Local News

Success for Snowdonia National Park.

With Snowdonia National Park Authority facing a cash cliff edge which would have drastically changed the National Park, an extra  £1,858,540 million has been secured for Snowdonia.  This follows a strong campaign by Janet Finch-Saunders, Assembly Member for Aberconwy, to help reverse the threat of a half a million cut in funding by the Welsh Government.

Playgrounds “in peril” says Shadow Minister for Children and Young People.

With local councils and voluntary groups across Aberconwy struggling to find the money to maintain playgrounds across the County, Janet Finch-Saunders, Shadow Minister for Children and Young People, has called on the Minister for Local Government to recognise that playgrounds are in peril and reverse settlement cuts. 

AM secures progress on Pont Fawr.

The campaign led by Janet Finch-Saunders, Assembly Member for Aberconwy, to save Llanrwst bridge from further damage and traffic trouble has taken a major step forward with Conwy County Borough Council proposing new road markings and signage.  However, so that residents can consider all potential options for the bridge, the Member has written to challenge the Welsh Government for blocking consideration of a new traffic control system.

Action needed to help attract international visitors to Wales.

Renewed calls have been made for the removal of Visit Wales from Welsh Government control and creating an industry-led approach to marketing Wales.  This follows the finding by Janet Finch-Saunders, Assembly Member for Aberconwy, that the number of international trips to Wales during the first quarter of 2019 fell by 4% to 147,000, and visitor spending down by 23% on same time last year.

Stop Prisoner Votes Campaign

The Welsh Conservative Campaign opposing the Welsh Labour Government proposal to give all prisoners the vote rolled into Llandudno this week.