Posts Tagged ‘MCC

Govilon school fire (updated)

We understand that Govilon school has been destroyed by a fire. Monmouthshire County Council has confirmed that fire fighters are at the scene and a full assessment will be made in the morning. For further details, please follow Monmouthshire County Council on Twitter. Update: 5th November 2010 Monmouthshire County Council has released a statement on […]

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Severe Weather, Current Position from Monmouthshire CC

The following press release has just been released by Monmouthshire County Council regarding the current severe weather conditions: Services in Monmouthshire continue to be affected by the current severe weather conditions, although where possible our staff have continued to provide front line public services. Staff are working from local offices or home and essential front […]

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Govilon School – The Facts

MCC decided to review vacant places in Primary Schools in the Bryn y Cwm area but only look at schools outside Abergavenny – this is illogical, particularly as one Abergavenny school has 100 vacancies  They rushed to do the review before they looked at re-assessing the capacity of schools and before the Local Development Plans […]

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New Welsh Assembly waste strategy

Many Govilon people young and old, care deeply about the environment.  The Welsh Assembly Government is, rightly, giving a very high priority to the future of our children and reducing our ‘ecological footprint’.  Their new strategy ‘Towards Zero Waste: One Planet’ aims to reduce by drastically reducing waste and recycling.  MCC have done quite well […]

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Council News July 2009 – Budget, Policing & Market

Budget The County Council constantly pleads lack of resources but the final budget for the last year shows large underspends in a number of areas. The Audit Committee had only a couple of hours to scrutinise the budget and made numerous criticisms.  Many of us will follow up with further questions. Policing Gwent police has […]

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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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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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