Do you like to write Poetry?
Would you like a chance to win £50 an a Parker pen set?
If so why not enter our Poet of Pontypool Competition? The competition is open to all residents within Torfaen (not just Pontypool)
The Poem themes this year are:
Pontypool's Communities - past and present
Pontypool is my kind of town because........
We have an adult section and a junior section so all ages can enter....your poem must not exceed 30 lines and all Junior entrants must state their age when entering.
1st prize is £50 and a Parker pen set
2nd prize is £30
3rd prize is £20
Please send you entries to:
or post them to:
Pontypool Community Council
35a Commercial Street
Don't forget to include your name, age (if under 18), address and telephone number please.
Closing dates for entries are Friday 2nd JUNE 2017
On Thursday 16th March we held our Inter- Schools Eisteddfod at Pontypool Active Living Centre.
The event was scaled down this year and a new format was trialed where only the following categories were judged:
Welsh Folk Country Dancing
The following Infant and Junior Schools participated:
Penygarn Community Primary School
Griffithstown Primary School
George Street Primary School
New Inn Primary School
The day was filled with recitals, music and dancing all in the medium of the Welsh language.
The overall winner for the Infant Schools were - Griffithstown Primary
The overall winner for the Junior School were - New Inn Primary
Well done to all who participated!!!!