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Newsdate 30/10/2017:

New Beavers and Cubs groups at Bishops's Castle

The 1st Bishop’s Castle Scout Group has re-started a Beavers (ages 6-8) group in Bishop’s Castle at the Youth Building in the bus park of the Community College, for those seeking an exciting and educational after school club.  The group is intending to start a Cub (ages 8-10 1/2) group soon.  Both groups are open to boys and girls.

View the poster...

Local Beavers and Cubs Groups in Bishop's Castle

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Newsdate 04/09/2017:

Council to Co-Opt to Vacancy for Churchstoke Ward

Following the declaration of vacancy in the office of community councillor for Churchstoke Ward dated 27th July 2017, no election have been requested by electors, and the council gives public notice that it is now required by law to fill the vacancy by co-option.  Expressions of interest are sought from members of the public who meet the qualifying conditions and are interested in representing their community on the Community Council.  Expressions of Interest may be made by Contacting the Clerk to the Council.

View the notice...

Churchstoke Ward Notice of Intent to Co-Opt

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Newsdate 27/07/2017:

Declaration of Vacancy Churchstoke Ward

Following the recent non acceptance of office of community councillor, a casual vacancies have been declared in the office of community councillor in Churchstoke Ward.  View / Download the Declaration of Vacancy Notice.

This is an opportunity to call for an election to the vacant office of community councillor for Churchstoke Ward.

An election will be held if within 14 working days of publication of the declaration, a request in writing for an election is given to the Deputy Returning Officer by TEN electors for the electoral area.

The address of the Deputy Returning Officer is...

Deputy Returning Officer
Powys County Council
County Hall
Llandrindod Wells
Powys LD1 5LG

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Newsdate 27/07/2017:

Community Councillor Vacancy filled by Co-option - Hyssington Ward

Following the elections May 2017 and continuing vacancies in the offices of community councillor for Hyssington, the community council published intent to fill the vacancies by co-option, so one new Councillor has been duly co-opted for Hyssington Ward.

At the meeting of 26th July 2017 Council resolved to co-opt Mr R K McLintock as a Community Councillor for Hyssington Ward.

Two vacancies remain to be filled for Hyssington Ward, and expressions of interest are sought from members of the public who meet the qualifying conditions and are interested in representing their community on the Community Council.  Expressions of Interest may be made by Contacting the Clerk to the Council.

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Newsdate 28/06/2017:

Sale of Playground Equipment

Offers are invited from interested parties for the purchase and removal of play equipment at the Children’s Playground, Cae Camlad, Churchstoke, located adjacent to Churchstoke CP School.

View the Bill of Sale.

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Newsdate 27/06/2017:

Recruitment photo.jpg Another Call - Council to Co-Opt To Fill Remaining 4 Vacancies

  • Do you care passionately about your local community or town?
  • Is there something you want to change or improve for residents?
  • Are you ready to take challenging decisions?
  • Why not stand for what you care about and become a community councillor in your area?

If the answer is yes to the above questions you chould check out this guide from One Voice Wales.

Following the local council elections on 4th May 2017, your Community Council is short of councillors. In the elections only 8 people put their names forward for election but the council has 12 seats avaiable to represent its community, and to do the work to make sure everywhere is represented.

So, there remains 4 vacancies on the community council - 1 in Churchstoke Ward and 3 in Hyssington Ward.  The council may co-opt to fill such vacancies and now gives Notice of Intent to Co-Opt fill the vacancies.  Expressions of interest are sought from members of the public who meet the qualifying conditions and are interested in representing their community on the Community Council. View the notices...

Churchstoke Ward Notice of Intent to Co-Opt

Hyssington Ward Notice of Intent to Co-Opt

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Newsdate 08/05/2017:

Council to Co-Opt To Fill Remaining 4 Vacancies

Following the local council elections on 4th May 2017, there remains 4 vacancies on the community council - 1 in Churchstoke Ward and 3 in Hyssington Ward.  The council may co-opt to fill such vacancies and now gives Notice of Intent to Co-Opt fill the vacancies.  Expressions of interest are sought from members of the public who meet the qualifying conditions and are interested in representing their community on the Community Council. View the notices...

Churchstoke Ward Notice of Intent to Co-Opt

Hyssington Ward Notice of Intent to Co-Opt

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Newsdate 05/05/2017:

Local Elections 4th May 2017 Result

Community Council: The election, unopposed, of 8 community councillors for Churchstoke Ward has been announced.  There were no nominations and no election of community councillors for Hyssington Ward.  Four seats on the community council remain vacant, 1 for Churchstoke Ward and 3 for Hyssington Ward. The new council takes office on 8th May 2017.

Notice of Result of Uncontested Community Council Election Churchstoke Ward

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Newsdate 17/04/2017

Green Grants 2017 - Applications from community groups are invited.

Churchstoke Community Council has adopted the waste recycling site at the car park at Harry Tuffins Supermarket. The proceeds from recycling the materials collected, are distributed each year in the annual round of 'Green Grants'.  Applications for the 2017 round of Green Grants are now invited.

Please note note the closing date for applicatons is 31st May 2017. 

View Invitation to ApplyApplication Form | Terms of Reference.

Please note, for reasons of openness, fairness and transparency, Council wishes to emphasise that in view of limited funds, applications will NOT be considered unless they meet the purpose, scope and criteria outlined in the Terms of Reference, and full supporting documentation is provided.

CCC would like to acknowledge and thank Delfin Investments Ltd for generously hosting the site, and for maintaining cleanliness around the collection banks.  

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Newsdate 13/03/2017

Now closed  - Tenders are invited for Grounds and Grasscutting contract for 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 Seasons. Details are on

Current Business Opportunities

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Newsdate 13/03/2017

Now closed - Tenders are invited for 1 acre Allotments at Old Churchstoke. Details on

Current Business Opportunities

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Newsdate 01/03/2017  

** update 05.04.17** - This has been put on temporary hold by the county council

Monday waste collections to be binned

From April 2017, Powys County Council will collect all recycling and waste between Tuesdays and
Fridays and will no longer collect on Mondays as part of plans to save £500,000 a year.

The council will continue to collect recycling and food waste on a weekly basis and residual waste every three weeks.

As part of the change, households be notified by post in the coming weeks of their new collections days but you will need to
have your recycling and waste out ready for collection by 6.30am on your collection day.

When is my bin collected? (you'll need know your postcode)

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Newsdate 28/12/2016

Local Councillor Elections 4th May 2017 

Recruitment photo.jpg

Do you care passionately about your local community or town?  Is there something you want to change or improve for residents?  Are you ready to take challenging decisions?

Why not stand for what you care about and become a community or town councillor in your local area? The documents below give further information:

Become a local councillor - English   Cymraig

Once Voice Wales Guide to being a local Councillor 

Welsh Government: Frequently asked questions about being a local Councillor

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Newsdate 01/12/2016

Community Council TWO vacancies to be filled by co-option - Churchstoke Ward.

Following the declaration of two vacancies in the office of community councillor for Churchstoke Ward dated 26th October 2016, no elections have been requested by electors, and the council gives public notice that it is now required by law to fill the TWO vacancies by co-option. Here's the official: Notice of Co-option

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Newsdate 29/11/2016

If you're interested in setting up a Speed Watch in the Churchstoke Community area you can find out more here: Police Community Speed Watch Scheme

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