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Lets work together

Let’s work together to make Wrexham more prosperous, says new council boss A new council boss has vowed to build a “new and exciting” relationship with the business community in Wrexham. Ian Bancroft, the recently-appointed chief executive of Wrexham County Borough Council, says it’s vital the public and private sectors work together to forge a more prosperous future for the town. Mr Bancroft made to the pledge at the annual Christmas gathering of Wrexham Business Professionals at the Ramada Hotel. The group is made up of successful businesses and highly skilled professional firms of solicitors, accountants and other business professionals working together to raise the profile of enterprise and expertise that exists in the region and beyond. He said: “I’m delighted to have been invited to speak to you and I’m committed to this being the start of what I’m sure will be many productive conversations with you as representatives of the Wrexham business community. This is the start of what I hope will be an ongoing dialogue. “My priority is to ensure Wrexham remains a great place to do business and I want to support the investment needed to achieve this. “To achieve this we, as a council, need to ensure the right infrastructure in terms of skills and support is in place and we listen to your views. In my view there is no point in having conversations if it doesn’t deliver something. We need to make a difference. “As an individual I want to be approachable and ensure we work together appropriately and in a way that benefits both Wrexham and its residents. It’s about talking up Wrexham as the major urban area in North Wales.” “I believe in Wrexham and I believe in the people of Wrexham. It’s a unique place and we are brilliantly well-connected in terms of moving into west Wales and in terms of Liverpool and Manchester. “I believe in economic success and how that fuels aspiration and...... more ›