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Conwy's Response to the Coronavirus Emergency

On Tuesday, 30th June Conwy County Borough Council’s Cabinet met formally for the first time since the Coronavirus crisis to review its role in our national response to the Coronavirus crisis (you can watch the virtual meeting above).  The Conservative-led council moved quickly to support residen

Winners take it all!

On the evening of 20th May, Robin Millar MP revealed the result of the “pet picture” competition launched on his Facebook site on 8th May.

During Robin’s popular weekly “Facebook Live” session, Macsen – the lovable Collie belonging to Sophie of Llandudno Junction was revealed as the favourite with a special honorary mention made of Barkley and Poppy – the adorable pets of Sandra who lives in Llandudno.

COVID-19: Clarity for Butchers.

The Welsh Government has clarified how meat processors are to interpret new law which require them and other businesses to take “all reasonable measures” to ensure that a distance of 2 meters is maintained between individuals on the business premises. The situation was addressed in plenary after Janet Finch-Saunders, Assembly Member for Aberconwy, highlighted the fact that butchers and meat processors need detail as to what reasonable measures might be.

COVID-19: Aberconwy AM Secures Positive Action by Airbnb.

Further to calls by Janet Finch-Saunders, Assembly Member for Aberconwy, for online facilitators of tourism to prevent bookings from holidaymakers throughout the COVID-19 crisis, Airbnb has taken positive action.

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.