February 23, 2017

100 Days Until the Champions League Final Comes to Cardiff Central!

It’s now 100 days until the UEFA Champions League final comes to Cardiff! In 2014 we had a taste of European football in Cardiff when Real Madrid beat Sevilla in the UEFA Super Cup at the Cardiff City Stadium, but this will represent the very first time that the famous Champions League trophy is presented in Wales. As a lifelong …

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February 21, 2017

Advice Surgeries in March

Dates for my advice surgeries around Cardiff Central in March have been confirmed. You can see these dates below, or by clicking here. These surgeries are an opportunity for constituents to drop in and raise any issues with me, no appointment is needed. In addition to the surgery dates above, every Wednesday there will be an Immigration Clinic at my Constituency …

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February 16, 2017

Update: Lyme Disease Westminster Drop-in Meeting

This meeting was organised by an amalgamation of UK Lyme disease organisations and Teresa Pearce MP (whose constituent, Debbie Collins, is a member of two of these organisations). Some of the top clinicians and researchers in the field were present at the meeting, in order to give MPs and peers the opportunity to gain a better insight into the issues …

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February 14, 2017

Natwest Skills and Opportunities Fund: Applications Now Open

The NatWest Skills and Opportunities Fund is currently open to charities, social enterprises, community groups, state-funded schools and colleges based in Cardiff Central. NatWest launched the Fund in 2015 as part of their on-going commitment to making a difference in the communities they serve and NatWest is set to give away £1m in the first of two rounds of funding …

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February 9, 2017

Update: Cardiff Met Cyncoed Development

I was very pleased to learn yesterday that Cardiff Councillors have opposed the plans for the extension of the Cyncoed Campus of Cardiff Metropolitan University. I have been working closely with local residents and submitted an objection to the council, opposing the plans. The Campus is close to neighbouring residential properties in Cyncoed, Penylan and Pentwyn. Residents are understandably concerned …

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February 7, 2017

Visiting 72nd Cardiff Guides

72nd Cardiff Guides invited me to visit them at their weekly session at Albany Road Baptist Church last Friday. I spoke about what being a Member of Parliament involves, what I do in Parliament and in the constituency, how everything we do is political and how I hope to see more female MPs in the future. Guides were inquisitive and …

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February 3, 2017

Beresford Road Bridge to Re-Open

Re-opening of Beresford Road Bridge Beresford Road Bridge has been closed to traffic since July 2016. Since then, a huge programme of works have been undertaken to demolish it and fully reconstruct the new bridge. Network Rail will re-open the new Beresford Road Bridge on Friday 17 February 2017.   Splott Road Bridge Network Rail’s next package of work will see …

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