A-to-Z of Services: A

Abandoned Vehicles

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What is an abandoned vehicle and how to report one

Abertillery & District Museum

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The museum has a wide ranging collection from prehistoric era to present day

ability

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about

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Information on the Blaenau Gwent area

About Community Connectors

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What we can do to help and how to access the service

About Social Services

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Understand the role of Social Services, accessing your file, complaints and partnerships

About the Scheme

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Find about the scheme and how to apply

About Trading Standards

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The role of trading standards, and links for consumers and businesses

Absorbent Hygiene Products Collections

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Sign up • Check Collection Day • Order Hygiene/Nappy Sacks • Cancel Collection

Accidents

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Find out about RIDDOR and reporting an accident in the workplace

Admissions appeals

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What you can do if your child is refused a place at your first choice school

Admissions forum

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This forum meets to consider admissions issues and how to best meet needs of parents and schools

Adopted LDP

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View the adopted LDP

Adoption Support Services

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What support you get during and after the adoption process

Adventure Activities

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Try your hand at canoeing, gorge walking, archery or super-tubing

Advice

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Dewis Cymru is a website that aims to help people with their well-being. It's the place to go for people who want information or advice about well-being

Advocacy Support in Gwent

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Advocacy is one way of supporting people to express what they want from support and services, and to have this taken into account when decisions are being made that affect them.

Air Quality

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The Council's duty in respect of air quality and annual progress reports

airport

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Distances from UK airports to Blaenau Gwent

ALN panel

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These are moderating groups to support the Council in making consistent and transparent decisions

Am I Eligible

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Find out if you are eligible for a disabled persons parking badge

Aneurin Bevan Memorial Stones

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The stones mark the spot where Aneurin Bevan, Labour MP and architect of the National Health Service, addressed his constituents and the world.

Animal Boarding Establishment Licence

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Apply for a licence for a cattery or boarding establishment

Animal Welfare

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Overview of the functions delivered by the Council

Annual canvas

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How the Council updates the electoral roll for all elections

Annual review

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The Annual Review is an opportunity for you and your child to share your views with the school or early years setting and the Local Authority

Annual Studies

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View the LDP Annual Monitoring Reports and results of the Joint Housing Land Availability Study, town centre surveys and outdoor sport and play facilities

Anti-Social Behaviour

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Application Types

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Including full plans, building notice and regularisation applications

Apply

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Submit an application online - Due to exceptional circumstances the Building Control Service will only be contactable by email for the foreseeable future. To contact us email: building.control@blaenau-gwent.gov.uk

Apply for Planning

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Apply for planning permission online via the Planning Portal

Applying for a Badge

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Understand the application process and apply online via gov.uk

Approved suppliers lists

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Are you Keeping up with the Joneses?

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Keeping up with the Joneses is a campaign to ensure that every household in Blaenau Gwent recycles

Armistice Centenary Year

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Blaenau Gwent War Hero John Henry Williams Celebrated.

AskSARA

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An online assessment tool for living aids and equipment

ASPIRE - support for employees

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How can you grow your business via enhanced skills development

Assessment for Community Care Services

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Who can receive community care help and how to obtain it

Assessment of Performance

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Up to date, accurate performance data is essential for the Council to manage its services and to monitor how well those services are improving.

Assisted Collections

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Residents who are temporarily or permanently unable to access kerbside collection services can apply for an assisted collection.

Augusta House

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Services available at Augusta house for individuals with learning disabilities