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Employees need clarity for the future

Newport, Wales – Paul Halliday, Welsh Liberal Democrat candidate for Newport East has called on Tata Steel to be clear and upfront with employees after their decision to sell their UK steel interests. Speaking about the news Paul Halliday said:

“This news brings a lot of uncertainty to employees working for Tata steel. The site at Llanwern continues to be a major employer in the region and this news has far reaching consequences. Right now we need to make sure Tata are as clear as possible with employees about their future.”


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St Julians Rd trees to be replaced

A managed programme to replace the horse chestnut trees in the central reservation in St Julian’s Rd is under way.

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Caerleon Road crossing plea turned down

Residents asked Ed Townsend to explore whether a crossing point could be provided along Caerleon Road close the junction with Beaufort Road.

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10 years on and Lib Dem ‘scrap the tolls’ campaign wins backing from other parties

Liberal Democrats who have been campaigning to scrap the Severn bridge tolls for more than 10 years, have won surprise backing for their campaign from other political parties.

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Glebelands builder acts to protect local residents

Developer Darran Watts was quick to act when he was told lorries bringing fill material to his building site at The Glebelands were acting illegally.


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Tyre firm drag their heels with danger building held up by scaffolding.


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Beechwood Park Wardens cut again

Once again, the number of park wardens – who look after parks such as Beechwood – have been cut back. In the latest round, another two posts have gone as a result of Labour Council spending cuts.

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New planning applications for the Lawns Clubs

Two new planning applications have been submitted for the former Lawns Club site in Kensington Grove.

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Polling station move

The location of the Christchurch Road polling station is under threat by Labour Councillors. 

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