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Croeso i wefan Cyngor Cymuned Cwmllynfell. Os hoffech ddefnyddio'r wefan drwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg ewch at "Cymraeg" yn y golofn ar y chwith neu cliciwch yma 

Welcome to the Cwmllynfell Community Council website.  We hope that you will find it useful in providing you with information about the Council and the activities and services that are available in the area.


Latest News

  • The next meeting of the Council is on Thursday 21st September2017 at 6.30pm at Cwmllynfell Hall.  The agenda for the meeting will be found on the Library page.
  • Cwmllynfell Community Council is delighted to announce that funding has been secured to replace the dilapidated play equipment in Rhiwfawr.

    The design of the new play equipment was chosen by children who live and play in the village of Rhiwfawr through consultations that were held in February, and all their hard work has paid off. A total of £21,678 of funding has been secured that will bring back to life the popular play area within the village.

    This has been made possible through two successful grant applications. A total of £21,678 has been awarded by WREN’s FCC Community Action Fund and Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council East Pit Opencast Community Benefit Fund.

    WREN is a not-for-profit business that awards grants for community projects from funds donated by FCC Environment through the Landfill Communities Fund.

    Joe Newby, WREN Grant Manager, said “Good quality recreational facilities, which are accessible to all, are vital for community well-being and this project will ensure that the play area can be enjoyed for years to come. We are delighted to be able to support such a worthwhile project.”

    Celtic Energy established, in conjunction with Neath Port Talbot Council, the East Pit Opencast Community Benefit Fund to support those communities most affected by the East Pit Opencast works.

    It is anticipated that the new play equipment will be installed and ready to use by the end of September.
  • The East Pit Community Benefit Fund Scheme is now open for applications from groups that provide benefits for people living in the Cwmllynfell and Rhiwfawr wards.  Application forms and grant guidelines can be found in the Library pages in the Community Benefit Scheme folder. The deadlines for the next applications are:

         Wednesday 6th September 2017

         Wednesday 6th December 2017

         The Grant Committee is scheduled to meet on:

         Thursday 14th September 2017

         Thursday 14th December 2017

         Please note that only applications that are fully compliant with the guidelines

         will be considered. 

         The deadline for all End of Grant Forms is Thursday 8th March 2018.

         Successful grant applicants to date:

Cwmllynfell Short Mat Bowls Club £1,585.92 2 regulation mats & 2 yellow jacks
Cwmllynfell RFC £3,995.00 Refurbish the changing area and toilet facilities
Cwmllynfell & District Bowls Club £3,882.00 New mowing machine
YGG Cwmllynfell £14,093.00 External play equipment
  • Please note that the small grant scheme operated by the Community Council has been suspended for one year.
  • Rhiwfawr Sport Field Update: A meeting has been held with the contractors due to the dissatisfactory work undertaken. The contractors will be back on site Monday 24th July to act on all the complaints. The Council apologies for the continued inconvenience to the community. It is hoped that this will be resolved as a matter of urgency.

  • The mobile library service will be st Cwmllynfell Community Hall at the following dates at 2:15 - 3:00:

         Wednesdays                                   Thursdays

         20th September                              28th September

         11th October                                  19th October

         1st November                                 9th November

         22nd November                              30th November

         13th December                               21st December  


  • On the 11th November 2016 the community defibrillators were officially launched at both Cwmllynfell Hall and Rhiwfawr Hall. The defibrillators are available for use by members of the public and / or staff in the event of a sudden cardiac arrest.
  • Congratulations to all the community members who took advantage of the free training on how to use the defibrillators. If there is sufficient interest in the future the Council will consider running the courses again.
  • The NEW UnLtd Wales Rural Award, which was launched at the Royal Welsh Show, is now available with up to £5,000 for individuals to apply for who wish to improve life in rural Wales by setting up businesses which address key rural challenges. For more information go to www.unltd.org.uk.
  • There is a new Disability Advice Project (DAP) – funded to help unemployed carers and those with work limiting conditions to get ready for work. Leaflets are available at Neaudd Cwmllynfell Hall. 

  • DANSA Limited have started running a shopper bus from Rhiwfawr to Ystradgynlais on Fridays.  Passengers need to prebook, and can use their Concessionary Bus Pass.  The Service is Door to Door.  For more information and bookings telephone 01639 751067.  The DANSA website is http://www.dansa.org.uk

If you can't find the information you're looking for in the following pages of this website, then please contact the Clerk:

Ms Sally Richards

PO Box 573, Swansea SA8 9AT

Tel: 07714788429

Email: cwmllynfellcc@gmail.com



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