Posts from the ‘Latest News’ Category

  • Caerleon Community Carol Singing 2018 

    December 10th, 2018 | Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on Caerleon Community Carol Singing 2018 

    Another successful and enjoyable Community Carol Singing was organised by Gail and Jason this year and attended by almost 200 Caerleon residents of all ages. Held inside the Town Hall, due to inclement weather, the crowd was entertained by the combined Choirs of Lodge Hill and Charles Williams schools supported by Gwent Music and Gwent Youth Brass Assemble.  The event was led by […]

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  • Paul Flynn to not stand as candidate in next Election

    November 21st, 2018 | Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on Paul Flynn to not stand as candidate in next Election

    As those reading will probably know by now, Paul Flynn will not be standing as a candidate in the next election (whenever that may be).  Caerleon Labour Party would like to thank Paul for being such a principled and honourable representative of Newport West for the past 31 years, and wish him all the best […]

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  • Caerleon Remembrance Events

    November 13th, 2018 | Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on Caerleon Remembrance Events

    Caerleon can be very proud of the huge support it gave this weekend in remembering the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in WW1, WW2 and the many other wars since 1914.   ‘Caerleon Remembers’    Gail and Jason joined hundreds of local people at the wonderful ‘Caerleon Remembers’ commemoration in St Cadoc’s […]

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  • 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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  • Congratulations Caerleon and Ponthir Rainbows, Brownies and Guides

    October 13th, 2018 | Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on Congratulations Caerleon and Ponthir Rainbows, Brownies and Guides

    Gail and Jason were delighted to be invited to attend a very special event with members of Girlguiding in Ponthir and Caerleon who have been busy working on their ‘100 for 100’ project . District Commissioner, Leanne Taylor, who welcomed us to Zion Baptist Church, Ponthir has kindly shared her statement , below, with us […]

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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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