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Latest Notices.

a) Village Walks . The mid-summer village walks and BBQ are being re-introduced this year by the Memorial Hall Committee. They will take place on June 23rd at 6.00pm and there will be treasure hunt for children. For families with very young children there will be an earlier start of 5.30pm to allow for bedtimes.

Choose your level of walk, join a group then gather together afterwards for BBQ. Please bring your own drinks. £3 for adults, £2 for children 14 and under. It helps organisers to know numbers for the catering. Please email the booking sec. judith.bolton360@gmail.com

b) The Memorial Hall now has its own web site. Please type this into your browser as it is a very new site www.starvanshall.co.uk

c) YOUR village Fete is on Saturday 17th June. Come along for a fun filled community afternoon (and to experience the new Village Band!)  The organisers need help! To see a poster about the event and find a contact number to speak about offering support, please click here

Welcome to the St Arvans Community Council web site. You will find a menu to your left that gives you information about the community, the local facilities, the area around and the fascinating history of this beautiful part of the world.

Click on 'Council Information' above to find out all about the Community Council.

LOCAL NEWS & ITEMS OF INTEREST

HELP Please! 

After a very successful day of clearing and cleaning in the graveyards, the PCC of the church would like to thank all involved and is hoping that it can be repeated later this month. Please click here for information

A True Neighbourly Gesture 

St Arvans has many residents who are keen gardeners and their frontages are lovely to see at this time of year. One prominent corner plot that always comes up trumps is that of Mrs. Ann Weaver who lives at The Finney on Grange Road. She receives a lot of compliments but there is one garden enthusiast who went a step further. He (or she?) left a note on Ann's wall, saying that her lovely garden always gave him/her 'a lift' when he/she passed every day.

Attached to the note was a box of chocolates.

So, from Mrs. Weaver, a big 'thank you' and, you can be sure that she will continue to give passers by real pleasure from her beautiful plot and hard work.

Gwent Best Kept Village Competition

The Community Council has registered St Arvans for the above competition. To see a poster, please click here and to read all the terms and conditions, please click here.

Dr. Alec Davies

Members of the Council wish to express their condolences to Councillor Davies and her lovely family on the death of Alec. He was not only a devoted husband, an inspirational father, grandfather and a loyal friend to many but he was a real gentleman to all who knew him in this community. And many people did know him because of his career in medicine locally and the care he showed to his patients. However, to many friends and neighbours, he will be remembered for the engaging, honest & sincere way he showed how important you and your conversation was to him. As his son said at the funeral, 'He was an exceptional human being'. What an amazing legacy to leave behind, such lovely memories in so many people's minds. if you would like to read the full eulogy, please click here

 

NB. If you would like information about local matters, such as road closures, Council activities, charity events in the community etc. you might like to consider joining the Community Council Email List. This is held by the clerk, is secure and you will not be bombarded with unnecessary information.To be included, please send an email to the clerk i.e. clerk@ starvanscouncil.co.uk and Helena will put you on the register.

NB. May 2017. If you are already registered, can you please confirm your details with the clerk.