Pontypool Community Council deliver a range of services, projects and events to meet local needs and improve the life of our local residents

It may be that we at the Community Council can’t help directly, but we can happily signpost you in the right direction.

Here we’ve put together a number of handy websites and organisations

  • Torfaen County Borough Council is the local authority that provides services such as education, environmental health, social services etc. including your rubbish bin and recycling collections. Here you’ll also find more information about Torfaen Play Service, who provide community play opportunities for children and young people aged 5-15 years across the county.

    You can also reach them on 01495 762200, 08:30 to 17:00 – Monday to Friday.

  • All children and young people’s activities provided by Torfaen Family Information Service can be found here https://torfaenfis.org.uk/

  • Connect Torfaen is a new digital platform that connects people, groups and organisations in Torfaen to their community. If you’re looking for a voluntary opportunity, or just looking for events in your area, the Connect Torfaen site has a handy map to find out what’s in your area.

  • Torfaen Voluntary Alliance support community-based organisations, groups and volunteer development in Torfaen and surrounding areas, through promoting volunteering, wellbeing, providing community advice and supporting people and organisations to connect and work better togethers

  • One Voice Wales is the principal organisation for community and town councils in Wales, providing a strong voice representing the councils’ interests and a range of high quality services to support their work. Head here to find relevant articles and information on current issues affecting councils and local activities across Wales.

  • Age Cymru is the national charity for older people in Wales. Their specialist advice service provides confidential, impartial and expert information & advice to older people, their families, friends, carers and professionals throughout Wales.

  • Aneurin Bevan Health Board is the health board for this area, covering Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport, Torfaen and South Powys.