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A powerful and moving report into racism in schools will change the way local authorities tackle anti-racism. Gwent Safeguarding Board’s education race subgroup commissioned research into the issue which was…

Monmouth Cemetery will be re-opening for burials after significant infrastructure improvements carried out by Monmouthshire County Council and Monmouth Town Council. The work funded by Monmouth Town Council has created…

Throughout January, a new exhibition has been displayed at the Shire Hall to celebrate its 300-year history. This exhibition is the first of many new displays showcased at the new…

Cllr. Rachel Garrick, Cabinet Member for Resources (Job share with Cllr Ben Callard) and representative of Castle Ward, Caldicot, has resigned from the Cabinet due to the significant expansion of…

Monmouthshire County Council has launched a consultation on its Strategic Equality Plan for 2024-28. Communities are now asked to help us shape our work over the next four years.   Monmouthshire…

The Monmouthshire Local Nature Partnership, which Monmouthshire County Council hosts, will be delivering the Community Nature Spaces Project in Abergavenny this winter and next spring, following on from similar projects…

On Saturday, 2nd December, young people and families who have experienced grief came together at Caldicot Castle for a Remembering Event.  The annual event has been organised since 2016 and…

Volunteers play a crucial role in MonLife services and are essential to the local communities. They help officers deliver opportunities and events to residents of Monmouthshire. On Wednesday, 13 December,…

Monmouthshire County Council is recruiting new members for the Monmouthshire Local Access Forum. The Local Access Forum advises the Council, Natural Resources Wales and other organisations on improving public rights…

Due to recent landslips at Pwll Ddu, the foundation of the road adjacent to the quarry has been severely damaged, posing a risk to public safety. As a result, the…

Applications are now open for two new Access Improvement Grant schemes aimed at improving access at Monmouthshire’s visitor attractions or visitor related events. The two grant schemes are funded under…

With the help of Monmouthshire County Council’s Strategic Partnerships Teams Cohesion lead, people are coming together to create the Abergavenny Meghala Malayali Association (AMMA) to connect the Indian Malayali residents…

Following a full council meeting on the 26th of October, Monmouthshire County Council will proceed with the Cabinet’s decision to undertake a public consultation on the proposed council owned sites…

From today, 6th November 2023, parents can apply for their children to start school in September 2024 Children born between 1st September 2019 and 31st August 2020 are eligible to…

Plans to enhance the riverside by the historic Monnow Bridge and improve basic infrastructure in Monmouth are under way.  The project is a partnership between Monmouthshire County Council and Monmouth…

Throughout October, Monmouthshire County Council celebrated Black History Month. Across the county, the council celebrated the contributions black people have made in shaping the history of the county and the…

The Monmouthshire Veterans’ Support Hub held an official Opening Ceremony on Monday 2nd October 2023, at the St John Ambulance Hall, Fairfield Car Park, Abergavenny. Two Royal Air Force Veterans…

Throughout October, Monmouthshire County Council is celebrating the contributions black people have made in shaping the history of the county and country. MonLife Heritage Learning has worked with staff and…

Monmouthshire Food Partnership is inviting applications from third-sector organisations and community groups that are contributing to Monmouthshire’s good food movement.  Applicants can submit for grants of up to £2,000 to…

At Council in January earlier this year, Monmouthshire County Council’s Cabinet Member Catrin Maby announced the plans for the resurfacing of the Wye Bridge Monmouth. The condition of this highway…

Chepstow Riverside was the setting for celebrations marking the 10th anniversary of the Wales Coast Path on Monday 27th March. The event, attended by representatives of Monmouthshire County Council, Welsh…

We offer our sincere condolences to the family of Brian Hood, former Councillor and Chair of Monmouthshire County Council (2011-2012). Brian was first elected in 1987 to Monmouth District Council…

Thanks to funding secured from the Arts Council England / V&A Purchase Grant Fund and National Lottery support, Museums Association Beecroft Bequest, The Usk Valley Trust and MonLife museums’ acquisitions…

To mark International Women’s Day on Wednesday 8th March, women Councillors came together to talk to colleagues via a livestream event. The event was chaired by Cllr. Catherine Fookes, Cabinet…

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, 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…

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…

As part of Loneliness Awareness Week, the Deputy Minister for Social Services, Julie Morgan MS arrived at TogetherWorks in Caldicot today (Thursday 16th June) to learn about the impact one…

Caldicot Library is celebrating 25 years of providing great books, community spirit and support, this year. To mark this special milestone, Monmouthshire County Council will be rejuvenating the Community Hub…