Steel update: A statement from David Rees AM and Lee Waters AM, members of the Steel Group of AMs”

The Chief Executive Officer for Tata Steel in the UK has reassured AMs that the steel giant isn’t playing games over the future of the company’s Welsh plants. Mr. Bimlendra Jha met with local AMs representing the Port Talbot steel works, David Rees, and the Trostre works, Lee Waters, in the Senedd this week following reports that[…]

Volunteer Week – Watch Huw’s speech in the Senedd

See it has it happened – click on the link below: http://www.senedd.tv/Meeting/Archive/2c49ef42-7b37-4ac5-a066-9d136d9d879e?startPos=11993&autostart=True Presiding Officer I am taking the unusual step of speaking in Welsh here in the chamber. It is not because I am fluent in Welsh. It is because I am not fluent in Welsh, but I’m trying to get there! So if members[…]

Huw Calls on NatWest to “Reconsider and Reverse” Opening Times Decision

Ogmore AM Huw Irranca-Davies has written to NatWest following their decision to change the opening hours of the Maesteg and Pencoed branches, including a total withdrawal of the Saturday service. Letter to NatWest Thank you for your embargoed email of 16th May, giving me notice of your decision to significantly reduce the opening times of your[…]

Maesteg becomes a Friendlier Place for People Living with Dementia

Maesteg has become the county borough’s first dementia friendly town, with more than a dozen local businesses and organisations leading the way by completing training to show that they are better prepared to help people to live well with dementia. Look out for the ‘Forget-Me-Not’ badges and stickers which will be on display at shops,[…]

Evanstown Residents Demand Action on Derelict Jenmore Factory

Angry residents of Evanstown have joined with prospective Assembly candidate for Ogmore Huw Irranca-Davies and prospective Parliamentary candidate for Ogmore Chris Elmore to demand action on a derelict factory which has long been an eyesore on their community. As well as being a major blot on landscape for the communities of Evanstown and Gilfach Goch,[…]