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Flooding Funds

Proud that Plaid Cymru has secured funding to fight flooding in North Wales

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Call to extend innovate food share scheme

From left, Cllr Beca Brown, Banc Bwyd Llanrug; Llyr Gruffydd MS; Cllr Steve Collings, Bwyd Da Bangor; Peter and Tia Walker Fareshare; Cllr Berwyn Parry Jones, Cwm y Glo; Liws, Pantri Pesda; Megan Thorman, Y Dref Werdd, Blaenau Ffestiniog; and Dewi Roberts, Pantri Pesda.
Plaid Cymru's North Wales MS Llyr Gruffydd has called for the extension of an innovative scheme that keeps surplus food from landfill and ensures it goes to help people in need.
The Surplus with Purpose Cymru Fund comes to an end at the end of this month after redistributing almost 1200 tonnes of food to charities and community groups.
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First Minister quizzed over key links in the North

Image previewPlaid MS questions First Minister over road and bridge repairs

A year after floods swept away an historic listed bridge in Denbighshire and closed a key road link in the Vale of Llangollen, Plaid Cymru MS Llyr Gruffydd has questioned the First Minister over funding for road and bridge repairs.

Llyr Gruffydd, Plaid Cymru's North Wales MS, said Pont Llannerch near Trefnant in the Vale of Clwyd and the B5605 linking Cefn Mawr and Pentre near Chirk were key links for local communities.

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Call for Senedd to back Wrecsam2025 bid

MS backs Wrexham's culture 2025 bid
A North Wales MS is inviting his fellow parliamentarians to back Wrexham's bid for UK City of Culture 2025.
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The People vs the golf course

Local residents meet Llyr Gruffydd, Plaid Cymru North Wales MS, and local councillor Paul Penlington. From left, Cllr Paul Penlington, Jane Stacey, Margaret Hampson, James Mather, Dilys Davies, Llyr Gruffydd MS

Prestatyn residents feel they've been ignored after plans were unveiled to build a nine-foot high sea defence in front of their houses.

They believe Denbighshire Council has prioritised the local golf club over them after it emerged that the new proposed sea defence had been altered to accommodate another hole on Rhyl golf club.
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One year on: Time to repair historic bridge

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Plaid Cymru MS LLyr Gruffydd with local Plaid Cymru councillor Meirick Lloyd-Davies

A year after floods swept away an historic listed bridge in Denbighshire, Plaid Cymru MS Llyr Gruffydd is demanding greater urgency to repair the link.

Llyr Gruffydd, Plaid Cymru's North Wales MS, said Pont Llannerch near Trefnant in the Vale of Clwyd was an important and historic bridge"It's been a year since the bridge was swept away and, while I accept various public bodies have faced other challenges in the past year, I'm disappointed at the lack of progress.

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Kronospan: Two years on

Two years on from a devastating fire at Kronospan, Plaid Cymru's North Wales MS has asked again about the inquiry into the blaze.

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Leader column: Cost of Living Crisis

Although I hope we have now seen the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic, I'm afraid to say there is another crisis looming on the horizon.

In April, households across Wales will see their incomes being stretched that much further by soaring energy bills, increased National Insurance costs and higher council tax bills. Some people have been quoted energy bill rises of £200 a month - that's extra money that many families simply don't have to hand.

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Level-playing field for all sports venues - Plaid MS

Plaid Cymru's regional Member of the Senedd Llyr Gruffydd has called for a 'level playing field' when it comes to fans attending sports fixtures. The call comes after it was revealed Chester Football Club's fixtures over Christmas went ahead despite the four sides of the ground being in Wales and after concerns were raised by North Wales Police and Flintshire Council. 

 

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Sewage problems in your community

Every community council in north Wales has been contacted by Plaid Cymru's regional MS Llyr Gruffydd to assess sewage contamination problems locally.

The move comes after complaints about sewage overflow in the village of Capel Curig last year.

Dwr Cymru - Welsh Water revealed that there were 3,000 communities in Wales facing similar problems and that Capel Curig wasn't even in the top 500 - despite raw human sewage flowing down the village's main road and into the nearby river at the height of summer.

Llyr Gruffydd said: "The problem in Capel Curig was bad enough but to be told, in a fairly off-hand way, that there were 500 communities more badly affected in Wales was quite shocking. I'm hoping that community councils, which have their ear to the ground, will be able to provide more detail in terms of sewage hotspots - despite requests Dwr Cymru have not provided a comprehensive list." 

The letter sent to community councils:

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