Planning & Development

Friday 1 October 2021

Thumbs up for first phase of The British regeneration

Description:
Plans for the first phase of a project to regenerate The British in Talywain, have been given the thumbs up by local residents.
Wednesday 29 September 2021

Meet The British project team

Meet The British project team
Description:
Work is due to start on the first phase of a project to regenerate the former ironworks site in Pontypool, known as The British
Wednesday 31 March 2021

Should we reopen the footpath that lies between number 13 and 14 John Fielding Gardens, Llantarnam?

Description:
The Council is proposing to reopen a footpath which lies between number 13 and 14 John Fielding Gardens, Llantarnam...
Thursday 18 March 2021

Have your say at the online public meetings for the proposed Craig Y Felin and Llanfrechfa Strategic Sites

Description:
Due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, the Council will be holding an online public meeting on Microsoft Teams to answer your questions on these proposed sites
Friday 4 December 2020

Consultation on the Preferred Strategy of the Torfaen Replacement Local Development Plan

Description:
The council is preparing a plan to identify where new developments such as housing, employment, community facilities, and supporting infrastructure, will go in Torfaen up to 2033...
Wednesday 19 February 2020

Funding available to enhance Pontypool Town Centre

Funding available to enhance Pontypool Town Centre
Description:
The council is now accepting applications for two new grant programmes aimed at regenerating key buildings within Pontypool Town Centre.
Tuesday 21 January 2020

Seven Torfaen car parks to receive electric vehicle charging infrastructure

Seven Torfaen car parks to receive electric vehicle charging infrastructure
Description:
Five local authorities in Gwent have been awarded a share of £459,000 by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) to install a total of 65 fast charge points across 34 sites.
Monday 11 November 2019

Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Assessment

Description:
Torfaen Council wants to speak to all Gypsy and Traveller families about their accommodation needs.
Tuesday 1 October 2019

Bethlehem Chapel opens its doors once again thanks to funding contributions

Description:
The Blaenavon Townscape Heritage Programme (THP) is underway, and the first building to benefit from funding has been completed.
Wednesday 25 September 2019

Open spaces consultation – we need your views

Open spaces consultation – we need your views
Description:
The council is preparing a review of the Local Development Plan (LDP) which will identify where new developments will go for the next 15 years.
Wednesday 18 September 2019

Seven fantastic trees ready to fight it out for this year's Wales Tree of the Year

Seven fantastic trees ready to fight it out for this year's Wales Tree of the Year
Description:
Seven spectacular trees have been shortlisted for this year's Wales Tree of the Year competition, including one in Pontypool Park.
Monday 16 September 2019

Blaenavon World Heritage Site to be awarded £180,000 from Valleys Taskforce funding

Blaenavon World Heritage Site to be awarded £180,000 from Valleys Taskforce funding
Description:
Five Gwent sites named as Discovery Gateways will share more than £2 million Valleys Taskforce funding to maximise the potential of the area's natural and cultural assets, as part of the Valleys Regional Park.
Tuesday 16 July 2019

National Lottery funding benefitting young apprentices

National Lottery funding benefitting young apprentices
Description:
Ryan Smart, 19, from Cwmbran is a carpentry apprentice who has benefitted from National Lottery funding through the Blaenavon Townscape Heritage Programme (THP).
Wednesday 27 February 2019

One2One Mortgage Solutions opens in Pontypool town centre

One2One Mortgage Solutions opens in Pontypool town centre
Description:
Monday marked the opening of One2One Mortgage Solutions in Pontypool town centre.
Wednesday 30 January 2019

Bethlehem Chapel receives £300,000 investment

Bethlehem Chapel receives £300,000 investment
Description:
A Grade II listed chapel in Blaenavon will be transformed into a community hub thanks to a £303k investment.
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