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New Strategy to Help Regenerate Carmarthen Town Centre

A new strategy to address the problem of vacant properties in Carmarthen town centre has been approved by the County Council’s Executive Board. Implementing a Local Development Order (LDO) will speed up economic development and regeneration, and help Carmarthen town centre to be more attractive and competitive.

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Plaid Council Leader Demands Labour Apology

An attack by Labour councillors on Social Care in Carmarthenshire has been called highly offensive and misleading by Plaid county council Leader, Cllr Emlyn Dole.

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County Hall turns purple in support of WASPI

Visible support for WASPI campaign on eve of crucial judicial decision

County Hall in Carmarthen will be illuminated in purple tonight to show support for the WASPI (Women Against State Pension Inequality) campaign which is fighting for justice for all women born in the 1950s affected by the changes to the State Pension Age. Changes introduced by the UK Government have shattered retirement plans, with devastating financial consequences for thousands of women in the county and some 3.8 million throughout the UK. 

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First Minister challenged to honour Llandeilo by-pass agreement

The Welsh Government has been slammed by Carmarthenshire councillors for further delaying work on the much-needed Llandeilo by-pass.

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Plaid Carmarthenshire to Steer “New” Tyisha in a New Direction

The leading Plaid Cymru group on Carmarthenshire County Council have announced a complete regeneration scheme for one of Wales’s poorest areas.

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15% Welsh Property Price Increase Prompts Demand for Urgent Welsh Government Action on Second Homes

The 15% increase in property prices in Wales this year[1] is fuelled by the demand for a primary or second home by people fleeing the cities in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, say Plaid Cymru councillors in south-west Wales. They’re calling on the Welsh Government to take urgent action to regulate the second home market.

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Welsh Government funding announcement “long overdue and won’t go far enough” say Plaid Cymru

Plaid Cymru MS and Shadow Economy Minister Helen Mary Jones noted that the funding announcement from the Welsh Government lacks clarity, and shares concerns with NUS Wales and College Wales that the money will not go far enough in supporting institutions and students.

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Plaid Cymru calls for Welsh Government action on Amman Valley passenger railway

Plaid councillors in the Amman Valley have called on the Welsh Government to ensure that reopening the Amman Valley railway is formally considered as part of the feasibility study to develop a Swansea Bay and Western Valleys Metro. 

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Calls for hospitality re-opening timeline "before it's too late"

Plaid Cymru Shadow Economy Minister, Helen Mary Jones, has called on Welsh Government to announce their intentions this Friday on timescales for the reopening of pubs and restaurants. The call comes after the Scottish First Minister today announced timescales for the reopening of pubs and restaurants in Scotland, leaving Wales as the only one of the 4 nations yet to do so.

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“Sticking a plaster” over poverty in Wales not a solution says Helen Mary Jones MS

“Sticking a plaster” over poverty in Wales not a solution says Helen Mary Jones MS

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