Penmaenmawr Town Council News
Skips are available at Penmaenmawr and Dwygyfylchi as follows
Penmaenmawr: Station Car Park
Thursday 2 September 2021
Dwygyfylchi: Maes Alltwen Green
Tuesday 10 August 2021
Thursday 7 October 2021
Skips will be available from 9am and remain until 4pm or until full
For more information please contact the Town Clerk
Phone: 01492 623221
Email: [email protected]
7 September 2021
The Town Council was pleased to again support the Gladstone Race with a grant of £400.
The Council is pleased to announce that the Garden Competition has now been completed and the winners from each Ward will be invited to a presentation in the coming weeks.
The Town Council would like to announce that the upgrade work on the promenade will recommence during September.
Paths to Wellbeing
Community skips Update
29 July 2021
The following dates have been booked for the community skips. for further information please contact [email protected]
Penmaenmawr on Thursday 2 September at 9am until full.
Dwygyfylchi on Thursday 7 October at 9am until full.
9 July 2021
The Town Council is delighted to welcome Councillor Leanne Hart to the Council. Cllr Hart will represent Capelulo Ward.
The Council is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Civic Pride Warden for the western area. Erin, who has previously volunteered with the Library bus pass renewal scheme, the vaccination programme in the Library, the Penmaenmawr Community Centre and has assisted in organizing events, has been appointed to replace Anita, who recently moved to pastures new.
The Town Council are about to launch a Lifetime Achievement Award for someone who had made an outstanding contribution to our community over many years. Anyone wishing to nominate a candidate, please email the town clerk at [email protected].
7 July 2021
Library Opening Times
A55 Junctions 16 and 16A Improvements Update
17 June 2021
The Town Council was delighted to again welcome Aberconwy MP, Mr Robin Millar to its meeting of the 8th June 2021. The MP discussed the impact of the pandemic locally and Government initiatives to assist economic resilience.
The Town Council are delighted to announce that they have awarded Pals of Pen Prom a grant of £150.
The promenade upgrade project is progressing well.
The Town Council is pleased to announce that it has awarded Y Pentan a grant of £150.
The Council have launched a Garden competition. Councillors will be walking around and nominating the best-kept gardens, which will be forwarded to the Mayor for final adjudication.
The Town Council has, under a Transport for Wales ‘Adopt a Station’ scheme, adopted Penmaenmawr Station. As such the station will be monitored much more closely and issues reported.
Promenade Upgrade Project
16 June 2021
Penmaenmawr Town Council is delighted to share with you some updated pictures of the first phase of the Promenade Upgrade Project. This phase, in keeping with the Welsh Government grant, will see an improvement in the aesthetic look of the central concourse and buildings.
Community skips 2021
Community skips are now slowly being re-instated but only in on certain days of the week. The usual weekend skips have not yet recommenced. However, we have booked the following dates and hope that by August we can return to Saturday skips. for further information please contact [email protected]
Dwygyfylchi on Wednesday 7 July at 9am until full.
The vaccination clinics
27 May 2021
The vaccination clinics, held recently at the Penmaenmawr Community Library, administered a total of just under 3000 injections. On behalf of the community, the Town Council would like to sincerely thank everyone involved in this exceptional effort, including the Library Community Support Group, the Plas Menai Health Centre and the Community Volunteers, who worked tirelessly throughout. This great success of this project is credit to you all
Town Annual Meeting - Tuesday 25 May 2021
To be held at the Community Centre, Penmaenmawr at 6.30pm
For more information please contact the Town Clerk on [email protected]
Vacancy for Civic Pride Warden
Civic Pride Warden Required: Penmaenan & Pant yr Afon Wards
Part time: 10 hours per week
Salary: £10.00 per hour
Penmaenmawr Town Council is seeking to employ a part time Civic Pride Warden to be responsible for providing a local/ community cleansing service for Penmaenan/Pant yr Afon.
If you are interested in applying for this post please contact the Town Clerk for an application form or an informal discussion on (01492) 623221 or email [email protected]
Closing date for applications is noon on 27th the May 2021
11 May 2021
The Town Council is pleased to announce the reinstatement of the community skips with the following initial schedule: Thursday 13th May in Dwygyfylchi, Wednesday 9th June in Station Road, Penmaenmawr, Wednesday 7th July in Dwygyfylchi. Saturday skips will be resumed as soon as the service is available.
Work is well underway to give the promenade a face lift. Repairs to the wooden exterior of the beach café and the chalets has been completed and re-painting work has commenced. The rendering of much of the breezeblock walls will commence shortly.
The Town Council is happy to continue to support both Ty Gobaith/Hope House Children’s Hospice and Tenovus Cancer Care with £75 grants.
The Council is delighted to announce that Cllr. Kathryn Beard will continue as Mayor of Penmaenmawr for the Municipal year 2021 - 2022 and Cllr. Christopher Williams will continue as Deputy Mayor for the same year. Both Councillors will be formally invested at the Annual Meeting on the 25th May.
Public Notice - Casual Vacancy
20 April 2021
The Town Council would like to formally thank Anita Jones-Warwick for her enthusiasm and dedication as one of our Civic Pride Wardens over the last four years and wish her every success in her future endeavours.
The Town Council will, over the coming days, be distributing tote bags to local shops to promote the ‘Stay Safe, Shop Local’ message.
The Town Council have approved a proposal to install lights along the footpath adjacent to the MUGA, from Conwy Road to Kelly Kopec Park.
On the 14th of April the Mayor, Councillor Kathryn Beard, opened the new St David’s Hospice shop on Bangor Road, in a socially distanced event.
Penmaenmawr Town Council is delighted to announce that work on the first phase of the Promenade upgrade project has started. This phase, in keeping with the Welsh Government grant, will see an improvement in the aesthetic look of the central concourse and buildings.
Public Notice - Casual Vacancy
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