MEMBERS of North Wales rock royalty are the latest to give their support to the #StayHome message ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend.

Mike Peters, of The Alarm, and his wife Jules made a video message on behalf of Gwynedd Council urging people to continue to abide by social distancing and travel restrictions in Wales to help slow the spread of coronavirus.

Cancer-survivor Mike, a long-time supporter of the NHS and health charities, was awarded an MBE in 2019 for services to cancer care.

During lockdown, the couple hosted a Big Night In event from their Dyserth home showcasing a range of hits from across The Alarm's almost 40 year career on a stage set up next to the couple’s jukebox.

In the video message, they reminded people that there would be a warm welcome for them in Wales when things return to normal.

Gwynedd Council said: "Remember to follow the advice and stay at home and only travel when it’s essential.

"Diolch Mike & Jules.

Ahead of the second Bank Holiday in May, North Wales Police and Betsi Cadwalader University Health Board (BCUHBhave been reminding local people and those who want to visit North Wales that regulations in Wales have not changed.

BCUHB tweeted: "Your public display of support means so much to our staff during these challenging times.

"We are even more thankful to the residents of North Wales for staying at home even though many of you will be missing loved ones.

"We must all keep going to protect the NHS and save lives.

And Snowdonia National Park tweeted: £With the Bank Holiday weekend approaching we'd like to remind you that regulations in Wales remains unchanged: Stay home, No unnecessary travel, Exercise from your doorstep.

"We look forward to welcoming you back when it is safe to do so #StayHomeSaveLives."