Council Information:

Raglan United Community Council consists of eleven elected members that represent the communities of: Raglan, Llandenny, Pen-y-Clawdd, Kingcoed, Tregare.

Community and Town Councils is the first tier of Local Government which is the closest to the community. Its represents the interests of the community and can influence other decisions makers such as the Planning Authority through the role as a statutory consultee.

Community and Town Councils has the power to provide a range of services and amenities, such as community halls, centres, and recreation grounds. The main objectives are to provide and enhance the local community and help build a strong community and community wellbeing.

Councillors can be contacted through the Clerk to the Council,

Clerk to the council

Mr Adrian Edwards 01873 832017 or 07974 56 44 06

Email: raglanclerk@aol.com

 

Raglan is a historic village twinned with Parcé-sur-Sarthe, in France.

The Community of Raglan is situated in the County of Monmouthshire, South Wales.

Llandenny, Pen-y-Clawdd, Kingcoed, Tregare and Bryngwynare are wards within the Raglan community with two thousand residents and six hundred houses. Raglan is twinned with Parcé-sur-Sarthe, Pays de Loire. At the heart of the village is the 6th Century medieval Church (St Cadoc’s) and the Beaufort Hotel.

Raglan is famous for the Castle where construction work started in 1430’s and took over 150 years to complete. It has been stated that it was built for show rather than battle, The history books show Oliver Cromwell’s forces camped there for around thirteen weeks. The Castle was eventually taken and was systematically destroyed by parliament. The remains are still impressive and overlooks Raglan Village and surrounding communities.

 

 

 

 

Raglan Highlight:

 

Next council meeting

28 September2016

at 7.00pm

Calendar

2016 Allotment tenancies open for renewal

 

Local councillors are petitioning the Welsh Government to replace concrete surface on the A40 road from Raglan to Abergavenny with whispering tarmac.

You can support the petition by clicking the link http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/A40

 

Ten days of exhibitions relating to the Environmental Statement for the M4 relief road will be held to give all stakeholders the opportunity to view the documentation and speak to the project team. Click here for link

 

 

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