The cost of living crisis is challenging for everyone – including the council. Monmouthshire County Council is facing unprecedented cost pressures of £26million. Energy costs, inflation and price rises, pay…

Seasonal service changes All recycling and waste collections in Monmouthshire will be made a day later than normal on the week commencing 26th December, while the following week all collections will remain…

As Christmas approaches, Monmouthshire County Council has published the seasonal opening hours and service updates for recycling and waste, leisure centres, Community Hubs and libraries, as well as museums. All…

MonLife, which runs Monmouthshire County Council’s heritage service MonHeritage, has secured two funding awards totalling over £415,000 from Welsh Government and The National Lottery Heritage Fund. The award will enable…

In the first fortnight of Monmouthshire County Council’s Christmas Wishes appeal, presents and donations of money have been coming in from generous residents and businesses, including the construction firms working…

Monmouthshire County Council is encouraging everyone to be kind to the environment this Christmas. Pre-loved gifts are available from local charity shops or at the council’s ReUse shops, which are…

Monmouthshire County Council has taken another step forward in developing its proposals for a Replacement Local Development Plan (RLDP). The Council agreed to publish its new Preferred Strategy for public…

Community Action Networks are a series of events and workshops run in partnership with communities. The events are aimed at creating opportunities for community members to meet up and network…

Monmouthshire County Council, in collaboration with Overmonnow Primary School and Ysgol Gymraeg Y Ffin, is set to create Welsh medium seedling provision in Monmouth. The Welsh medium seedling provision will…

Monmouthshire has some wonderful foster carers, but sadly not enough, meaning children and young people are growing up without a place they can call home. For those children, their only Christmas…

Over the next few weeks, representatives from Monmouthshire County Council’s Communities team and Employment & Skills team, Mind Monmouthshire and Citizens Advice Monmouthshire will be hosting drop-in cost of living…

The work to raise awareness of the importance of picking up your dog’s waste is continuing by Monmouthshire County Council. It’s been working in partnership with Town and Community Councils…

Services have been held across Monmouthshire to commemorate the contribution of British and Commonwealth military and civilian servicemen and women in the 20th century’s world wars and in subsequent conflicts….

Some of the things we do: Community spaces, eg. TogetherWORKS ‘You Decide’ participatory budgeting Wellbeing Links Team ‘We are a Community’ – resources to inspire action Support for volunteers, e.g….

Monmouthshire County Council has taken another step forward in developing its proposals for a Replacement Local Development Plan. The Council recently agreed to produce a new growth strategy and has…

Large pressures are evident as Monmouthshire County Council enters the budget setting process for 2023/24. Just like all other businesses and households, we are having to dealing with many factors….

Across Monmouthshire, pupils in primary schools showed ‘Racism the Red Card’ on Friday 21st October by wearing red and celebrating diversity in their schools. Wear Red Day is a National Day…

From spooky stories and craft, to the Monmouthshire Games, there are so many autumn adventures taking place across Monmouthshire this half term. If you’re looking for a treat Monmouthshire’s hubs…

Caldicot’s TogetherWORKS celebrated its first birthday on Friday (21st October). This safe, friendly, community space welcomes groups such as Bore Coffee, Disability and Dementia Art and Craft, Stitched Together, Armchair…

Chepstow will soon be the latest town in Monmouthshire to benefit from the Community Nature Spaces Project, which aims to improve our green spaces for nature and help support opportunities…

Monmouthshire County Council’s Monmouthshire Meals service and one of its longest-serving colleagues, scooped up two awards at a national ceremony held on 6th October. The NACC (National Association of Care…

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…

Throughout October 2022, the Council has confirmed that it will continue its rolling programme of testing the safety of memorials in its cemeteries, starting with Chepstow cemetery. The Council is…

A public consultation launches on Wednesday 5th October for residents and businesses in and around Chepstow to gather feedback on ideas being proposed within the Transforming Chepstow Masterplan. The plan…

During September, Monmouthshire has celebrated Catch the Bus Month, a campaign run by Bus Users UK. Catch the Bus Month is widely promoted across the UK, and it comes at…

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…