Welcome To Magor With Undy Community Council
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MAGOR WITH UNDY COMMUNITY COUNCIL'S MISSION STATEMENT:
"To conserve and improve Magor with Undy as an attractive and sustainable place in which to live, visit and do business"
For the latest news, please select 'News' See 'What's On' in and around the district, or for details of regular events, meetings, courses, training etc check out the 'Local Organisations' on the 'Community Page' And why not check out our 'Photo Gallery'
MONMOUTHSHIRE CHILDREN NEED MONMOUTHSHIRE FAMILIES
Could you make a difference? Are you or someone you know interested in becoming a Foster Carer? Find out how you could help...
TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE ORDER - BARELAND ST, BARECROFT COMMON, MAGOR
The road closure is necessary to enable the renewal of a damaged in-carriageway chamber cover and frame to be carried out in a safe manner. The Order will come into effect on the 27th November 2017 and will be in operation between the hours of 0800 and 1600. Diversions will be in place. Reasonable access will be maintained for properties fronting the affected lengths of road during the period of closure.
'POP-UP' COMMUNITY HUB - SHARED READING
The Monmouthshire County Council Pop-Up Hub (one stop shop) comes to Magor on the 2nd Tuesday of every month between 11am and 2pm Find out more.. . Starting Tuesday 14th November there will also be a 'shared' reading session - so if you would enjoy listening to a short story and/or a poem, fancy meeting some new people then whey don't you pop along. Also, from 12th December the Hub is hoping to host a "Baby Rhyme Time" between 11am and 11.30am - watch our for more details
GWENT BEST KEPT VILLAGE 2017 COMPETITIONS
On Friday 6th October the awards were presented, at Chepstow Garden Centre, for the Gwent Best Kept Village 2017 competitions. We are pleased to announce that St Mary's Church Magor once again took the certificate for the Best Kept Churchyard in the category 1001-4999 population. Well done St Marys!
CAN YOU HELP? THE FRIENDS OF CALDICOT LIBRARY……………….
have secured Heritage Lottery funding to record memories of Caldicot and the surrounding areas. They are seeking to interview people from school age upwards to understand how the area has evolved since World War II and the impact on people who live here. Do you know someone who has lived here for a long time, or even a short time? Do you think they could help? Then please pass this on. And of course if you can help and would like to record your memories of the area, and would like to be interviewed contact Bernard John on 01291 641 687 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
COMMUNITY COUNCIL MAKES GRANT TO LOCAL BROWNIE PACK
Twice a year, the Community Council allocates a small pot of money to assist local groups and organisations. In this half year (April - September 2017) members were pleased to support the local 1st & 2nd Magor Brownie packs by presenting them with a cheque for £500 towards the cost of a coach to take the Brownies to the summer outward bound camp activities in Swindon.
Chair of the Community Council, Cllr Donna James said "We are always pleased to support local organisations especially groups that encourage, develop and educate young children, affording them the opportunity to meet up and learn together in a safe environment."
Brown Owl Andrea Rodley said "We are overwhelmed! Since we paid for the bus we have had to be careful with what we spend, as it was a big chunk out of our savings - so it is wonderful to have that pressure lifted. It now means that we can be a bit more generous with the activities we provide for the Brownies."
The Community Council also, on a regular basis, supports the Monmouthshire Citizens Advice Bureau, two charity organisations (Wales Air Ambulance and Severn Area Rescue Association), several youth provision projects and contributes towards the maintenance of the two local churchyards.
The closing date for receipt of applications for financial assistance in the second half of the financial year is 31st January 2018 and a copy of the Financial Assistance Policy, and Application form can be obtained from the Clerk.
Details of how the Community Council have administered grants over the last few years is available on our Grants & Financial Assistance page.
UNDY YUM YUMS
Check out the details of this new 'monthly' event. Find out more...
VANDALISM IN MAGOR!
Magor Marsh subjected to bouts of vandalism. Read more.....
WORKS IN MAGOR & UNDY!
Councillors and volunteers have been working today (1st Sept) in the villages. Find out more.....
TREE CHARTER - HAVE YOU SIGNED IT YET?
Then sign up and help plant a tree! Find out more....
COUNCIL TAKES PART IN THE MONMOUTHSHIRE DOG FOULING AWARENESS DAY
Council spend the afternoon of 22nd June raising awareness about the Monmouthshire "Give Dog Fouling The Red Card" dog fouling campaign, and how to report irresponsible dog owners. Find out more...
REVITALISED FLOWER PLANTERS IN MAGOR SQUARE
Members of the Community Council tackle the large flower planters in Magor Square. Read More....
GOOD NEWS FOR DOG OWNERS (AND RESIDENTS)
Another two outlets where you can pick up your FREE dog waste bags: B4 & After Dog Grooming at The Knollbury and Pawfect Grooming on Vinegar Hill.
This is as well as at the Community Council Office at Magor Police Station, Magor Post Office, The Flower Shed, Undy and Marlow Vets Undy.
CHAIRS REPORT 2016-2017
Cllr Donna James gave a Chair's report for the year 2016-2017 at the Annual Meeting held on 11th May 2017
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