New appointments in Denbighshire
Members of the Council have re-elected Councillor Hugh Evans OBE as Leader of the Council.
Councillor Evans, who represents the Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd/ Gwyddelwern ward, has served as Leader of the Council for the past nine years. He also served as Cabinet Member for the economy in the last council.
Councillor Peter Prendergast of Rhyl was elected Chairman for the next year. His chosen charities for the year ahead will be the RNLI (Rhyl Branch) and St Kentigern’s Hospice.
Councillor Peter Scott of St Asaph was elected as Vice Chair.
Councillor Peter Prendergast (left) with Councillor Peter Scott
Meanwhile the out-going Chair, Councillor Ann Davies of Rhuddlan presented a cheque totalling £11,028 that will be shared between her chosen charities - Tŷ Gobaith and St Kentigern’s Hospice. The money was raised during a year of fundraising activities. Eluned Yaxley from Tŷ Gobaith and Laura Parry from St Kentigern’s were presented with their cheques and thanked the Council for the ‘absolutely wonderful and vital support’.
Councillor Ann Davies, Eluned Yaxley (Tŷ Gobaith), Laura Parry (St Kentigern’s) and Jane Hugo (Cllr Davies’ consort)