News Archive

  • Rosemary to step down as an AM

    July 12th, 2014 | News Archive | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    Dame Rosemary Butler is standing down as the AM for Newport West at the next election, after a long and distinguished career. She was originally elected in 1973 as a Newport Labour Councillor for the Caerleon ward. She went on to become Mayor and deputy leader of the Council before being elected as the Labour AM […]

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  • Join us at the Tolpuddle Martyrs rally

    June 21st, 2014 | News Archive | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    As part of our summer activities this year Teresa Hughes and Helen Lofts are organising a  Caerleon Labour Party coach trip to the Tolpuddle Martyrs Rally on Sunday 20th July.   We’ll go through some of the most beautiful parts of England, and Tolpuddle is a pretty Dorset village  in the Piddle valley – eight […]

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  • Rosemary Butler wecomes new Welsh Government investment in Newport

    June 20th, 2014 | News Archive | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    Rosemary Butler, Assembly Member for Newport West has welcomed the news that Newport has received over £14 million under the Welsh Government’s Vibrant and Viable Places funding scheme. The funding will be used in the regeneration of the city centre, and will be supported by both public and private investment. The projects that will receive […]

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  • Things are going up says Bob Bright

    May 7th, 2014 | News Archive | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

      Councillor Bob Bright, Leader of Newport City Council, had some very positive things to say when he performed the ground breaking ceremony in Friars Walk recently. He said that 2014 looked like being a momentous year for Newport. The demolition and site clearance for Friars Walk was just one of the signs that things are […]

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  • Our latest newsletters. Great turn out by delivery team

    April 27th, 2014 | News Archive | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    A great turnout by Caerleon and Newport West activists this weekend led to one of our fastest local newsletter deliveries in recent times!  We delivered two sets of newsletters in Caerleon, one outlining how important it is to vote Labour on May 22nd (Jayne Bryant from Newport West is in a strong position to win […]

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  • Dame Rosemary, the Mayor and our councillors get to meet Sir Colin

    April 25th, 2014 | News Archive | Caerleon Labour | No Comments

    Dame Rosemary Butler, Mayor Cliff Suller, Mayoress Christine Suller, Councillors Gail Giles and Paul Huntley and many others joined in the launch of this year’s Festival season at the Hanbury Quay with the raising of  Owain Glyndwr’s flag over the Tower under the watchful eye of Sir Colin – a steel sculpture created for the […]

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  • Caerleon gets an honourable mention in the House

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

    Newport West MP Paul Flynn has reminded the Westminster government of the importance of the Roman remains in Caerleon. At Welsh question time he asked the government what they were doing to boost tourism in South East Wales. Wales Office Minister Stephen Crabb drew his attention to the Nato conference which will take place at […]

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  • Our views on local government reorganisation in Wales

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

    We were asked to respond to the recent report of the Williams Commission on the proposed reorganisation of public services in Wales. One of the proposals is that Newport and Monmouthshire should be merged to become one local authority. We have written to Newport West Constituency Labour Party arguing that a totally different approach to […]

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  • The miners’ strike – setting the record straight

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

    Our branch secretary, Tony Jermyn, has written to  Ed Miliband and the Labour Party’s Living Standards Commission asking them to support our call for an enquiry into the way the Tory Government acted during the miners’ strike in the 1980’s. The recent release of Cabinet papers relating to the strike has, in our view,  reignited […]

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  • Car parking and safety in Caerleon

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

    At a recent branch meeting Caerleon Labour Party members expressed concern at the way drivers park in Caerleon. In a a letter to the Newport Local Policing Unit our seceretary Tony Jermyn said that there are obvious  and clear road safety issues around Caerleon which the Police are failing to deal with despite complaints from […]

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