News

Cross Ash Village Hall Open Afternoon

Published: 5 Apr 24

Wednesday 1 May - 2-6pm Read More...

Please tell us how you think our community could be improved

Published: 10 Feb 24

Skenfrith Community Council would like to hear your views on how we can help improve the area in which we all live. Read More...

Abergavenny Greener Event

Published: 30 Sep 23

The Abergavenny Greener event takes place in 1 October at the Market Hall from 10.30 - 4pm. This is the first event of its kind and may be of interest to residents. Read More...

Nature networks fund & Local Places for Nature programme

Published: 27 Sep 23

Applications open for £9.8million in new funding for restoring nature in Wales Read More...

Road closure 2-3 October

Published: 18 Sep 23

Monmouthshire County Council has notified the council of a Temporary Traffic Regulation Notice. The effect of the order will be to temporarily close a section of C12.9 Greig Farm House to White House Farm from its junction with C12.9 Celyn-Kiln to Llantellen Road for ~320m. The order is necessary for BT poling works to take place in a safe manner at the location. Reasonable access will be maintained for properties fronting the affected lengths of road during the period of the closure. The Order shall come into operation on the 2 October 2023. It is anticipated that the works will be completed between 2 October 2023 and 3 October 2023, operating between 09:00-17:00. Read More...

New speed limits in the community council area

Published: 14 Sep 23

On 17th September new speed limits are being introduced across Monmouthshire. Go to the linked page to view maps of the places affected in the community council area. Read More...

Notice of Agenda for the next council meeting

Published: 11 Sep 23

The next meeting of the council is at 7.30pm on Monday 18 September 2023 at Cross Ash Hall. Full details of the meeting can be found on the linked page. Members of the public are welcome to attend this meeting – if you wish to discuss any local matters with members there is a 10 minute public speaking time at the start of every meeting. Read More...

Monmouthshire County Council News

Published: 8 Sep 23

Find out the latest news from the county council. Read More...

Temporary Road Closure DELAY

Published: 5 Sep 23

Please be advised that the Temporary Road Closure relating to the Resurfacing works on Whitehouse Road, Llanvetherine has been postponed. Read More...

August Policing Report

Published: 5 Sep 23

Each month the Usk Neighbourhood Policing Team provides a Partner Information Sharing Report. See the linked page for full details. Please note the report covers both Skenfrith and Whitecastle CCs. Read More...

Monmouthshire County Council Cultural Strategy

Published: 1 Sep 23

As part of a commitment in the Community and Corporate Plan, MCC are at the initial stages of pulling together information that will help shape and design a Cultural Strategy to be launched in April 2025, that is encompassing and represents the breadth and depth of arts and culture available across the county. Please contact the community council if you are a member of a group which enriches the cultural life of the area. See the linked page for examples. Read More...

Save Our Wild Isles Community Fund - Now Open

Published: 24 Aug 23

Community groups in the community council area may be interested in applying for funding for a local project. Aviva, in partnership with WWF and the RSPB, is giving £1 million to support community groups across Wales and the UK to protect and restore nature in their local area. Read More...

A vacancy on the community council

Published: 22 Aug 23

The community council wishes to appoint a clerk to support the council in its work. Please see the linked page for more information. Read More...

Skenfrith now has a litter bin

Published: 30 Jul 23

Skenfrith Community Council has responded to concerns from residents of Skenfrith about litter in the village and has installed a litter bin. The bin is adjacent to the bus shelter where the community council noticeboard is located. Thanks go to Monmouthshire County Council for its support of this project. The bin will be emptied every week and will encourage tourists to keep the village tidy. Pictures of the bin can be seen on the linked page. Read More...

Payments to Members of Skenfrith Community Council for 2022/23

Published: 28 Jul 23

In accordance with Section 151 of the Local Government Measure 2011, Community Councils must publish within their authority area the remuneration received by their members by 30th September following the end of the year to which the payment relates. Full details of the remunerations received by members of the council can be found on the linked page. Read More...

July council meeting minutes

Published: 18 Jul 23

UNAPPROVED minutes of the meeting of the council on 17 July are now available on the council's website by selecting 'The Council' and selecting 'Meetings and Minutes'. Read More...

Mind Monmouthshire

Published: 17 Jul 23

Mind Monmouthshire has contacted the council and asked the council to make residents aware of its service. See noticeboards and our linked page. Read More...

#ReadyFor20mph Communications and Engagement Toolkit

Published: 30 Jun 23

Welsh Government's communications and engagement toolkit is designed to support communities in the 20mph changeover which takes place on 17 September 2023. Read More...

Local Places for Nature

Published: 19 Jun 23

Are you looking to transform an unloved area into a beautiful garden where nature can thrive? Do you want to create a community hub or help people to grow their own fruit and veg? This is your chance! Read More...

New 20mph limits in the community council area

Published: 6 Jun 23

From the 17th of September 2023, most 30mph limits across Wales will change to 20mph. When you see streetlights, assume that the speed limit is 20mph, unless you see signs that say otherwise. Roads in Skenfrith and Cross Ash will be affected by the change. Read More...