January Updates


Planning updates.

The following application have been approved.

• Aldi Store, Brooklands Terrace. Discharge of condition 6 – noise assessment.

• The Grange, Port Road. Work to trees covered by TPO 2012 No 8 G12


The council have supported the finance committee’s recommendations for next year’s budget. There will be a slight increase in some charges, the precept, per household will remain unchanged.

The council is still awaits to hear that the Welsh Assembly has approved their grant application for the new library. They hope to have confirmation early February being the projected time scale for dealing with such applications.

The fencing around the children’s playarea in the Grange requires some maintenance. It is hoped that improvements to play equipment using S106 funds will be undertaken.

PCSO Angela Stone was welcomed to the December meeting (Angela was the Wenvoe PCSO a many years, now normally covering the west end of the Vale). She reported on a number of local minor crimes including thefts from vehicles and building sites and failing to pay for meals.

Mr John Crockford was thanked for providing this year’s Christmas tree, that was admired by numerous people.

The failure to replace the bus shelter at St Andrew’s Cross \and the couple of areas that become dangerous during freezing weather due to being continuously wet in the winter will be reported to the Vale.

Complaints were received at the disgusting habit of some people who hang cleared up their dog poo they proceed to decorate the countryside by hanging the bags on branches and hedges, these take many years to disintegrate..

The meeting to hear the public’s views on the future of the church hall is planned for 7.00pm on Thursday February 8th.