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  • Welsh Government minister confirms intention to reopen M4 junction

    March 15th, 2017 | Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    The Welsh Government’s Economy and Infrastructure Secretary Ken Skates has confirmed in letters to Newport City Council Leader Debbie Wilcox and the Assembly Member for Newport West Jayne Bryant that if the Welsh Government’s plan to reroute the M4  to the south of Newport is accepted by the current planning inquiry, Junction 25 on the present M4 […]

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  • Our March Newsletter is now being delivered in Caerleon

    March 15th, 2017 | Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    Our March Newsletter which includes our pledges for the May 4th council elections is now being distributed throughout Caerleon. It also refers to the current public enquiry into the new M4 route. The official view of the Welsh Government is that ‘Works on the existing M4 would also include the reconfiguration of Junction 25 at […]

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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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  • Great fundraising evening by Caerleon Labour

    February 5th, 2017 | Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

      A wonderfully  enjoyable Caerleon Labour fund raising evening at Dutchy’s on Thursday night. About seventy members and friends from the Caerleon, Newport and the Monmouth areas enjoyed a mouthwatering Jamaican menu prepared by Toni Smith and his staff. Particular thanks to them. All going to a good cause! And some inspiring speeches from Paul Flynn […]

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  • Caerleon schools – great improvements, but still room for more

    February 1st, 2017 | Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

     Two reports on  Caerleon schools – the Estyn (Welsh Schools Inspectorate) report and the Welsh Government’s colour coding banding both highlight the fact that nothing is ever static in the educational world.                                                      […]

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  • Bulmore Road “gypsy” site and the planning laws

    January 29th, 2017 | Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    We’ve been looking at social media comments on the Planning Inspector’s decision to allow the “gypsy” development on Bulmore Road. Some people, some of whom should have known better, have taken the opportunity to take a double swipe at the Welsh Government and the Planning Inspectorate.Caerleon Labour Councillors, supported by Caerleon Labour members, were strongly opposed […]

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  • Putting the record straight. Our latest newsletter

    January 29th, 2017 | Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    Our first newsletter of 2017 is now being distributed throughout Caerleon. It provides updates on many issues which have been the subject of speculation in recent months, such as the future of the Campus, the St Cadoc’s Hospital site and Pillmawr Lane. It also also throws a light on past actions and decisions by both the Conservatives […]

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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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