New Noticeboard Bettws

The Community Council has installed a new noticeboard outside Bettws Life Centre.   This is a dual purpose noticeboard, the Community Council will use one side to publish its documents and the other side will be for community use. In addition, the Community Council has installed a defibrillator at the centre; this completes the exterior refurbishment […]

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New Family Walk Parc Calon Lan Leaflet

Working in partnership with Ramblers Cymru we have mapped a family walk within Parc Calon Lan.   You can take either a linear route of 2-3 miles or a circular walk of approximately 3.75 miles.  See the leaflet here

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Donation to Garw Valley Tennis Club

Following a request from the Tennis Club for funding, the Community Council were recently pleased to present a cheque for £1,000. This will enable the club  to support our local schools and underprivileged children in the area whose families cannot afford the outlay for tennis equipment.  This has been highlighted over the last year as […]

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Flower Baskets Llangeinor

Your Llangeinor Community Councillors have added some summer colour to the village by installing 6 hanging floral baskets along Heol Llangeinor.

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3 Remembrance Bench Installed

It’s great to see the Community Council’s 3rd Lest We Forget remembrance bench installed in Llangeinor, following the installation of the ones in Bettws and Blaengarw.    The one for Pontycymer will be installed in the coming months.  

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Remembrance Benches

The Community Council has purchased 4 Lest We Forget remembrance benches, 1 for each ward.   The ones for the Bettws and Blaengarw wards have been installed this week and the ones for Llangeinor and Pontycymer will follow shortly.

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Welsh Lessons – Clwb Cwtsh

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Co-option for a Councillor for the Pontycymer Ward

There has been no call for an election to fill the councillor vacancy for the Pontycymer Ward, therefore the vacancy will now be filled through the co-option process. Please find a notice giving information on how to apply here The closing date for applications is 7th May and the applications will be considered at the […]

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UPPER GARW VALLEY ACTION PLAN CONSULATION – HAVE YOUR SAY

Upper Garw Valley Action Plan Consultation.  If you live, work or are a visitor to Blaengarw or Pontycymer, have your say on a what should be included in a 5 year Environmental Action Plan to make the most of the area’s natural, cultural and recreational assets.  Complete the online survey on Survey Monkey <https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/L76G265>  or […]

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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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