MP roadshow and Street Surgeries

Published: 02 August 2021


Cllr Richard Jones, Chair of Hirwaun and Penderyn Community Council joined Beth Winter MP and Cllr Graham Thomas to visit Penderyn Distillery. They met with Stephen Davies the Chief Executive at Penderyn Distillery who shared the history of the distillery and their progress to date.  

The company has recently filled it’s GI (Geographical Indicator) documentation, this process is a sign used on products that have a specific geographical origin and possess qualities or a reputation that are due to that origin. On top of that, they also announced in May the opening of a second distillery in Llandudno opening up the Penderyn brand to other areas in Wales.
Cllr Jones said “It was great to visit the distillery today, I’d like to thank Beth Winter MP for inviting the Community Council to attend. It shows what can happen when all layers of government work together for our community. The visit was really interesting, it was great to see the passion for not only their product and business model but also the local community. Penderyn Distillery is a credit to the community, and their continued success will help to raise the profile of Penderyn putting it on the map as the home of Welsh whiskey.”

Cllr Richard Jones also joined Beth Winter MP on a walk around the village of Hirwaun meeting businesses and residents. 

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Community Councillors Richard Jones, Morien Morgan Jenny Myring and Non Thomas joined Beth Winter MP for her street surgery as part of her Cynon Roadshow.
Cllr Richard Jones, Chair of Hirwaun and Penderyn Community Council said “It was really good for us to be out in the community today with Beth Winter MP. It was good to be able to meet members of the community who not only wanted to know what we were doing but with some valid queries to be looked in to.”
Our Penderyn Councillors - Cllrs Colin Woodley, Debbie Smart, Margaret Amos & Lynwen Law, along with Cllr Graham Thomas joined Beth Winter MP today at Penderyn Community Centre as part of her Cynon Roadshow
Cllrs were pleased to have the opportunity to meet with residents and talk about their thoughts, ideas and concerns as well as discussing the work the council does.