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Campaigners opposing Wrexham Council’s plans to half its number of park rangers are being backed by their Assembly Member and MP.

Ken Skates and Susan Elan Jones have made urgent representations to the under-fire authority after fears were raised about the ‘huge’ detrimental effect further cuts are likely to have at country parks in their constituency.

The council wants to cut the number of rangers it employees from six to three, which has prompted an angry backlash from residents. Read more “Ken Skates AM calls on Wrexham Council to reverse country park cuts”

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A thriving construction company has been praised for investing in Wrexham after a visit by local politicians Ken Skates and Ian Lucas.

The Labour Assembly Member and MP visited DMR (North Wales) Ltd in Minera on Friday (October 6) to meet the team and see their local projects first-hand. Read more “Ken Skates and Ian Lucas praise building firm for investing in Wrexham”

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Campaigners calling for improved access at Ruabon Station turned out in force ahead of a petition being presented to Parliament.

Clwyd South AM and MP Ken Skates and Susan Elan Jones joined volunteers from the Friends of Ruabon to show their support on Friday (September 29). Read more “Ken Skates AM backs campaigners as Ruabon Station petition goes to Parliament”

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The demolition of a village eyesore to make way for social housing will begin in the next few months following ‘huge’ financial support from the Welsh Government.

Three derelict homes on the site of the old Victoria Garage in the middle of Ruabon will be replaced with new homes for local people after a long-running campaign.

Local councillor Dana Davies has thanked the Welsh Government for its vital involvement – and says the result wouldn’t have been possible without its backing. Read more “Vital Welsh Government funding will transform Ruabon homes, says Ken Skates AM”

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Assembly Member Ken Skates cut the ribbon at the official opening of a rescue training company’s new home in an old village school.

R3 Safety and Rescue was started in 2013 by three former employees of Bala-based Rescue 3 Europe and moved into the empty Glyndyfrdwy school building earlier this year. Read more “Assembly Member Ken Skates cuts ribbon to open Llangollen rescue firm’s new home”