Local News

Flooding: Aberconwy AM Secures Extension to Funding Deadline.

An extension to the deadline for residents to apply for the flood funding grant has been secured by Janet Finch-Saunders AM.  The application window was set to close today (31/03/2020), but the Member has succeeded to secure an agreement by the Welsh Minister for Finance that the deadline will be extended.  The grant will now be open for applications until 28/08/2020.

Aberconwy AM praises ‘selfless & hardworking’ Welsh Farmers as they commit to feeding the nation.

Janet Finch-Saunders AM/AC, Member for Aberconwy, has praised the ‘selfless and hardworking’ Welsh farmers in their commitment to feed the nation throughout the COVID-19 health crisis. 

This week, NFU Cymru President John Davies wrote to politicians in Westminster and Cardiff Bay to assure them that Wales’ farmers were fully committed to keeping the nation fed, amid increased consumer demand for food. 

North Wales must not be left behind.

The seven Conservative MPs across North Wales are calling for urgent action to ensure the region is not left behind in ensuring adequate capacity to treat Coronavirus patients.

Progress with Campaign to Save Glan Clwyd Park and Ride Service.

The free Ysbyty Glan Clwyd park and ride service is to stay while a business case is put to the Welsh Government for more parking on the hospital site.  This news and the intention to maintain the service for another year has been welcomed by Janet Finch-Saunders, Assembly Member for Aberconwy, who has been leading the local campaign to save the service.

Action Needed To Tackle Aberconwy Flooding.

Further to the public meeting arranged by Janet Finch-Saunders, Assembly Member for Aberconwy, to discuss flooding in the Conwy Valley, action is being taken in an effort to try and tackle the problem.

Local MP secures change of heart from British Gas.

Local MP campaigning for British Gas to review their pre-payment and top-up arrangements has welcomed the news that the minimum top-up will return to just £1.

Robin Millar MP for Aberconwy highlighted the difficulties experienced by residents in rural parts of his own constituency especially Llanrwst and along the coast.

Finch-Saunders & Conwy Score for School Football

Janet Finch-Saunders AM, Shadow Welsh Minister for Children and Young People, has been working with Conwy County Borough Council to establish a schools county football team.