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Siân Gwenllian AM visits Poblado Coffee Roastery – A local business success story

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From the ‘Cwt Coffi’ at the bottom of the garden to the old quarryman’s barracks in the small village of Nantlle nestled in the highest reaches of Dyffryn Nantlle, Poblado Coffee Roastery has enjoyed three years of rapid growth within a highly competitive industry. Coffee-lovers are a notoriously picky bunch, and Poblado blends have become so popular that proprietor Steffan Huws has been able to employ a member of staff in order to keep up with demand.

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Sian Gwenllian AM highlights funding opportunity for local charities and community groups

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Sian Gwenllian AM encourages local charities and community groups in Arfon to apply to the People’s Lottery Postcode fund. There is an opportunity to apply for sums from £500 to £20,000 raised by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

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Plaid Cymru Arfon concerned at reported rise in rough sleeping in Bangor

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Today at the Senedd in Cardiff Arfon Assembly Member Siân Gwenllian questioned the First Minister Carwyn Jones about his efforts in addressing the homelessness problem in Arfon.

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Local residents discuss speeding concerns at Glasinfryn

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Pentir Councillor Menna Baines thanked local residents who attended a public meeting to discuss traffic problems in the village of Glasinfryn, near Bangor recently.

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Assembly should legislate on gender equality, Siân Gwenllian argues

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‘Warm words’ not enough to achieve 50/50 representation of AMs

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Plaid MP urges local women to speak up over unjust pension reforms

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A public meeting will be held in Bangor to formally set up an Arfon branch of the WASPI (Women Against State Pension Inequality) campaign group following calls by local Plaid Cymru MP Hywel Williams and AM Siân Gwenllian.

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Measures to mitigate noise pollution on A55 given green light after lengthy campaign

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Campaigners have welcomed a commitment from the Welsh Government that work will finally be carried out to mitigate noise pollution on a busy stretch of the A55 in Abergwyngregyn, following years of campaigning by local people.

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Arfon MP and AM convene urgent meeting with council over bus service concerns

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Plaid Cymru Member of Parliament for Arfon Hywel Williams and Assembly Member Siân Gwenllian have held an urgent meeting with Gwynedd Council to pass on concerns expressed by constituents about changes to the local bus service timetable.

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Plaid AM raises concerns about future of Welsh Government jobs in Caernarfon

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Plaid Cymru’s Arfon AM is raising concerns about the Welsh Labour Government’s planned closure of its Caernarfon office later on this year (2018.) Figures revealed by Plaid Cymru show that Caernarfon has lost 42.8% of its Welsh Government office jobs since 2010.

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Arfon AM pleased to take part in an initiative to promote more women to take part in politics

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Are you a young woman aged 16-25? Have you ever wondered how decisions about health, education and tackling poverty are made in Wales? Chwarae Teg, a gender equality charity, are inviting young Welsh women to participate in their new project, LeadHerShip, and Sian Gwenllian, Arfon AM has agreed to take part.

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