News Archive

  • Archaeologists move on to the Campus site

    August 13th, 2016 | Council News, Latest News, News, News Archive | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    Caerleon councillors have been informed that archaeological works arranged by the university will be starting on the Caerleon university site on Monday. This is part of the archaeological evaluation that will be included in the Environmental Statement to be submitted with a future planning application. Positions of trenches, etc have been agreed with the Glamorgan […]

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  • Steve takes a novel approach to the problem of drugs taking in athletics

    January 18th, 2015 | News Archive | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    Caerleon Labour Party member Steve Howell has written a thriller which explores the problem of  drug taking in the world of athletics.  Over the Line tells the story of how the ambitions of Megan Edwards, Britain’s poster girl for the 2016 Olympics, are threatened by a drugs scandal and a police investigation into the steroid-linked […]

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  • Caerleon Labour Christmas Coffee morning. Our MP wins the quiz!

    December 8th, 2014 | News Archive | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    Caerleon Labour’s annual coffee morning once again brought elected members, friends and  members of the public into the Town Hall for a seasonal get together. Paul Flynn MP showed what he is made of by winning the general knowledge quiz. Hopefully, with the general election coming up, it’s a good omen! Stephanie O’Sullivan, winner of […]

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  • It’s that time of year again!

    December 1st, 2014 | News Archive | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    The Goldcroft Common  Christmas tree is up – and the lights are on. This year’s preparations have been organised by Councillor Paul Huntley and the tree and lights have been purchased with the allowances of Councillors Huntley, Gail Giles and Cliff Suller. In the run up to Christmas there’ll be the annual Caerleon Labour Party […]

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  • Caerleon Labour Party nominate Gail and Jayne

    November 14th, 2014 | News Archive | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    Caerleon Labour Party have backed Councillor Gail Giles and Jayne Bryant in the  search for a successor to Rosemary Butler AM – who retires from the National Assembly in 2016. Each branch is entitled to send two names forward to the final selection process which takes place on December 13th. Newport West CLP agreed to […]

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  • Our autumn newsletter – roads, schools, university campus and more

    November 14th, 2014 | News Archive | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    Our latest edition of Caerleon News is now being distributed throughout the ward. A big thank you to our colleagues and comrades from other wards who have been braving the rain to help us deliver Caerleon News. It features the welcome news that a whopping £274,125 has been spent on Caerleon’s key roads. There’s also some […]

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  • Caerleon Labour members challenge tabloid lies

    October 29th, 2014 | News Archive | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    Two Caerleon Labour Party members have been challenging  tabloid journalists in London over the way they write about the Welsh NHS and the EU. Max Perkins (Caerleon Labour Party chair) and Steve Howell are both former journalists living in Caerleon with well over fifty years journalistic experience between them. Steve is a regular columnist with […]

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  • Polling station in Home Farm/Roman Reach needs a new home!

    October 2nd, 2014 | News Archive | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    Can you help? The designated polling station  for Home Farm and Roman Reach over the last few years is no longer available, which means that voters in next May’s General Election could have to travel to Lodge Hill School to vote. Caerleon Labour Party have written to Newport City Council’s Electoral Registration Manager to express […]

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  • Caerleon Labour Summer Party – the sun shone on us!

    September 4th, 2014 | News Archive | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    A great event on the riverside  at Nailery Cottage – the tide’s turning for Labour!   .  

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  • Police aim to minimise disruption at NATO summit

    July 28th, 2014 | News Archive | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    A packed meeting in Caerleon Town Hall, organised by Councillor  Paul Huntley and attended by Councillors Gail Giles and Cliff Suller, heard that Gwent Police hope to keep disruption for residents and local businesses to a minimum. Inspector Mike Richards, from the local division, explained that they were expecting 150 VIPs, 5,000 delegates and 1500 […]

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