Category: Chairman’s Blog

Chairman’s delight at Recognition for Council Service

“As the weather starts to improve Cwmbran Community Council’s popular Task Force service will shortly be switching over to gardening. For many years the council has provided a basic gardening and decorating service for Cwmbran residents. The service is available

Precept 2019/20

Cwmbran Community Council Budget 2019/20 Cwmbran Community has set its Precept for 2019/20. This is the amount the Council needs to raise to deliver its services. The precept for 2019/20 will be £651,495 (£50.23 Band D equivalent.) Chairman of the

Council Disappointed at Store Closure

Members of Cwmbran Community Council have expressed their disappointment at the announcement of the proposed closure of Marks & Spencer in Cwmbran, as featured in the local press recently. Chairman of the Council, Councillor Peter Cathcart said, “The store is

Busy Festive Times in Cwmbran

Here are some of the engagements undertaken by the Chairman of the Council, Councillor Peter Cathcart recently: St John’s Church, Newport – Baroque Singers  18 November 2018 Evening with Lord Lieutenant of Gwent 21 November 2018 Council Christmas Tree Lighting

An Evening with the Lord Lieutenant of Gwent, Robert Aitken CBE 21 November 2018: Venue – Cwmbran Community Council

This event was arranged by One Voice Wales, the umbrella organisation for town & community councils in Wales  and hosted by the Council. In addition to our Chairman, Councillor PJ Cathcart, who chaired the event, the Council was also represented

Supporting the Community During Remembrance 2018

Chairman of the Council, Councillor Peter Cathcart, attended a delightful Service of Remembrance at Our Lady of the Angels RC Primary School today. (includes picture of poppy display)

Penny for the Guy?

Penny for the Guy?  Penny for the Guy?? Chairman of the Council, Councillor Peter Cathcart invites your donations to his chosen charities, Prostate Cancer UK and the Cardiology Unit at the Royal Gwent Hospital

Chairman’s Announcements October 2018

Did you know that our Chairman, Councillor Cathcart reports to each Full Council meeting to let you know what he has been doing recently? These are recorded in the minutes, which you can study elsewhere on this site. Here is

Meeting Our Community Partners 2018

Chairman’s Blog August 2018: Summer Playschemes

Chairman Councillor Peter Cathcart was pleased to support the video produced by Torfaen Play about this year’s Summer Playschemes. We contribute funds to deliver these exciting play opportunities each year. Click on the link here  to see some stills from