In May 2016 I was selected to stand in next years Council Elections for Pontprennau and Old St Mellons. It is a huge privilege to stand for the area in which I have lived all my life. I will be working alongside our current councillor, Dianne Rees. Together we make a strong team, fighting for our community.
Please find below a list of our priorities for Pontprennau and Old St Mellons:
Our Pontprennau Priorities
1) Be a strong voice with the Council and Police to tackle parking and congestion in our area
2) Proactively work with businesses throughout Pontprennau to tackle litter and hold regular litter picks
3) Tackle speeding through Pontprennau by campaigning for greater awareness of the risks of speeding through our Community
4) Fight for our voice to be heard in reducing the Volume of traffic through our Community
Our Old St Mellons Priorities
1) Be a strong voice with the Council and Police to tackle Parking in our area
2) Proactively report pot hole and pavement conditions to the Council and campaign for better highway conditions
3) Proactively work with businesses throughout Old St Mellons to tackle litter and hold regular litter picks
4) Tackle speeding through Old St Mellons by campaigning for greater awareness of the risks of speeding through our Village
We are actively campaigning all year round in our community. We are currently working on a parking petition in Pontprennau to address the serious anti-social parking problems impacting our area.
For the last few years we have been actively fighting against Cardiff Labour's development plans for Cardiff. We both support the need for homes in our city, Cardiff has to grow and we must support sustainable development. However we opposed the large development between Pontprennau and Old St Mellons as we simply don't have the infrastructure in place to support such a large development. In our view the roads and community facilities should be in place before large developments take place.
It is encouraging to receive positive feedback from residents. If you have an issue or concern you'd like to raise with us please don't hesitate to get in touch with us.
Cllr Dianne Rees: