Newyddion Sy'n Torri

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Latest information

Coronavirus Latest

Read the current guidance here.

Test Trace & Protect Service

 

Social Media

Our social media accounts to follow are:

  • Facebook – @blaenaugwentcbc
  • Twitter -  @BlaenauGwentCBC

Council Buildings

For help and advice please call us on 01495 311556.

For Council Tax advice or help please call 01495 355212 or 01495 356010.

For Benefit advice or help please call 01495 353398.

You can also access a range of Council services at our Community Hubs. More details on this here.

Children's Play Parks

Parks in Blaenau Gwent are open. Please remember to observe social distancing and practice good hygiene. There is signage at our parks advising families of safe use at this time.

Aneurin Leisure Trust Services

Sports Centres & Parks

All Sports Centres in Blaenau Gwent are now open.

For the latest information go to - https://www.bglife.co.uk/

Parc Bryn Bach

For the latest information on Parc Bryn Bach please go to - https://parcbrynbach.co.uk/

Bedwellty House & Park

For the latest information on Bedwellty House & Park please go to - https://www.bedwelltyhouseandpark.co.uk/

Blaenau Gwent Libraries & Adult Education Centres

For the latest on Community Education please go to - https://aneurinleisure.org.uk/explore/community-education

If learners have any queries please contact your tutor or e-mail karen.bennett@aneurinleisure.org.uk

For more information about library services go to - https://aneurinleisure.org.uk/explore/libraries

For more information about Leisure & Culture Services go to - https://aneurinleisure.org.uk/

 

Schools & Education

For the latest information about schools and education on this please go to our COVID-19 Latest Education Information webpage which is updated with the latest news as necessary.

For the latest Welsh Government information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and Education please follow the link to the Welsh Government website below:

https://gov.wales/education-coronavirus

Latest WG Update document on childcare & Work Based Learning and the newly introduced Curriculum Bill Newsletter

WG Update 24.02.2021 - Covid 19 Education, Childcare & Work Based Learning Update

Link to the Vulnerable children webpage: https://gov.wales/vulnerable-children-and-safeguarding-coronavirus
Link to Safeguarding in settings webpage: https://gov.wales/education-safeguarding-guidance-coronavirus  

Vulnerable people

• Cwrt Mytton - operating as normal but closed to non-essential visitors, with the exception of pre-booked family visits in line with Welsh Government guidance.
• Augusta House - open to restricted planned respite sessions.
• Home Care - operating as normal.
• Community Options - all buildings are closed to visitors but where appropriate staff are supporting     citizens in their own homes as an alternative to day service support. Some staff are also providing online day support sessions. Limited sessions are being provided for citizens who have a complex health needs at both Bert Denning and Lake view buildings. 
• Supported Living Service - operating as normal but closed to non-essential visitors, with the exception of pre-booked family visits in line with Welsh Government guidance.

We are continuing to look after our most vulnerable people and home care and domiciliary services are continuing. If you have particular concerns about a vulnerable person please contact us on 01495 311556.

Age Cymru is offering a free check-in-and-chat telephone service for anyone 70 or over who lives alone, to provide reassurances, answer basic queries and link people to local services and support during the Coronavirus outbreak.

All you have to do call the Age Cymru Advice Number on 08000 223 444 or email enquiries@agecymru.org.uk to register for a call.

Welsh Government Vulnerable Children and Safeguarding in Settings: Guidance 

Education safeguarding guidance: coronavirus
Vulnerable children and safeguarding: coronavirus

 

Housing Advice

Many people are worried about Coronavirus (COVID-19) and how it could affect their housing. Use the information below to help work out what COVID-19 means for you. You can also check the Shelter Cymru website for more detailed information https://sheltercymru.org.uk/get-advice/coronavirus/

The Housing Advice Centre remains closed. If you need any housing assistance, please contact the following numbers:

  • Housing Register
    01495 354600 (Option 1)
  • Homelessness
    01495 354600 (Option 2)
  • Cwmcrachen Site
    01495 357813 (Repairs & Site Management)
  • Disability Facilities Grants
    01495 357813
  • All Other Queries
    01495 311556