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The £50 donation to The British Heart Foundation, in memory of Cllr Helen Thomas has been made.


The Butterfly Garden at Bedlinog Community Primary School has been completed. Headteacher, Ryan Morgan, has thanked the Community council for arranging this grant via Keep Wales Tidy. The materials for the Wildlife Garden at Bedlinog Community Centre have been ordered by Keep Wales Tidy, and they will arrange an installation date once all materials have been received.


MTCBC Planning Department have been advised that Council had no objections to application P/20/0221.


There are still on-going issues with the lights at Hylton Terrace, Bedlinog. Cllr Richard Searl, will be having a site meeting with an Officer from MTCBC Street Lighting Department on Wednesday 11th November 2020.


The repair work at the Kickabout area at the rear of Hylton Terrace has been completed. We are still waiting a price for fencing and a gate – the fencing currently in place is no longer manufactured and MTCBC have had delays liaising with providers due to the Firebreak. They will update us with proposed costings as soon as these are received.


MTCBC Street Lighting Department have been advised of the numbers and locations for the Christmas lights in Bedlinog and Trelewis and these will be switched on w/c 16th November 2020.


The funding for the Christmas gifts for the children of Bedlinog and Trelewis Primary Schools has been passed to both schools. MTCBC are providing a list of those children in the community that attend Edwardsville Primary, Greenfield, and Ysgol Rhyd Y Grug, so that the Community Council can also provide them with gifts.


An application for a grant to The Big Lottery to fund the pantomime for both schools has been approved - £2500 has been awarded to the Community Council and the pantomime will be arranged for 2021.


No further communication has been received about the Community Library moving to Bedlinog Community Centre.


The dog waste bin in Garth Terrace has been moved from outside a resident’s property, as requested, to an alternative position in the street.


The updated versions of the Standing Orders, Financial Regulations, Council Risk Assessment, and COVID-Risk Assessment have been uploaded to the Community Council website.


The locations for the work to be carried out as part of the Local Places for Nature grant is out for a 28-day consultation with County Councillors and necessary MTCBC departments. Providing there are no objections, the Estates Department at MTCBC, will issue licences to the Community Council for works to proceed. To date, the feedback as part of the consultation has been incredibly positive.


RJ contacted the Engineering Department at MTCBC about the culvert that caused flooding of the Allotments during Storm Dennis. RJ advised that the Council will be spending money on the re-development of the Allotments as part of grant funding and requested reassurance that the flooding will not happen again. Engineering advised that repair works will be carried out after Christmas and the culvert is now checked on a fortnightly basis.



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