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Covid -19 Local Authority Cases

Covid -19 Local Authority Cases

Published: 28 May 20

Cases and tests, by Local Authority of residence throughout Wales Read More...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Latest information

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Latest information

Published: 28 May 20

The latest information on Covid-19 Read More...

COVID-19

COVID-19

Published: 28 May 20

Summary of all statistics throughout Wales Read More...

COVID-19 Taxis

COVID-19 Taxis

Published: 28 May 20

Updated advice for taxi operators & customers Read More...

How has your garden grown, during lock down?

How has your garden grown, during lock down?

Published: 28 May 20

Why not show us your captured photographs; images that encapsulate time spent in the garden during this historic period and we will share them for all to view. Read More...

Wales to play major role in national trial for COVID-19 vaccine

Wales to play major role in national trial for COVID-19 vaccine

Published: 28 May 20

Wales will play a vital role in finding a way out of the coronavirus pandemic when the next phase of a UK-led study is announced today ( Read More...

Police Cadets Vacancies

Police Cadets Vacancies

Published: 27 May 20

Gwent Police on the lookout for new Police Cadets. Read More...

 funeral mourners to increase in Gwent

funeral mourners to increase in Gwent

Published: 27 May 20

Number of permitted funeral mourners to increase in Gwent Read More...

A Message from Council Leader Nigel Daniels

A Message from Council Leader Nigel Daniels

Published: 27 May 20

A Message from Council Leader Nigel Daniels 22nd May 2020 To the residents of Blaenau Gwent, Read More...

COVID symptom study

COVID symptom study

Published: 27 May 20

Join the COVID Symptom Study and help the NHS fight coronavirus. Read More...

Apply for a coronavirus test

Apply for a coronavirus test

Published: 27 May 20

How to apply for COVID - 19 test Read More...

COVID - 19 Time Capsule

COVID - 19 Time Capsule

Published: 27 May 20

A brilliant 2020 time capsule activity for your children and there is also an adult capsule. Read More...

Stay at Home Advice

Stay at Home Advice

Published: 22 May 20

Stay at home guidance Stay at home: guidance for households with possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection Updated 24 March Read More...

Bank Holiday Services

Bank Holiday Services

Published: 22 May 20

BGCBC Delivering Priority Services We are focussing on delivering critical services to our communities, and we urge you only to contact us when it is necessary on the Bank Holiday. Read More...

Accessing the right services

Accessing the right services

Published: 22 May 20

In a life-threatening emergency eg: breathing difficulties, suspected heart attack, heavy blood loss, serious injury, severe burns, loss of consciousness - ring 999 or go to the Emergency Departments. For all other injuries or illnesses you will be able to find advice, support and treatment at other local NHS services. Read More...

Fines increased for repeat coronavirus lockdown breaches in Wales

Fines increased for repeat coronavirus lockdown breaches in Wales

Published: 21 May 20

The maximum fine for repeated breaches of the coronavirus lockdown rules in Wales will rise from £120 to £1,920, First Minister Mark Drakeford announced today. Read More...

New Vale Recycle Centre

New Vale Recycle Centre

Published: 19 May 20

Opening Tuesday 26th May 2020 Read More...

CMO letter to extremely vulnerable people: support explained

CMO letter to extremely vulnerable people: support explained

Published: 19 May 20

The letter advises people to stay at home until at least 15 June 2020 and contains a range of further information and advice, including how those who have no-one else who can support them can get medication and other essential items such as food. Read More...

Bulky Waste Service - Request And Book Online Only

Bulky Waste Service - Request And Book Online Only

Published: 15 May 20

Resumes Monday 18th May Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council will resume a Bulky Waste Collection Service for essential items including household furniture and white goods. Read More...

Staying well at home

Staying well at home

Published: 15 May 20

This is an uncertain time for us all, but have you stopped to ask yourself how you are doing? Are you managing to stay connected with loved ones? What about staying physically well? Whatever that looks like for you… How are you feeling? Read More...

Law in Wales - COVID-19

Law in Wales - COVID-19

Published: 14 May 20

The legal basis for tackling the impact of coronavirus comes from the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 and the Coronavirus Act 2020. Under both Acts, the Welsh Government has extensive powers to take action in relation to the coronavirus in Wales. Read More...

Test and Trace - COVID-19

Test and Trace - COVID-19

Published: 14 May 20

Test Trace Protect Our strategy for testing the general public and tracing the spread of coronavirus in Wales. Read More...

Coronavirus: Pollution Control (Noise & Air Pollution)

Coronavirus: Pollution Control (Noise & Air Pollution)

Published: 14 May 20

You need to be aware that Blaenau Gwent Council can take enforcement action for a statutory nuisance caused under the Environmental Protection Act 1990. We are not trying to restrict your activities but are asking you to consider the impact of your activities might have on your neighbours at this difficult time. Read More...

