Welcome to Monmouth Gov UKThe market town of Monmouth, situated on the South Wales border, by the banks of the River Wye.
The town has historic connections with early Roman and medieval times, and its most famous sons are Henry V and Charles Rolls, of Rolls-Royce fame. With a current population of 10,000 it has easy access to Cardiff, Bristol and the Midlands via motorway links.
The web site contains current Town Council Agendas and Minutes, detailed histories, information about local Clubs and Organizations, and a contacts page for your convenience.
The Mayor and the Town Councillors invite you to learn more about their town and hope you will visit Monmouth in person in the near future.
The Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Caroline Bright as the new trainee Mace Bearer. She will soon be joining Mace Bearers Mr John Blake and Mr Mike Brown at official occasions to escort the Mayor.
Many thanks to the other applicants- the standard of all was set very high.
Closing date 30th September 2014!
The community projects grant scheme (awards up to £750) deadline is fast approaching so make sure you get your application in before then. Feel free to remind any other local groups or organisations that may benefit to apply.
Public consultation meetings about possible devolution of services from the County Council to the Town Council will take place Sat 6th Sept, 10-1pm at Bridges, Sat 13th Sept 10-12noon at Monmouth Priory, and Sat 20th Sept 10-1pm at St James' Community Hall, Wyesham.
Please bring your ideas and opinions and talk to councillors about what you would like the Town Council to take on - eg. Tourist Information services, graffiti removal, pest control, street cleaning - what is important to you?
See poster for further information
The 100 years passing since the outbreak of the First World War will be marked by a commemorative Choral Matins Service, at 11am on Monday 4th August 2014, at the Priory Church of St Mary the Virgin.
The Mayor of Monmouth will represent the town and people of Monmouth to reflect upon this anniversary. The service will include the names of those from the community of Monmouth who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Everyone is invited and welcome to join this service to remember, honour and reflect.
Later in the day, "Lights Out – One Million Candles to Remember” organised by the Royal British Legion invites all to Castle Square in Monmouth at 9.30pm -for 10pm, for all lights to be turned off with a simple candle-lit vigil to mark the Centenary. Please bring a candle.