CONWY Council must cope with a 3.6 per cent funding cut over the next financial year.
Local Government and Government Business Minister, Lesley Griffiths announced the provisional £4.26 billion Local Government settlement for 2014-2015 yesterday (October 16), confirming long-expected cuts to cash-strapped councils of 3.5 per cent on average across the country.
Conwy Council's budget is slightly worse off than the national average, and it's neighbours Anglesey and Gwynedd councils were hit by a 4 and 4.1 per cent cut respectively.
Denbighshire was worst hit in the entire country with a 4.6 per cent cut.
See next week's edition of the North Wales Pioneer and Rhyl Journal for the full story.