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  • in reply to: The Fallacy of Building 365 New Houses in Llay. #154268

    You fail to understand the thrust – The councillors and the council should make a stand against the WA whatever the cost and say NO this will not happen. The council have it in their powers to make it impossible for developers to profitably develop by implementing every planning, traffic rule environmental rule in the book.

    You are just another of the sheep that accepts everything the WA (south wales biased) dictates.

    in reply to: The Fallacy of Building 365 New Houses in Llay. #154261

    Prior to the final decision on this matter the Councillors should read my former post shown above. Councillors should be reminded who put them in this position. Some decisions should be made on what is right for their constituents, not of the likelihood of any repercussions or potential costs. So, councillors show some guts and vote with your conscience – reject this absurd plan which will only benefit people from across the border and be detrimental to local residents.

    in reply to: Carwyn’s Resignation #148028

    It Great news, GOODBYE to a very poor and un-democratic politician who never did anything for north Wales or indeed Wales. He was, and is, a grand Brexit Denier, even though the democratic view of the entire country was to leave the EU – he still can’t accept this. It is a pity we are not in the middle ages, as a Traitor he would be disposed of.

    in reply to: Stansty Bridge Again!! #147580

    The most ridiculous omission belongs to the Council. With the disruption of the current works, they haven’t taken the opportunity to completely re-surface the road under the bridge(s)that has completely disintegrated. So, we can look forward to more disruption when this work is finally planned. You can never use the words Wrexham Council, Planning and Common Sense in the same sentence without a derogatory comment!

    in reply to: Ty Pawb – success #147319

    The embarrassment of the stark, unwelcoming and austere Ty Pawb continues – as predicted. Without another injection of £1.5 million of our money it will be lucky to see the year out. However, do not despair, the council have advertised an 11.4% increase in ‘footfall’ during 2017. Unfortunately, I think they were counting people tripping over the homeless in every empty shop doorway.

    in reply to: Ty Pawb does not cater for visually impaired #147009

    Whilst I have ever sympathy with the visually impaired, we can add another bunch to this category, i.e. The councillors and council that approved the whole Ty Pawb project. visually Impaired may be too kind, totally blind may be nearer the mark. I wouldn’t worry about the signage, it won’t be necessary for too long and its absence will have at least saved some of the wasted money, ‘good money after bad’ comes to mind..

    The Mayor said at the opening today..

    “The Mayor of Wrexham says he believes Tŷ Pawb will complement the two existing markets in the town centre”

    He obviously hasn’t been to town for a year or two, THERE IS NO TOWN CENTRE. I think his emergence from the ‘back passage’ on his way to Ty Pawb, via the deserted and abandoned shops, must have seriously affected his perception of what a ‘Town Centre’ actually is, and should be!

    The clock now starts ticking for the Closure of Ty Pawb, the omen is in the weather, cold with snow forecast for Monday, the opening day. Whatever the reality, it will be reported as an outstanding success with hundreds of thousands turning out in sunny and warm weather and the heavily subsidised stallholders declaring a profitable day. This will be the truth compared with the following Mondays !)

    in reply to: Litter Enforcement #146558

    Most of the littering in Wrexham is done by council employees on Re-cycle Day. My street has litter everywhere after the so-called collection. The Refuse Technicians (ha ha) make absolutely no effort to pick up anything that they drop or fail to place in their containers. Whilst I am absolutely against littering, the council should start the clean up in their own backyard.

    in reply to: A peaceful protest #146552

    Why protest – just follow the councillors in when the doors open. As I pointed out weeks ago, Ty Pawb is perfect for the homeless. It is dry and warm with civilised toilet and washing facilities, open 7 days with long opening hours and free entry – Perfect. If they hide away, they may even get over-nighters. Now, we even have a new coffee shop where the arty people can fund coffee for the previously homeless people. I wonder if they will be able to use ‘Ty Pawb’ as their home address ?
    Who will be the first to prevent the ‘unfortunates’ access to this glorious project ?

    in reply to: New Tŷ Pawb Signage #146429

    Well, you may be surprised that in principal I am not against Ty Pawb, or against the arts, but there has to be a sense of realism. Wrexham is not the place for this project and it is also not the time for it. You do not have to be a genius to predict its prompt demise. All you have to do is to look around the local town environment and you will see terminal decline with even more shops announcing their closure this week. This project will fail to inspire the vast majority of the residents of Wrexham, particularly when it is they that will have to fund the project at over £500,000 per annum. All this is against a background when all we hear from the incompetent councillors is justification for more cuts (including to the arts) and increased council tax. There are better ways of spending (or not spending) the money that would benefit the entire community. Instead we are left with a White Elephant, vanity project that will be a millstone around our necks for a number of years.
    The writing is already on the wall (before the new signs are erected) – NO takers for the stalls and NO takers for the food outlets. Honestly, would (or have) the promoters of this project invest(ed) their money in it ? – I don’t think so!

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