Over 200 residents came to a public meeting to express their concerns about anti-social behaviour in Briton Ferry to Councillors, Council officers and the police. Agencies and community working in partnership.
It was great to attend a public meeting organised by David Rees AM in Croeserw Enterprise Centre to discuss provision of GP services at Cymmer Health Centre. The room was packed to rafters, and senior Abertawe Bro Morgannwg UHB managers listened carefully to concerns that were raised.
My letter to the Director of Education Leisure and Lifelong Learning on the decision to close Cymer Afan Comprehensive schoolRead more
My letter to Environmental Health Section on the application for an environmental permit for a waste incineration plant.Read more
I had an engaging question and answer session about Brexit with pupils at St Joseph's. The session was arranged with Our Future, Our Choice. I spoke about how it is important for the voices of young people to be heard in the Brexit discussions as they will be living with the consequences of these decisions much longer than the politicians who are making them. There were lots of interesting and searching questions, and it was great to hear the views of young people.
I visited St Joseph's Comprehensive and Sixth Form to hear about the pupils progress as part of The Scholars Programme, a prestigious national scheme which gives school pupils an opportunity to experience university-style learning.
It was great to visit and meet pupils taking part in The Scholars Programme. I was very impressed at how they engaged with such a complex and challenging academic topic. It just goes to show what young people from Aberavon can achieve if we give them the opportunity. I wish the pupils the very best for the future, and I encourage more schools to give their pupils the chance to benefit from this programme.Read more
It was great to be out and about with the Three Valleys Nordic Walking Group in the Afan Forest. Great company, great exercise and great fun!Read more
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I was a guest speaker at the Swansea Bay Business Club Lunch in Margam Orangery. I spoke about the effect Brexit is having on local businesses and the need for a good deal with the EU. I also talked about the need for investment in South Wales with electrification of the mainline railway and the Tidal Lagoon having been cancelled.Read more
I visited First Corporate Clothing which is based on Llewellyn’s Quay, they produce a range of clothing for businesses and the corporate sector including smart jackets and skirts and workwear such as hi-viz jackets and knitwear. It was great to meet the team there and learn more about their business. This year, they won the 'Local Independent Business Award' at the NPT Business Awards 2018.
‘My Life My Say’ is a youth led organisation looking to achieve a better Brexit for young people, they organised a Brexit Café event in the YMCA Port Talbot.
I attended as a speaker and also participated in a Q and A session. It was great to discuss our future relationship with the EU with enthusiastic young people from the area.