There are plenty of fun events and inspiration for days out in Monmouthshire this coming half term, many of which are free. Monmouthshire County Council’s MonLife, which runs many of…

Monmouthshire County Council has chosen a new Chair to serve for the next twelve months.  Councillor Laura Wright was elected at the council’s annual general meeting on Tuesday 17th May…

Monmouthshire County Council is currently seeking new and innovative projects that can help tackle food poverty and bring a fresh element to existing projects and services available. Applications can be…

This week marks the one-year anniversary of MonLife’s Active 60 programme, which is available for people aged 60 & over to become more physically active through in-person or online classes:…

Monmouthshire Council has praised the incredible response from residents who have opened their homes to families fleeing the war in Ukraine. More than sixty families in the county have offered…

Our offices are due to be closed Good Friday 15th April,  Easter Monday 18th April & Easter Tuesday 19th April. Recycling & Waste Collections will be one day later the week commencing Monday 18th March.

Spring is officially here and Monmouthshire County Council’s grounds team are about to start preparing the county’s open spaces for the year ahead. At the end of last year, the…

If you’ve been looking for things to do during the upcoming Easter school holidays then look no further, MonLife has the answer – a whole programme of activities and events…

Monmouthshire’s streets should become even safer as 20mph zones are being introduced by Monmouthshire County Council this month. The first of these projects will see Abergavenny, Llanfoist, Magor, Undy, Caldicot,…

Monmouthshire and Gloucestershire County Councils have agreed to advance plans for a new road to bypass Chepstow to end congestion in the town centre and at the Highbeech roundabout. The two…

Opening on Friday 4th March, The Cabin is a safe space for 11-25 year olds to socialise, meet new friends and talk about any issues, with help from Monmouthshire County…

Plans for a new velo park at Llanfoist, Abergavenny were discussed at Monmouthshire County Council’s meeting of full cabinet on Wednesday 2nd March. The project would help provide facilities for…

Monmouthshire County Council and Chepstow Town Council have joined together to prepare the next step in the town’s journey, setting out a long-term vision for the town that lays out the steps that need…

Pupils from Monmouthshire’s primary schools are learning how to create delicious meals for the whole family, whilst learning basic and safe culinary skills thanks to Angharad Underwood’s online Cookalong Clwb….

High winds and heavy rainfall impacted Monmouthshire over the weekend. The River Usk and River Monnow rose rapidly resulting in Flood Warnings. Frontline teams helped communities by delivering sand bags…

Monmouthshire County Council is prepared for Storm Eunice. Following the Met Office’s Red Warning for high winds that could pose a danger to life and possible damage to property, it…

Schools sites across Monmouthshire will switch to remote learning on Friday 18th February. Those that had inset days already planned will continue as usual.

High tides are due.  We will be monitoring the situation and if necessary, will arrange for the A466 through Tintern to be closed for short periods on the following dates…

Monmouthshire’s leisure provider MonLife is gearing up for the exciting February half term, with plenty on offer to keep children and young people active and entertained over the school holidays. …

Some of Monmouthshire’s towns are about to get SMART, a new digital infrastructure, supported by Welsh Government, which is being installed by Monmouthshire County Council in Abergavenny, Caldicot, Chepstow, Monmouth…

 A new partnership development project has started on site in Portskewett, Monmouthshire, after plans were approved in February 2020. Partners from Melin Homes, Candleston (a subsidiary of Melin), and Monmouthshire…

A project is offering £10,000 grants to businesses and community groups to develop local food supply chains. The Food4Growth programme in Torfaen, Caerphilly and Monmouthshire has two grant schemes available,…

Following completion of the first stage of an Active Travel consultation on proposed cycling and walking routes via Monnow Street in Monmouth last year, Monmouthshire County Council received a total…

New Art History Course for the New Year With our popular local lecturer Eleanor Bird Online via Zoom 10 weekly lectures 1½ hours Two options for accessing the live lectures:…

“The Moment of Truth: Art in the Early Renaissance” Monday evenings online course moves on through time to the 15th Century from Monday 31st January 2022 7-8pm Zoom illustrated live talks…

Improvement Masterplan for Usk given greenlight A masterplan for Usk, which will focus on future improvement projects and opportunities for the town, has been approved by Monmouthshire County Council’s Cabinet…

Following successful grassland management pilots to improve biodiversity across the Gwent local authorities, this year the Nature Isn’t Neat approach to management is being coordinated to cover wider areas across…

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the death of Councillor Peter Clarke. Peter left us peacefully on 10th January. Peter was a towering figure in our organisation having…

News about the worrying impact of Climate Change has left many people wondering what they can do to make a difference. Monmouthshire County Council has been working to help tackle…

There is not expected to be any changes to waste and recycling service but some collections could be impacted by the evolving Covid-19 situation. There will be no planned changes…

Monmouthshire County Council’s full council meeting on Thursday 16th December included an update on the plans to improve Abergavenny bus station, which was first constructed in the 1930s. Following a…

Monmouthshire’s towns and villages are gearing up for festivities this Christmas with a reminder to shop local. This on-going, successful campaign to ‘bring the magic back’ to Monmouthshire’s high streets…

For this year’s BBC Children in Need, Monmouthshire County Council’s Countryside Access Team have left their desks behind and ventured around the county for their team meetings, all whilst raising…

Monmouthshire County Council has secured funding to support the continued recovery of our town centres following the pandemic. Town Centre business owners in Abergavenny, Caldicot, Chepstow, Monmouth and Usk are…

Monmouthshire shoppers are being encouraged to support their local businesses in the run up to Christmas. As part of this year’s Christmas Shop Local campaign, Monmouthshire County Council has announced…

The Chairman of Monmouthshire County Council, Councillor Mat Feakins, led an Armistice Day service today, at 11am on Thursday 11th November, to commemorate those who fell defending Britain in the First…

There is lots on the news at the moment about the COP26 Climate Change conference and how critical it is for countries to work together to tackle climate change.  If…

High tides are due. We will be monitoring the situation and if necessary, will arrange for the A466 through Tintern to be closed for short periods on the following dates…

Monmouthshire County Council is planning an Active Travel route – a cycle and pedestrian-friendly link – connecting Monmouth’s Monnow Street with the Overmonnow area. This will offer cyclists and walkers…

Monmouthshire County Council will meet on Thursday, 4th November to consider an action plan to update the council’s Climate and Decarbonisation Strategy – its response to combatting climate change, originally…

Monmouthshire County Council has partnered with PayByPhone, the global leader in mobile parking payments, to offer drivers the simplicity of cashless parking at 2,383 parking spaces across its 18 off-street…