Town Council

Brynmawr Town Council operate under the Freedom of the Information Act 2000 as laid down for Parish, Town & Community Councils, collectively known as Local Councils, in England and Wales.

Town Mayor 2021/2022 - Councillor Julian M. Gardener

Deputy Mayor 2021/2022 - Councillor Mrs D. Brown

The political make up of the Town Council is: Labour Party 8    |    Others 4

Powers and Duties

The powers and duties of the Town Council are governed by: Legislation, Standing Orders and Financial Regulations. Regular activities of the council include.

 

Town council offices
Council Offices

Representation on:
Primary School Governors; Brecon Beacons National Park; One Voice Wales; Unitary Authority; Blaenau Gwent Heritage Forum; Brynmawr Working Group.

Respond to Consultation Documents:
Planning Applications; Local Regeneration Plans; Local Development Plan; Highways; Education; Health; Local Government (Wales) Measures and changes to local and national policy as proposed by the Wales Government.

Provision of:
Public Seating; Allotment Gardens; War Memorial and Town Clock.

Community Grants awarded annually.
Pensioners Associations; Air Training Corps; Local Dance Club; Ebbw Fach Creative Arts; Disability Wales; Blaenau Gwent Otters; Brynmawr Town Centre Partnership - Christmas Lighting together with the summer floral displays on Market Square; Terence Garden; Brynmawr Business Forum (BNB Arts and Heritage Festival); Earl Haig Poppy Appeal; Shelter Cymru; The Royal British Legion Brynmawr Branch; Brynmawr Foundation School Presentation Evening; Sponsored an award for GAVO; Brynmawr Amateur Operatic Society; Bobath Cymru; The Monster Rebels Youth Dance Group; Urdd Gobath Cymru; National Eisteddfod of Wales; 1st Brynmawr Guides; St Davids Children Society; Cor-y-Cymoedd (Choir); Brynmawr Town Junior/Senior Cricket Club; The Teenage Cancer Trust; The Kids Cancer Trust; Tenovus; 1st Brynmawr Brownies; NSPCC; The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society; Brynmawr Institute; Hafan Cymru; St Mary's PCC Church; Nevil Hall Hospital Children Centre; Brynmawr AFC (under 8's); B'wr Town Junior Football Club; Woolly Friends; Walking With The Wounded; BRfm Radio; Young Dimensions Dance Troupe; and many other deserving causes.

Committees:
Brynmawr Town Council operates two standing committees which meet on a monthly basis;

Planning & Urgent Matters
Councillors:
Mayor, J.M. Gardner, Deputy Mayor, Mrs. D. Brown, G.D. Jones, J.M. Sutton, R.J. Hill, W.K. Hodgins, B.M. Sutton, A. Talbot, Mrs. O.M. Swales
Finance
Councillors:
Mayor, J.M. Gardner, Deputy Mayor, Mrs. D. Brown, G.D. Jones, J.M. Sutton , R.J. Hill, W.K. Hodgins, B.M. Sutton, A. Talbot, Mrs. O.M. Swales
Allotment
Councillors:
Mayor, J.M. Gardner, Deputy Mayor Mrs. D. Brown, B.M. Sutton, A. Talbot, J.M. Sutton, G.D. Jones, Mrs. O.M. Swales