A-to-Z of Services: W



Explore one of our many beautiful walking trails across Blaenau Gwent



Information and advice about bonfires in gardens, and complaining about nuisance which may be caused

We Care Wales Campaigns


Highlighting roles in Social Care

Welfare reform advice


Changes to the benefit system, including Universal Credit, Council Tax Reduction, and Discretionary Assistance Funding



Well-being Plan


Blaenau Gwent Draft Local Well-being Plan 2018 to 2023



Understand the Welsh language scheme and access the annual report

welsh language standards


Understand the Welsh language scheme and access the annual report

Welsh-medium Primary school


Blaenau Gwent has one Welsh medium primary setting, Ysgol Gymraeg Bro Helyg in Blaina with another one opening in September 2023

Welsh-medium Secondary school


Blaenau Gwent have secured secondary school places in Ysgol Gyfun Gwynllyw a 3-18 school.



Welsh in Education Strategic Plan for Blaenau Gwent 2017-2020

wewlsh language


Understand the Welsh language scheme and access the annual report

What are Building Regulations?


Why do you need them and how do they differ from planning permission

What is Adoption


FAQs about the adoption process and who may be eligible

What is Revaluation?


The Valuation office Agency reassess and updates the rateable values of all business properties usually every five years. The next revaluation will come into effect on 1 April 2023.​

What is the Children’s Grand Council?


(Find out about the Children’s Grand Council and what we do)

What Support is Available


Services for children and young people in need of support and/or protection

Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles


Designated list of accessible vehicles in the county borough

Where can I get more information


Find other information and support for adoption

Where Does My Recycling Go?


Information about what happens to your recycling

Where to Stay


From B&Bs, inns, and chain hotels, to self catering and campsites

Who are the Blaenau Gwent Youth Forum?


Find out about the BG Youth Forum and how to join

Who are the children who need adopting


Find out about children who need a permanent safe place within a family

Wind Turbine Mapping


Interactive map showing all wind turbines which are operational, consented, and in planning

Winter Gritting Routes & Salt Bins


List of gritting routes and salt bin locations throughout the borough

Winter Maintenance Services


What services the Council delivers during winter weather as part of our snow plan