LLANDUDNO’s new mayor has been named as cllr Angela O’Grady, who has a long standing record of service to the community.

Cllr O’Grady said: “I have volunteered in the community for more than 25 years, from being a volunteer at a drug rehabilitation unit in Colwyn Bay and as a mentor. I was also a volunteer at my children’s school Craig y Don and also at Tudno school.

“In 1993, I became a founder member of the Credit Union and I am also a founder member of Ty Hapus and Ty Llywelyn community centres.

“I currently volunteer at Ty Llywelyn Youth Club, the RVS and Llandudno Football Club and of course I am a voluntary Town Councillor, having been elected onto the Town Council in 2008.

She added: “I am a qualified youth worker and play worker. I gained a degree in public and social policy plus a level three qualification in health and social care. I work as a full time carer and home support worker, which I really enjoy.”

Cllr David Hawkins the outgoing mayor said: “It has been a fantastic year for Llandudno this year with so many events and occasions in the town. From the world rally championships to the magnificent display on the Armed Forces Day.

Llandudno has had record number of visitors and holiday makers as it continues to be one of the best places to stay at in Britain.

“There have been so many highlights this past year from running into the sea dressed as Victorian bathers on the Boxing Day dip to spending the day with children from Chernobyl having fun on the Great Orme.”