What We Do

This Council:

  • Represent the people of Llangattock Village, Dardy, Legar, Ffawyddog and Hillside
  • Listen to our residents
  • Are accountable
  • Own some important community facilities and maintain them directly using public funds
  • Want to improve community facilities generally through direct action, lobbying of providers or by encouraging and supporting community voluntary action
  • Seek to raise funds from other sources for the community
  • Support community events
  • Provide helpful information to our residents

Representation:

  • The council are consulted by law on certain matters, including planning applications, and speak on behalf of our community on those areas 
  • Seek to provide facilities for all residents, balancing the needs and desires of all sections of society against the rights of individuals
  • Will lobby the service providers on behalf of concerned residents if appropriate to do so
  • Will tell residents who to contact if a direct approach would be more effective

Listening and Accountability:

  • The Council consult residents on important matters
  • The Councillors’ names and contact details are freely available on this website and on six noticeboards around the community
  • Our meetings are advertised in advance and residents have an opportunity to speak at meetings
  • Minutes of meetings of accounts are published
  • Regular newsletters are produced
  • The Council maintain this website and has a presence on social media (Facebook and Nextdoor Llangattock)

The Council own and maintain:

  • The Recreation Ground and all its play equipment and toilets
  • The Cemetery
  • The car park and fountain outside Llangattock Church

The Council own:

  • The Glebe Field between Crickhowell Bridge and Llangattock Cemetery, which is rented to a tenant farmer
  • The Allotment Field, which is rented to Llangattock Area Community Allotment Society

Llangattock Community Council are not directly responsible for:

  • Roads and traffic management
  • Speed enforcement
  • Waste collection or recycling
  • Social Services
  • Deciding planning applications or planning policy

All of the services listed immediately above are the responsibility of either Powys County Council or the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority (planning matters).  All relevant planning applications can be found on this site https://planning.beacons-npa.gov.uk/online-applications.

Llangattock Community Council will raise residents’ concerns with these bodies either directly or via Llangattock’s County Councillor if in our view this is the most appropriate and effective thing to do.

Llangattock's elected representative on Powys County Council is Cllr Jackie Charlton, who can be contacted via email on cllr.jackie.charlton@powys.gov.uk or her Facebook page. Cllr Charlton also holds regular surgeries where you can talk to her directly.  Please see our events page for dates.

Llangattock Cemetery