New Councillor calls for action on Gwynedd’s housing issues
At full Gwynedd Council recently one of Plaid Cymru's new councillors called for members’ support to push Welsh Government to take urgent action on the results of three housing consultations.
Plaid Cymru Gwynedd Group re-elects Leader
Councillor Dyfrig Siencyn was re-elected Leader of the Plaid Cymru Gwynedd Councillors' Group at a meeting in Porthmadog last night (8 May 2022). Dyfrig Siencyn, County Councilor for the Dolgellau North Ward, has been successful in his role as Group Leader and Leader of Cyngor Gwynedd for the past five years.
Record percentage of Plaid Cymru councillors for Gwynedd
Plaid Cymru Gwynedd has secured a clear majority and a firm mandate from Gwynedd's communities to lead the county council over the next five years. The highest ever percentage of Plaid Cymru councillors in Gwynedd has been elected since its formation in 1996, at 64% of all councillors.
Plaid Cymru Gwynedd Candidates Introduced
A strong team of 51 Plaid Cymru Gwynedd candidates have been presented to stand in Gwynedd Council’s Election on 5 of May. Nearly half (22) are female candidates. Following the Boundary Commission’s ward reforms, 69 seats are up for grabs in Gwynedd during this current election – down from 75.
New super ward sees new strong Plaid Cymru team
The new Bangor super ward will see a strong Plaid Cymru team keen to tackle the issues affecting local people, as they tread the streets in anticipation of the upcoming Cyngor Gwynedd Local Election on the 5 of May.
Proud that Gwynedd Council supports women in sport
At a recent plenary Gwynedd Council meeting (3 March) Councillor Judith Humphreys asked for the support of all councillors to professionalise women's sport so that women have the same opportunities and pay as men.
On International Women's Day, Councillor Humphreys is keen to highlight the issue and encourage a level playing field for women in Welsh sport and beyond. (Picture credit: Chris, Omega Photography)
When will Welsh Government ensure justice for Gwynedd residents?
Gwynedd residents are no further forward six years since a Welsh Government fuel poverty scheme caused damage to their homes leaving them damp, unsightly and in need of repairs.
Some Deiniolen, Dinorwig, Clwt y Bont and Fachwen residents living in private houses have been left out of pocket and struggling to carry out remedial work.
Gwynedd’s Ffridd Rasus Recycling Centre visit
Gwynedd's residents now recycle 65.9% of its waste, slightly higher than the all-Wales 2020-2021 recycling figure of 65.4%. This means a saving of £4 million to Gwynedd taxpayers every year ensuring that 17,000 tonnes of carbon emissions is not omitted to the atmosphere.
Gwynedd gives St David's Day its due status
"Gwynedd will lead the way nationally this year, by ensuring staff celebrate our national patron saint's day, St David's Day with an extra day’s public holiday," said Deputy Plaid Cymru Gwynedd Leader, Dafydd Meurig pictured.
Gwynedd works to protect communities during the winter months
With winter well and truly here, Plaid Cymru Councillors in rural Gwynedd are delighted that grit will be distributed free of charge to the county's yellow bins this winter.
Following discussions with the cabinet member who has responsibility for highways, Plaid Cymru Councillor, Catrin Wager, there was concern in rural areas that the cost of filling the large grit bins was adding to growing pressure on community and town councils: