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Kronospan fire report: What is going on?

A North Wales Member of the Senedd is asking new questions about the long-delayed report into the 2020 fire at the Kronospan plant at Chirk .

Plaid Cymru’s North Wales MS Llyr Gruffydd, who has consistently called for the publication of the report into the fire at the woodchip factory, said he was astounded that Wrexham Council had only asked for all relevant information from the North Wales Fire and Rescue Service THREE years after the incident on January 23rd, 2023.

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North Wales MS calls for new not-for-profit agency to save NHS money on ‘eye-watering’ private fees

A North Wales MS is calling for a new not-for-profit agency to be set up to provide staffing cover and save money for the NHS.

Llyr Gruffydd, who represents the region in the Senedd, spoke out after hearing Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB), spent an “eye-watering” £48.8 million on agency and bank staff supplied by privately-run companies in 2021-22.

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Plaid Cymru MS blasts Sunak’s ‘abhorrent’ anti-strike measures

A Plaid Cymru MS has blasted the new anti-strike measures proposed by Rishi Sunak as “abhorrent”.  

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Praise for retiring chair over restoration of ancient well

Elfed Williams will stand down in the New Year as the Chair of local Llanrhaeadr Conservation Society charity based in Llanrhaeadr.  He has helped guide the charity over the last ten years in seeking funding and overseeing the restoration of the ancient well and bridges located in the beautiful and peaceful grove next to the St. Dyfnog Church in Llanrhaeadr.

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Nurse may sell home to go private for operation

The plight of one Wrexham nurse highlights how the NHS is being privatised by stealth after a decade of underfunding and mounting waiting lists, says a North Wales MS.

She is now considering selling her home to pay for private health care that would enable her to keep working in her job.

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Community garden scheme springs to life

Picture caption from left: Llyr Gruffydd MS, resident Harold Hill, warden Llys Erw Elwyn Jones, swyddog housing officer Sharon Sparrow, Albert Latham, Jamie Stratton, Laurence Stratton, Mair Davies and Gareth Jones of Keep Wales Tidy.

A community scheme to create a garden project for sheltered flats in Ruthin is taking shape thanks to Keep Wales Tidy and volunteers.

The scheme at Llys Erw, a sheltered complex run by Clwyd Alyn Housing Association, includes a greenhouse, tool shed, raised beds for fruit, fruit trees and bulbs for planting.

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Call to release fire inquiry report

The long-delayed report into the fire at the Kronospan plant at Chirk should be released immediately.

That’s the view of Plaid Cymru’s North Wales MS Llyr Gruffydd, who said the delay in releasing the investigation was causing unease in the local community.

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Village protest over speeding concerns

Caption: Llyr Gruffydd MS. with local campaigners in Glasfryn.

Speeding concerns through a village on the A5 have prompted local residents to stage a colourful protest.

Villagers at Glasfryn near Cerrigydrudion waved placards and called for motorists to slow down as they sped through the only village on the A5, stretching from Holyhead to Shrewsbury, that has no speed restrictions.

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Senedd Member urges public to ‘act FAST’ on stroke

From left to right, Emma Burke, Gerald McMillen, Linda McMillen & Llyr Gruffydd, MS

Llyr Gruffydd, the Senedd Member for north Wales is supporting the Stroke Association’s call to ‘pass FAST on’ this World Stroke Day, by urging his constituents to be aware of the need to ‘act FAST’ if they recognise the symptoms of a stroke.

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The Post Office is a lifeline for many communities in north Wales says Plaid Cymru MS

From left to right: Laura Tarling, External Affairs Manager South of England & Wales & Llyr Gruffydd

With more and more high street banks closing across north Wales, many people feel financially stranded and lack access to funds during the current cost-of-living crisis. That’s the view of Plaid Cymru Member of the Senedd Llyr Gruffydd who met representatives of the Post Office in the Senedd this week to discuss their services across the region.

 

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