More Innovative Housing for Ogmore

Valleys to Coast and modular building specialist, Wernick Buildings are delivering eight new modular homes in Sarn and Tondu, after being awarded funding from Welsh Government, and supported by Bridgend Borough Council. Ogmore Assembly Member Huw Irranca-Davies and Welsh Government Minister for Housing Julie James visited the Tondu site to see the firm’s construction techniques[…]

Tea & Cake Delight at Pencoed Mothers’ Union Fund-Raiser

Ogmore representative Huw Irranca-Davies AM enjoyed tea and cake whilst supporting Pencoed Mothers’ Union annual fund-raising event held in St David’s Church, Pencoed. The Mothers’ Union have a caravan sited on Trecco Bay, Porthcawl, which they offer to families in need who may otherwise not be able to get away and have a holiday. The[…]

Ogmore AM supports Dogs Trust ‘Pawlicy Priorities for Wales’

Animal welfare charity, Dogs Trust, visited the Welsh Assembly to discuss their priorities for Wales with Assembly Members including Huw Irranca-Davies AM. With 21 rehoming centres across the UK and Ireland, including one in Bridgend, the charity cares for around 15,000 dogs each year. They never put a healthy dog down and in the last[…]

Busy Day at the Senedd for Young Carer Oliver whilst shadowing Local AM

Welsh Youth Parliament Member and young carer Oliver Davies, spent a very busy day being ‘educated outside of school’ whilst working alongside Ogmore Assembly Member Huw Irranca-Davies at the National Assembly for Wales.  Taking time from his caring responsibilities, Oliver eagerly took advantage of an opportunity to work with the Ogmore AM to gain valuable[…]

Local AM Supports Welsh Government’s Decision to Declare a Climate Emergency

My contribution to the Climate Change Debate in the Senedd The declaration sends a clear signal that the Welsh Government will not allow the process of leaving the EU to detract from the challenge of climate change, which threatens our health, economy, infrastructure and our natural environment. The announcement draws attention to the magnitude and[…]

20mph ‘Should be the Default Speed Limit for Residential Areas’

Ogmore Assembly Member Huw Irranca-Davies has welcomed comments from the First Minister, that speed limits of 20mph could be introduced in all residential areas in Wales.  The announcement builds on the hundreds of millions already invested by the Welsh Labour Government, to provide 20mph zones in many parts of Wales. First Minister Mark Drakeford said this[…]

AM invited to see Garth Primary pupils ‘BEEing’ environmentally friendly

The Reception Class at Garth Primary School invited their local Assembly Member Huw Irranca-Davies to their school fair showcasing all their hard work and efforts to be environmentally friendly by tackling plastic pollution. The primary school pupils told their AM how they’d been learning about oceans and sea creatures this term and were worried that[…]

Official Opening to Celebrate new Pencoed Primary School

The new Pencoed Primary School opened its doors last September and is among the six new schools built locally within the last five years under the Welsh Labour Government’s school modernisation programme. The new two-storey building is built on playing fields off Penprysg Road, a stone’s throw away from the school’s old site. It contains[…]

Ogmore MP and AM’s Annual Advice Day Reaps Reward for Local Charity

Less than three weeks after Ogmore MP and AM, Chris Elmore and Huw Irranca-Davies, held their third annual Funding Advice Day, one local organisation has already emerged as an early success story. Western Power Distribution (WPD), who attended this year’s event as a funding provider for the first time, have allocated funding to a group which[…]