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Local residents create a litter pickering group

by veronicagerman on 22 February, 2011

A group of local residents in Llanyrafon have created a litter pickering group. I have put the group in touch with ‘Tidy Towns’ who are looking to contribute some equipment. If you would be interested in joining this group or setting up your own local group, then please do get in touch and we will […]

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by veronicagerman on 18 February, 2011

Welcome to the website of councillor Veronica German.  Here Veronica will keep you up to date with her work on the Council and around the Llanyrafon North Ward. Veronica is happy to meet any residents about their problems ideas at any time.  You don’t have to wait for surgeries! Contact her by phone on: 01495 […]

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Local Councillor, Veronica German, is urging postal voters to vote Yes for Wales.  With the deadline for registering for a postal vote now closed, postal ballots are issued to those that have requested them across Wales.  They are expected to hit doormats in the next few days. Veronica German said: “A ‘yes’ vote will make […]

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Home Heat Helpline: 0800 33 66 99

by veronicagerman on 15 December, 2010

The freezing conditions in recent weeks, with more to come, across the country are having a deep impact on households that are concerned about keeping warm.   As a result, Councillor German is this week urging constituents struggling to pay their energy bills not to turn off their heating but to call the Home Heat Helpline on 0800 […]

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Croesyceilioig School response to protest against fence

by veronicagerman on 6 August, 2010

This is a response from the headteacher and Chair of Governors giving their reasons for the fence. I have asked for them to meet up with the protest group founders to discuss the issue but as yet have had no response to that request but I was sent this response below. Croesyceiliog School has made […]

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New school work begins

by veronicagerman on 5 August, 2010

Work has started on a brand new home for Crownbridge school in the grounds of Croesyceiliog secondary school as pupils from both the schools took part in the turf cutting ceremony. The school will be purpose built for children aged between 3 and 19 and include specialist facilities including a hydrotherapy pool and a clinical […]

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Croesyceiliog School Fence – What Do You Think?

by veronicagerman on 5 August, 2010

Plans are in place at Croesyceiliog school to establish a perimeter fence inside the school boundary. The purpose of which is to prevent ‘unwelcome visitors’ to the school premises as well as discouraging pupils from accessing nearby gardens. Veronica has been contacted by many residents concerning this issue. There are three main concerns: 1. The […]

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Problems with cold callers?

by veronicagerman on 5 August, 2010

The ‘Cold Calling’ scheme has been operating in Llanyrafon for the last couple of years. It has made many people feel safer and more confident  to say ‘No’ to callers. However, recently there has been reports that callers have been ignoring the signs and then behaving aggressively towards elderly residents. Councillor German stated: “I have […]

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Crownbridge school to move to Croesyceiliog site

by veronicagerman on 20 November, 2009

Plans to build a brand new special school in the grounds of Croesyceiliog secondary school have been approved by the cabinet of Torfaen County Borough Council. The school will be purpose built for children aged between 3 and 19 and include specialist facilities including a hydrotherapy pool and a clinical area for professional support and […]

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No movement on No 3 bus

by veronicagerman on 29 August, 2009

  The issue of the replacement bus for the number 3 service has been brought up in Council by Veronica German as well as being the subject of a petition from residents. However, it seems that there is no movement on the issue from council bosses. “When I asked the Cabinet Member responsible had he […]

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