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    AM backs pardon for hanged miner (Western Telegraph)

    June 29th, 2015 | Feature, Media | Joyce Watson AM | No Comments

    LOCAL Assembly Member Joyce Watson is backing a campaign to posthumously pardon a Welsh miner hanged nearly 200 years ago. Richard Lewis, better known as Dic Penderyn, was executed for his involvement in the Merthyr Rising of 1831.

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    Politically Speaking in the County Times (26.06.15)

    June 26th, 2015 | Blog, Feature | Joyce Watson AM | No Comments

    I am in Brussels and Luxembourg this week with the Assembly’s Petitions and Enterprise and Business committees. We caught the Eurostar on Monday, luckily missing Tuesday’s travel chaos. As it happens, one of the issues we have discussed is transport: the North Sea-Mediterranean Corridor, which stretches from Ireland and north UK to the Netherlands, Belgium […]

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    Joyce launches Welsh public contracts report

    June 23rd, 2015 | Feature | Joyce Watson AM | No Comments

    Welsh Construction companies should get easier access to over £5 billion of public procurement contracts according to recommendations in a new report. Currently only 55% of contracts are being won by Welsh companies. ‘The impact of procurement policy in Wales’ draws on the outcome of consultation with the Welsh construction industry by the National Assembly […]

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    Tenby Lifeboat in iconic Welsh stamps exhibition (Tenby Observer)

    June 19th, 2015 | Feature, Media | Joyce Watson AM | No Comments

    A STAMP dedicated to Tenby Lifeboat features in an online exhibition commemorating 50 years of Royal Mail Welsh stamps. Issued in 2008, the Tenby stamp was one of six to honour ‘Rescue at Sea’; the series marked the centenary of the worldwide adoption of SOS (• • • – – – • • •), the […]

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    Joyce signs Dic Penderyn posthumous pardon petition – Pembrokeshire family urge support

    June 17th, 2015 | Feature | Joyce Watson AM | No Comments

    ASSEMBLY member Joyce Watson is backing a campaign to posthumously pardon a Welsh miner hanged nearly 200 years ago. Richard Lewis, better known as Dic Penderyn, was executed for his involvement in the Merthyr Rising of 1831. Jane Hall, a descendant of Penderyn who lives in St Dogmaels, Pembrokeshire, appealed to Mrs Watson to support […]

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    AM visits unique eco homes project (Western Telegraph)

    June 13th, 2015 | Feature, Media | Joyce Watson AM | No Comments

    ASSEMBLY Member Joyce Watson recently took a tour of a unique eco housing project in north Pembrokeshire. Locally-based Western Solar Ltd is building Wales’ first solar hamlet on the site of a former garage in the village of Glanrhyd. It is made up of six timber clad houses, the design of which is based on […]

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