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REPORTS ON EVENTS
St Arvans Community Council arranged a most informative meeting on Saturday 29th September between residents and a representative of Boyer acting on behalf of Brains regarding pre-planning application for the development of the site adjacent to The Piercefield Inn.
Another successful CPR and Defibrillator Awareness course was held in September. Do watch out for the next one, in November - an hour or so very well spent.
Councillor Vacancies on the Council There are three vacancies on the Council. Please contact the clerk if you are interested.
The Agenda for the next council meeting and minutes of the previous will be posted on the noticeboard & website -use this link. Contact details for your councillors and clerk are pinned to the two boards and also on this site.
Remembrance 100. A range of events will be held to commemorate the end of the First World War (see flyers) including an informative talk on Friday 8th November at 7.30 and tea and activities on Sunday 11th November from 2pm (both at St Arvans Village Hall); whilst our Church invites residents to our Remembrance service on Sunday 11th November 10-11.15am with coffee afterwards and a short, reflective gathering with readings 6-7pm. All are welcome.
The report of the Gwent Association of Voluntary Organisation Best Kept Village Competition 2018 will be issued in due course.
About St Arvans Ward - St. Arvans greets visitors, including many walkers and cyclists all the year round. Newcomers to the village from the south are welcomed by the Victorian drinking fountain and those from the north enjoy beautiful views of the Severn estuary on a clear day. From Chepstow the Wye Valley Path threads its way through ancient woodland, passing near Piercefield House and offering a number of stunning viewpoints.
St. Arvans Ward of Monmouthshire County Council is a rural community comprising the village of St. Arvans together with a number of outlying houses and farms. It is situated at the southern end of the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is bounded in the north by Devauden, south by Chepstow, west by Itton and to the east by the River Wye. It covers an area of some 4km by 4km. The population was 756 in the 2011 census.
The village has a Church, Memorial Hall, Meeting Rooms, a public house, two shops, several small businesses and two conventional noticeboards.
Both playing fields in the village are well used by local children and visitors. St Arvans is surrounded by farmland and forestry and the Ward includes Oakgrove Stud Farm and Chepstow Racecourse, home of the Welsh Grand National.
The A466 main road between Chepstow and Monmouth via Tintern passes through the village. The other route from the village is a minor road following the Roman road to Monmouth via the old county town of Trellech.
Because of its road and rail communications, the area offers the possibility of easy commuting to Bristol, Newport, and Cardiff and beyond.