Plaid Cymru has refused approval for a coalition group to run Conwy County Council. Council leader Gareth Jones formed a new cabinet at Bodlondeb earlier this week, made up of five Plaid councillors, four Conservative members and one independent councillor. But the party’s chairman Alun Ffred Jones said Plaid councillors would form an administration involving the Tories. The decision was […]Read more ›
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Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood says her party has yet to approve a coalition group formed to run Conwy County Council. Five Plaid councillors have joined forces with four Conservative members and one independent councillor (Anne McCafferey) in the new look Cabinet at Bodlondeb. The Labour group decided not to join the group. Plaid Craig-y-Don councillor Gareth Jones was elected […]Read more ›
Labour have reclaimed the Vale of Clwyd from the Conservatives in the general election. Chris Ruane beat incumbent Dr James Davies with a majority of 2,379. The result marks a dramatic comeback two years after Dr Davies clinched the seat for the Tories in a narrow victory by 237 votes. Mr Ruane, who was also the constituency’s first MP from 1997 […]Read more ›
The former First Minister of Wales, Rhodri Morgan, has died at the age of 77. The ex-Cardiff West MP, elected in 1987, became an AM when the Welsh Assembly was founded in 1999. Nine months later, he became First Secretary and the leader of the Welsh Labour party following the resignation of Alun Michael. Mr Morgan served three terms in the […]Read more ›
Exciting proposals for a brand new waterpark in Rhyl have moved a step closer, with the planning application for the ambitious leisure attraction now submitted for consideration. Members of Denbighshire County Council formally supported the Waterpark proposal earlier this year – with the Council, Rhyl Town Council and Welsh Government providing financial support for the development. The proposal is for […]Read more ›