COVID-19 SAFETY REMINDER RE CLOSED PLAY AREAS

By // May 22nd, 2020

The 3 play areas under the Community Council’s responsibility are still closed.  These are: Coity Castle, Pendre Fields and Heol y Groes, Litchard.  Could you please remind your children that this is to minimise exposure to the virus and the fences and gates should not be climbed over to obtain access.  Thank you for your […]

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Footpath Maintenace

By // May 11th, 2020

Despite the situation in Wales, the Community Council’s work continues and our contractor has been busy with our footpath maintenance, enabling you to enjoy the footpaths in the 3 wards as part of your daily local exercise.

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Success at the One Voice Wales Innovative Practice National Awards 2020

By // May 7th, 2020

We have been notified that once again this year we’ve been successful in two award categories at the One Voice Wales Innovative Practice National Awards 2020. One Voice Wales is recognised by the Welsh Government as the national representative body for Community and Town Councils in Wales and represents 634 member councils. Unfortunately due to […]

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Funding Success

By // April 21st, 2020

Once again this year the Community Council submitted two funding applications to BCBC’s Town and Community Council Fund.  One to refurbish the Litchard Park Play area off Tanyrallt Avenue, Pendre and one to resurface the footpath from Heol Spencer to Parc Prison’s entrance along Heol Hopcyn John. We’re pleased that our application for £14,511 of […]

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Maintenance Litchard Play Area

By // April 21st, 2020

Despite the current situation the Community Council are using the time their play areas are closed to carry out maintenance.  Only a small job, but we’ve refurbished the bench in Litchard Play Area, off Heol y Groes.

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Community Award Winners 2019

By // March 31st, 2020

Congratulations to our two Community Award winners, Sean Molino (over 18 category) and Harley Morris (under 18 category).   Both are very worthy winners.  Sean was awarded for his voluntary work with schools to promote health and wellbeing, his work within the community and his voluntary work with veterans, he is the founder of the […]

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New Handrail Celtic View Steps, Litchard

By // March 31st, 2020

Despite the current situation the Community Council is continuing its work within the current restrictions. In the last week a new handrail has been installed to the side of the steps at Celtic View, Litchard.

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New Gate at the Allotment Gardens

By // March 31st, 2020

Despite the current situation the Community Council is continuing its work within the current restrictions.   In the last week a new gate has been installed at the Allotment Gardens.

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Happy to Chat Benches

By // March 31st, 2020

Before the recent social restrictions the Community Council placed signs on some of the benches in our 3 wards saying Happy to Chat.   This is an initiative so that people have somewhere they can go to have a conversation in a bid to combat loneliness and isolation.  You can just say hello or have […]

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Parks and Playing Fields Shut

By // March 23rd, 2020

BCBC has closed all parks and playgrounds in the county borough and some car parks following government advice around social distancing. It comes after crowds gathered during the weekend at local beaches and parks. It is vital that we heed government advice to stay at home where possible and adopt social distancing measures. From tonight […]

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