“We acknowledge that, as a town council, we don’t have the necessary powers to pass these measures but, due to the lack of action from the highest form of authority on this issue so far, we feel like we have no choice but to address it.

“The future of our Welsh communities is at stake here.

“The Welsh Government and Gwynedd Council have to take drastic and quick action to save our communities or they will be held responsible for the erosion of our communities.”