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Darran Valley Wind Turbine Community Benefit Applications open 1st October 2020

Applications open 1st October – closing date is 31st December 2020! Funding available for local voluntary organisations from Deri, Fochriw, Groesfaen and Pentwyn, up to a max of £1,000 If you wish to apply for funding support from the Darran Valley Wind Turbine Community Benefit Fund 2020-21 visit: http://www.gavo.org.uk/grassroots to download the forms and guidance. Completed […]

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September 2020 Grant Aid – Darran Valley Community Council helps local Organisations

Council had a remote meeting on 3rd September, and were delighted to help local Organisations who applied for the grant scheme 2020-21.  The following grants have been approved:- Church in Wales (St Mary’s and St Andrew’s Church, Pentwyn) have been awarded £100 to help with the general repair of the Church. Darran Valley History Group, Deri […]

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Fochriw and Pentwyn Ward – Meet your new Councillors

Following the advertisement for two vacant Councillor positions, we are delighted to announce that Cllr Duncan Johnson and Cllr Eddy Blanche have been appointed. For information on how to contact them click here Your Councillors

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Update on the summer scheme 2020

Due to uncertainties with the coronavirus pandemic, unfortunately there will be no summer scheme this year. Council will support another event for the community either around the Christmas period, or to provide an enhanced summer scheme for 2021. Council are following the situation closely and will update as soon as a decision is able to […]

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Council to resume monthly meetings using Microsoft Teams.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, there has been no face to face meetings since March 2020.  All face to face meetings have been cancelled until further notice.  The next meeting is a remote meeting using Microsoft Teams:- Date:  Thursday 30th July – 6 until 8 pm.  

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Grant Aid for 2020-21 is now accepting applications

Darran Valley Community Council grant aid for 2020-21 is now accepting applications. Click here for more information and how to apply Grants

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Fochriw Ward – Notice of Councillor Vacancy (vacancy closed on 22nd June 2020)

Darran Valley Community Council – Fochriw Ward Notice of Vacancy Notice is hereby given that a vacancy has arisen in the Fochriw ward of Darran Valley Community Council. An election will be held to fill the vacancy if notice is given in writing to the Returning Officer, at the address below, by TEN Local Government […]

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IMPORTANT NOTICE – Annual General Meeting 7th May 2020 Cancelled

Due to the current situation with Coronavirus, it is with regret that Council have to cancel it’s Annual General Meeting on 7th May 2020. As soon as Council meetings resume, we will post a further update. In the meantime, if you have any questions or concerns please Contact us

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New Clerk and Website

This is our brand new website hope you find it interesting and useful. I would also like to introduce myself as the new Clerk of Darran Valley Community Council. My name is Amanda Pallister and this is me

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How your Councillors and Volunteers have been supporting you with the Coronavirus lockdown

Cards offering support have been posted in the villages, as well as telephone volunteers phoning residents who felt isolated for a chat and offer of help. The cards were also delivered to the three local pharmacies in Bargoed based upon the number of residents they deliver medication to.  They will go in every medication prescription […]

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