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  • Paul Flynn adds his name to the Campus Listing campaign

    August 19th, 2016 | Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on Paul Flynn adds his name to the Campus Listing campaign

    Newport West MP Paul Flynn, who is also Labour’s Shadow Welsh Secretary in the House of Commons, has added his name to the campaign to protect the University of South Wales’ oldest campus buildings in Caerleon. Caerleon’s three councillors Gail Giles, Cliff Suller and Paul Huntley were among those who wrote to the Welsh Government’s Economy […]

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  • Caerleon is Blooming

    August 13th, 2016 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on Caerleon is Blooming

    Caerleon in Bloom’s displays, once again, are looking beautiful in this weather. Councillor Paul Huntley (chair) and Councillor Cliff Suller (vice-chair) of the Caerleon in Bloom Committee, which is run entirely by local volunteers, wish to thank the following for their support and sponsorship: Roberts & Co, Acorn Recruitment Hathways Alan Counsell Caerleon Readymix Concrete […]

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  • Archaeologists move on to the Campus site

    August 13th, 2016 | Council News, Latest News, News, News Archive | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on Archaeologists move on to the Campus site

    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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  • Welsh minister wants to preserve old campus buildings

    August 6th, 2016 | Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on Welsh minister wants to preserve old campus buildings

    Ken Skates AM, Secretary for the Economy and Infrastructure in the Welsh Government, has agreed that the original buildings at the University of South Wales campus in Caerleon should be listed by Cadw. He says: “I recognise the importance of this site and I am pleased to confirm that following careful consideration of a listing […]

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  • Uncertainty over Europe is affecting the Celtic Manor

    June 7th, 2016 | Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on Uncertainty over Europe is affecting the Celtic Manor

    Caerleon’s biggest entrepreneur, Sir Terry Matthews, is warning that uncertainty caused by the European referendum is hitting trade at the Celtic Manor. On the Wales Online (Western Mail) site he says leaving Europe would be “an absolute disaster”. He argues from an economic, rather than a political, point of view. “Put simply, ” he says,” […]

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  • Welsh minister intervenes to reassess campus listing

    June 5th, 2016 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on Welsh minister intervenes to reassess campus listing

    Caerleon Councillors Gail Giles, Cliff Suller and Paul Huntley have been told by Ken Skates AM, the Welsh Government’s new Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure, that Cadw  will now reassess the possible listing of the main university buildings at Caerleon. The councillors had written to Cadw asking for the main university building, the gatehouse and the […]

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  • Councillors maintain their opposition to Eastfield Road flats

    June 5th, 2016 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on Councillors maintain their opposition to Eastfield Road flats

    Councillors Gail Giles, Cliff Suller and Paul Huntley have been meeting  the Chief Executive of Newport City Homes  to discuss  their plan to build flats at Eastfield Road, following the destruction of garages there.. The councillors reiterated their concerns and objections to any additional development and consequential  traffic increases. Although the original plan was rejected […]

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  • Gail Giles leads the way on the go ahead for Welsh school

    May 20th, 2016 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on Gail Giles leads the way on the go ahead for Welsh school

    Caerleon Councillor Gail Giles, who is also Newport City Council’s  Cabinet Member for Education, led the way this week when it was decided to go ahead  Newport’s new Welsh language school at Duffryn. Newport’s planning committee had originally turned down an application because of National Resources Wales warnings about flood risk. But the full council […]

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  • New posts at Newport City Council

    May 12th, 2016 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on New posts at Newport City Council

    Congratulations to Councillor Gail Giles of Caerleon, who has now been appointed Cabinet Member for Education for Newport.   Councillor Debbie Wilcox takes over from Councillor Bob Bright as Leader and Councillor Ray Truman is deputy leader. Councillor Paul Huntley continues as Chair of Planning and Councillor Cliff Suller continues as Chair of Licensing.

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  • Councillor Cliff Suller intervenes to get damaged road repaired

    May 5th, 2016 | Council News, Latest News, News | Caerleon Labour | Comments Off on Councillor Cliff Suller intervenes to get damaged road repaired

    Thanks to the intervention of Councillor Cliff Suller, the stretch of road at the entrance to the Green Meadows building site on the Ponthir Road has now been resurfaced at the developers’ expense. The road had been getting progressively more damaged because of construction traffic.   FOOTNOTE: In January 2011 Councillor Gail Giles attended the […]

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