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03/10/2017  Afon Hafesb cleared and cleaned before the winter following pressure from local residents
Afon Hafesb cleared and cleaned before the winter following pressure from local residents

Residents in Gwynedd have welcomed emergency collaboration between Gwynedd Council and Natural Resources Wales to clear and clean up a local river before the wet winter weather interrupts potential maintenance.

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14/09/2017  A Bangor mother thanks individuals who saved her daughter’s life
A Bangor mother thanks individuals who saved her daughter’s life

Why is a clinical psychologist for children with autism and learning disabilities, a mother of four, a County Councillor and a Welsh language ambassador raising money for the Meningitis Research Foundation? Because she wanted to thank those individuals that saved her 16 year old daughter's life of the condition.

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23/06/2017  Disappointment that Bangor residents and Plaid Cymru’s voice is disregarded as 366 homes development is granted
Disappointment that Bangor residents and Plaid Cymru’s voice is disregarded as 366 homes development is granted

  Local residents and Plaid Cymru Bangor are extremely disappointed that Lesley Griffiths, Labour’s Cabinet Secretary for the Environment has accepted the recommendation of the Planning Inspectorate to grant planning permission to develop 366 homes in Pen y Ffridd, Bangor, Gwynedd.

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23/06/2017  Community collaboration ambitious at Penllyn, Meirionnydd for public toilets
Community collaboration ambitious at Penllyn, Meirionnydd for public toilets

Penllyn Partnership, a collaboration of five community councils in Meirionnydd could be a blueprint for similar community partnerships bringing investment to specific areas across the whole of Gwynedd says Bala’s Gwynedd Councillor, Dilwyn Morgan.

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09/05/2017  Plaid Cymru Gwynedd Group elects a new Leader
Plaid Cymru Gwynedd Group elects a new Leader

Plaid Cymru Gwynedd Councillors have elected Councillor Dyfrig Siencyn as its new Leader at Porthmadog this week (8 May 2017).

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07/02/2017  Councillor calls on ALL dog owners to behave responsibly as dog fouling is again problematic near Pensiarwaun Bus Shelter
Councillor calls on ALL dog owners to behave responsibly as dog fouling is again problematic near Pensiarwaun Bus Shelter

Only a few months following a campaign at Penisarwaun near Caernarfon to tackle anti-social behaviour by dog owners not cleaning up after their animals, Gwynedd Councillor Hefin Williams is again urging the community to join forces to tackle the on-going problem.

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07/02/2017  Calls, again, for Broadband to rural Gwynedd villages
Calls, again, for Broadband to rural Gwynedd villages

Councillor Gareth Thomas, Penrhyndeudraeth and Llanfrothen Community Council in Gwynedd are calling on the Welsh Government and BT to step up their efforts to ensure the necessary work is undertaken to provide fibre optic broadband facilities in the villages of Croesor and Rhyd.

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10/01/2017  Opinion piece – Status of new Bala Lifelong Learning School
Opinion piece – Status of new Bala Lifelong Learning School

Once again the debate has been rekindled regarding the lifelong learning campus here in Bala, or rather the status of the proposed "new school" is the topic of the day.

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03/01/2017  Gwynedd Leader – looking back and to the future
Gwynedd Leader – looking back and to the future

At the beginning of a new year, Plaid Cymru’s Gwynedd Council Leader, Councillor Dyfed Edwards looks ahead to 2017 and shares his thoughts about his recent term at the helm in Gwynedd.

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16/12/2016  Urgent road safety needed on the A494 Corwen to Bala
Urgent road safety needed on the A494 Corwen to Bala

Copyright: Evan Dobson Bala Councillors are calling on the Welsh Government to prioritise road safety on the A494 from Bala to Corwen following serious road traffic collisions in recent months.

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06/12/2016  Plaid Cymru Gwynedd Council Leader announces he is to step down next May
Plaid Cymru Gwynedd Council Leader announces he is to step down next May

Councillor Dyfed Edwards, Plaid Cymru Gwynedd Council Leader and Leader of the Plaid Cymru Group on the Council has announced his intention to step down from his post at the next County Council election in May 2017.

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01/12/2016  Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor’s world class vascular care crucial to north Wales
Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor’s world class vascular care crucial to north Wales

Plaid Cymru Councillor for Pentir, Bangor, John Wyn Williams says Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board plans to move a world class vascular care service from Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor makes no sense whatsoever.

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17/11/2016  VICTORY FOR CAMPAIGNERS AS DEAL IS STRUCK TO INSTALL ADDITIONAL EXTERNAL ATM IN BLAENAU FFESTINIOG
VICTORY FOR CAMPAIGNERS AS DEAL IS STRUCK TO INSTALL ADDITIONAL EXTERNAL ATM IN BLAENAU FFESTINIOG

Plaid Cymru Member of Parliament for Dwyfor Meirionnydd Liz Saville Roberts has welcomed news that plans are afoot to install an additional twenty-four-hour external ATM in Blaenau Ffestiniog, following a hard-fought local campaign.

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17/11/2016  Dolgellau youngsters organise a litter pick community clean up at the Marian
Dolgellau youngsters organise a litter pick community clean up at the Marian

Around 20 Dolgellau Girlguiding youngsters and their leaders organised a litter pick at the weekend joined by community leaders and adults in clearing up their own community.

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01/11/2016  Blaenau Ffestiniog Councillor calls for new exit ‘last bank’ Law
Blaenau Ffestiniog Councillor calls for new exit ‘last bank’ Law

Blaenau Ffestiniog County Councillor Mandy Williams-Davies is calling for changes to the Law so no other Welsh town is left out on a financial limb as Blaenau Ffestiniog suffers the after-effects of having no banking establishment in the town.

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01/11/2016  Family business opens new Gwynedd Training Centre
Family business opens new Gwynedd Training Centre

A family-run business from Gwynedd that specialises in waste disposal and drainage services has opened a brand new training centre for its staff.

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08/09/2016  Local Councillors thanks community for support to festival goers
Local Councillors thanks community for support to festival goers

Gwynedd Councillors, Gareth Thomas and Selwyn Griffiths have praised the communities of Penrhyndeudraeth, Porthmadog and the surrounding area for supporting visitors stranded following the problems that arose at Festival No.

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05/09/2016  Disappointment regarding bank closure and calls for help to improve digital skills for local residents
Disappointment regarding bank closure and calls for help to improve digital skills for local residents

Two Blaenau Ffestiniog County Councillors, Cllr Mandy Williams-Davies and Cllr Annwen Daniels have met with HSBC bank managers following the announcement that HSBC bank is to close its doors leaving the Gwynedd town with no banking establishment.

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01/08/2016  Construtive meeting held to discuss Ysbyty Gwynedd parking concerns
Construtive meeting held to discuss Ysbyty Gwynedd parking concerns

 Plaid Cymru Arfon MP Hywel Williams and Pentir Councillor John Wyn Williams have met with Ysbyty Gwynedd Hospital Director, Meinir Williams to discuss a way forward to address local concerns about parking provision at the hospital.

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26/07/2016  Plaid Cymru retain seat in Waunfawr By-election
Plaid Cymru retain seat in Waunfawr By-election

There is celebration today in Waunfawr after the announcement that Edgar Owen from Waunfawr has been elected as the new Plaid Cymru Councillor at Gwynedd Council.

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