MonLife is calling on residents to vote for Caldicot Castle and Country Park for a coveted Green Flag Award.  MonLife, which is part of Monmouthshire County Council and delivers leisure,…

Monmouthshire shoppers are being encouraged to support their local businesses with free weekend parking being offered in the approach to Christmas, throughout December. The council has once again announced it…

As a winter approaches that’s likely to be dominated by concerns about coronavirus Monmouthshire County Council has appealed to members of the public to remember to dispose of used masks…

Monmouthshire County Council is awaiting confirmation from Welsh Government regarding the economic support that has been announced for businesses affected by the firebreak lockdown. As soon as the full details…

A new online resource has been launched to help residents. Monmouthshire County Council has partnered with organisations including Citizens Advice, Mind Monmouthshire, Gateway Credit Union, Monmouthshire’s four foodbanks and housing…

There are a number of non-maintained settings that are approved to provide early education and receive FPN funding. (You can see the full list here.) This means that they follow the…

Monmouthshire County Council is proud to announce that more of the county’s attractions and open spaces have won prestigious Green Flag Awards this year. The awards, given out by leading…

Monmouthshire’s Reuse shop has just celebrated its first anniversary at Llanfoist household waste recycling centre. The Reuse shop has a loyal following with customers who turn out every week, whatever…

A number of new electric vehicle fast charging points across the county are nearing completion and will shortly be ready for use. While the majority of the new charging points…

Residents of Abergavenny will now be able to visit the new Community Hub located at the Town Hall. The new hub opened its doors on Monday 14th September for essential…

Following the lockdown in Caerphilly, for Monmouthshire residents who were shielding prior to 16th of August and therefore remain on the Shielding Patient List, there is no change to the…

Monmouthshire County Council has announced that Mitchel Troy recycling centre will be reopening from Tuesday 15th September. Detailed plans have been put into place to ensure that the personnel and…

Community Hubs are gearing up to reopen their doors to the public from Monday 7th September in Caldicot, Chepstow, Monmouth and Usk. Measures have been put into place to ensure everyone’s…

‘Please do not idle,’ that’s the strict message from Monmouthshire County Council as it kicks off a new campaign aimed at raising awareness of the pollution caused by cars left…

Our offices will be Closed on Monday 31st August.If your call is an emergency please telephone 0300 123 1055.     There will be no Refuse collection Monday 31st August, collections will…

Across Monmouthshire students are receiving their GCSE results.  In a week of intense public and political scrutiny of Wales’ examination system and processes today we refocus on the outcomes that…

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…

Children’s reading can dip during the long summer holidays if they don’t have regular access to books and encouragement to read for pleasure. This can be a problem for schools…

The Replacement Local Development Plan (RLDP) Preferred Strategy consultation and second call for candidate sites will close on 20th July 2020 to enable the Council to review the Plan’s evidence…

Monmouthshire County Council is working in partnership with the local town council to solve one of Chepstow’s stickiest problems – the scourge of chewing gum carelessly deposited on roads and…

KA campaign has been launched across Wales encouraging people to contact social services if they are worried that a family member, friend, neighbour or someone that they know in their…

Although the number of Covid-19 cases have diminished, the virus has not gone away and that without caution, in particular observing social distancing, there is the risk of further cases…

This year has seen significantly more wild meadow areas across Monmouthshire’s open spaces, as the council’s ground maintenance teams have left verges and parks largely unmowed to allow wild flowers…

The Welsh Government has today launched a Start-Up Grant scheme to support those who are self-employed but fall outside of the UK Government’s Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) because…

Road safety measures in Usk are to be revised following feedback from the Usk community and meetings between Monmouthshire County Council and Usk Town Council. The temporary traffic light system,…

Monmouthshire’s markets will reopen to the public and traders next week.  Abergavenny and Caldicot markets will reopen on Tuesday 30th June with Monmouth’s reopening on Friday 3rd July. The decision…

Birth registrations in Monmouthshire and across Wales can now re-commence. As the register office is currently dealing with a backlog of registrations, appointments will be prioritised based on baby’s date…

“If you want to travel fast, travel alone. If you want to travel far, travel together” This captures some interesting dilemmas for us as we look to our future. Our…