VE Day  75th Anniversary

VE Day 75th Anniversary

Published: 7 May 20

Stay home, stay safe & celebrate VE Day. Lots of bunting activities to print off too. Read More...

Welsh Government Letter to ALL

Welsh Government Letter to ALL

Published: 6 May 20

In an open letter ahead of the bank holiday weekend, the First Minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford, Cllr Andrew Morgan, Leader of the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA), the Chair of Policing Wales & Dyfed Powys Police and Crime Commissioner, Dafydd Llywelyn, and the Chair of the Welsh Chief Officer Group Chief Constable Carl Foulkes, call on people to stay home. The letter also makes clear that travelling to a second home does not ordinarily constitute essential travel, and that anyone leaving or remaining away from the place where they are living without a reasonable excuse is committing an offence. Read More...

COLONEL Tom Moore

COLONEL Tom Moore

Published: 30 Apr 20

Wishing a Very Happy Birthday to COLONEL Tom Moore a hero that turns 100 today! Read More...

Public right away - access

Public right away - access

Published: 30 Apr 20

In response to the events on the weekend of 21 and 22 March, when large numbers of people congregated at popular tourist routes in Wales, the Welsh Government introduced new legislation to limit the risk of spreading the Covid19 virus. This legislation enabled emergency closures of selected paths and areas of open access land by Local Authorities, National Park Authorities, National Resources Wales and the National Trust Read More...

Download activities for your children

Download activities for your children

Published: 30 Apr 20

Here you will find some downloaded pictures for your children to colour in of some of our Welsh attractions and also you will find some word searches. Read More...

Free School Meals

Free School Meals

Published: 29 Apr 20

Free School Meal & Shielding Support FAQ’s, For all the information you will need regarding free school meals.. Read More...

Safeguarding vulnerable children & adults

Safeguarding vulnerable children & adults

Published: 29 Apr 20

Safeguarding Vulnerable Children & Adults During this crisis we are still here to protect the most vulnerable in our society Read More...

Immunisation Appointments

Immunisation Appointments

Published: 28 Apr 20

Parents urged to continue to attend immunisation appointments for young children during the COVID-19 lockdown Read More...

Every Child

Every Child

Published: 28 Apr 20

Every child in Wales has the right to the very best start in life and to help them along the way, Public Health Wales has launched Every Child Wales. This website is full of ideas to help you give your child a healthy and happy future. Read More...

 Information and Concerns Helpline: 01495 765196

Information and Concerns Helpline: 01495 765196

Published: 28 Apr 20

This dedicated helpline has been set up during this particularly stressful time, to provide further advice and support to patients and their families who may have queries or concerns about appointments, visiting restrictions or concerns about relatives in hospital. Read More...

Tenants Support

Tenants Support

Published: 28 Apr 20

Support for tenants in Wales Read More...

Newsletter

Newsletter

Published: 28 Apr 20

COVID - 19 - Newsletter Information on the current situation and whats is available and open through these unprecedented times. Read More...

Volunteer

Volunteer

Published: 24 Apr 20

Want to volunteer to help with COVID-19 response Read More...

COVID-19 Guidance to parents and carers to support families to stay safe, healthy and learning

COVID-19 Guidance to parents and carers to support families to stay safe, healthy and learning

Published: 24 Apr 20

Guidance to parents and carers to support you and your children to stay safe and healthy and to support children to continue learning while schools are shut due to COVID-19. Read More...

NHS Staff - Free travel

NHS Staff - Free travel

Published: 24 Apr 20

Travel free on buses and trains Read More...

Looking after your well being

Looking after your well being

Published: 21 Apr 20

How to look after your well being during COVID -19 Read More...

Locality Response

Locality Response

Published: 21 Apr 20

To provide the right support to our communities Read More...

Foodbank donation

Foodbank donation

Published: 9 Apr 20

Nantyglo & Blaina Town Council donations to our much needed local foodbank Read More...

Food Co-op

Food Co-op

Published: 3 Apr 20

CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!!!!! Every Friday at Llys Nant y Mynydd Read More...

Easy Read Posters

Easy Read Posters

Published: 2 Apr 20

Posters giving easy read guidance relating to Coronavirus Read More...

Social Distancing  Guidance

Social Distancing Guidance

Published: 25 Mar 20

Guidance on social distancing for everyone in Wales and protecting older people and vulnerable adults Read More...

Vacancy - Councillor

Vacancy - Councillor

Published: 19 Nov 19

Declaration of Vacancy in respect of Blaina Ward Read More...

Vacancy - Councillor

Vacancy - Councillor

Published: 21 Oct 19

Declaration of Vacancy in respect of Nantyglo Ward Read More...