News and Events

Dates for your 2017 Diary

Thursday 4th May 2017, Local Government Elections

Election for both Blaenau Gwent County Borough Councillors and Tredegar Town Councils.

Would you like a role in supporting your local community? Have you thought of becoming a community or town councillor? Community and town councillors are elected by the people in the local community and are responsible to them. As a councillor you will represent the views of local people and make decisions on a variety of issues concerning the community. You will also have the opportunity to contribute occupational or personal skills and expertise. This is grass roots democracy at its best!

Interested? Local Government elections take place on 4 May 2017. Want to know more? Speak directly to your community or town council and the  Electoral Commission for electoral regulations and procedures guidance www.electoralcommission.org.uk . Please refer to One Voice Wales' website for candidate guidance  www.onevoicewales.org.uk

Sunday 30th April 2017 - Kidney Wales, Walk for Life 2017

Tredegar Town Council will once again be taking part in this Charity walk and this year it will be at Parc Bryn Bach, Tredegar. Registration will start at 2pm in the gazebo by the Visitor Centre with the walk scheduled to start at 2.30pm.If you wish to register your interest in participating in this year's event or request a sponsor form please contact our office, Tel: 01495 722352 or email: tredegartc@btconnect.com. Registration for this event is also available online at Kidney Cymru.

Visit to Orvault, Wednesday 12th April 2017 to Monday 17th April 2017

The bus will be leaving Tredegar at 5pm on Wednesday 12.4.17 and arriving back in Portsmouth at 6.30pm Monday 17.4.17. All visitors will be hosted by families living in the Orvault area and there will be activities arranged for during the stay. Please contact Lynne Price Tel: 01495 725507 for futher information.

Saturday 8th April 2017, Mike Doyle Concert

Tredegar Orpheus presents Mike Doyle, supported by James Sillman, at Tredegar Leisure Centre. Tickets are £15 and available from choir members or Trevor White. Further information available via Tel: 07989 220952 or email: TREDEGARMALECHOIRTICKETS@GMAIL.COM

Wednesday 5th April 2017, Aneurin Bevan Community Health Council

Meeting of Full Council/AGMAneurin Bevan Community Health Council will take place at 9.30am at the Parkway Hotel, Cwmbran on Wednesday 5th April 2017. Meeting is open to the public and copies of the agenda are available at the meeting of prior by contacting Tel: 01633 838516, email: Enquiries.AneurinBevanCHC@waleschc.org.uk

Wednesday 29th March 2017, Community Chest and Club Development Evening

Come along to a funding workshop being held at Ebbw Vale Sports Centre between 6.30pm and 8pm where your association can receive help on completing the Community Chest document plus receive advice regarding your association's development. Places are limited so booking is recommended. For further information and to book a place please contact Aneurin Leisure Sports Development Tel: 01495 355829.

Wednesday 22nd February 2017, Find Your Future Employment and Careers Event

Communities First Ebbw Fawr Cluster are holding an employment and careers event from 10am to 2pm at Ebbw Vale Sports Centre. Call in and talk to employers and training providers; find out about current vacancies and how to apply; check out what employers are looking for when they are recruiting; get information on becoming self employed; and be prepared! Bring CVs with you when you come.

Wednesday 22nd March 2017, BGCBC Recycling Roadshow

The BGCBC waste trailer will be located in Vale Terrace, Tredegar between 10am and 1pm offering information/advice on recycling.

Friday 10th March 2017, Advice Surgery

Nick Smith MP will be holidng an Advice surgery between 4pm and 5pm at Morrsions Supermarket, Ebbw Vale. Contact Tel: 01495 313167 or email: nick.smith.mp@parliament.uk for further information.

Friday 17th February 2017, NHS Engagement Event

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board are holding an NHS Engagement Event at 9.30am Christchurch Centre, Malpas, Newport. Asking for Blaenau Gwent residents to come share their views and ideas with the people who plan and provide health services in Gwent.

Wednesday 15th February 2017, BGCBC Recycling Roadshow

The BGCBC waste trailer will be located by the public toilets, Gwent Shopping Centre between 10am and 1pm offering information/advice on recycling.

Friday 27th January 2017, Advice Surgery

Nick Smith MP will be holidng an Advice surgery between 4pm and 5pm at Tredegar Library, The Circle, Tredegar. Contact Tel: 01495 313167 or email: nick.smith.mp@parliament.uk for further information.

Wednesday 4th January 2017, Aneurin Bevan Community Health Council

Meeting of Aneurin Bevan Community Health Council will take place at 5.30pm at the Parkway Hotel, Cwmbran on Wednesday 4th January 2017. Meeting is open to the public and copies of the agenda are available at the meeting of prior by contacting Tel: 01633 838516, email: Enquiries.AneurinBevanCHC@waleschc.org.uk