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  • Town Council Mayor
  • 7/4/2018 10:24:03 PM

Notice of Co-option

Section 116 Local Government (Wales) Measure 2011 

Tredegar Town Council

Georgetown Ward

Notice is hereby given that One Vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the above mentioned Ward and, as there as been no demand for a local election, the Town Council   intends to co-opt.

Expressions of interest are being sought from members of the public who meet the following qualifications and are interested in representing their community on the aforementioned Town Council. You must be a British, Commonwealth, Irish or a European Union Citizen and be 18 years of age or over; and meet at least one of the following criteria*

  • Registered as a local government elector for the area named above; or
  • During the whole of the 12 months occupied as owner or tenant land or other premises in the community named above; or
  • Your principal or only place of work during the last 12 months has been in the community named above; or
  • You have during the whole of the last 12 months resided in the community or within 4.8 kilometres of it.

*Certain people are disqualified from standing, and these include paid officers of the town council, anyone subject to bankruptcy restriction orders and those subject to recent sentences of imprisonment.  It is the responsibility of the candidates to ensure that they are qualified to stand.

Applications are to be submitted to or further information is available from:

Ms C. Price, Town Clerk

Council Offices

Bedwellty House and Park


NP22 3XN

Closing date for receipt of applications is 1.00 p.m., Tuesday, 31st July, 2018.


Signed:  Ms C L Price, Town Clerk




Summer Community Play Sessions

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council will be holding Summer Play sessions from Monday 30th July 2018 to Thursday 23rd August 2018. To book your child on to a play session and for further information contact the Play Team on Tel: 01495 742952.

All children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult and ages 5-8 years must be dropped off and collected by a responsible adult. A parent/carer is required to attend the first session to complete the necessary registration forms

Days and places of sessions in Tredegar are:

Wednesdays 10am to 12pm at Sirhowy Community Gardens, Beaufort Road, NP22 4PA

Thursdays 10am to 12pm at Bedwellty House, NP22 3NA & 1.30pm to 3.30pm at Waundeg Playing Field, NP22 3ASH



A welsh artist, Nathan Wyburn, as created a portrait of Aneurin Bevan out of soil on a mountain in Trefil.

Full story: South Wales Argos






NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Wednesday, 4th July, 2018 the

Town Council of Tredegar declared that a vacancy existed.

This vacancy is in the Georgetown WARD.

On submission, within 14 days (excluding Saturdays and Sundays) of publication of this Notice of a written request for an election, signed by ten electors for the area of the Georgetown WARD, an election will be held to fill the vacancy.

In the event of no request being submitted, the Town Council will fill the vacancy by co-option in accordance with the provisions of the Local Election (Parishes and Communities) Rules 1986.

The Notice of a request for an election should be submitted to:

Ms. Michelle Morris

Returning Officer

Managing Director

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council

The General Offices

Steelworks Road

Ebbw Vale NP23 6DN


Signed: Ms C L Price, Town Clerk

Date: 5th July, 2018