Pontypool Community Council - Date of Next Meeting
To view the agenda for this meeting please click on the Council toolbar at the top of this page then choose the relevant committee from the options on the toolbar on the left hand side of the page. All meetings start at 6.30pm (unless stated otherwise) and are held in our Council Chamber at 35a Commercial Street, Pontypool.
The next Committee meeting will be Full Council which will take place on Wednesday 22nd May 2019 at 6.30pm
Task Force Service
The Community Council is sorry to inform the Pontypool public that the Council is no longer able to provide the Task Force Service. The Council sincerely apologise for any inconvenience this may cause you.
Party in the Park 2019
Pontypool Community Council have taken over the organisation of the Party in the Park event from Torfaen County Borough Council.
The event will take place on Saturday 13th July 2019 in Pontypool Park.
We are in the process of booking acts and entertainment so watch this space for more information on the days proceedings.
If you are interested in having a stall at the event please complete our expression of interest form by clicking on the link below:
expression of interest form.pdf
PLEASE RETURN YOUR COMPLETED FORM TO email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org ALONG WITH COPIES OF THE RELEVANT FORMS REQUESTED.
Poetry Competition 2019
Do you write poetry?
Why not enter our poetry competition for the chance of winning a cash prize.
We have a senior competition and an 11-18 years competition.
The theme this year is: Land of my fathers - Rugby/Grand Slam.
You entry must not exceed 30 lines and please can you state if you are entering the senior or junior category.
The prizes are as follows:
Winner = £50, a Parker pen set and framed copy of your poem
2nd - £30
3rd - £20
The finalists will be invited to recite their entries at a presentation evening in July where the winner will be announced.
The Closing date is Friday 14th June 2019
You can email your poems to - email@example.com or post them to:
Pontypool Community Council
35a Commercial Street
Torfaen Playscheme volunteers
The Play Service is currently looking for volunteers aged 16+ to support our summer playschemes,
If you are interested in volunteering please click on the link below and complete the application form:
torfaen play schemem volunteer application form 2019.pdf
Inter School's Eisteddfod 2019
On Wednesday 20th March and Thursday 21st March Pontypool Community Council held their annual Inter School's Eisteddfod. The following schools participated in the event:
George Street Primary
New Inn Primary
Penygarn Community Primary
Ysgol Bryn Onnen
The Children participated in several solo singing, solo recitation, group recitation, instrumental, folk dancing and choir categories all in the medium of welsh.
The event was a huge success and everyone enjoyed the two days.
The winners were:
Infants - joint 1st - New Inn Primary and Griffithstown Primary
2nd - Garnteg Primary
joint 3rd - Ysgol Bryn Onnen and Cwmffrwdoer Primary
Juniors - 1st - Griffithstown
2nd - New Inn
3rd - George Street
Congratulations to all who took part and thank you to all who helped with the event.
PONTYPOOL COMMUNITY COUNCIL NEWSLETTER
The Community Council have produced a newsletter outlining examples of what services we provide, what events we host and what funding we provide to the Community as well as other useful information.
If you would like to collect a free copy of the newsletter they are available in our offices or to view the newsletter please click here.