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Could Council introduce electric vehicle charging points?

Mabon Rhug Electric point

Denbighshire County Council could play an increasing role in tackling climate change as it looks at the possibility of increasing the number of electrical vehicle charging points across the county, and evaluates the use of potential alternative fuel sources to run its fleet of vehicles.

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MOTHBALLED CREAMERY SHOULD NOT MEAN END OF DAIRY PROCESSING IN VALE OF CLWYD

Mothballing the Arla creamery at Llandyrnog should not mean the end of dairy processing at the site, according to Plaid Cymru's North Wales AM Llyr Gruffydd.

He made his comments after a meeting with the Arla group, a multinational cooperative owned by farmers throughout Europe, at the site today.

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Council could be plastic free in two years

Denbighshire County Council could become plastic free, following a motion put forward by Plaid Cymru the Party Of Wales at today’s Full Council meeting (Tuesday 3 July).

 

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Scrapping council merger plans welcomed

The announcement that Labour’s Welsh Government has once again abandoned its plans to merge County Councils has been welcomed by Plaid Cymru in Denbighshire.

The Welsh Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Local Government announced at last week’s Welsh Local Government Conference that he was “happy to withdraw the map” and that there would be no reorganisation.

 

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Council merger plans a waste of time and insulting

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Concerns for future of Community Councils

The Welsh Government’s attempt at reforming Local Authority is a waste of time and money, say Plaid Cymru councillors in Denbighshire.

Denbighshire Council met today to agree on its official response to the Welsh Government’s Green Paper into Local Government Reform.

Plaid Cymru Group Leader, Cllr Arwel Roberts, said: “The Labour Government is trying to force county councils to merge against the will of the people and local democratic opinion.

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Council looking at alternatives to Kingdom Security

Council looking at alternatives to Kingdom Security

Denbighshire Council is to look again at its contract with controversial Kingdom Security after criticism of its litter enforcement policy.

The council will consider a range of options, including bringing the service in house and greater collaboration with other north Wales council to tackle dog fouling and other environmental crimes.

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School Uniform U-Turn Welcomed

PLAID CYMRU WELCOMES WELSH GOVERNMENT U-TURN ON SCHOOL UNIFORM GRANT CUT

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Responding to the Welsh Government’s statement on the new grant for school uniforms (Pupil Development Grant – Access), Llyr Gruffydd AM and Plaid Cymru’s shadow education spokesperson said,

“I am pleased to see the Welsh Government u-turn on its awful decision to scrap the school uniform grant. which had originally caused worry and concern for families and left local authorities having to scrape budgets together to cover the shortfall.

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Critical report into joint procurement project

Mabon & Leanne Wood

Following a highly critical report by Denbighshire County Council's internal Auditors into a Joint Procurement Unit set up in 2013 between Denbighshire County Council and Flintshire County Council, Cllr. Mabon ap Gwynfor said:

"This is a very critical report highlighting serious failures on behalf of both Denbighshire County Council and Flintshire County Council to take advantage of their Joint Procurement Unit, and ensure that the people of both counties get the best possible savings from joint procurement.

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Use County Assets for community benefit

Ysbyty Rhuthun

Community Leaders are calling on Denbighshire County Council and Betsi Cadwaladr Health Board to work together and bring a recently vacated school site in Ruthin into community use as a health and social care centre for Ruthin and the wider area.

The old Ysgol Pen Barras and Rhost Street Schools were vacated over Easter following the opening of a new school site on Glastir. The land borders onto Ruthin Hospital. Plaid Cymru Councillors have called on organisations to work together to bring the old school sites into use as a health and social care hub.

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Banking and local economy on agenda

Banking and local economy on agenda at Ruthin Public Meeting

Adam Price

The future of Community Banks, our high street and how to boost the local economy will be discussed in Ruthin this Friday evening when one of Plaid Cymru’s senior members, Assembly Member Adam Price, comes to address a Public Meeting organised by Plaid Cymru.

Ruthin, Denbigh, Llangollen, Corwen and other communities across Denbighshire and Gwynedd have seen numerous banks close, with many communities now left without any banks and people having to travel countless miles to carry out essential daily banking duties.

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