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.
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:- firstname.lastname@example.org