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…

The gas and electricity networks have come together to help members of the public prepare in case they have a power cut or gas emergency this winter.   How to…

Monmouthshire County Council will host a bumper Christmas Artisan Market in Abergavenny on Sunday 9th December.  It will run from 10am to 4pm in the Market Hall and the adjacent…

The county’s agricultural community has celebrated five years since the opening of the Monmouthshire Livestock Centre near Raglan.  Over two thousand people attended the official opening by BBC Countryfile’s Adam…

Usk Community Hub will host an exhibition featuring work by students attending art classes run by the council’s community learning service and taught by tutor and local artist Philomena Vaughan. …

     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 Usk Community Hub will hold its Christmas Fayre on Saturday 1st December from 10am to 3pm. Eighteen market stalls will sell locally crafted gifts, cakes, bakes, jams and preserves,…

Chepstow School will host an anti-bullying evening event on Tuesday 27th November in conjunction with award-winning charity BulliesOut.  Running from 5pm to 6.30pm, this free session will be of interest…

A partnership between Monmouthshire County Council’s highways and environmental health teams with volunteers from a local caving club and construction and engineering company Costain has liberated a Monmouthshire beauty spot…

A live exercise featuring teams from Monmouthshire County Council, Gwent Police and voluntary agencies provided an invaluable training opportunity for organisations working together in response to serious unforeseen incidents.  Exercise…

  Monmouthshire County Council launch a new school lunch menu on Monday 5th November. The new menu features delicious, freshly cooked and locally sourced products. The number of pupils choosing…

Monmouthshire County Council has published its annual report reviewing the progress made against its objectives in 2017/18. Each year councillors set a number of objectives to improve well-being in Monmouthshire….

Two Welsh charities have benefited from funds collected in aid of Monmouthshire’s past Chairman’s appeal. Councillor Maureen Powell selected the Wales Air Ambulance and Alzheimer’s Society Cymru as her chosen…

A partnership between Monmouthshire County Council, Monmouth Town Council, the Royal British Legion, the Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers, Rotary Monmouth and other local organisations will commemorate and honour those who…

This is the reported road situation in Monmouthshire at 8.55am on Monday, 15th October: All Monmouthshire’s roads are open  apart from: Llangwilym Lane (near Llansantffraed) The straight mile between Llantrissent and Newbridge on Usk…

Residents are asked to take extra care on the roads today and tomorrow in view of the current bad weather.  Please slow down, keep your distance and take heed of…