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To receive any announcements from the Chairperson or the Chief Executive and any closing remarks from the out-going Chair upon his term of office.


The Chair made the following announcements:-


• Congratulations extended to Ysgol Corn Hir and Ysgol y Borth in reaching the Urdd netball final in Aberystwyth. Ysgol Corn Hir won the competition with Ysgol Borth finishing second.

 • Congratulations extended to a number of individuals from Anglesey who completed the 5k ‘race for life’ in Caernarfon on the 14th May, 2023 and who raised funds for good causes.

• Congratulations extended to Mr Stuart Jewell, from the IT department who ran the London Marathon to raise money for Awyr Las – Penrhos Stanley Hospital.

• Congratulations extended to Mr Martin Roberts from Finance Department who has been chosen to referee in the UEFA Nations Cup tournament in Spain next month.

• Congratulations extended to Thea Scowcroft-Roberts from Ysgol Rhoscolyn who won a competition to create a design that has inspired a logo for the new Holyhead Heritage College – the first college of its kind in Wales.

 • Congratulations extended to Mr Alan Carter and Mr John Pritchard who have represented Wales Walking Football over 65’s in the International Masters 5 a side World Cup in Zurich. They helped Wales to come second in the competition.

• Congratulations extended to Keith and Rhian from the Foster Wales Anglesey team and Sioned and Ffion from the Resilient Families team for completing the challenge of climbing Snowdon, Cader Idris and Pen y Fan within 21 hours and 40 minutes. Congratulations also to one of the Authority’s Foster Carers, Alina Williams for joining the team to climb Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa).

• Congratulations extended to the Children and Families Service and Action for Children for receiving high praise for their work with young carers here in Anglesey at a Social Care Wales prize giving ceremony in Cardiff recently.

• Best wishes extended to the children and young people of Anglesey who will be competing in the Urdd Eisteddfod in Llanymddyfri at the end of the month. • Best wishes extended to all competitors from Anglesey who will be taking part in the Island Games in Guernsey in July.

• Congratulations extended to all who have a link to Anglesey who will be accepted as members of the Gorsedd at the National Eisteddfod.



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Condolences were extended to the family, friends and co-workers of Ms Angela Bennett who worked in the Revenue and Benefits Department.


Condolences were extended to the families of two former County Councillors, Mr Keith Thomas and Mr Eric Roberts.


Condolences were extended to the former Council Leader, Mr Gareth Winston Roberts on the loss of his wife recently.


Condolences were also extended to any Member of the County Council or Staff who had suffered a bereavement.

Members and Officers stood as silent tribute.


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With the agreement of the Chair, Councillor Robert Ll Jones paid tribute to the recently deceased Mr Sean Burns, who was born and bred in Trearddur Bay, Holy Island. Mr Burns was the Administrator of Tristan da Cunha, Ascension Island and Head of the Governor’s Office on St. Helena for over the past 12 years. Councillor Jones said that Mr Burns always had the Isle of Anglesey close to his heart and always promoted the Island wherever he visited.


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