Conwy News

by / on April 29, 2017 at 3:24 pm / in Conwy News, Denbighshire News, Regional News

Ken Skates keen to explore further A55 improvements

Economy and Infrastructure Secretary, Ken Skates, has today commissioned a resilience study to identify possible further improvements to the A55. Recent years and months have seen the Welsh Government make significant improvements to the road but the Economy Secretary was keen to stress that more needs to be done in order for the road to best serve as a key […]

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by / on April 14, 2017 at 5:38 pm / in Conwy News, Denbighshire News, Regional News

Call for Small Scale Renewable Energy Proposals

Around £14m of EU funds is  available for more small scale community renewable energy proposals. A statement released by the Welsh Government said “We are encouraging more proposals to come forward to benefit from £10m available in West Wales & the Valleys and £4m in East Wales. Any organisation (public, private, third sector) can apply.  Green Growth and the transition […]

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by / on April 13, 2017 at 7:08 pm / in Conwy News, Denbighshire News, Events

Legendary evening in Llandudno Junction

        An evening of music, dance and legendary activities is planned on the grounds of the Welsh Government office in Llandudno Junction as part of the town’s Trakz festival         The annual local festival will be using the building’s distinctive glass front for a stunning display of vertical dancing for its opening event on 21st April. Other activities during the […]

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by / on April 13, 2017 at 1:33 pm / in Conwy News, Denbighshire News, Regional News

Welsh Water launches free pesticide disposal scheme to protect drinking water quality

  Welsh Water has launched a new initiative to encourage farmers, growers and landowners in targeted areas to consider ‘smarter’ ways of weed, pest and disease control that do not impact on people, water or wildlife.   In it, it says the scheme will provide a: New initiative to help farmers, growers and land managers dispose of pesticide and herbicides […]

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by / on April 10, 2017 at 1:21 pm / in Conwy News, Regional News

Community projects in Conwy get funding boost

10 April 2017 Three projects in Conwy have received a boost after being awarded a share of more than £38,000 community funding from Rhyl Flats, an offshore wind farm operated by Innogy Renewables UK Ltd.   Tenovus Cancer Care will receive £24,000 over three-years to support their Rhos on Sea Sing With Us Choir. The Sing with Us choirs are […]

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by / on April 5, 2017 at 2:13 pm / in Conwy News, Regional News

Election 2017: Conwy Council results

The Independents have retained the lion’s share of seats on Conwy County Council following the local elections held on Thursday. Non-affiliated candidates gained two more seats, but no party or group was able to take overall control. The Conservatives added a further three seats from 2012, but both Plaid Cymru and Labour lost two councillors and the Liberal Democrats lost […]

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by / on March 31, 2017 at 4:42 pm / in Conwy News, Regional News

Updates To A55: Statement by Ken Skates

Economy and Infrastructure Secretary Ken Skates has today provided an update on recent improvements to the A55. He said:   “Firstly, over the last 4 years we have undertaken a major programme of works to bring the A55 tunnels at Conwy, Penmaenbach and Pen y Clip up to current legislative and design standards. I am pleased to report that the […]

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by / on March 18, 2017 at 5:53 pm / in Conwy News, Denbighshire News, Regional News

Proposed new law to abolish the Right to Buy and associated rights introduced in Wales

Abolition of the Right to Buy and Associated Rights (Wales) Bill Housing and Regeneration13 March 2017HousingLegislationLegislative programmeProgramme for Government – Homes. The Bill will provide for the Right to Buy, the Preserved Right to Buy and the Right to Acquire for tenants of local authorities and registered social landlords to be abolished after a period of at least one year […]

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by / on March 3, 2017 at 1:19 pm / in Conwy News, Local News & Archive

Conwy council tax: 4.6% rise approved

Conwy County Council has warned it faces ‘many difficult years ahead’ after its budget was approved for the next financial year. Council tax will go up by 4.6% this year, meaning the average household will pay £1,112.69 – an increase of £48.93 from 2016-17. Councillors at Bodlondeb also approved a 3.79% increase in funding for the office of the North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner, […]

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by / on March 2, 2017 at 7:16 pm / in Conwy News, Local News & Archive, North Wales Police

Pro-active day of Police action in west Conwy.

As part of an Pro-active operation Thursday 2nd March 2017, six people have been arrested in the West Conwy area.   Police executed three Misuse of Drugs Act search warrants in Conwy town.   A quantity of what Police believe to be controlled drugs and cash was seized and a local man is his 20s was arrested on suspicion of possessing […]

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