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Welcome to Gorseinon Town Council Website

covering the Gorseinon/Penyrheol areas.

 

Please visit the website to keep up-to-date with local issues and, either express your views on current matters around the area and on what you want to see on these pages, or come along to our monthly meetings on the first Wednesday of each month at Ty Newydd Community Centre, 17 West Street, Gorseinon at 6.30 pm. Main Council starts at 7pm.

LATEST NEWS

NOTICE OF VACANCY IN THE OFFICE OF TOWN COUNCILLOR FOR GORSEINON EAST WARD.

Please see enclosed vacancy Notice./Gorseinon-TC/UserFiles/Files/vacancy notice dec 7 2019.pdf

FOR DETAILS OF 2019 XMAS PARADE AND WORKSHOPS LOOK AT FLYER BELOW

 2019 xmas flyer

 

 

GORSEINON-LLWCHWR TOWN COUNCIL XMAS LANTERN PARADE

Work has started on organising the 2019 Parade, which will tale place from Lime street car park on Wed 27 November 2019 at 6.30pm. if your group wants to take part in the Parade around the town centre drop the Town Clerk a line to book a place (clerk@gorseinontowncouncil.gov.uk) 895690.

 PARC Y WERIN SCHOOL JUNE NEWSLETTER SWANSEA COUNCIL

 /Gorseinon-TC/UserFiles/Files/Gorseinon_Newsletter_Issue_1_June_2019_v1.0.pdf

 

ONE VOICE WALES INNOVATIVE PRACTICE AWARDS 2019

At the One Voice Wales awards ceremony  covering all 735 Town and Community Councils in Wales, Gorseinon Town Council received 3 awards in the 8 categories being presented.

Highly acclaimed for the new BMX facility and youth involvement at Parc Melyn Mynach, Gorseinon.

Highly acclaimed for the newly set up Ancestry workshop in the local Library, meeting every fortnight on Monday afternoons.

Acclaimed for its Council service to its residents in Gorseinon and Penyrheol. 

Cllr Malcolm Curtice, Cllr Sue Rawle and the Clerk were presented  with the awards by the Chairman of One Voice Wales, at a ceremony held at the Royal Wesh Showground Builth Wells on March 28th 2019. 

 

XMAS TREE VANDALISM ARGYLL GARDENS 

THE XMAS TREE, XMAS LIGHTS AND RAILINGS IN ARGYLL GARDENS HAVE NOW BEEN VANDALISED 4 TIMES OVER THE XMAS PERIOD.      HAVING PROVIDED TWO FABULOUS NEW BMX/SKATEBOARD FACILITIES IN MELIN MYNACH FOR LOCAL YOUTH AT A COST OF £170000, ITS DISAPPOINTING THAT A FEW MINDLESS INDIVIDUALS RESPOND IN THIS WAY. IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ABOUT THE CULPRITS PLEASE RESPOND IN CONFIDENCE TO THE CLERK, SO THAT THE TOWN COUNCIL CAN TRY AND PREVENT THIS HAPPENING AGAIN.,AND DEAL WITH THE INDIVIDUALS CONCERNED..


 PUMPTRACK MELIN MYNACH

THE FABULOUS NEW BMX PUMPTRACK ON MELIN MYNACH HAS NOW BEEN OFFICIALLY OPENED AT THE END OF AUGUST AND IS AVAILABLE FOR ALL YOUNGSTERS TO USE. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU ARE WEARING APPROPRIATE SAFETY EQUIPMENT , AND HELP TO KEEP LITTER OFF THE SITE.

 THE TOWN COUNCIL HAS RECEIVED TWO NEW AWARDS THIS MONTH FROM THE BODY REPRESENTING ALL 800 COMMUNITY AND TOWN COUNCILS IN WALES ie "ONE VOICE WALES". THE AWARDS PRESENTED TO THE TOWN MAYOR ON MARCH 29th in BUILTH WELLS , WERE COMMENDATIONS FOR THE NEW SKATEPARK AND BMX TRACK ON PARC MELIN MYNACH, AND THE "FOOD WITH FRIENDS" EVENT ORGANISED IN ST CATHERINES CHURCH - WELL DONE TO ALL THOSE INVOLVED AS THESE EXAMPLES OF BEST PRACTICE WILL BE PROMOTED AROUND THE PRINCIPALITY OVER COMING MONTHS. !!!!!

 

FOLLOWING  INTERVIEWS ON APRIL 4th 2018 FOR THE VACANT SEATS IN GORSEINON CENTRAL WARD, THREE APPLICANTS WERE INTERVIEWED, MRS JOANNE CROWLEY, MRS SUE RAWLE & MRS CHRISTINE SWEENEY. 

COUNCIL HAS NOW APPOINTED THE FOLLOWING TWO COUNCILLORS TO FILL THE CENTRAL WARD VACANCIES

MRS JOANNE CROWLEY, 26 HEOL PIBYDD, PENYRHEOL

MRS SUSAN RAWLE ,41 BRUNANT RD GORSEINON 

 

 

 

GRANT APPLICATIONS FOR COMMUNITY GROUPS WILL BE CONSIDERED AT THE FINANCE MEETING TO BE HELD ON FEB 7TH 2018. GET YOUR GRANT APPLICATIONS IN TO THE CLERK BY END OF JANUARY AT THE  LATEST.

 

 

Ty Newydd Community Centre

 

For all enquiries regarding use/hiring of Ty Newydd Community Centre, 17 West Street, Gorseinon.

Then please contact:-

John Millard, Town Clerk, 39 Gorseinon Road, Penllegaer, Swansea, SA4 9AE. Tel:- 01792 895690 or email:- clerk@gorseinontowncouncil.gov.uk