Frank Little

Liberal Democrat former Councillor for Cadoxton Learn more

Alf Siddley

by franklittle on 4 August, 2016

It is with sadness that I learned of the death of Councillor Siddley in today’s Evening Post. I remember him as a defender of traditional Labour values but always friendly and good company. My sympathies go to his family and friends.

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Health survey

by franklittle on 25 March, 2016

You have just a few days to complete Peter Black’s health survey, if you have not already done so.  

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Social at the Green Dragon

by franklittle on 22 August, 2015

Local Liberal Democrats and friends will be holding a”politics and pints” evening in the back room of the Green Dragon next Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.  

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Even though we’re not part of the Welsh Government, we’ve managed to secure our flagship Pupil Deprivation Grant to support pupils from deprived backgrounds with reading and numeracy skills. This is a relatively prosperous area, but even in Cadoxton there are families feeling the pinch. Here’s how the recent Welsh budget settlement will help local schools: […]

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Elwyn Jones

by franklittle on 3 September, 2014

I have just learned, through the Evening Post, of the death of Elwyn. I knew him for four years, while serving on Blaenhonddan Community Council. It would be fair to say that we crossed swords frequently on the council, but on the rare occasions that we were able to have a talk face-to-face we found […]

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European Parliament elections

by franklittle on 21 May, 2014

Make sure of your vote

by franklittle on 20 May, 2014

What should have been a controlled response to a possible attack by the larch fungus seems to have turned into wholesale clearance in Craig Gwladus. There is a report by Cadoxton photographer Mike Davies on the Neath Guardian website. I should be interested to learn what action Councillor Annette Wingrave is taking.

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Council tax confirmed

by franklittle on 1 March, 2014

At a special meeting of Neath Port Talbot Council yesterday, the council tax for Blaenhonddan for the coming financial year was confirmed as £1551.48, a rise of 4.41%. This includes the borough-wide police precept of £190.34 and the community council’s precept. Full details are at http://www.npt.gov.uk/default.aspx?page=3530&name=Council&mtg_date=28/02/2014&id=COUN&qt=LST and select COUN-280214-REP-CDG for the council tax calculations. The budget itself having been […]

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Mynydd Marchywel wind farm

by franklittle on 21 February, 2014

This is the route which the energy company wants the abnormal loads of turbine components to take if the developer succeeds in overturning last Wednesday’s vote: http://www.mynyddmarchywel-windfarm.co.uk/media/25320/Site%20Access.pdf.         It will be noted that it includes this rail bridge of restricted height between Neath Abbey and Cadoxton.  

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