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  • in reply to: Welsh nationalists Plaid Cymru who are the kidding #140837

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    So she’s taken nothing since 2012? Fair play if she hasn’t but it’s true what flipper says, it’s easy as opposition to shout. Haven’t seen anyone else go to the press about not taking the pay rise or paying get for their IPads, if you do your research you’ll see theirs a few more yet they don’t feel the need to shout it from the rooftops.

    in reply to: Parking #139356

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    Why? Compared to a lot of towns those prices a pretty reasonable, go to Chester and see how much they charge. Maybe traders should get scheme together where if a customer spends so much in a their shop, they get some or all their parking paid. Everyone needs to work together through these difficult times instead of sitting back pointing fingers! Where’s the community spirit?

    in reply to: Minimum alcohol price set for Wales! #139251

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    It could be something that should be welcomed. It may prevent
    Supermarkets using alcohol as ‘loss leaders’ (why not offer cheaper
    food), and also may reduce domestic abuse, where the guy gets pissed
    at home and bullies the wife. If he gets stroppy in the pub, he soon
    gets answered.

    I think it could be a good move all round.

    Not once have I had a drink and bullied my wife! Don’t see why I should literally pay for those who do

    in reply to: Drunken/druggie Idiots #139250

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    Get in touch with Arfon Jones, see if he can tear himself away from Twitter for a moment and help sort it out in a SENSIBLE way!

    in reply to: Council Budget #139249

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    Hardly think they’d be making all these cuts if they had enough money.

    in reply to: Council Budget #139214

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    Speak to your local Councillor mines pretty good but I’m feeling in this case that it’s the Welsh assembly that need harassing. I see time and time again our mp and am attacking the council, some of it justified but never look at their own government to help the town and it’s so frustrating as here in Wales we should be lucky that we have both to represent us, not forgetting the 2 in south clwyd that are quick enough to criticise but never offer a solution. Yet I don’t feel lucky I feel like they use the Tory/independent council as a scapegoat for them doing very little, how often do they come into your ward? I’m yet to see them! I’m not blaming them entirely but they could and should be doing more. Surely they should be fighting along side the council to get more help regardless of political party.

    in reply to: Council Budget #139212

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    Maybe if the Welsh Government coughed up a little more funding and if the council didn’t have to keep that eyesore ‘the groves’ then maybe there would be more money to go around! People want everything from nothing! Look towards the people who wanted to keep the Groves without any regard of where the funding would come from, look at how much the our government is investing down south and forgetting the north! If you look at our MP and AM, they only mention Welsh Government when there’s positive news if it’s bad news then it’s the uk government! High time the Welsh government where held to account along with members of both parliaments, look at how much they earn to represent us!

    Just look at the decisions Carwyn Jones has overruled our council on over the years! New homes with no infrastructure, health care on its knees (devolved from UK so no excuse) the list is endless. People need to start looking further afield to point blame, I realised this a while ago and it makes sense.

    Rant over!

    in reply to: Minimum alcohol price set for Wales! #139186

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    Typical nanny state being forced upon us all!

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