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Cardiff Liberal Democrats
call for smaller class sizes
                                                                         Cardiff Liberal Democrats
                                                                         have called on the Labour
                                                                         Government to enable the
                                                                         council to reduce primary
                                                                         school class sizes to 25
                                                                         At the moment, there are too
                                                                         many schools with classes of 30 or
                                                                         more children crammed in them.
                                                                         The Lib Dems want to reduce
                                                                         class sizes, so that children have
                                                                         more time with teachers.
                                                                                    Extra funding
                                                                         Local Lib Dem councillor Brenda
                                                                         Parsons said, “We’re calling on
                                                                         Rhodri Morgan’s Assembly
                                                                         Government to provide more
                                                                         funding and change their rules so
                                                                         that we can lower class sizes to 25.
   Cracking down on crime: Jenny Randerson is delighted that             The vast majority of parents want
   Cardiff’s Liberal Democrat controlled council and the local
 Reduce class sizes: Local councillors Keith Hyde and Brenda             their children to be taught in
   police have succeeded in reducing crime in the city.
 Parsons are calling on the Labour Assembly Government to provide        smaller classes, but we need extra
 extra funding so that the council can reduce class sizes to 25.         Welsh Assembly funding to do it.”


Lib Dems vow to fight Labour’s Nuclear plans
Welsh Liberal Democrats             more money on renewable              Jenny Willott, Lib Dem MP for
have vowed to continue their        energy, rather than nuclear power.   Cardiff Central, said, “We need to
fight against Labour’s plans to                                          offer more incentives for people
build more nuclear power                                                 to make their homes more
stations.                                                                efficient and switch to cleaner
Earlier in the year, thousands of                                        energy sources.
people signed up to a Lib Dem                                            “Green technologies are currently
supported campaign to “Keep                                              too expensive for ordinary people
Wales Nuclear Free.”                                                     and the Government needs to
                                       Renewable energy, not
Lib Dems are calling on the                                              offer more green grants to
                                           nuclear power
Labour Government to spend                                               homeowners.”

 Liberal Democrats - The challengers to Labour in Cardiff
Lib Dems invest in Bryn Celyn houses
                                                                      Pentwyn and Llanedeyrn
                                                                      Liberal Democrats are
                                                                      pleased that the council is
                                                                      investing money improving
                                                                      houses in Bryn Celyn.
                                                                      Cardiff’s Liberal Democrat
                                                                      controlled council is set to
                                                                      improve Bryn Celyn houses over
                                                                      the next few years, with phase
                                                                      one of the plans well underway.
                                                                             Improving our area
                                                                      The houses will have a new over-
                                                                      cladding to make them better
                                                                      insulated, new secure porches and
                                                                      new garden walls.
                                                                      Local campaigner Councillor
                                                                      Judith Woodman said, “These
                                                                      improvements will make a real
                                                                      difference to our area.
                                                                      “The new insulation will help to
   Bryn Celyn home improvements: Local Lib Dem councillors            cut fuel bills, whilst the new
   Judith Woodman and Keith Hyde are delighted that houses in         garden walls and porches will
   Bryn Celyn will receive new insulation and garden walls.           improve the image of the whole
                                                                      estate.”


