Archive for December, 2010

Paul Flynn on stage at TJ's in the Square, celebrating the life of local hero, John Sicolo
Dec
31

A dragon at war

John Osmond admires the political memoirs of the Labour MP for Newport West

Nick Bourne is Leader of the Welsh Conservatives and AM for Mid and West Wales
Dec
30

2011 offers opportunity for break with past

Nick Bourne hopes the next Assembly election will bring an end to Labour’s dominance in Wales

Kirsty Williams, Leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats and AM for Brecon and Radnorshire
Dec
29

The politics of compromise and consensus

Kirsty Williams says 2010 was a year when the Liberal Democrats brought stability to government

Ieuan Wyn Jones is Deputy first Minister and Leader of Plaid Cymru
Dec
28

Plaid demonstrates leadership in government

Ieuan Wyn Jones looks back on Plaid Cymru’s achievements over the last year

Carwyn Jones is First Minister of Wales and Leader of Welsh Labour
Dec
27

My first year as First Minster

Carwyn Jones looks ahead to Wales acquiring further tools of government in the referendum

Jon Gower, author of Uncharted
Dec
26

Magical story reveals coming force

Ifor Thomas is full of praise for a Welsh novelist who delivered in 2010

Jim Perrin
Dec
25

Catastrophe turned into a work of art

Jan Morris celebrates a remarkable book published in 2010 that explores Welsh landscapes of loss

Whitchurch High School in Cardiff
Dec
24

A quiet revolution in Welsh education

Philip Dixon examines a clash of cultures between Welsh and English education policy

David Smith, Managing Director of Matchlight
Dec
23

S4C Debate 5: Scottish TV builds while Wales burns

Dave Smith gives an insight into the way the Scots are planning a way forward for broadcasting that has parallels with Wales

S4C has lost its way since it was led by Owen Edwards in the golden era of the 1980s
Dec
22

S4C Debate 4: Cultural revolution will not be televised

Mari Beynon Owen argues that loyalty to a brand that overrides the remote is no longer valid for any broadcaster