Frank Little

Liberal Democrat former Councillor for Cadoxton Learn more

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 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:         It will be noted that it includes this rail bridge of restricted height between Neath Abbey and Cadoxton.  

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Small business Saturday in Neath

by franklittle on 5 December, 2013

I trust that residents will be supporting this initiative, which is supported by all political parties at the national level. More details here:,4232-12-Neath-Business-Champs  

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Progress on metal theft

by franklittle on 21 January, 2013

Police and crime commissioner elections

by franklittle on 28 October, 2012

The two politicians and the two independent candidates for the post of police and crime commissioner (PCC) for the South Wales area were interviewed for half-an-hour by Vaughan Roderick on BBC-Wales’ “Sunday Supplement” this morning. The Web page for this programme is at The outcome illustrated many of the flaws in the whole Conservative […]

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