Local News

Business Rate Concerns Top of Agenda for Usk Town Council

Nick Ramsay AM last night attended the monthly meeting of Usk Town Council, where concerns over business rates and the impact of revaluation on an already challenging environment on Bridge Street were the biggest issue.

Local Quiz Goers Compete in Usk

Top quiz goers from across Monmouthshire came together on Friday 4th November as local AM Nick Ramsay hosted a quiz in Usk.

AM Pays Tribute at 35th Annual Usk in Bloom Awards

Nick Ramsay AM last night attended the 35th annual Usk in Bloom Awards at the Glen-yr-Afon Hotel, where the owners of some of the town’s best kept gardens and frontages were recognised.

Action on business rates increases

Businesses in Monmouthshire are facing a double whammy of business rate increases from April next year, unless we can get these unfair rises overturned.

AM seeks update on A40 De-Trunking

Monmouthshire AM Nick Ramsay is asking the Welsh Government to provide an update on the potential for de-trunking the A40 through Abergavenny.

AM welcomes Big Lottery Funding for local projects

Monmouth AM Nick Ramsay was delighted to hear that a number of local organisations have been awarded Big Lottery Funding, including Raglan Village Community Hub, which receives a grant of £47,904.

AM welcomes approval for new hospital at Llanfrechfa Grange

Monmouth AM Nick Ramsay has welcomed today’s announcement that approval has finally be given for the construction of a new, long awaited Specialist and Critical Care Centre (SCCC) at Llanfrechfa Grange, Cwmbran.

AM welcomes news of tree surgery at Llanyravon

Local AM Nick Ramsay has been informed by the Welsh Government’s Secretary for Infrastructure, Ken Skates AM, that as a result of officials liaising with Bron Afon Community Housing, arrangements are being made for tree surgery on the A4042 verge at Llanyravon, Cwmbran, to be carried out.

Assembly's invitation to local artists

Monmouth AM Nick Ramsay is calling on local artists to take up an invitation from the Assembly Art Panel to display their artwork along the prominent corridor in the Assembly’s Ty Hywel building.