Llanfrechfa Church in the sunshine


Welcome to Ponthir Community Council

Ponthir Community Council represents the villages of Ponthir and Lower Llanfrechfa.

The Council is made up of 7 members who make decisions on the services and activities provided throughout the community and liaise with Torfaen County Borough Council officers when any other issues of interest or concerns arise.

The Community Council also works very closely with the local police and receive a police report about crime and disorder in the area on a quarterly basis.

The Community Council makes grants to voluntary organisations that serve the residents of our community.  Details of our Grant Policy and Application Form can found in the menu above.

The Council’s monthly public meetings are held on the second Monday of each month at Ponthir District Sports Club, School Close, Ponthir at 7pm from September to March and at Ponthir Baptist Church, Station Road, Ponthir from April to August. Additional meetings may also be held to discuss Finance or Planning matters. All meetings are advertised in advance on the Village Noticeboards and on this website.

Residents are very welcome to attend any of the Council Meetings

If you wish to raise a specific item for the agenda you should put it in writing to, or email, the Clerk.

E-mail: clerk@ponthircommunitycouncil.gov.uk

Telephone: 07789 640709


If you wish to make any comments or suggestions on the content of this site, please contact Clerk to the Council on the number above.


New –  Minutes from March 2021 Council Meeting  Minutes-Monthly-Meeting-8th March 2021

New -Minutes from February 2021 Council Meeting Minutes-Monthly-Meeting-8th February 2021

New – Ponthir Community Council – Information on replacement Local Development Plan for Torfaen. – See the Information Page

New – Ponthir Community Council agree to fund replacement play equipment in Barnfield – should be installed by Spring 2021

New Autumn/Winter 2020 Newsletter – see Newsletter Page

New Bus Timetables and an App to download which tells you where the bus is and how full it is – Information Page

Should members of the public wish to attend any meetings, please contact the clerk and a link can be sent out to the electronic meeting.

Looking for information on river levels due to heavy rain? – 03 March 2020

Proposals for a community garden – 03 March 2020

Care leavers need help to develop life skills in a secure and friendly environment – see SL Link on Information Page – 10th March 2020








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