Council News

  • Congratulations to Labour Leader of Newport City Council on Life Peerage from Caerleon Labour Councillors

    September 11th, 2019 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on Congratulations to Labour Leader of Newport City Council on Life Peerage from Caerleon Labour Councillors

    Baroness Debbie Wilcox will join the House of Lords as a Life Peer in recognition of over nearly 40 years of public service as a teacher, national examiner and, for the last 15 years, as a Labour Councillor. Our Labour Councillors Gail Giles and Jason Hughes praise her exceptional contribution and achievements: “We are absolutely […]

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  • Caerleon Labour Councillors’ Contributions to Full Council Meeting, 23rd July 2019

    September 11th, 2019 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on Caerleon Labour Councillors’ Contributions to Full Council Meeting, 23rd July 2019

    Council 23 July 2019 Questions to the Cabinet Member – Education and Skills, Councillor Gail Giles Councillor Joan Watkins asked the following question that had been submitted: ‘Given that two secondary schools in Newport remain in special measures Newport High and St Julian’s (St Julian’s now for 2 years) and another Llanwern is in the […]

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  • REDROW CONSULTATION UPDATE FROM JASON AND GAIL

    September 11th, 2019 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on REDROW CONSULTATION UPDATE FROM JASON AND GAIL

    Response from Jason and Gail to Redrow Consultation in respect of the former Caerleon University Campus Site The site has previously been the subject of statutory pre-application consultation with the public, pre-application discussions with the Council and has been presented to the Design Commission for Wales for review. A hybrid application was submitted to Newport […]

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  • Caerleon Campus: Latest update, HAVE YOUR SAY NOW

    August 24th, 2019 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on Caerleon Campus: Latest update, HAVE YOUR SAY NOW

    HAVE YOUR SAY – NOW Following the purchase of the University owned campus site, Redrow is undertaking a pre-application consultation, which does not involve the Council at this point, asking for views on its proposals for a development. Our Labour Councillors, Gail and Jason, first brought news of this pre-application on 30th July (see our […]

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  • Update on Broadway Public Toilets

    August 1st, 2019 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on Update on Broadway Public Toilets

    The opening of the Public Toilets at the Pavilion in Broadway has been extended. Following repeated calls from our Labour Councillors, Gail Giles and Jason Hughes, it has been agreed that the opening of the toilets will be extended for week days, and during some events, with the operational support of Cadw. We thank Cadw […]

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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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  • 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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