Penmaenmawr Town Council News
Duke of Edinburgh
On behalf of the Town Council and the people of Penmaenmawr, I would like to express my deepest condolences to the Queen and Royal Family on the recent loss of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. He spent his life in the service of others.
The Mayor, Councillor Kathryn Beard
Anyone wishing to leave a message of condolence can following this link: https://www.conwy.gov.uk/en/Council/eCondolences/e...
23 March 2021
The Penmaenmawr Town Council is delighted to announce that work on the first phase of the Promenade upgrade project will commence on the week beginning the 12th of April. This phase, in keeping with the Welsh Government grant, will see an improvement in the aesthetic look of the central concourse and buildings.
The Town Council is delighted to announce that it has awarded a grant of £2,000 to the Pen Food Bank.
The Town Council is pleased to announce that it has awarded Pen Phoenix a grant of £5,800 to assist with the improvement of the security and look of the vicinity around the football fields.
The Town Council, using a grant from the Welsh Government, has ordered additional banners and signs to encourage local shopping and social distancing.
In keeping with the national programme of friendship to Wales from the Japanese Government, led by Mark Drakeford, Penmaenmawr Town Council will be planting five Japanese Cherry Trees in the area over the coming week.
Temporary Library Closure 19- 25 March 2021
Penmaenmawr library will be closed on Friday 19 of March. The library will reopen as usual on Thursday 25 of March. For further information please phone: 01492 576089.
Please note that Plas Menai Health Centre will be using this site as a Covid -19 vaccination clinic on Friday 19 March.
Penmaenmawr Town Council Recruitment of Part-time Environmental Warden
(initially 15 hours per week)
Salary Scale LC1 (new) Scp. 9 (£20,903 pro-rata)
(equates to £10.86 per hour)
Penmaenmawr Town Council is an active council of thirteen councillors, which is evolving with an ever-changing role within the community council sector. The Council’s mission is to enhance the social, economic, and environmental welfare of the residents and visitors of Penmaenmawr.
This is a new position within Penmaenmawr Town Council. Ideally, the Council is looking for someone with a range of outdoor skills to carry out ground maintenance, hedge and grass cutting, minor repairs, painting, and cleaning duties. The successful candidate will be capable of adapting to a developing role and undertake a range of activities to improve and take pride in the outdoor areas of our community. As part of the face of the Town Council, a friendly and professional manner will be expected. Applications are invited from applicants with a driving licence, a strong work ethic, excellent organisations skills and a ‘can-do’ attitude. Experience or qualifications in ground maintenance, gardening, painting or similar skills would be a distinct advantage.
The Town Council is an equal opportunities employer.
The closing date for the receipt of applications is 12 noon on 24th March 2021; interviews are planned for the following week.
Please request an application pack from [email protected].
If you wish to have an informal discussion about the post, please contact the Town Clerk, Martin Hanks on 01492 623221 or at the above email address.
22 February 2021
The Penmaenmawr Town Council photographic competition is still open. Any photograph taken, in portrait format, from or of Penmaenmawr Council area are welcome. The winning photographs will be displayed at the Railway Station display boards.
The Town Council is delighted to announce that it will shortly assume overall administrative responsibility for the floral displays in the district and wishes to warmly welcome the help and support of the Pen in Bloom volunteers, who will be essential to the future success of the project.
The Town Council is pleased to announce that it has successfully secured Welsh Government grant money to purchase twelve public benches. These community benches will be initially located in three location adjacent commercial premises. However, as the Covid restrictions ease, they will be relocated, one to each of the towns parks and play areas.
To maintain the Victorian aesthetic look of the Station Road East area, Penmaenmawr Town Council, in conjunction with Conwy County Borough Council, are jointly funding the use of Victorian style heritage lighting columns as part of the lighting upgrade program.
Following a recent presentation Penmaenmawr Town Council intends to work with Penmaenmawr Against Single Use Plastic to reduce the volume of single use plastic being used in the area.
Painted Pebbles Project
The Town Council is launching the Painted Pebbles Project, this project is a community project where we would like people to paint a stone which reflects 2020, the NHS, Covid-19, the Beach, Poppies, anything people feel represents 2020, some of these stones will then be set in a resin heart and this will be displayed in the town.
Closing date 19 March 2021
10 February 2021
26 January 2021
The Town Council have invested in freestanding hand sanitizers & large umbrellas and have distributed these to the local shops that regularly have queues, these are to give some protection to customers from the rain and encourage shopping local.
Penmaenmawr Town Council is pleased to announce that it has awarded PWGIHR a grant of £500.00 to support the work they do in connection to our heritage railway.
The Town Council is disappointed by the increasing levels of dog fouling being left in the area. In response the Town Council is preparing a multifaceted initiative, “The BIG Scoop”, to reduce the levels of dog mess which is tarnishing our communities.
The Town Council is about to launch the Painted stones Project, this project is a community project where we would like people to paint a stone which reflects 2020, the NHS, Covid-19, the Beach, Poppies, anything people feel represents 2020, some of these stones will then be set in a resin heart and this will be displayed in the town.
Penmaenmawr Town Council is committed to keeping our Victorian image and have ensured that the replacement lighting posts will honor this image.
Councillor vacancy Pant yr Afon ward
05 January 2021