Planning & Development

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.
Thursday 20 September 2018

Torfaen Local Development Plan - call for candidate sites reminder

Torfaen Local Development Plan - call for candidate sites reminder
Description:
There is just over a week to go for developers, landowners, organisations and the public to submit sites that could be included for new development, re-development or protection within a new Local Development Plan for Torfaen.
Thursday 9 August 2018

Have your say on the British master plan

Description:
Torfaen residents are being invited to have their say on a proposed 'master plan' for the future of the British site in Talywain.
Monday 6 August 2018

Torfaen Local Development Plan – call for candidate sites

Torfaen Local Development Plan – call for candidate sites
Description:
Torfaen council is calling for developers, landowners, organisations and the public to submit sites that could be included for new development, re-development or protection within a new Local Development Plan.
Thursday 19 July 2018

Have your say on the future of the British site

Have your say on the future of the British site
Description:
Residents are invited to view and comment on a draft 'master plan' for the British site in Talywain at a series of workshops.
Thursday 12 April 2018

Have a say on the future management of the Blaenavon World Heritage Site

Have a say on the future management of the Blaenavon World Heritage Site
Description:
Residents and other stakeholders are being asked to comment on a draft plan that will guide the management of the Blaenavon Industrial Landscape World Heritage Site until 2023.
Monday 7 August 2017

Have your say on the future conservation of Blaenavon town centre

Have your say on the future conservation of Blaenavon town centre
Description:
Torfaen council is inviting residents to have their say on the future conservation of Blaenavon town centre.
Thursday 1 December 2016

Facebook Counterfeiter Fined

Facebook Counterfeiter Fined
Description:
A Facebook trader from Garndiffaith, Pontypool has pleaded guilty to 19 separate trade mark charges relating to the sale and possession for sale of nearly 100 counterfeit items following a Torfaen Trading Standards investigation.
Monday 10 October 2016

Councillors asked to strike while iron is hot

Councillors asked to strike while iron is hot
Description:
Torfaen councillors will be asked to buy the former iron works site known as The British at a council meeting on October 18.
Friday 1 April 2016

Work to improve Cwmbran culverts

Work to improve Cwmbran culverts
Description:
Work to improve two watercourse culverts at the Byways and Penmaes Road in Greenmeadow, Cwmbran, is to begin following grant funding received from Welsh Government.
Wednesday 9 December 2015

Trading Standards warns residents of possible scammers

Trading Standards warns residents of possible scammers
Description:
Torfaen and Blaenau Gwent Trading Standards are warning residents of possible scammers claiming to be local Trading Standards officers.
Monday 12 January 2015

Varteg Hill drop in session

Varteg Hill drop in session
Description:
A drop in session for residents to find out more about Glamorgan Power's plans for the land at Varteg Hill is being held at Varteg community hall on Thursday 22 January.
Tuesday 5 August 2014

Council introduces charges for pre-application advice

Council introduces charges for pre-application advice
Description:
Torfaen council has introduced charges for pre-application planning advice for anyone seeking an opinion before making a planning application.
Thursday 5 June 2014

Prestigious planning conference puts Cwmbran in spotlight

Prestigious planning conference puts Cwmbran in spotlight
Description:
Cwmbran's status as one of the UK's most successful 'new towns' is the focus of a prestigious planning conference
Monday 24 February 2014

Planners star in BBC series

Planners star in BBC series
Description:
Torfaen's planning service stars in a new series of the fly on the wall BBC Two documentary Permission Impossible: Britain's Planners
Thursday 28 November 2013

National commendation for manor restoration

National commendation for manor restoration
Description:
Torfaen council has won a national award for its conservation of Llanyrafon Manor.
Wednesday 31 July 2013

EU funding boost brings Pontypool building back to life

EU funding boost brings Pontypool building back to life
Description:
An EU funding boost of more than £340,000 has been awarded to bring a significant building in Pontypool town centre back to its former glory.
Wednesday 19 June 2013

Work starts on £2m market makeover

Work starts on £2m market makeover
Description:
A £2.3M project to regenerate Pontypool Market has been launched.
Thursday 13 June 2013

Minister for Housing and Regeneration officially opens one of Wales' oldest iron bridges

Minister for Housing and Regeneration officially opens one of Wales' oldest iron bridges
Description:
One of Wales' oldest iron bridges was officially reopened today following a massive restoration project.
Tuesday 11 June 2013

Pontypool Regeneration Scheme Wins Prestigious Civil Engineering Award

Pontypool Regeneration Scheme Wins Prestigious Civil Engineering Award
Description:
A project to regenerate Pontypool town centre has won a prestigious civil engineering award.
Thursday 21 February 2013

New art work installed in Pontypool town

New art work installed in Pontypool town
Description:
New public art has been installed in Pontypool as part of a major regeneration project
Friday 8 February 2013

Blaenavon World Heritage Site celebrates restoration of one of Wales' oldest iron bridges

Blaenavon World Heritage Site celebrates restoration of one of Wales' oldest iron bridges
Description:
Blaenavon World Heritage Site celebrates restoration of one of Wales' oldest iron bridges
Tuesday 18 December 2012

Iconic building reopens its doors

Iconic building reopens its doors
Description:
An iconic Pontypool building has reopened its doors to the public for the first time in years thanks to a £265,000 refurbishment.
Monday 26 November 2012

Iconic Pontypool building's makeover

Iconic Pontypool building's makeover
Description:
An iconic building in Pontypool town centre has benefited from 10 month transformation.
Wednesday 24 October 2012

Councillors reinstate South Sebastopol development into LDP

Councillors reinstate South Sebastopol development into LDP
Description:
Torfaen councillors have reinstated the South Sebastopol Strategic Area into the council's Local Development Plan (LDP).
Thursday 18 October 2012

Learn more about Pontypool regeneration plans

Learn more about Pontypool regeneration plans
Description:
Would you like to learn more about the regeneration projects taking place in and around Pontypool (the Pontypool Settlement Area Project) and put forward your views and thoughts on designing a new brand for Pontypool?
Friday 24 August 2012

Get involved in design of Pontypool town centre

Get involved in design of Pontypool town centre
Description:
This is your chance to get involved in the future design of Pontypool town centre.
Thursday 5 July 2012

Council asked to approve negotiation on The British

Council asked to approve negotiation on The British
Description:
Torfaen's cabinet will be asked to approve negotiations on the future of The British site in Talywain
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