New partnerships are helping improve the Education Service across the Council
16 May 2013
Blaenau Gwent Council welcomes the Estyn Report following its latest inspection carried out in January 2013. Whilst the overall judgement of the report was unsatisfactory it has to be recognised that there has been limited time since the Council was first placed in special measures in September 2011 to deliver progress in many areas.
The Works Newsletter – Spring 2013
10 May 2013
Welcome to the Spring Edition of The Works contractor newsletter. The purpose of this newsletter is to inform you about the progress being made at the site by the current contractors. Since our previous newsletter, significant progress has been made at The Works. The Multi Storey Car Park is now open to the public.
Blaenau Gwent Celebrates Europe Day
09 May 2013
Today marks Europe day, which is commemorated annually by the EU as recognition of the European integration.
Youth Service is real quality
30 April 2013
The way Blaenau Gwent Council’s Youth Service delivers information and support to young people aged 11 - 25 has been given the seal of approval by the Welsh Government.
Street trade to be licensed
15 April 2013
Blaenau Gwent Council is to have greater control over street sellers in the county borough thanks to a new Street Trading Scheme starting this May.
Help with benefit changes
08 April 2013
Blaenau Gwent Council is well geared up for Benefit changes brought about by the UK Government’s new Welfare Reform programme – and wants to remind people affected that help and advice is available.
Re-discover your social life at 50!
08 April 2013
Are you over the age of 50, living in Blaenau Gwent and feeling bored or isolated – now one telephone call could help put you in touch with various clubs and activities and help you make new friends.
Schools can get a piece of history
02 April 2013
Schools and community groups in the county borough can now borrow boxed collections of historic artefacts to use in the classroom or during workshops thanks to the Blaenau Gwent Access to Heritage Project.
Blaenau Gwent Council gets the Gold!
02 April 2013
Blaenau Gwent Council has achieved the Gold Award in the Welsh Government’s Corporate Health Standard – with its employees winning praise from independent assessors.
Blaenau Gwent Library Service Celebrates World Book Day at Beaufort Theatre
22 March 2013
As part of the celebrations for World Book Day, Blaenau Gwent Library Service invited author/illustrator duo Knife & Packer (aka Duncan McCoshan and Jem Packer), the creative geniuses behind the bestselling children’s book series and CiTV show Fleabag Monkeyface, to provide a series of fun and informative workshops for children in Blaenau Gwent.
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