INCOMING mayor of Bala, Sharon Evans, has said she will look to do what is “best for the town” during her time in the role.

Ms Evans was appointed at the Bala Town Council's annual meeting on Friday, May 4 and made her first appearance as mayor of Bala at an arts and crafts session for senior people organised by Age Cymru, held at Gorwelion on Monday, May 14.

Ms Evans, 53, born in Bala, is married to Barry Evans, 59, with two children, Elen, 26, and Ilan, 23.

Ms Evans attended Ysgol y Berwyn and owns two shops in Bala with Mr Evans, Siop D.E and Y Gwyniad.

Ms Evans said: “I have been a councillor for five years, and deputy mayor for one year.

“I want to do my best for the town and people in surrounding areas.

“I would like to thank outgoing mayor Dorothi Evans, members of the council and the community for the support I have received so far.”