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.
Dates for your diary - details to follow soon!
Members of the public are invited to bring decorations for the Christmas tree in Monnow Street, outside the Oldway Centre, on Sunday 7th December 2-4pm when Father Christmas may also be making a passing appearance.
The annual Christmas Candlelit procession will be leaving the old Monnow Bridge at 6pm on Thursday 11th December to walk up Monnow Street to the Shire Hall for carols and free visits to Santa's Grotto.
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