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Chairman's Charities cheque presentation

Councillor Nick Byrne  was Pontypool Community Council's Chairman for 2017/18.

Councillor Byrne raised funds for the following charitites:

Parkinsons UK, Lincoln's Legs, TOGS and Families need Fathers Both Parents Matter Cymru.

Earlier today Councillor Byrne presented the cheques to representatives from each charity.

Mr and Mrs Hope  - Lincoln's Legs:


Ms Ana Palazon - Parkinson's UK:


Mrs Rebecca Driscoll - TOG's:


Mr Paul Apreda - Families need Fathers Both Parents Matter Cymru:



Grants Presentation Evening

Pontypool Community Council held its annual Grants Presentation Evening on Thursday 19th July 2018 at Trevethin Workingmen's Club.

The Council gave out over £16,000 in grants to 27 organisations.

Poet of Pontypool 2018

On Thursday 12th July Pontypool Community Council hosted it's annual Poet of Pontypool presentation evening.  8 Junior finalists and 9 senior finalists attended and recited their entries before the winners were announced.

The winner of the Adult section was Mr Stanley Bruce Jones.

2nd Place  - Ina Carney

3rd Place - Bryon Jones 

To view his entry please click the following link:  Winning adult poem.pdf 

 The winner of the Junior section was Melody Arthur 

To view her poem please click on the following link:  Junior winners Poem.pdf

2nd place - Chloe Giles- Williams

3rd Place - Tim Bowring 

 Below is a photo of all the adult finalists.

Well done to all who entered!! 

 Party in the Park 2018 





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