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Local housing a must for Gwynedd residents as second home premium discussed

As over 6000 people respond to Gwynedd Council’s consultation on second home council tax premium, Plaid Cymru Gwynedd Chair says: “Most local people, over 60%, support the need to increase the premium from 50% to 100%.”

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Enlli Farmer and Aberdaron County Councillor welcomes green tidal energy benefit to the area

Ynys Enlli farmer and Aberdaron County Councillor welcomes any economic benefits the new tidal energy scheme can bring to the residents of Pen Llŷn.

Plaid Cymru’s Gwynedd Councillor, Gareth Roberts says that bringing an environmentally green scheme to Pen Llŷn to create energy using the tide of the sea is an exciting prospect.

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Take with one hand, give with the other – Labour need to up their game on second homes tax

Plaid Cymru Gwynedd says the Welsh Government is taking with one hand whilst giving with the other as it announces its budget plans.

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Gwynedd Housing Leader presents innovative housing plan

Today, Plaid Cymru Councillor Craig ab Iago who leads on housing in Gwynedd is pleased to announce a new housing action plan for the county, with a minimum budget of £77million over the next seven years.

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Plaid Cymru Gwynedd calls for second homes and empty homes premium to be raised

Speaking at a meeting of Gwynedd's full Council today (3 December 2020), Deputy Leader of Plaid Cymru Gwynedd, Dafydd Meurig said the council needed to consider increasing the second and empty home premium from 50% to 100%

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Fireworks impact on animals and vulnerable adults’ health and welfare

During a meeting of Gwynedd's full council (3 December 2020) councillors passed Plaid Cymru Gwynedd's proposal to press the Westminster Government to legislate on the maximum noise level allowed in fireworks sold to the public to minimise the impact on animals and vulnerable individuals.

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Pressure mounts on Welsh Government to act now on housing crisis – new report on holiday homes offers solutions

An in-depth commissioned report on short term holiday lets and second homes in Gwynedd shows that the Welsh Government need to take action now to tackle housing shortages, and follow Scotland’s plans to offer local authority the powers to regulate short term holiday lets.

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Celebrations as Bangor’s community allotment secures funding and begins its work

Plaid Cymru Bangor is delighted that the community allotment, garden and orchard at Nantporth near the city’s football ground has secured funding to move on to the next phase of its development, which begins this weekend (29 Nov 2020). [Photo of Plaid Cymru Bangor Councillors and Rhandiroedd Nantporth Allotment representatives]

Over £10,000 has been secured from the Welsh Government to create a community orchard and at least 30 allotment plots for local people to grow fresh healthy food, on their own doorstep.

Social Farms and Gardens received funding from Welsh Government to support the creation of 25 new community orchards across Wales, with the Bangor site being a key beneficiary.

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A boost for Porthmadog High School, as £720,000 is confirmed to improve the building and facilities

Porthmadog Councillors are delighted that Plaid Cymru's leadership at Gwynedd Council has secured nearly three quarter of a million pounds of funding to improve resources and the learning environment at Ysgol Eifionydd, Porthmadog. Thanks to a successful Welsh Government grant application, improvements to the school gym and toilets will begin at the high school next week.

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Brithdir Day Care Nursery top of the class!

Brithdir County Councillor, Peredur Jenkins has congratulated a local company on winning a national award for their services.

Meithrinfa Seren Fach, established in Brithdir in 2006 has won Mudiad Meithrin’s Best Day Nursery in Wales at a recent on-line ceremony.

Gwynedd Councillor for Brithdir, Llanfachreth, Y Ganllwyd and Llanelltyd, Peredur Jenkins said: “We are delighted that Meithrinfa Seren Fach in Brithdir has been presented with this award. It is a huge achievement for the staff and its trustees and reflects the professional way the manager, Eleri Jones and the staff run the Nursery.

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