Tag Archives: Wales

We must support all rural communities


Although I have visited Northern Ireland on several occasions and know some folk who live there, I don’t have a very good handle on how the recent alliance between the Conservative Party and the DUP will have impacted the politics … Continue reading

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The lessons from Gibraltar


When a community responds to a referendum to the tune of 96% in the opposite direction to the majority of voters it seems very unjust for its voters to have their concerns overlooked throughout the subsequent debate. The residents of … Continue reading

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What is so special about Wrexham?


Wrexham is the largest town in North Wales with a population of a mere 42,000 people. It is a town with a varied industrial history and one of the largest brown field sites in the area is the old Firestone Tyres factory … Continue reading

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Flags and things


Have a great St Davids day wherever you are and whatever your roots. The preparations for a Welsh weekend on Radio 4 appeared to begin on Gardeners Question Time with a question about a Leek that was growing at right angles, … Continue reading

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