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‘Look out for the 4Ts to spot the signs of type 1 diabetes’ says Islwyn MP

Chris Evans, Member of Parliament for Islwyn, is urging his constituents to learn the 4Ts to help spot type 1 diabetes early in children. Diabetes UK list the 4Ts as: Toilet – Going to the toilet a lot, bed wetting by a previously dry child or heavier nappies in babies. Thirsty – Being really thirsty […]


‘Make your leisure centre views known’, says Islwyn MP

Chris Evans, the MP for Islwyn, has urged residents to take part in a consultation about the future of leisure centres in Caerphilly County Borough. Caerphilly County Borough Council are considering plans which could see leisure centres in Cefn Fforest and Pontllanfraith closed. However, other leisure centres in Risca and Newbridge could become new ‘leisure hubs’. Previously, plans to close leisure […]


Islwyn MP supports Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Chris Evans, the MP for Islwyn, last week showed his support for Macmillan Cancer Support by attending a ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ event in Parliament. The occasion launched the charity’s latest report, ‘Am I Meant to be Okay Now? Stories of Life After Treatment’. The report provides insight into the struggles faced by people after […]


Extra support needed for mobile cancer care units

The MP for Islwyn, Chris Evans, has written to the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board calling for extra support for Tenovus Cancer Care Mobile Support Units.


Islwyn MP pledges to tackle loneliness

Islwyn MP Chris Evans has this week signed a pledge to help tackle loneliness in his constituency, after attending an event held by the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness in Westminster.