An Assembly Member involved in the campaign for improved health facilities in Corwen has welcomed confirmation that work to revamp the town’s surgery will be completed this year.
Ken Skates vowed before his 2016 re-election he would help deliver increased spending on health and social services in Clwyd South and subsequently secured a promise of investment from Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board chief executive Gary Doherty. Read more “Corwen GP surgery revamp ‘to be completed in autumn’, AM Ken Skates told”
Clwyd South AM Ken Skates has welcomed crucial Welsh Government investment of almost £4m to improve the state of roads across North East Wales.
Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services, Alun Davies, recently committed the cash to fixing potholes throughout the region. The windfall includes £1.4m for Wrexham, which according to Welsh Government statistics has the worst roads in North Wales. Read more “Clwyd South AM Ken Skates welcomes £4m Welsh Government funding pot to fix potholes”
Schoolchildren were praised by an AM after their commitment to online safety made them Wrexham’s star pupils.
Clwyd South Assembly Member Ken Skates visited St Mary’s in Ruabon on Friday (February 9) to talk to youngsters from three local primary schools at an event organised by North Wales internet safety experts eCadets. Read more “Wrexham schoolchildren teach Clwyd South AM Ken Skates how to stay safe online”
Two Assembly Members spoke about the importance of challenging stigma after visiting a Wrexham-based mental health charity.
Lesley Griffiths and Ken Skates were invited to Advance Brighter Futures on Friday (February 9) to coincide with Time to Talk Day earlier this month. Read more “It’s time to talk about mental health, say Ken Skates and Lesley Griffiths”
Assembly Member Ken Skates praised a programme aimed at tackling rural poverty and isolation after it secured a £350,000 lottery grant.
The Clwyd South AM visited Canolfan Ni in Corwen to hear more about the Your Place or Ours project, a joint venture by South Denbighshire Community Partnership and Citizens Advice Denbighshire which was awarded £350,000 by the Big Lottery to address rural poverty and isolation through a number of initiatives throughout the area. Read more “Denbighshire rural poverty project praised by Ken Skates AM after Corwen event”