Local News

Severn Toll reduction promises huge economic benefits

Nick Ramsay, AM for Monmouth, has spoken out in the National Assembly in support of the significant reduction in the Severn tolls from next year.

The toll is due to fall from the current £6.70 to £3 for cars and motorbikes and from £13.40 to £3 for vans and minibuses.

AM seeks clarity on new business rate relief package

Local AM, Nick Ramsay, has sought answers from Wales’ First Minister as to when Monmouthshire businesses, set to be stung by business rates hikes, can expect information about whether they might benefit from a new £10million fund for rate relief.

Nick Enjoys Raglan's Epiphany Party

Monmouth Assembly Member Nick Ramsay was delighted to join parishioners and friends for a traditional Epiphany Party, held in Raglan Church, last Friday.

Local quiz goers compete to Raise the Roof

Quiz goers from across Monmouthshire came together on Thursday 29th December as local AM Nick Ramsay hosted a quiz at the Beaufort in Raglan to raise money for the ‘Raise the Roof’ campaign.

Nick congratulates Raglan butcher

Monmouth AM Nick Ramsay has congratulated Raglan butcher N S James and Son on reaching the finals in the butcher category of the 2016 Countryside Alliance Awards.

AM gives cautious welcome to business rates announcement

Local Assembly Member and Shadow Finance Spokesperson Nick Ramsay has given a cautious welcome to the Welsh Government's announcement of further support for businesses affected by next April's Business Rates Revaluation.

AM gets update on Raglan junction

Monmouth AM Nick Ramsay has been told that Welsh Government officials are awaiting a police report on a recent two vehicle crash on the A40/Old Monmouth Road junction at Raglan in order to determine whether any action is required.

Nick attends Usk Civic Carol Service

Monmouth  AM Nick Ramsay joined the congregation at a well-attended Civic Carol Service, held at Usk Baptist Church, on Sunday evening, followed by a reception at the Sessions House, hosted by the Mayor, Cllr Tim Keenan.