Coronavirus (COVID-19) Latest information

Coronavirus Latest

Read the current Welsh Government guidance here.

Test Trace & Protect Service

Our social media accounts to follow are:

  • Facebook – @blaenaugwentcbc
  • Twitter -  @BlaenauGwentCBC

Contacting the Council

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.

Aneurin Leisure Trust Services

For the latest information on Blaenau Gwent Sports Centres go to - https://www.bglife.co.uk/

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

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

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 visit https://gov.wales/education-coronavirus

Vulnerable people

All social care services are operating as normal, but with appropriate risk assessments in place to minimise any potential COVID transmission and in line with Welsh Government guidance for social care. Visiting to our services is welcomed but we have appointments systems in place, and visitors are asked to take a Lateral Flow Test test before attending.

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.

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