August news

August news

August news

  • Town Council Mayor
  • 8/3/2020 9:46:13 AM

Keep Wales Tidy
Over the last few weeks Tredegar Town Council have been working in partnership with Keep Wales Today to create a Butterfly Garden and Fruit Garden from their free resources pack.  A lovely way to enhance the community surroundings and encourage more wildlife.
Aneurin Bevan Health Board: Your local Health News, August 2020        
Aneurin Bevan Community Health Council are undertaking a Virtual Appointment survey to gather feedback on the changes to healthcare appointments during the Coronavirus pandemic. Please give your feedback via this link 

Covid-19 Survey of Older People in Wales that was instigated by Cymru Older Peoples Alliance and working closely with Age Cymru has issued today. The survey is downloadable here (complete and return to the freepost address) or it can be completed at

Aneurin Bevan Community Health Council

As Gwent’s local NHS watchdog, we are seeking feedback from Gwent residents on their experiences of NHS services during the Coronavirus emergency. All feedback from completed surveys is reported back to the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board to help them see what is working well or what action can be taken to make improvements.  This survey is available online through the following link

Threshold DAS has secured Government funding to deliver accredited training to Women who live or work in Blaenau Gwent. Subjects range from Customer service to Safeguarding and are all delivered through guided learning so you can take learn in the comfort of your own home with online support from a dedicated tutor. For more information on this great opportunity please follow this link

Tredegar Town Council would advise of the following in relation to the re-opening of outdoor sports pitches (should circumstances allow) from the 1st August, 2020, in line with strict Covid-19 guidance, in accordance with guidelines as laid down by each National Governing Body of Sport:

  • Appropriate Covid-19 signage will be erected at each site
  • All sporting organisations must undertake the appropriate Risk Assessment, prior to commencing training; use of the field is undertaken at users’ own risk and subject to any enforcement within National Guidance in relation to non-approved activity
  • Low-contact training is permitted outdoors
  • Users must continue to stay 2 metres apart to ensure the safety of others
  • All sporting organisations must adhere to appropriate protocols with National Guidance; Club matches, friendly games and competitive fixtures are NOT permitted




Under the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2004

Accounts and Audit (Wales) Regulations 2014 (SI2014/337)

Tredegar Town Council


1. Date of announcement: 29th June 2020.

2. Each year the body’s annual accounts are audited by the Auditor General for Wales. Prior to this date, any interested person has the opportunity to inspect and make copies of the annual accounts and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts etc relating to them for 20 working days on reasonable notice.  For the year ended 31st March 2020, these documents will be available on reasonable notice on application to:

                              Name                                                      Annette Jones

                              Position in Body                                        R.F.O.

                              Address                                                   Tredegar Town Council, Bedwellty House & Park, Tredegar Gwent  NP22 3XN

                              Phone Number                                          01495 722352

  • between the hours of 9am and 1.30pm on Mondays to Fridays (excluding public holidays).

                              Commencing on                                   1st September 2020

                              and ending on                                      28th September 2020.

3. From 29th September 2020 until the audit has been completed, Local Government Electors and their representatives also have:

  • the right to question the Auditor General about the accounts. The Auditor General can be contacted via BDO: and
  • the right to attend before the Auditor General and make objections to the accounts or any item in them.  Written notice of an objection must first be given to the Auditor General via BDO.  A copy of the written notice must also be given to the Council. 
  • BDO can be contacted at:

BDO LLP, Arcadia House, Maritime Walk, Ocean Village, Southampton SO14 3TL.  Tel: 029 2034 2777

4. The audit is being conducted under the provisions of the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2004, the Accounts and Audit (Wales) Regulations 2014 and the Auditor General for Wales’ Code of Audit.