, 2016 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    Councillor Gail Giles is objecting to a new application by Newport City Homes to build six flats on the former garage site at Eastfield Road on Lodge Hill. She is also referring it to Newport Planning Committee. Councillors Giles and Cliff Suller objected to the original application for eight flats on the site as part of their continuing […]

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  • Our new team for the May council elections

    October 20th, 2016 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    Caerleon Labour party will be fielding a new team of candidates for the  Newport City Council elections next May.Councillor Gail Giles, currently cabinet member for education,will be standing again along with Jason Hughes and Mike Singleton. Councillors Cliff Suller and Paul Huntley will continue serving as ward members for Caerleon until the elections are held on May 4th.

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  • Tremendous exam results this year at Caerleon Comprehensive

    October 7th, 2016 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

     Well done Caerleon Comprehensive School students, staff and governors for a tremendous set of results in this year’s GCSE and A Level exams. The Cabinet Member for Education Councillor Gail Giles, in a congratulatory letter to the school, described them as excellent, with particularly good results in GCSE A*-C maths, and A Levels – where […]

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  • A convincing set of arguments against the “gypsy” site on Bulmore Road

    October 4th, 2016 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    Caerleon councillors continue to oppose the establishment of a “gypsy” site on Bulmore Road, for a range of reasons including access, environmental problems and the validity of the application under existing legislation for traveller camps. A planning appeal will be held in Newport on December 8th, and further information can be found on https://acp.planninginspectorate.gov.uk/ViewCase.aspx?caseid=3156937 As well as […]

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  • Removal of Home Farm playground equipment

    September 7th, 2016 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    Residents from Home Farm have recently expressed regret that playground equipment near Hazel Walk has been removed. This was because new and totally unanticipated safety regulations affecting playgrounds throughout the country were suddenly introduced.   Councillors Gail Giles, Paul Huntley and Cliff Suller also very much regret that this happened and would like to see new equipment […]

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  • Bulmore caravan site refusal goes to appeal

    September 3rd, 2016 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    The owners of The Old Clawdd Piggery, Bulmore Road who were recently refused permission by Newport City Council to develop the site for the stationing of caravans for residential purposes, for a gypsy pitch and for the keeping of horses are now appealing to the National Assembly against the Council’s decision. In line with their consistent […]

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