I have written to BCBC regarding the caravans currently located on Rest Bay playing fields. The continued illegal parking of caravans and vehicles is now obstructing the use of community facilities in Porthcawl.
I’m looking to nominate a Constituency Responsible Business Champion for 2022. This is a great opportunity to recognise businesses that work closely with charities, clubs or schools to support the community.
Since becoming your Member of Parliament, I have fought hard against plans to locate a women’s residential centre within our constituency. I am pleased that the Justice Minister has listened to the concerns I raised with her regarding the proposed sites in Bridgend and Porthcawl.
It was great to attend the Porthcawl RNLI’s naming ceremony of their new D class lifeboat. The lifeboat has been named after Hugo Missen, who tragically died of leukaemia at fifteen months old.
Last week, a number of constituents contacted me regarding their concerns about caravans parked on Locks Common in Rest Bay, Porthcawl.
I have written to Bridgend County Borough Council to enquire about what action will be taken to ensure that the misuse of this land is stopped.
It was fantastic to hear of the success of the Kickstart scheme In Bridgend and Porthcawl. The scheme has been used to provide jobs for young people in the constituency. Across Wales there are 5,000 Kickstart jobs, tackling youth unemployment in Bridgend and across the country.
Storm Eunice caused severe disruption across Wales and the United Kingdom, with over 80,000 homes expected to be impacted.
However, it was promising to hear that the storm defences, invested in over the last 12 months, have been successful in stopping the most severe damage across the United Kingdom.
I recently raised the idea of a Light Railway or Tramway link between Porthcawl and Pyle railway station in my Seaside News column. The interest I have received regarding the railway proposal suggests that a feasibility study is the necessary next step.