12 months on: Busy first year for Conwy's youngest councillor
Conwy's youngest Councillor has had a busy 12 months, as he reaches the end of his first year in office.
The people of the Crwst ward, Llanrwst elected the then 20-year-old Plaid Cymru candidate Aaron Wynne to represent them at the County Council, last year. A year on Cllr Aaron Wynne, now 21, shares his experience of the "most rewarding job" representing his home-town on the Council.
"Since my election I have; held hours of advice surgeries in the local Library; met with hundreds of constituents;
The second year politics student from Swansea University joined a small group of young adults who have been elected to serve constituents in Gwent councils.
Cllr Crook, who has also lost just over four stones in her first year in office after hitting the gymfive times a week, said she got involved in politics when she was an A-level student at Wyedean School, and previously worked as an intern in the office of Jessica Morden.
Cllr Crook, now 19, wanted to bring a more youthful aspect to the council when she was first elected.
“I am in university five days a week and have to juggle my council work alongside that.
“If my first lecture is at 10am I set my alarm at 7.15am and do my e-mails in the morning.
“I get 30 to 40 emails a day so I have to check them in the morning before I go to university.