The A466 is currently closed (from the 7th May) between St Arvans and Tintern to undertake stabilisation works of a 200m section of unstable cliff face. Due to the confined…

Monmouthshire County Council is urging residents to remain vigilant after receiving reports of unsolicited emails offering Council Tax refunds. The message reportedly tells householders they have an outstanding refund and…

Monmouthshire County Council Enterprise Team celebrates Employability Week with a roadshow across the county. The team has regrettably cancelled the forthcoming Employability Day which was due to take place on…

Tintern and surrounding areas are open for business despite road works to the A466. Summer is here and marks the start of fetes and activities in the Wye Valley. A…

Nominations for the Monmouthshire Volunteer Achievement Awards 2019 are now open. The awards celebrate the inspirational volunteers who work hard and give up their time to help their community. Monmouthshire…

Monmouthshire County Council Trading Standards team have many handy hints and tips to keep residents safe. The team is supporting the National Scams Awareness campaign which aims to raise the…

Hi Everyone I would like to provide you with an update on home to school transport from September 2019. The following information is for new applications only and not those…

Monmouthshire County Council are joining the “Refill Revolution” this June for National Refill Day on the 19th June!  As part of the council’s commitment to becoming a plastic-free county, lots…

On 5th June Monmouthshire County Council’s Cabinet is considering a report on the Council’s financial performance for the financial year 2018/2019. The report highlights a budget underspend of £49k on…

Following his sell-out show four years ago, Max Boyce returns to Caldicot Leisure Centre on Saturday, 5th October – it’s going to be an incredible night! Max’s 2018 tour has…

Monmouthshire County Council has chosen a new Chairman to serve for the next twelve months. Councillor Sheila Woodhouse was elected at the council’s annual general meeting on May 14th following…

A new pilot project Nature Isn’t Neat will be launched during Monmouth Town’s Bee Festival at The Nelson’s Garden on Sunday May 19th. The pollinator project provides communities with information…

Monmouthshire County Council, along with the other four Gwent local authorities, is conducting a feasibility study on the need for more electric vehicle charging points across the county.  The council…

The offices will be closed on Monday 6th May We will reopen at 9 am on Tuesday 7th May. If your enquiry is urgent please telephone 0300 123 1055 For Social…

The offices will be closed  on Friday 19th ,  Monday 22nd  & Tuesday 23rd We will reopen at 9 am on Wednesday 24th April. If your enquiry is urgent please telephone 0300 123 1055…

A local charity launched a dementia-friendly café in the Palmer Community Centre, located within the heart of historic Chepstow on Saturday 13th April. Co-funded by Monmouthshire County Council and the…

Abergavenny’s Borough Theatre is celebrating news that an Arts Council grant will enable welcome improvements to the structure of the building, making it a suitable setting for international performers, local…

Monmouthshire County Council has organised a range of great activities for children over Easter holidays! The county’s four leisure centres in Abergavenny, Caldicot, Chepstow and Monmouth will once again run…

Talented young artist Matt Dixon (known in the art world as Matt Crossfield) recently exhibited his work in Usk’s Coleg Gwent campus, receiving favourable reactions from those attending. Matt (24)…

Monmouthshire County Council’s preparations to assume responsibility for parking enforcement from Gwent Police are well underway. Civil Parking Enforcement (CPE) will be introduced on Monday 8th April when the council…

New waste and recycling collections started in Monmouthshire on Monday 4th March to improve recycling services and minimise costs. These changes represent one of the biggest operational changes that Monmouthshire…

Monmouthshire County Council joined other local authorities and civic dignitaries, community groups and charities throughout the United Kingdom to take part in local flag raising events and ceremonies of dedication…

A competition to design new cards for Monmouthshire’s library service has attracted over 130 entries with impressive submissions from school classes and individuals resulting in difficult decisions for the judging…

Our contact centre is experiencing a large number of calls due to queries relating to waste and recycling changes so waiting times are longer than usual; this is purely due…

Pupils from across Monmouthshire took part in a competition to name the council’s new fleet of recycling vehicles with imaginative waste related names. Pupils and parents let their imagination run…

***We’re pleased to say that our earlier IT server issues and systems problems have been rectified and you can now log reports on My Monmouthshire or take payments for garden…

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 and times:-  Wednesday 20th February Between 8.10 – 8.40 (approx.) …

Registration has begun for residents to sign up for Monmouthshire County Council’s seasonal garden waste collection and those wishing to use the service must purchase a permit. One permit provides…

Caldicot Community Hub welcomes residents to join a new shared reading session called ‘Book Cwtch’ every Friday at 2.30pm.  Book Cwtch is a shared reading session that enables people to…

Come along to Time to Talk day at Usk Hub on Thursday 7th February 9.00am – 12.00pm for a cup of tea and a chat. Time to Talk Day is…

Usk Community Hub will feature a Meet the Author event on Thursday 7th February. Local writer Cath Barton will read from her recently published work “The Plankton Collector” at 10.30am,…

Monmouthshire County Council welcomed residents to ‘Love Digital’ on Friday, 25th January – St Dwynwen’s Day, the Welsh equivalent of Valentine’s Day – with the launch of Monty, Monmouthshire’s brand…

Monmouthshire’s community education service has organised a number of wedding workshops for those about to tie the knot or interested in learning a new craft. The workshops are a new…

 Monmouthshire County Council is to hold a series of events to receive feedback that will inform and change the way it provides services for people living with dementia. The Have…

It is my great pleasure as Monmouthshire’s Chairman to wish the county’s communities a very happy New Year. I hope you all enjoyed the Christmas festivities. My term of office…

Support over 18 months from Caldicot Leisure Centre and Monmouthshire’s Sports Development team has enabled a local club to grow and promote a night of outstanding boxing. St Joseph’s Caldicot…

Monmouthshire County Council launched its draft budget proposals and engagement process on Wednesday 19th December. Its proposals have been put together amidst a set of challenging circumstances where the council…

Monmouthshire County Council has made contingency plans to ensure essential services are available throughout the Christmas and New Year period.  In addition, it has published opening times for its leisure…

Monmouthshire County Council is seeking two people to serve as independent members on its Standards Committee. This body plays a vital role in maintaining the highest ethical standards at county…