Archive for the ‘Council News’ Category

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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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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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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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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