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Further support announced for review of 20mph speed limits

Senedd Member Elin Jones MS this week presented Ceredigion County Council with a report highlighting areas in Ceredigion where communities want to see changes made to the 20mph speed limits.

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£10.8M to Improve Aberystwyth Prom and Castle

Ceredigion County Council have been successful with an application for £10.8 million from the Community Prosperity Funding grant to make improvements along the seafront area from the Harbour to the Pier and to the Old College. Among the improvements will be a safe pedestrian zone and a new cycle path which will go from the Pier to the Harbour and will join the National Cycle Path which, at the moment, only reaches Trefechan

 

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Elin Jones MS welcomes delay to the SFS

Elin Jones MS welcomes announcement from the Minister with responsibility for agriculture of the delay to the introduction of the Sustainable Farming Scheme (SFS), the source of the concerns raised at protests by the farming community earlier this year.

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Ceredigion MP urges UK Government to confirm graduate visa will stay following report

Report says scrapping graduate-route visa could ‘disproportionately impact local and regional economies outside London and South East’

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Teifi Valley pylon concerns raised in Parliament

Ben Lake MP has urged the UK Government to make underground cabling the default method for installing new electricity grid infrastructure.

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Ceredigion Association of the Blind meets with Ben Lake MP to discuss digital accessibility concerns

The group met with the MP for Ceredigion to discuss issues and concerns around digital accessibility, particularly in rural areas such as Ceredigion and how advancements in technology can sometimes lead to increased isolation for some people, especially blind and visually impaired individuals.

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Yes to Renewable Energy, No to Giant Pylons

(PIC - technology is available which allows cables to be buried underground quickly and with minimal disruption)

"Renewable energy - yes; giant pylons - no;" that is the opinion of Plaid Cymru Councillors in Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire.

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Ben Lake MP welcomes bill to strengthen law to prevent livestock attacks

This week (Wednesday, 24 April) the Dogs (Protection of Livestock)(Amendment) Bill took an important step closer to becoming law, as it successfully passed the Committee stage in the House of Commons.

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Ben Lake MP raises issues of rural connectivity during Public Accounts Committee evidence session

On 22 April 2024, the Public Accounts Committee took oral evidence on supporting mobile connectivity. Sarah Munby (Permanent Secretary at Department for Science, Innovation and Technology), Emran Mian CB OBE (Director General for Digital, Technology and Telecoms at Department for Science, Innovation and Technology), and Dean Creamer CBE (Chief Executive at Building Digital UK) gave evidence

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MP and People’s Postcode Lottery join up to help Ceredigion charities

Ben Lake MP will take part in a virtual funding workshop with People’s Postcode Lottery and CAVO for local charities, volunteer organisations, and community groups.

The session will give good causes in Ceredigion advice on how to apply for funds to make even more of a difference in our communities.

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