|WELCOME TO ST ARVANS COMMUNITY COUNCIL WEBSITE
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.
To find out all about the Community Council itself and see minutes of meetings and other documents.
To view St Arvans Planning applications click here
We were delighted to meet so many residents at our Open Forum on 21st April. The Annual Council Meeting was held on 8th May 2018.
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 will be posted on the noticeboards & website 3 working days before the meeting. The last Minutes of Community Council Meeting will also be displayed on the noticeboard & this link. Contact details for your councillors and clerk are pinned to the two boards and also on this site
The local Annual Best Front Garden and Best Hanging Basket(s)competition was judged in June and winners and highly commended will be notified. 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 get 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 pub, two shops,several small businesses and has 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.