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Digital switch off for Denbighshire village

A Denbighshire community will lose their TV reception as a result of the digital switchover unless villagers can find more cash to upgrade their facilities.
Darren Millar, Assembly Member for Clwyd West, attended a public meeting with Rhodri Williams, Di

Education the key to preventing grassland fires

Commenting on figures published today showing a 60% rise in grassland fires in Wales, Shadow Environment Minister Darren Millar AM said:
“These figures highlight a worrying increase in the number of grassland fires across the country.
 
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Councils need to clean up their act over littering

Welsh Conservatives are urging the Assembly Government to do more in a bid to Keep Wales Tidy.
Figures obtained by Shadow Environment Minister Darren Millar AM show the number of fixed penalty notices issued for littering vary greatly across local author

Only one week left to save your post office

There is only one week left to save your post office. That’s the message from Assembly Member for Clwyd West, Darren Millar, who is urging residents to make their views known on proposals to close one in five post offices in North Wales.

Money lessons = Common sense

Assembly Member for Clwyd West, Darren Millar, has welcomed the introduction of compulsory lessons in money management in Welsh schools from this month.
All pupils between 7 and 19 years of age will now receive education in personal financial management

Olympic hope for Denbighshire forest

A campaign has been launched for a Denbighshire forest to become a venue for the 2012 Olympic games.
Darren Millar, Assembly Member for Clwyd West, has spoken to Lord Sebastian Coe and the organisers of the games to ask them to consider Llandegla Forest

Councils need to clean up their act on dog fouling

Welsh Conservatives are calling on councils across Wales to look at how effectively they are policing dog fouling offences.
Figures obtained by Shadow Environment Minister Darren Millar AM show a huge discrepancy in the number of fixed penalty notices is

Assembly Government comes clean on real extent of Tir Gofal backlog

The Assembly Government has been forced to admit the number of delayed applications for its flagship agri-environmental scheme Tir Gofal is higher than previously thought.
Pressure from the Welsh Conservatives has led Rural Affairs Minister Elin Jones AM

Marriage – Be Prepared!

Engaged couples in North Wales are being encouraged to enrol in a new marriage preparation course which be running from September.
Couples can expect to cover topics such as commitment, communication, resolving conflict and staying in love amongst others

Answers needed over unfilled Environment Agency posts

Welsh Conservatives today expressed concern at the high number of unfilled specialist posts at the Environment Agency. The party has learned that as many as 22 positions at the Assembly Government quango are vacant and are not in the process of being fil