Council News

  • The public have their say about USW proposals for the Campus

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

    As promised, Labour Cllrs Gail Giles and Jason Hughes organised a public meeting on Monday June 5th about the current University of South Wales consultation on their plans for the Caerleon Campus. USW representatives declined to attend but the views of those attending have been noted and will be included by Gail and Jason in their […]

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  • Caerleon Labour win two seats out of three on May 4th

    May 10th, 2017 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

        Congratulations to Gail Giles and Jason Hughes for their magnificent win in Caerleon in the Newport City Council elections on May 4th, and a big cheer for Mike Singleton who didn’t quite make it but who worked so hard. And thanks to all the team who put so much effort in at a […]

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  • Our final newsletter of the campaign, and our videos.

    April 28th, 2017 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    Our last newsletter of the 2017 Council election campaign is being delivered this weekend. It contains our final message from Gail Giles Jason Hughes and Mike Singleton before polling day on May 4th. For full text click here We also have  Facebook and  YouTube links to  two recent videos which contain powerful messages from our candidates about the need […]

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  • Our pledges for the 2017 City election

    March 1st, 2017 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    Our candidates, Mike Singleton, Gail Giles and Jason Hughes have published their election pledges for the city elections on May 4th. They’ll: Continue to oppose unwanted development, but press for a new rail station Continue to support community projects, such as the Home Farm Play Area, Caerleon Festival, Christmas in Caerleon and Caerleon in Bloom […]

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  • A 1.1m pounds increase in the budget for Newport schools

    February 26th, 2017 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    Excellent news about schools funding for Newport from Councillor Debbie Wilcox. “We have to deliver a balanced budget, and this is proving harder and harder each year as the demand for services grows, yet our funding from Westminster continues to reduce.” In response to feedback from the consultation, an additional £1.1million has been allocated to […]

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  • School funding – an important statement by Gail Giles

    February 16th, 2017 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    Newport City Council’s final budget will be discussed by the Cabinet on February 20th. In the meantime there has been much speculation about the effect on local schools. Councillor Gail Giles, Cabinet Member for Education and council officers have put this into context in a Council Press Release: School funding 2017/18 Newport City Council is considering savings proposals totalling nearly […]

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  • 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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