Ogmore AM impressed with Modern Face of Pharmacy

Following his visit to Sheppards Pharmacy in Llanharry, Huw was impressed at the way community pharmacy is embracing new opportunities being offered by the Welsh Government. The visit comes as the Conservative UK Government announced proposals to cut the funding available to community pharmacies in England. There is a planned 4% reduction in 2016-17, and over[…]

Shop Local Asks Huw Irranca-Davies AM – Support Small Business Saturday

  Huw is encouraging residents in Ogmore to support Small Business Saturday, on the 3rd of December. He will be visiting his local high-street and speaking to business owners and staff. Small Business Saturday is a Grassroots, non-commercial campaign, which highlights small business success and encourages consumers to ‘shop local’ and support small businesses in their communities.[…]

High Praise for Coleg Cymunedol Y Dderwen at the Senedd

Huw welcomed the huge rise in academic standards over the last year at Coleg Cymunedol y Dderwen, during questions to the Cabinet Secretary for Education at the National Assembly. The Minister responded with praise for the leadership shown from top to bottom in the school. Coleg Cymunedol y Dderwen, a school in Huw’s constituency in Ynysawdre[…]

STOP MEN DYING TOO YOUNG – HUW SUPPORTS MOVEMBER

  Huw is sprouting facial hair at the moment in support of Movember to raise awareness and funds for research into prostate cancer. The Movember Foundation is a global men’s health charity which raises funds to deliver innovative, breakthrough research that enables men to live happier, healthier and longer lives. Millions have joined the movement raising[…]

“CYCLING FROM CARDIFF TO MAMETZ” – HUW SUPPORTS REMEMBRANCE WITH FIRST EVER POPPY RIDE IN WALES

Huw joined the Wales Area manager of The Royal British Legion, veterans and other Assembly Members to race against the clock on an exercise bike to mark the Remembrance period in Wales and commemorate the Battle of Mametz wood 100 years ago. The 8 hour bike ride was held from 09.30 18.30 in the Welsh[…]