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Town Mayor Re-appointed

At the AGM held on 20 May 2024 Councillor Mike Prew was re-appointed as Town Mayor. Mike expressed his thanks to fellow councillors and said he is pleased to continue in the role of Town Mayor representing and promoting Caerphilly town. Mike represents the community ward of Ton y Felin on the Town Council.

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Latest Grant Awards

A grant of £500 has been awarded to Gateway Church Caerphilly towards the cost of a family weekend event at Owain Glyndwr Playing Fields to promote community youth activities in conjunction with 7 other churches. A grant of £200 has been awarded to 2nd Caerphilly Guides towards the cost of the group’s summer residential trip.

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Latest Grant Awards

The following financial support was  approved at the Town Council on 15 April 2024: A grant of £400 to Caerphilly Eco Hub to support the creation of a website to promote the activities of the organisation. The group is spearheading the development of a circular route around Caerphilly Castle. A grant of £400 to Climate […]

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Latest Grant Awards

A grant of £150 has been approved for The Aloud Charity to support the Caerphilly choir that meets at the Vanguard Centre. The Aloud Charity was founded in 2012 to give teenage boys from communities across Wales the opportunity to sing. A grant of £400 has been approved for the Caerphilly and District Twinning Association […]

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Budget Approved for 2024/25

The Council has approved a budget for the financial year 2024 /25 and set a council tax precept of £15.50 for Band D properties. This is the equivalent of 30 pence a week. Despite increasing cost pressures due to inflation this is the fourth year there has been no increase in the precept. This has […]

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Latest Grant Awards

A grant of £150 has been awarded to the Caerphilly and District Floral Society towards the costs of flower arranging tutors.

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Latest Grant Awards

A grant of £400 has been awarded to Eisteddfod y Cymoedd to help with the running costs of the Valleys Eisteddfod which will be held on 20 October 2023 at the Gwyndy Campus of Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhymni.

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Latest Grant Awards

At the Town Council meeting on 17 July 2023 the following grants were awarded: A grant of £400 was awarded to the VANguard Centre to assist with the staging of the David Hawthorn Memorial Gala Concert. The VANguard Centre is a community association based in the United Reformed Church building. The charity concert was to […]

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Mayor’s Charity Announced

Caerffili Town Mayor Councillor Mike Prew has announced his charity for the year. Speaking after the monthly Town Council meeting at the Twyn Community Centre Mike said: “I am pleased to announce that my charity this year will be AP Cymru. AP stands for Autism Puzzles and was founded by parents with first hand experience […]

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Latest Grant Awards

At the Town Council meeting on 19 June 2023 the following grants were awarded: Caerphilly and Aber Valley Ministry Area (St Martins Church) was awarded £400 to support their week of free community events. Caerphilly Miners Centre for the Community was awarded £400 to support the weekly Dance 50+ and Seated Dance Sessions Caerphilly Art […]

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