Welcome to Ilston Community Council

CYNGOR CYMUNED ILSTON – ILSTON COMMUNITY COUNCIL

NOTICE OF CASUAL VACANCY

(Ilston and Nicholaston Ward)

Notice is hereby given that 2 vacancies have occurred among the members of the Community Council. Any persons willing to fill these vacancies should contact the Clerk for details of how to apply.  Applications must be in on or before 5.00 pm on the 18th January 2023

Applicants should also be available to attend the Full Council Meeting on the 25th January 2024.

The applicant’s name must appear on the current register of the Voters List or the applicant should during the whole of the twelve months preceding the relevant date have resided in or within three miles of the community or the applicant’s only place of work during the whole of the twelve months preceding the relevant date is in the community.  The applicant must not be debarred from standing as a Councillor.  The present sitting Councillors will co-opt to fill the vacancy.

 Clerk – Mrs Charlotte Toft

6 Belvedere Close, Kittle, Swansea SA3 3LA

Mobile:  07464 612580

Email: clerk.ilstoncommunitycouncil@gmail.com

www.ilstoncommunitycouncil.com

Date:  6th December 2023

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Next meeting

The next ICC meeting is expected to be at 7pm on the 25th January 2023 at the Barham Centre.

For those wishing to join via Zoom please contact our clerk Charlotte Toft / clerk.ilstoncommunitycouncil@gmail.com 

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Welcome

We hope you will enjoy using our website and that you find the information up to date and useful.

Ilston Community Council represents the settlements of Perriswood, Nicholaston, Penmaen, Parkmill, Lunnon and Ilston.

We are located in a diverse rural landscape on the south coast of the Gower Peninsular within the UK’s first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty  (AONB).

As a community council we seek to represent and balance the needs of residents, businesses and the many thousands of visitors we welcome to the area each year.  Our councillors bring a useful mixture of backgrounds, occupations and life experience.

As a community council we are in the lower tier of the structure of local government in Wales. However, our role is vital in ensuring the local perspective is heard and understood by the Principal Authority (Swansea City Council) and other large organisations such as utility companies.  We provide truly local knowledge and liaise closely with our City and County of Swansea Councillor for Pennard Ward.

The community council holds a small budget raised through a precept on council tax.  We aim to use this wisely and in a way that delivers best value for money. To that end the council now has a raft of statutory duties including making meetings accessible through multi locations, maintaining training plans and publishing an annual report to name just a few.

Your councillors, supported by our clerk, work hard to ensure a balance is maintained to ensure this area remains an amazing place to live, do business and to visit.

Dale Ponting

Chairman Ilston Community Council.

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