A-to-Z of Services: S

Safeguarding Adults at Risk of Abuse

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Understand what abuse is, the risks, and what you can do

Safeguarding Children

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Contact us to report any concerns you may have about a child

Safeguarding in Education

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National guidance for Keeping Learners Safe

Safety at Sports Grounds

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Understand requirements at sports grounds, and apply for a certificate

School Action

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If your child requires support for special educational needs and in school, this is called School Action

School Action Plus

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If your child requires support from outside the school as well as from the school itself for their special educational needs, this is called School Action Plus

School building programme

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The Council has a duty to consider school accommodation and required changes

School complaints

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Make a complaint, compliment or comment about a school within Blaenau Gwent

School contact details

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Find contact details for all schools in Blaenau Gwent within our schools directory

School governors

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Understand the role of school governors and how you can get involved

School Menu

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Find out what children in Blaenau Gwent are eating in school.

School transport

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Find information on travel assistance, free transport, safe walking routes and moving home

School Uniform Grant

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Find out if you can get a school uniform grant for your child, how to apply and make a general enquiry

Science

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Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Scrap Metal Dealers Licensing

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Find out about scrap metal dealers licences and apply online

Scrutiny Committee

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Understand the role Scrutiny Committee plays in Council decision-making

Secondary admissions

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Apply for a secondary school place in Blaenau Gwent for your child

Senedd Cymru Elections

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The next Senedd Cymru Elections will be held on Thursday 6th May 2021

Sensory Disabilities

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Services for those with sight or hearing impairments

Service User

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How you can manage your own care and support

Sewers

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What you must do if your planned building or extension is near to a sewer

Shared Lives Scheme

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The scheme provides a service for vulnerable adults with carers in their local community

Single Person Discount

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A single person discount is awarded where there is only one adult over the age of 18 living at the property.

Sirhowy Ironworks

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View the remains of this early iron-making empire

Smoke Free Public Places

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Understand smoking restrictions and reporting non-compliance

Social Services & Well-Being Act 2014

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How will the Act affect care and support?

Social Services & Well-Being Act FAQ's

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Frequently asked questions about the Act

Social Services Annual Report

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The reports tell the story of how well social services are being provided in Blaenau Gwent.

Socialising

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Dewis Cymru is a website that aims to help people with their well-being. It's the place to go for people who want information or advice about well-being

South East Wales Adoption Service

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This services operates across 5 local authorities

Sports Centres

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Links to the 3 BG sport centres operated by Aneurin Leisure Trust

St James Pond

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A recreational area found to the east of Georgetown, Tredegar surrounded by forestry

St. Illtyd’s Church

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Visit St Illtyd's church, the oldest standing building within the Borough

Statement of Accounts

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The Council has a legal obligation to produce a ‘Statement of Accounts’ that sets out its transactions for the financial year and also its various balances at the year end.

Statistics & Data

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Census and statistical information about the area and population of Blaenau Gwent

stem

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Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

STEM

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Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Strategy for Older People

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The Blaenau Gwent Older Persons Strategy

Strategy for Older People

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Blaenau Gwent Strategy for Older People

Stray or Lost Dogs

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Advice on what to do if you find a dog, lose a dog, if we have your dog, or if you have an unwanted dog

Street Cleansing

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Report various cleansing issues, request services and find out about becoming a litter champion

Street Collection Permit

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Apply to make street collections and sales for charitable purposes

Street Scene

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Investing to improve street cleansing services

Street Trading Consent

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Apply for a license required by street traders

Submitted Documents

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Documents submitted as part of the examination of the adopted LDP

Substance Misuse

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Summer of Fun 2021

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We will be offering a range of FREE activities to include leisure, play, recreational, sporting and cultural activities across the Summer.

Sunbed Safety

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Guidance and the laws about offering a sunbed service

Superfast Broadband

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Find out how superfast broadband can help your business to grow

Supplementary Planning Guidance

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Provides further detail on certain policies and proposal in the LDP

Support to start a business

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Apply for a grant to help you with a business start up

Supported Living Bungalows

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Communal living facilities for individuals with learning disabilities

Supported Living Service

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Range of services available to help those with learning disabilities live independently

Supported Lodgings

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The Supported Lodgings Scheme provides homes for young people aged 16 to 21 who may be leaving care, or who may not be able to live with their families.

Supporting People Information

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Information on services the Council can provide to help

Survey

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Sustainability Appraisal

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