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Honoured to have a Welsh Sausage named after me

Ynys Môn MP Virginia Crosbie has had a Welsh sausage named in her honour after a Carry-On moment about the delicacy in parliament caused a few raised eyebrows earlier this year. Anglesey Fine Foods in Valley is now selling the Virginia Sausage – a blend of chicken, apricots and herbs. The owner Jo Parrott said…

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My February Hidden Hero is Holyhead’s Rozzy!

February’s Hidden Hero is James Morgan (aka Rozzy) who heads up the Local Conversation Project at Môn CF in Holyhead. Not only is Rozzy an all-round top guy, he is also the person co-ordinating my Mental Health 100 campaign – ensuring that those who want training can receive it. In his role as Local Conversation…

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Vote for Anglesey’s Favourite Takeaway

Ynys Môn MP Virginia Crosbie has launched a competition to find the island’s Favourite Takeaway as a thank you to an industry that has done so much during the pandemic. The public are being asked to nominate the outlet that has gone the extra mile to support its customers through Covid. All those who receive…

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Freight customers keen to return to Holyhead Port

Freight customers want to use Holyhead port and the UK land bridge to get their goods into the EU, Ynys Môn MP Virginia Crosbie was told in the Welsh Affairs Committee this week. Virginia asked if there was a risk the UK land bridge could be bypassed permanently and whether any drop in traffic at…

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Ynys Môn MP’s Mental Health First Aider drive is moving at pace

Ynys Môn MP Virginia Crosbie’s drive to train 100 mental health first aiders on the island has 70 people signed up already. Her Mental Health 100 campaign was only launched last month but is now nearly three quarters of the way towards its target number. The volunteers will be trained to provide life-saving support for…

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Wylfa Newydd: I urge optimism

Yesterday Hitachi subsidiary Horizon Nuclear Power notified the Planning Inspectorate that it is withdrawing its application for a Development Consent Order (DCO) for Wylfa Newydd on Anglesey.  This move followed a statement from Hitachi in September 2020 that it would allow Horizon to try and secure new investors for the site near Cemaes.  The deadline…

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My reaction to Hitachi pulling out of Wylfa Newydd

The site remains the best place for new nuclear energy in the UK. This is by no means the end of our island’s ambition to have a new nuclear power station on this site, which is a world-class place to install this energy. The UK government remains completely committed to nuclear power at Wylfa Newydd…

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Anglesey MP visits Mass Vaccination Centre

MP for Ynys Môn, Virginia Crosbie, ventured over the Menai straits this evening to visit Ysbyty Enfys at the invitation of Jo Whitehead, the new CEO for Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB). Ysbyty Enfys, which is based at Bangor University, is one of the temporary field hospitals set up in response to the Covid-19…

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Skydiving for Men’s Sheds

Virginia Crosbie, MP for Ynys Môn is taking to the skies to raise vital funds for a defibrillator machine for Men’s Sheds Holyhead. The dive combines two of her passions: supporting local initiatives and thrill-seeking adventures.  James Morgan, Local Conversation Officer from Môn CF said “We’ve worked closely with the Men’s Sheds in Holyhead and…

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January Hidden Hero

Since being elected MP for Ynys Môn Virginia Crosbie has worked hard to reach out to the many inspiring people working every day to make the island a better place. So many of these people do so expecting no recognition for their accomplishments, but nevertheless, Ms Crosbie wanted to shine a spotlight on them and…

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