Posts from the ‘Council News’ Category

  • 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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  • Caerleon Town Hall Toilets New Opening Hours

    Caerleon Town Hall Toilets New Opening Hours

    June 21st, 2018 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on Caerleon Town Hall Toilets New Opening Hours

    Gail and Jason are pleased to confirm that following their on-going meetings with Council officers the caretakers’ rotas have been changed. As a result the Town Hall toilets regular opening hours will be 9am-5pm Monday to Friday from 18th June onwards.

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  • Home Farm Playground Official Opening

    June 20th, 2018 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on Home Farm Playground Official Opening

    The community turned out in force on the evening of 15th June to the official opening of Home Farm Playground.  Councillor Hughes, a member of the Home Farm Playground Committee thanked Councillor Giles for her advice and support throughout and to the Mayor, Cllr Harvey and Jenny Judd (Parks) for their support. “This park is a […]

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  • June 2018 Newsletter

    June 2018 Newsletter

    May 31st, 2018 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on June 2018 Newsletter

    Here is the June 2018 Newsletter, which amply showcases the achievements and endeavours of Caerleon Branch Labour Party, and also addresses concerns raised by residents. June 2018 Newsletter

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  • Councillor Jason Hughes visits SW Fire and Rescue Malpas Newport HQ for National Firefighters Day

    May 5th, 2018 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on Councillor Jason Hughes visits SW Fire and Rescue Malpas Newport HQ for National Firefighters Day

    It was a privilege to attend with Newport Council colleagues and AM Jayne Bryant, the SW Fire and Rescue Malpas Newport HQ on 4th May to remember our firefighters on National Firefighters Day.  Thank you to the brave firefighters who shared their stories and for the opportunity to remember those we have lost before their […]

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