Trellech United Community Council
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Welcome to the Trellech United Community Council website. Within this site you can find contact details for the Community Councillors and Clerk, together with details of all future meetings, the agendas for those meetings and the minutes of our latest meetings. There is up to date news on issues affecting the community and links to useful websites appertaining to Trellech United. The name Trellech derives from the Welsh language and means either "the town (tre) of slates (llech)" or "three (tri) slates (llech)". There are 26 known spellings including Trellech, Trelech, Treleck, Trelleck, Tryleg, Trileg, Trillec and Trelegg.
Trellech United Community Council can be found in South East Wales, it stretches from Penallt in the North to Catbrook in the South and from Llanishen in the West to Whitebrook in the East. It consists of the wards - Llandogo, The Narth, Trellech, Llanishen, Penallt, Catbrook and Whitebrook.
What are Community Councils?
Community councils are voluntary groups of people who give time to, and have an interest in, the well-being of their community.
Trellech United Community Council meets once a month at 7pm in one of the village halls within the boundaries. Our chief role is representative: to consult the local community and to make known to the local authority and other public bodies the views of local people on all matters affecting them.
Monmouthshire County Council, in turn, has a duty to consult us on how local services are delivered and other issues affecting our neighbourhood. Community councils have the right to be consulted on any planning applications in their areas and are also kept informed about licensing applications.