Plaid Cymru Gwynedd push to tackle beach litter
Gwynedd Maritime Officers will soon help tackle beach litter, thanks an idea raised by a Plaid Cymru Gwynedd Councillor.
Councillor Gethin Glyn Williams, who represents Barmouth residents, says there is great concerns locally about the mess that is left on our beaches which in turn litters our landscape and threatens our natural environment.
Success for Gwynedd cycle path improvement campaign
Local residents and Plaid Cymru Gwynedd Councillors are delighted that their work to improve the county's walking and cycling routes is getting closer, thanks to campaigning over the past seven years.
Pictured are Plaid Cymru Councillors Peter Read, Abererch and Aled Wyn Jones, Llanaelhaearn
Plaid Cymru Gwynedd to support over 800 youngsters struggling with school uniform costs despite the Welsh Government’s grant withdrawal
Over 800 children will continue to receive support from Plaid Cymru’s Gwynedd led authority to assist parents struggling to meet the financial demands of kitting children in school uniforms. This is despite a recent announcement by the Welsh Government to withdraw funds.
Bringing equality to the table to support Gwynedd’s female school pupils
Gwynedd Councillors will today discuss an equality issue at full council, as Plaid Cymru Councillor Catrin Wager, Menai Ward in Bangor asks if more can be done to support female pupils who struggle to access sanitary products at school.
Will Gwynedd Councillors support Plaid Cymru’s call to continue as Welsh Europeans?
“I feel that the voice of Gwynedd people and other areas similar to ours is not being heard during the ongoing discussions about Brexit. The majority of the people living in Gwynedd voted to remain in Europe, during the Referendum,” said Councillor Judith Humphreys, who represents Penygroes on Gwynedd Council.
That is the reason that Councillor Humphreys and Plaid Cymru’s Gwynedd Group will call, this week, for the support of all Gwynedd Councillors to support her bid to press for Welsh European citizenship during the Brexit discussions.
New member appointed to Gwynedd Council Cabinet
Plaid Cymru Councillor Nia Jeffreys from Porthmadog has been appointed as a new Cabinet Member by the Leader of Gwynedd Council, Councillor Dyfrig Siencyn.
Upper Bangor businesses up in arms regarding Post Office closure
Bangor businesses and politicians have joined forces in an effort to push for a long term solution for Upper Bangor residents and business people who feel abandoned by the Post Office.
National living wage for Gwynedd Council staff from April 2018 onwards
Plaid Cymru Gwynedd welcomes the recent announcement of an agreement on increases in Local Government employees' wages. This means that Gwynedd Council employees will receive a national living wage or more from 1 of April 2018.
Plaid Cymru Gwynedd groups has, in recent years, been working to ensure a fair pay for the workforce, eliminating the two lowest points (point 6 and 7) in the staff salary structure. As a result the lowest paid wage will rise from £7.90 to £8.62 per hour from 1 of April 2018 and from April 2019 onwards the lowest paid wage will increase to £9.18 per hour.
New Deputy Leader Announced
Plaid Cymru Leader, Dyfrig Siencyn, has appointed Councillor Dafydd Meurig, Arllechwedd Ward as Plaid's new Deputy Leader on Gwynedd Council.
Success for Plaid Cymru Bangor’s campaign in opposing 366 new homes at Pen-y-Ffridd
Local residents and Plaid Cymru Bangor are celebrating today as their campaign to oppose the development of 366 new homes at Pen y Ffridd, Bangor has been successful!