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Central government must step in to protect lectures from debilitating pension cuts

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Plaid Cymru Member of Parliament for Arfon Hywel Williams is backing students at Bangor University who are set to protest against drastic cuts to the pension rights of their lecturers.

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Arfon AM meets local Mum and her son to raise awareness of tube feeding

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As the Tube Feeding Awareness Week draws to a close Arfon AM Sian Gwenllian meets a local family who are well-versed in this specialist process of feeding. Ms Gwenllian is keen to raise awareness of the issues faced by those living with an adult or child who are dependent on this method of feeding.

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New figures lay bare 'devastating' economic impact of hard Brexit

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Plaid Cymru's Brexit spokesperson in Westminster, Hywel Williams MP has responded to new information from the UK Government's own Brexit impact assessments by saying that they lay bare the potentially 'devastating' impact of a hard Brexit on the Welsh economy.

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New Trustee brings fresh ideas to Bangor’s mental health Centre

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A recently appointed trustee at Bangor’s mental health support centre at Abbey Road has been delighted by the support shown to individual’s seeking advice and support during the festive period.

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Siân Gwenllian AM Plaid Cymru celebrates the first step taken 100 years ago which gave women the vote

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I’m pleased to note today as an important one on the journey towards equality for women. The Representation of the People Act was passed on 6 February 1918 and gave some women the vote.

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Local MP goes on hunger strike to mark 100 years of women's suffrage

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Plaid Cymru MP for Arfon Hywel Williams will join cross-party colleagues this Monday and Tuesday in a twenty four hour hunger strike to call for a radical overhaul of the UK’s voting system and commemorate a centenary of women’s suffrage.

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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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