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Welcome to Ynysybwl & Coed-y-cwm Community Council


Ynysybwl & Coed-y-cwm Community Council is made of 12 members that represent the residents and businesses of Ynysybwl & Coed-y-Cwm. The Councillors are elected by the public to serve a term of mostly four years. They give up their time on a voluntary basis and are not paid for the work they do, nor do they receive expenses.

The Community Council does have the following paid employee, Paula Evans, who is Clerk of the Community Council. The Clerk is based at Ynysybwl Community Centre on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays (please see contact page for YCC opening times). Meetings are usually held on the first Tuesday of each month at the Ynysybwl Community Centre, Windsor Place, Ynysybwl at 6.45 p.m. The Notice of the Monthly meetings are placed on the notice board in the village and in Coed-y-Cwm and also on the website.

Are you aware that the community council pays for the following:-

Water charges at Butchers Pool
Christmas street lights
Senior citizens Christmas dinners
Ynysybwl Play scheme which covers all school holidays
Fireworks display
Summer flowers
Main contributor to the summer festival
The PA system and service booklets for remembrance concert ad service

The council also provide grants to many local voluntary groups and some individuals within Ynysybwl & Coed Y Cwm .
For instance the council has paid for the start up costs of the football for children in the village, New rugby kit for mini and junior rugby, busy bees sewing group.
The community centre has benefitted from a new cooker to ensure it can continue to operate.
Ynysybwl Enterprise Project to put on the festival. The council has paid for the stage, insurance for the event and toilets for public convenience.
Ynysybwl Community Project runs the play scheme and have applied for grants for resources to run the scheme.

The above are just a few of what the community council is involved in.

If you have a project that would benefit the community and would like to make an application for a grant please complete the grant form. You can download the form from the grants tab.

Council Meetings

Ynysybwl & Coed-y-cwm Community Council meetings are on the first Tuesday of every month at the Ynysybwl Community Centre at a pre-arranged date and time. The Agenda for the meeting is also available on the Minutes page.

Meeting Minutes

Copies of Minutes from previous Council meetings are available to download together with copies of Meeting Agendas on the Minutes page.

Recycle Bags

Recycling bags, both household waste and food waste are now available for collection from the Ynysybwl Community Centre during the opening hours of:

Monday - 9:00am - 3:30pm
Tuesday - 9:00am - 2:00pm
Wednesday - 9:00am - 2:00pm
Thursday - 9:00am - 1:30pm
Friday - 9:30am - 1:30pm

Our Councillors

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Please note that the Ynysybwl & Coed-y-Cwm Community Council office has moved to the Community Centre in Windsor Place and will be based there until further notice. Office opening hours are as follows:- Monday 9.30 to 12.30 Tuesday 9.30 to 3.30 Thursday 9.30 to 12.30 Contact details:- Phone: 07951 117876 Email: