Monmouthshire County Council is taking part in a nationwide campaign this month to highlight the need for urgent action on climate and nature. Taking place between 24th September – 2nd…

Residents of Monmouthshire are advised that there will be some changes to council services on the 19th September 2022 the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II: There will be no…

The Proclamation of the new Sovereign to the people of Monmouthshire was held outside County Hall, The Rhadyr, Usk at 3:30pm on 11th September 2022. Members of the public attended…

Abergavenny the War Memorial on Frogmore Street, Abergavenny Caldicot The Cross in Caldicot Chepstow The cenotaph in Chepstow Magor with Undy ‘The Preachers Cross’, area at St’s Mary’s Church Magor…

(Saturday 10th – Monday 12th September 2022) High tides are due.  We will be monitoring the situation and if necessary, will arrange for the A466 through Tintern to be closed…

This weekend, one of the most prestigious agricultural shows in south east Wales take place. Monmouthshire County Council is getting ready to welcome visitors to the annual Usk Show on Saturday 10th September….

Our offices, Community Hubs and Contact Centre will be closed on Monday 29th August 2022. Please place your recycling and waste out by 7am. There will be no waste collections on…

Thursday 18th August saw the publication of the first set of formal examination results since 2019 and students in Monmouthshire’s four secondary schools; Caldicot School, Chepstow School, King Henry VIII…

Abergavenny Pride took place on Saturday 16th July, with crowds showing their support for the LGBTQ+ community. The event hosted local musicians on the main stage throughout the day, accompanied…

Monmouthshire County Council is joining one of the first four regions in the UK to kick start an innovative food procurement partnership. Monmouthshire has been awarded funding to develop a…

Due to the extreme heat forecast, our crews will be out collecting earlier w/c 18th July. Monmouthshire residents, please put your bags out before 6am. Apologies for any noise as…

As part of Loneliness Awareness Week, the Deputy Minister for Social Services, Julie Morgan MS arrived at TogetherWorks in Caldicot today (Thursday 16th June) to learn about the impact one…

During Volunteer’s Week (June 1st-7th), MonLife have been recognising and celebrating the contributions of residents who have been volunteering across the county. Events culminated in a celebratory event held at…

Our offices are due to be closed Thursday 2nd & Friday 3rd June. Community Hubs & Libraries service will be closed Thursday 2nd, Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th June.Please note that all recycling…

Caldicot Library is celebrating 25 years of providing great books, community spirit and support, this year. To mark this special milestone, Monmouthshire County Council will be rejuvenating the Community Hub…

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…