Lib Dem controlled council plans Llanedeyrn
Primary school safety improvements
Cardiff’s Liberal Democrat
controlled council are
planning to improve child
safety at Llanedeyrn Primary
school.
The plans will go out to
consultation soon and will include
a restriction on parking near the
school gates, a new pathway to
and from the school and a new
zebra crossing.
    Making it safer for our
   children to walk to school
Local campaigner Councillor Keith
Hyde said, “These plans will make
Llanedeyrn Primary School a far
safer place for children and
parents. The new pathway and
zebra crossing will hopefully        Safer routes to Llanedeyrn Primary School: Local Lib Dem
encourage more people to walk        councillors Judith Woodman, Keith Hyde and Brenda Parsons are
their children to school and leave   delighted by council plans to build a new pathway and zebra
their cars at home.”                 crossing to make it safer to walk to Llanedeyrn Primary School.
Lib Dems welcome opening St David’s Primary School
of St Philip Evans Close set for an extension
The Pentwyn and Llanedeyrn Focus Team is
delighted that work has finally been completed
at St Philip Evans Close.
The site had been a waste land for a number of years,
but Cardiff Community Housing Association have
been working in partnership with Cardiff’s Liberal
Democrat controlled council to build houses, flats
and bungalows.
               Regenerating our area                     St David’s expansion: Local Lib Dem
Local Lib Dem councillor Paul Chaundy said, “It’s        councillors believe that the new expanded school,
great to see that this area has been redeveloped with    will be able to provide better facilities for children.
new houses. We have a real shortage of homes in
Cardiff, so St Philip Evans Close will provide new      Pentwyn and Llandeyrn Liberal Democrats
homes for a range of different age groups.”             have welcomed plans to extend St David’s
                                                        Church in Wales Primary School.
                                                        The school was badly in need of an extension, so
                                                        some classes have been demolished and work is well
                                                        underway to expand the school.
                                                                      A welcomed expansion
                                                        Local Lib Dem councillor Judith Woodman, who is
                                                        also a governor at the school, said, “St David’s is a
  New homes: The Pentwyn Focus Team thinks              popular primary school, but for too long the school
  that St Phillip Evans Close will provide more         has been struggling for space. I’m delighted that work
  homes in our area.                                    on site has begun and look forward to a building that
                                                        has modern facilities for our children.”

            C&J Cleaning                                  Contact the Focus Team!
     For a contract clean or a one off
             No job too small!                              Cllr. Paul Chaundy               2073 4313
  Pubs, Clubs, Offices - No obligation quote                Cllr. Keith Hyde                 2073 2807
 Personal attention from a family run firm                  Cllr. Brenda Parsons             2073 5100
              Tel. 07939 229652
                                                            Cllr. Judith Woodman             2054 1534
                                                            Jenny Randerson AM               2089 8355
     Advice Surgeries                                       Jenny Willott MP                 2066 8558

 Pentwyn Lib Dem Councillors
 Monday 4pm-5pm and Friday 11.30am-12.30pm
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 Llanedeyrn (2054 9650) and The Dome, Pentwyn
 (2054 9033). (term times only)                               50 Cyncoed Road Cardiff
 Jenny Randerson AM & Jenny Willott MP
 Surgeries are held at 99 Woodville Road, Cathays,                  Tel: 029 20 499032
 Cardiff. Every Friday between 3.30pm and 5pm.
 Surgeries are also held on the 1st Saturday of every
                                                             “Providing a Legal Service to
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Lib Dems slam cuts in government
aid for Cardiff businesses
                                                                                                                                 Local Lib Dems have been
                                                                                                                                 shocked to learn that some of
                                                                                                                                 Cardiff’s poorest communities
                                                                                                                                 could lose millions of pounds
                                                                                                                                 of state funding for new
                                                                                                                                 businesses.
                                                                                                                                 Over the last ten years, the UK
                                                                                                                                 Government has offered
                                                                                                                                 companies grants and loans to set
                                                                                                                                 up businesses in the south of the
                                                                                                                                 city, creating 12,000 jobs across
                                                                                                                                 Cardiff. Under new plans,
                                                                                                                                 businesses in Butetown, Rumney
                                                                                                                                 and Pontprennau will no longer
                                                                                                                                 qualify for state aid, so Labour can
                                                                                                                                 invest the money in North Wales.
                                                                                                                                       Anywhere but Cardiff?
   Cardiff losing out again: Lib Dem council leader, Rodney                                                                      Council leader Rodney Berman
   Berman, and Cllr. Mark Stephens, the Executive Member for                                                                     said, “The loss of this financial
   Finance, are concerned that the loss of state aid for new                                                                     assistance could have a serious
   businesses in Cardiff could cost the city millions of pounds worth                                                            effect on new businesses in
   of investment and put jobs at risk.                                                                                           Cardiff. This is another example of
                                                                                                                                 Cardiff losing out under Labour.”


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