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The Mayor and Mayoress, Cllr Miss Angela O’Grady and Cllr Mrs Janet Jones

The Mayor and Mayoress, Cllr Miss Angela O’Grady and Cllr Mrs Janet Jones

The new Mayor of Llandudno, Cllr Miss Angela O’Grady was officially sworn in on Friday 24th May 2019. The ceremony was held at the Assembly Room, Llandudno Town Hall, and witnessed by over 100 guests. Cllr O’Grady paid tribute to the outgoing Mayor, Cllr David Hawkins and thanked him for all his hard work on behalf of the Council during his Mayoral year.

The retiring Mayor, Cllr David Hawkins offered the new Mayor his support and wished him a successful and happy year in office. Cllr Mrs Janet Jones was also installed as the Mayoress.

Mayoral Engagements

The Mayor has a busy diary of engagements which range from Civic occasions in Llandudno and neighbouring towns, to opening shops and other businesses, presenting awards at social and sporting functions, and attending events organised by voluntary and community groups.

If you would like to invite the Mayor to attend an event that you are organising, please contact the Mayor’s Secretary on 01492 879130 or email deputyclerk@llandudno.gov.uk

Biographical Details

I was born in Liverpool Fairfield in 1958. I attended St Sebastians school on Lockerby Road in Fairfield. As a family; mum, dad, sisters and brothers we moved to Wales, Rhos on Sea, when I was nine years of age. I attended Llandrillo yn Rhos school. As a child, I loved all what the seaside had to offer. Alas at eleven years of age and due to unexpected events, we moved back to Liverpool.

I had my first job in Ethel Austin at 13 years of age and attended St Margaret Clitherow School, Ullet Road. On leaving school, aged fifteen, I found a job in a supermarket called Discount Foods in the Tuebrook area of Liverpool. After the supermarket closed down, I then worked in the Odeon Cinema as an usherette and also worked a season in the Isle of Man. I also became a qualified Comptometer operator.

Missing living in Wales so much, in 1983-84 I moved back to Wales to Deganwy. Then after a short time there in 1984-85 I moved to and settled in Llandudno. I had various jobs from room assistant, waitress cafe work, reception, bar work, retail and also as a Lab technician. I also worked in America as a nanny/au-pair.

I moved to the Tre Cwm Estate (Tudno Ward) in 1992 and went on to have two children Carina and Daniel. I have volunteered in the community for over 25 years from being a volunteer at a drug rehabilitation unit in Colwyn Bay and as a mentor. I was also a volunteer at my children’s school Craig y Don and also at Tudno school. In 1993, I became a founder member of the Credit Union and I am also a founder member of Ty Hapus and Ty Llywelyn community centres.

I currently volunteer at Ty Llywelyn Youth Club, the RVS and Llandudno Football Club and of course I am a voluntary Town Councillor, having been elected onto the Town Council in 2008. I am a qualified youth worker and play worker. I gained a degree in Public and Social Policy plus a level three qualification in Health and Social Care. My full-time work now is as a full time carer/home support worker, which I really enjoy.

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