Community Councillor Vacancy – Pontycymer Ward

A vacancy has been declared for a Community Councillor in the Pontycymer Ward, for further information please see the Notice of Vacancy published here

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Garw Valley Rocks Installed in Parc Calon Lan

Some time ago Sienna Edwards wrote to the Community Council to let us know about the fundraising she’d been doing during the first COVID lockdown.  She asked if the council would make a donation towards the funds she had raised and if there was a place in Parc Calon Lan that would be suitable to […]

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Additional Facilities in Bettws

Last week the Community Council arranged the installation of a new litter bin on the green in front of Rose Terrace so that dog walkers can use this bin instead of the one outside the Oddfellows for their dog waste and  next to it is a dog waste bag dispenser both installed to help keep […]

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Progress on the Exterior Refurbishment of Bettws Life Centre

The refurbishments are progressing well, with the car park resurfacing finished along with new painted parking spaces.  However there’s still some work to go with some soft landscaping at the front.

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Exterior Improvements to Bettws Life Centre

It’s great to see the transformation of the exterior of Bettws Life Centre, which is now almost complete.  The project is a funding partnership between the Garw Valley Community Council, Awen Cultural Trust and BCBC. At the start of this week works to resurface the car park began and are now complete.  Here are some […]

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Footpath Maintenance Parc Calon Lan

It’s great to see work progressing to insert drainage and repair one of the footpaths in Parc Calon Lan.

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New Floral Planter Pontycymer

Further to my previous news about the planter in Blaengarw, the one for Pontycymer is now in place on the square and planted for spring.

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New Floral Planter Blaengarw

It’s great to see another tiered flower planter installed in the Garw Valley, this time in Blaengarw near the William Trigg Centre.  The Community Council purchased and installed the planter and will maintain it with winter and summer planting.  The Council’s other planters are in Shwt, Bettws and Lluest and next week will see one […]

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New Councillor Co-opted to the Llangeinor Ward

The Community Council is pleased to welcome Councillor Deb Davies as the new Community Councillor for the Llangeinor Ward.  Councillor Davies was co-opted by the council at its meeting held on 15th February 2021.

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Work at Pontycymer Lake

The removal of the pond weed and cutting of the reeds is now complete at Pontycymer Lake.  Some of the debris from the reed cutting is still visible on the surface of the lake, but this will clear in time.    The cut reeds have been stacked along the lakeside in order for them to […]

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