A-to-Z of Services: C

Can I Adopt (Step Parent Adoption)

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Find out if you are eligible to adopt as a step-parent

Candidate Sites

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Find out how to submit a ‘candidate site’ for potential inclusion in the Replacement Local Development Plan and find out about other sites that are being promoted by other interested parties.

Car Trails

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Follow the Aneurin Bevan Heritage Trail

Cardiff Capital Region

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The Cardiff Capital Region aims to develop and promote south east Wales as a great place to live, work and do business.

Cardiff Capital Region

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The Cardiff Capital Region aims to develop and promote south east Wales as a great place to live, work and do business.

Carers

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Help and support for those caring for someone else

Changing schools

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Process to apply for your child to change schools

Charges

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Charges and fees for non-residential care services

Childcare

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Choosing childcare and understanding sufficiency duties

Choosing a Care Home

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How to find and access care home services

Ciner Glass Factory

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The planning application is for the Ciner Glass Factory

Citizenship Ceremonies

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Understand what happens during a citizenship ceremony

Club Premises Certificate

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Apply to supply alcohol and entertainment in a qualified premises

Committee Directory

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Calendar of Council Meetings and Committee Memberships

Commons Registration

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Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council is the Commons Registration Authority for all common land registered in Blaenau Gwent.

Community Asset Transfer Policy

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The Policy provides a clear vision and mechanism as to how the Council will approach and deal with opportunities to transfer land and buildings to the Community.

Community Care

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What community care services are available, and how can they be accessed

Community Ownership Fund (COF)

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The Community Ownership Fund forms part of the package of UK wide levelling up interventions, helping to support recovery.

Community Resource Team

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Joint service with the Health Board to support independent living

Conference & Meeting Facilities

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Facilities offered by the council from the General Offices and VITCC for meetings and conferences

Connectivity

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Blaenau Gwent is strategically connected by road, rail, air and superfast broadband

Conservation of the Built Environment

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Information about Blaenau Gwent’s important buildings, archaeology and conservation areas

consultation

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Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council propose to fix a table of fares for hackney carriages.

Consultations

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View previous consultations relating to the LDP

Consumer Advice & Information

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Information for consumers on where and how to report problems

contact

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Contact

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Contact Tracing

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Contact Us

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Contact Us - Email only

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Building Control Service will only be contactable by email for the foreseeable future.

contacts

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Contaminated Land

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Duties of the Council and its strategy in relation to contaminated land

Cooling Towers Notification

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How to notify us if you are responsible for a cooling tower

coronavirus

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Corporate Compliments & Complaints

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Make a complaint, compliment or comment in relation to services, except schools or social services

Corporate Plan 2018-2022

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Outlines our Vision, Values and Key Priorities covering the four year period 2018-2022

Council Budgets

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The Council sets a budget for each financial year based on the amount it has to spend in order to provide services to the public.

Council Decision Making

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Overview of the decision-making process and committee structure

Council procurement policy

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Blaenau Gwent and Welsh procurement strategies, and procurement rules

Council service disruptions

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Latest updates on closures and disrupted services

Council Tax

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Council Tax Band

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Check your Council Tax Banding and how to appeal for a reduction in your band valuation

Council Tax Discounts

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Find out if you may be eligible for a reduction in your bill

Council Tax Exemptions

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See if your property is exempt from paying council tax

Council Tax Online

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View your Council Tax account, pay by Direct Debit, check your band and switch to paperless billing

Councillor Carl Bainton

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Representing; Party: Welsh Labour , Ward: Ebbw Vale South

Councillor Chris Smith

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Representing; Party: Welsh Labour, Ward: Beaufort

Councillor Dai Davies

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Ward: Independent, Ebbw Vale North

Councillor David Hendry Wilkshire

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Representing; Party: Welsh Labour, Ward: Rassau & Garnlydan

Councillor Dean Woods

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Representing; Party: Welsh Labour, Ward: Beaufort

Councillor Derrick Bevan

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Representing; Party: Welsh Labour, Ward: Cwm

Councillor Diane Rowberry

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Representing; Party: Welsh Labour, Ward: Sirhowy

Councillor Ellen Jones

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Representing; Party: Welsh Labour, Ward: Tredegar

Councillor Gareth Alban Davies

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Representing; Party: Independent, Ward: Rassau & Garnlydan

Councillor George Humphreys

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Representing; Party: Independent, Ward: Cwm

Councillor Godfrey Thomas

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Representing; Party: Independent, Ward: Beaufort

Councillor Haydn Leslie Trollope

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Representing; Party: Welsh Labour, Ward: Tredegar

Councillor Helen Cunningham

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Representing; Party: Welsh Labour, Ward: Llanhilleth

Councillor Jacqueline Thomas

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Representing; Party: Welsh Labour, Ward: Georgetown

Councillor Joanna Wilkins

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Representing; Party: Independent, Ward: Cwmtillery

Councillor John C Morgan

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Representing; Party: Welsh Labour, Ward: Georgetown

Councillor John Hill

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Representing; Party: Independent, Ward: Brynmawr

Councillor John P. Morgan

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Representing; Party: Independent, Ward: Blaina

Councillor Jules Gardner

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Representing; Party: Welsh Labour , Ward: Brynmawr

Councillor Julie Holt

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Representing; Party: Independent, Ward: Abertillery & Six Bells

Councillor Keith Chaplin

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Representing; Party: Welsh Labour, Ward: Abertillery & Six Bells

Councillor Lisa Catherine Winnett

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Representing; Party; Welsh Labour, Ward: Blaina

Councillor Malcolm Cross

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Representing; Party: Welsh Labour, Ward: Sirhowy

Councillor Malcolm Day

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Representing; Party: Independent, Ward: Cwmtillery

Councillor Norman Lee Parsons

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Representing; Party: Independent, Ward: Llanhilleth

Councillor Peter Baldwin

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Representing; Party: Welsh Labour, Ward: Nantyglo

Councillor Ross Leadbeater

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Representing; Party: Welsh Labour, Ward: Abertillery & Six Bells

Councillor Sonia Behr

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Representing; Party: Welsh Labour, Ward: Nantyglo

Councillor Stephen Colin Thomas

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Representing; Party: Welsh Labour, Ward: Tredegar

Councillor Sue Edmunds

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Representing; Party: Welsh Labour, Ward: Ebbw Vale South

Councillor Tommy Smith

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Representing; Party: Welsh Labour, Ward: Sirhowy

Councillor Wayne Hodgins

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Representing; Party: Independent; Ward: Brynmawr

Councillor's Allowances & Expenses

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Allowances and expenses claimed by Councillors and co-opted Members

Council's Privacy Notice

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What happens to information held about you? Your rights and our obligations to you.

Counselling

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Confidential sources of support for young people aged between 11-25

Covenant Fund

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Help fund local projects that bring together the civilian and armed forces communities.

COVID

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COVID

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Current tenders & Contracts

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Access Sell to Wales and eTenderWales to tender for Council contracts

Cwmcelyn Pond

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This former feeder pond is now transformed into recreational lake with walks, picnic area and fishing

Cwmtillery Lakes

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A hidden treasure nestling in a wooded valley of Cwmtillery and so much more than just the lakes

Cwrt Mytton

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Information about our elderly, mentally, infirm care home

Cycling

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Blaenau Gwent offers a variety of leisure, trail, BMX and mountain biking routes