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Woman's body found on Llandudno beach

Llandudno’s North Parade beach. Credit: Google

North Wales Police says a body has been discovered on Llandudno’s North Parade beach.

The discovery was made at around 9.15pm last night, Wednesday 7th December.

Officers say the woman was pronounced dead at the scene and later formally identified as 63 year old Gwynedd woman Wendy Balaam who had been reported missing from her home earlier that day.

Next of kin have been informed. Police say they are not treating the death as suspicious and the matter has been referred to the coroner.


Andrew RT Davies says Senedd rebrand "overdue"

Calls for the Welsh Assembly to change its name have been welcomed by the leader of the Welsh Conservatives, Andrew RT Davies.

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Today the Presiding Officer launched a consultation asking the people of Wales how its name could be changed to best reflect its role and increased responsibilities.

Mr Davies has long called for the Assembly to be "a proper Welsh Parliament".

The time has come for Wales's devolved institution to lose the ‘Assembly’ tag and brand itself as a proper Welsh parliament – strengthening the distinction between legislature and executive, while giving it the accolade the people of Wales afforded it in the 2011 referendum. The process for this to happen is very simple. One small amendment to the Government of Wales Act 2006 would be all that needs to change the National Assembly for Wales into the Welsh parliament.

No expensive rebrand, no new buildings, no new protocol, but what a statement it would be!

– Andrew RT Davies, Leader, Welsh Conservatives


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