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Community Councillor Vacancies


Following the uncontested election there now exists 4 vacancies for Community Councillors (3 for Hirwaun and 1 for Penderyn). Please click HERE for information on how to apply to become a Community Councillor.

Tree Charter

The Community Council has been working together with the Woodland Trust by becoming a Local Government Charter Branch.

For each signature that we collected a tree will be planted by the Woodland Trust. Our Community Councillors worked to collect signatures to support this Charter. In addition other organisations got involved and together we collected 939 signatures! At present we are the Charter Branch with the most signatures collected.

We are continuing to distribute The Woodland Trust’s Leaf Magazine within the Hirwaun and Penderyn areas.


Hirwaun & Penderyn in Bloom Competition

We are pleased to launch our new competition for 2018. Prizes will be awarded for the winning entries in Hirwaun and Penderyn. Categories include Best Hanging Basket, Best Garden and Best Allotment Plot. For more information, please click HERE

Dementia Friendly Community

The Community Council is working with the Alzheimer's Society to train it’s Community Councillors and Staff to become Dementia Friendly.

Cllrs and staff  have recently received training to become Dementia Friends. We are working to offer this training to local groups and businesses in the Community.

If there is enough interest, we are hoping to become a Dementia Friendly Community.

Centenary Fields

The Community Council is working with Fields in Trust, along with RCT CBC to nominate two open spaces within Hirwaun and Penderyn as Centenary Fields. These will be protected open spaces in commemoration of World War 1. More information to follow in due course.

The Community Council is pleased to provide the following to Hirwaun and Penderyn:

- Flower baskets for both villages

- Christmas lighting for both villages

- Easter Eggs for the nursery classes at   Hirwaun Primary and Penderyn Primary   Schools

- The Annual Garden Show held at Hirwaun   Village Hall

- Bus shelters in both villages

- Christmas painting competition for   children

- Hirwaun & Penderyn in Bloom competition

Got a specific question?

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Community Youth Representative


We currently have 2 vacancies for Community Youth Representative roles within the Hirwaun and Penderyn Wards. For more information, please click HERE

Please click HERE for a list of Frequently Asked Questions