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Doctor training in Bangor

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Medical students will be able to study all of their degree in the north of Wales for the first time from 2019 onward under new plans announced today by the Welsh government.

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Trago Mills boss is “out-of-touch and fundamentally wrong”

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In a scathing letter, Plaid Cymru’s Siân Gwenllian has highlighted the unfounded and prejudiced attacks on the Welsh language by the CEO of discount retailer Trago Mills.

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Plaid Cymru AM hears of the importance of post-cancer care

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Last week at the Senedd in Cardiff the Breast Cancer Care charity met with AMs to promote the work they do with women prior to their cancer treatment. Speaking at the event was Gwyneth Jennings, originally from Y Felinheli near Bangor but now living in Cardiff and Arfon AM for Plaid Cymru, Sian Gwenllian, was in attendance to lend her support. Both women were school friends at Bangor Grammar School for Girls.

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A message to inspire on women in engineering day

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Today marks ‘Women In Engineering Day’ and AM for Arfon Sian Gwenllian caught up with one of the Falcon Force Wales Team from Ysgol Brynrefail, Llanrug – a team of schoolgirls who topped the world finals of the Formula 1 For Schools competition in Malaysia last year. Anna Whiteside Thomas, Tesni Calennig Smith, Beca Medi Jones, Eleanor Edwards-Jones and Elin Worth represented Wales and challenged teams from 35 countries finishing among the best in the world having won their UK heats.

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Lack of Welsh language provision means patients in Wales are getting a ‘second class service’

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The lack of Welsh language provision for GP patients in Wales means that people are getting a second class service, Plaid Cymru have said.

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MP and AM welcome exciting developments at Aber Falls distillery

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Plaid Cymru Member of Parliament for Arfon Hywel Williams and Assembly Member Siân Gwenllian have welcomed ongoing investment in Aber Falls Distillery during a tour of the facility.

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We need a planning system that will give local people a greater say

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A new planning system needs to be established to ensure that the voices of local communities are heard when development plans are rolled out across Wales according to the Plaid Cymru Assembly Member, Siân Gwenllian, who fears that developers do not consider local needs under the current system. The call comes prior to a public meeting that will be held in Caernarfon at the end of this week to discuss the policy paper presented by Sian Gwenllian AM on local housing and Welsh language needs within the planning system.

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Caernarfon-Bontnewydd bypass 'go-ahead' is a resounding victory for Plaid Cymru Arfon

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Responding to the news from the Welsh Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport, Ken Skates, that the A487 Caernarfon and Bontnewydd Bypass will proceed, Siân Gwenllian AM for Arfon and Hywel Williams MP said

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Welsh Government's Relationships and Sexuality Education overhaul needs 'operational plan' says Plaid Cymru AM Sian Gwenllian

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Responding to the announcement by Education Secretary Kirsty Williams major reforms to ‘Relationships and Sexuality’ education Sian Gwenllian AM, Plaid Cymru spokesperson for equalities and the co-founder of the new Assembly committee for women and equalities said,

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PLAID CYMRU AM CRITICISES CUT TO SCHOOL UNIFORM GRANT AS SENEDD DEBATE CHILD POVERTY

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A Plaid Cymru-led debate on Child Povery will be taking place in the Senedd today with Sian Gwenllian AM for Arfon taking part. The Labour Welsh Government has already come under fire from Ms Gwenllian as it has announced that all uniform grants will stop next year, despite families facing worsening financial challenges according to the Arfon AM.

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