Possible Closure of Govilon Primary

This week, all residents of the village should have received a letter from the Governing Body of Govilon Primary School regarding the possible closure of the school. 1 May 2009 Dear Parents/Resident of Govilon We have just discovered that we are one of three schools in the Abergavenny Area which are under threat of closure. […]

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County Council News

Strategic Review of Primary Education in the Bryn y Cwm Area: I mentioned this in the last Newsletter and it has now started. As you know the child population has reduced over the years and there is a view that some schools may become too small to be educationally viable. All the Primary Schools in […]

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Govilon School

One of my most enjoyable ‘duties’ since becoming your County Councillor has been involvement with our School. Many of you will know that there was a really packed and most enjoyable evening of celebration and awards held on 23rd January. A fantastic video of the school and its activities was shown and the sheer enthusiasm […]

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Abergavenny Regeneration

As many of you will have seen the Brewery Yard Scheme is under way and should be finished by September 2009. The Cattle Market redevelopment scheme progresses and thank you to those who have made comments since my last Newsletter. Understandably, the tone of comments I have received are along the lines of “what’s the […]

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Local Policing

As readers of my Newsletter will know there have been a number of concerns regarding the Policing of the area including a variety of road traffic and road safety problems and unsatisfactory PACT Meetings. We are still waiting to hear from the Police the outcome of the monitoring exercise on traffic speeds on Merthyr Road. […]

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County Council News: September 2008

Monmouthshire Children and Young People’s Plan: The Monmouthshire Children and Young People’s Partnership involves all local authority services such as education, social services, youth and community services, leisure, sport, road safety and anything which involves or affects children and young people. This Partnership has recently produced a Children and Young People’s Plan which was agreed […]

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Abergavenny Regeneration

The Brewery Yard Scheme is planned to commence in early October and be finished by September 2009. The Cattle Market redevelopment scheme has progressed beyond the public consultation stage and a design has been selected (Option 2 for those who attended consultation events or viewed the designs in the One Stop Shop). The design was […]

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Road Safety

One of the issues which has been raised with me a number of times is that of road traffic in the village. Many people are concerned about the safety of pedestrians, especially children, and driving out of their property onto the road. Merthyr Rd and Blaenavon Rd are of particular concern but there may be […]

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