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Castlegate Business Park Planning Approval

Excerot from Monmouthshire County Council planning committee; We considered the report of the application and late correspondence, which was recommended for approval subject to the nine conditions, as outlined in the report and also subject to a Section 106 Agreement requiring a financial contribution towards highway improvements to the local highway network and infrastructure including improvements to pedestrian facilities for safer routes to local amenities. In noting the detail of the application, the proposal included the erection of a public house, which Members were in favour of, and four small…

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news Town Centre 

Monmouthshire Business Signage & A-Board Policies

The Council has introduced guidance to control the placement of goods and advertising on its town pavements.  It recognises that a limited amount of street advertising, private furniture, sale items and displays gives colour and vibrancy to the street scene and adds to the character and atmosphere of our towns and villages, but it also has a statutory duty under the Highways Act (section 149) to maintain the footways primarily for the unhindered passage of pedestrians.      In an effort to acknowledge these conflicting interests the Council has adopted…

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news Voluntary Opportunities 

Monmouthshire Volunteer Awards

Excerpt from Monmouthshire County Council We want to raise your awareness of the Volunteer Achievement Awards being run in partnership between Gwent Association of Voluntary Organisations and Monmouthshire County Council on Friday 25th November, this event is for any volunteer active in Monmouthshire.  Working with our colleagues in GAVO means we can make the event bigger, giving more volunteers the opportunity to be recognised.    We really need your support to nominate your volunteers and voluntary groups using this link www.prideofmonmouthshire.co.uk our aim is to have 200 volunteers at the…

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