We have obtained copies of the Tai Ceredigion Newsletter Dec 2013, from several of their tenants and we were highly amused to read Mr. Steve Jones' comments on "mis information in the local press from individuals."
We would like to clarify once and for all, that these individuals are members of The North Cardigan Action and Support Group which are recognised by Cardigan Town Council, Ceredigion County Council, Elin Jones AM and Mark Williams MP, amongst other organizations.
In a letter to our group, dated 24th Oct 2013, Mr. Jones refused to recognise the group unless we provided him with a copy of our constitution and all our names and addresses. We represent the North of Cardigan; ie. Aberystwyth Road, Y Rhos, Maesglas, Greenland Meadows, Felin Ban etc. and was formed through concerns on a planning development on the Maesglas Playarea, Green and Garages. We speak on behalf of our community.
In the newsletter Mr. Jones has stated that the playground was taken down to make it safe for its users. Health and Safety procedures were not followed. Firstly, where were the signs to warn the public of the problem, and secondly, after dismantling the playarea, where were the signs notifying the public as to why they were taken down? Also, why has it not been replaced if it was just a matter of making it safe? We are also confused as to why vandalism was stated in the local press.
When the group wrote to Mr. Jones on behalf of concerned and angered residents, dated 21st Oct 2013, asking for the Health and Safety report, his response was refusal of recognition of our group and denied us any Health and Safety Records.
In clarifying what the North Cardigan Action and Support Group stands for, maybe Mr. Jones will now recognise who we are and what we stand for, and supply us with any relevant information requested.
Gwyneth Morris, Chairman
Teresa Harries, Secretary
Bryn Davies, Treasurer
On behalf of The North Cardigan Action and Support Group.