The official opening of Cylch Meithrin Trefynwy took place on Thursday 14th November and is such an important first step towards ensuring Welsh medium provision in the Monmouth area. The…

Monmouthshire County Council is looking forward to welcoming locals and visitors to the many free events that are taking place at the Market Hall, Abergavenny. A range of special festive…

Monmouthshire County Council Planning Department are consulting on their Draft Archaeology in Planning Advisory Note. To view and comment on the proposed document head to our Planning Policy Consultation Page.

People are being asked to dig deep this festive season and donate a gift for Monmouthshire’s Christmas wishes appeal. Unwrapped presents for children and young people aged from 0 to…

Monmouthshire County Council is alerting parents and guardians of children due to start primary education next September that applications open on Wednesday 6th November and close on Wednesday, 15th January…

Gilwern library will be closed the week commencing the 18th of November 2019 to relocate to a new space within the Gilwern Community and Education centre. The library will be…

A recovery operation led by Monmouthshire County Council has begun today (Tuesday 29th October) to help and support residents affected by flooding in Skenrith and Monmouth. Residents evacuated yesterday from…

An evening is taking place on Wednesday 13th November at 6.00pm at King Henry School for European Nationals affected by the European Settlement Status. The open evening will provide an…

Monmouthshire County Council has joined forces with organisations across Wales and the UK to support National Hate Crime Awareness Week 14th – 19th October. Offices were turned into a sea…

Monmouthshire County Council’s Emergency Planning Service has once again been awarded a prestigious Gold PawPrint award by the RSPCA in their PawPrints Awards.  Monmouthshire is the only Welsh authority to…

During the spring and summer Monmouthshire Council’s Community & Partnership Development Team were out and about all over Monmouthshire asking a simple question: “If a few other people were willing…

Half term is fast approaching, there is so much on offer to keep little monsters occupied. Many Monmouthshire attractions have spooky activities, storytelling sessions and performances planned.   A ghoulish “Haunted…

Monmouthshire’s Cabinet is to launch a public consultation later this year on the potential establishment of a new Welsh-medium school as part of an expansion in Welsh-medium education in the…

Monmouthshire County Council’s environmental health and waste & street cleaning teams have joined Monmouth Town and Community Council, the police and other public bodies to raise awareness of Give Dog…

Monmouthshire County Council urges Year 6 parents to apply for their child’s place at secondary school by November 27th. Applying before the deadline provides the best chance of securing a…

Monmouthshire County Council is seeking the views of residents to help inform the draft Public Rights of Way Improvement Plan (ROWIP). The plan sets out objectives for the council’s Public…

Monmouthshire County Council has celebrated the 175th anniversary of the Usk Show by promoting its services aimed at helping people across the county. Record numbers of visitors descended on Llandenny,…

Students across Monmouthshire celebrated their GCSE results and other level 2 qualifications. This year saw the introduction of new accountability measures for GCSE outcomes and changes to the way  results…

Caldicot Castle and Country Park became the backdrop for a weekend of celebrations and fun for Monmouthshire Youth Service Diversity Festival. Over two days 2000 people visited the events and…

A466 Tintern Update 1st August 2019 We would like to thank residents and visitors for their continued cooperation and patience. We hope to reopen the road by the end of…

Tintern and surrounding areas are open for business despite road works to the A466 to undertake stabilisation works of a 200m section of unstable cliff face. Monmouthshire County Council’s priority…

The A466 is currently closed between St Arvans and Tintern to undertake stabilisation works of a 200m section of unstable cliff face. Due to onsite engineering difficulties we have had…

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…