Category: Chairman’s Blog

Chairman’s Delight at Big Event Success

Chairman of the Council, Councillor Anthony Bird has spoken of his delight at the success of the Cwmbran Big Event 2019, organised for the first time this year by Cwmbran Community Council. “It’s great to see so many people here

Council Chairman Looks Forward to the Big Event!

2019-05-28 Press Release

New Chairman Celebrates Important Milestone

The new Chairman of Cwmbran Community Council has spoken at his pride in being elected to the role and is looking forward to his year of office and, in particular, helping to celebrate an important milestone for the town.  

Chairman Signs off – in Rhyme

Outgoing Chairman of the Council, Councillor Peter Cathcart, ended his year of office in colourful style last night, with another of his poems, which have been a feature of his year of office. Councillor Catchcart said….   A Poem for

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)