A leading Monmouthshire trading standards officer has been recognised for outstanding contribution to the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) and its annual conference.  Gareth Walters was presented with the award…

Monmouthshire County Council’s leisure team is offering an exclusive membership promotion providing the key to summer fitness!  Join MonLeisure before 23rd July and get six weeks’ membership for £45.  This…

Following the recent county council elections Monmouthshire has appointed chairs to its five select committees, the bodies which examine and scrutinise as part of the council’s decision-making machinery. In common…

An action day held in Monmouthshire last week (Thursday, 22nd June) has drawn attention to the anti-social nature of dog mess left on pavements, parks, play areas and paths.  The…

There are now only two contracts for which transport has still to be arranged and parents are aware that we are working on getting the transport sorted as soon as…

This afternoon (Tuesday 13th June) we’re pleased to say that alternative transport arrangements are in place for 25 of the 29 contracts.  The new contracts will start over the next…

Issued at 6pm, Monday 12th June JMC Taxis ceased trading yesterday with 29 contracts and 114 students being left without transport today. Providing alternative providers has been difficult but by…

We received a message late yesterday afternoon that Monmouth-based JMC Taxis no longer operates so the council is working hard to ensure we can provide transport to replace the 29…

Monmouthshire County Council has chosen a new Chairman to serve for the next twelve months.  Councillor Maureen Powell was elected at the council’s annual general meeting on May 16th following…

Monmouthshire’s Public Service Board (PSB) – a partnership which includes the county council, health board, Gwent Police, the South Wales Fire & Rescue Service and housing associations – has just…

Monmouth Community Hub will celebrate a popular children’s fictional character on Saturday 27th May with stories and activities about Elmer the Patchwork Elephant.  The Monmouth event starts at 11am and…

Children in a Monmouthshire village enjoyed an afternoon’s outdoor play session in the street recently (Saturday 6th May) after the council arranged for a section of road to be closed…

Our offices will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday 1st May and re-open at 9:00am Tuesday 2nd May. Recycling & Waste collections will be one day late. EMERGENCIES ONLY –…

Monmouthshire County Council’s offices will close at 5pm on Thursday 13th April  and will re-open at 9am on Wednesday 19th April. Bank Holiday recycling and waste collections will take place one…

Families in Monmouthshire will benefit from a £1.8m grant earmarked for spending during the 2017/18 financial year.  The cash will be used to fund projects for the council’s Families First…

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 Monmouthshire is a step closer to running its own solar farm on council-owned land after the Welsh Government approved a £4.5m repayable investment.  Once completed, the Oak Grove Solar Farm…

Monmouthshire County Council joined other local authorities across the UK as Commonwealth Day was marked by flag raising events and ceremonies of dedication. Accompanying Monmouthshire’s Chairman, Councillor Jim Higginson and…

Monmouthshire marked St David’s Day – Dydd Gŵyl Dewi – with a number of events across the county celebrating Welsh language, culture and the memory of the patron saint of…

Monmouthshire County Council’s latest membership promotion to be launched on Wednesday 1st March offers twelve month’s membership for the price of nine.  Membership includes gym, swimming, exercise classes and sauna…