A BUSINESS owner has been appointed to represent Pensarn Ward.

Nick Williams, who owns Pantri Bach, was elected at The Ordinary Meeting of the Council on Thursday, March 4.

Mr Williams received 62 per cent of the vote; The voting was done by secret ballot.

Other candidates were Michael O'Hanlon and John Jones of Abergele Harriers.

Mr Williams, who had to give a short presentation and answer questions prior to being elected, said: “I am a local business man and landlord and feel I have a good understanding of the area.

“I bought Pantri Bach in 2003. We have achieved a number of awards.”

Mr Williams commented that he had a desire to give back, he was a team player and that he'd like to empower those around him.

He identified fly tipping, social deprivation, flooding as some of the issues being experience in Pensarn.

The meeting was held remotely, via Zoom.

Mr Williams will officially become a councillor when the Declaration of Acceptance to Office is signed.

Cllr Alan Hunter, mayor of Abergele, thanked the other candidates and urged them to try again in the future.