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Closure of Offices

Please note that the Pontypool Community Council offices will be closed as from 23rd March 2020 for the foreseeable future due to Coronavirus.

All Council meetings and events will be cancelled or postponed until further notice but the Council can still be contacted on 01495 742805 or via email pontypool@pontypoolcc.gov.uk

Useful tel numbers that you may wish to contact if you require assistance are:
Torfaen CBC 01495 762200
Samaritans Helpline: 116 123
Tofaen Citizen’s Bureau: 01495 759814
AGe Connects Torfaen: 01495 769264
Pontypool Credit Union : 01495 742500 
Pontypool Womens Aid: 01495 742052
Torfaen and Blaenau Gwent: 01495 757393 
Age UK: 0800 169 6565

Mind: 0300 123 3393
Domestic Violence Hotline: 0808 2000 247
Childline: 0800 1111
Torfaen Voluntary Alliance: 01495 742420
Additional numbers will be added in due course.
Please check our Facebook page for more updates:
Pontypool Community Council. We look forward to a time where we can return to a normal service and hope you stay safe and well in the mean time.

New Inn Upper Councillor Vacancy
No person has requested a bye election for the New Inn Upper vacancy during the 14 days required to advertise the vacancy. Therefore the Council will fill the vacancy by co-option. This will be done as soon as is practicable when normal meetings resume.

Please click on the link below to see the Notice of Vacancy’ for the UK Youth Parliament role:
notice of election Welsh TCBC youth.pdf
notice of election English TCBC youth.pdf

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.
Unfortunately the next two Council  meetings :Events and Full Council have been cancelled. 
Cyngor Cymuned Pont-y-pŵl –
Dyddiad y Cyfarfod NesafYn anffodus, mae dau gyfarfod nesaf y Cyngor: Digwyddiadau a’r Cyngor Llawn, wedi eu canslo.
I weld yr agenda ar gyfer y cyfarfod hwn, cliciwch ar far offer y Cyngor ar frig y dudalen hon ac yna dewiswch y pwyllgor perthnasol o’r opsiynau ar y bar offer ar ochr chwith y dudalen.
Mae pob cyfarfod yn cychwyn am 6.30pm (oni nodir fel arall) ac fe’u cynhelir yn ein Siambr Cyngor yn 35a Commercial Street, Pont-y-pŵl.
Y cyfarfod Pwyllgor nesaf fydd y Pwyllgor Digwyddiadaua fydd yn cael ei gynnal ar  Wednesday 18th March  at 6.30pm.

Charity Event
Unfortunately we have taken the decision to cancel the Chairman's Charity Concert on Friday 17th April. If you have purchased tickets please make contact with the person you purchased them from for a full refund. We are sorry for any disappointment caused.

Well done to all 800 pupils of 8 Pontypool Schools who entered our Eisteddfod this week.  The event was fantastic.  Below are pictures of Griffithstown Primary who were both Foundation Phase and Key Stage 2 Overall winners :

Environment Wales Act 2016
The Bio-diversity and resilience of eco- systems duty report 2019 will appear on our website subject to approval from Council in January.
 Click on the link below for the DRAFT version:
20.01.15 Environment Wales Act 2016 Part 1section 6.pdf

Tree of the year competition
Pontypool  Park's Sweet Chestnut tree has  won the Woodland Trust's tree of the year competition and the prize is £1000 that needs to be spent on the tree.
The tree is a Sweet Chestnut which is located in Pontypool Park and is over 400 years old.
Thank you to all who voted.