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Notice of Election 2022

Notice of Election 2022

The election has been called for May 5th. Any prospective candidates for the community council can contact the Clerk for a nomination pack.

Ruabon Community Council has 2 wards; with 10 councillors in the North and 4 councillors in the South. The council is a busy council with plenty of assets to manage; the Village Hall, the Pavilion, the Bowling Green, the Cemetery, the Cemetery Lodge, The Rec, parks... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Mar 2022 10:02 by Helen Belton

Tags: Elections

Precept Frozen at Same Level as Last Year

Precept Frozen at Same Level as Last Year

At the December meeting of the Council, the Council voted to freeze the precept at the same level as the previous year, at £85,000.

- The Council approved the annual Community element of the Council Tax Base per property at £47.41p for a Band D, which is an increase of 11p per annum when compared with 2021/22.
- The Council approved the £85,000 precept submission to WCBC.
- The Council... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 10 Mar 2022 15:56 by Helen Belton

Tags: Finance

Vacancy North

Vacancy North

If you are interested in becoming a councillor on Ruabon Community Council, please write an expression of interest letter to the clerk, either by post to the Village Hall, Maes y Llan Lane, Ruabon, LL14 6AD or by email to clerk@ruaboncommunitycouncil.gov.wales by 21st January at 6pm.

Please outline why you would like to be a councillor, what you would hope to achieve and detail any relevant experience.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Jan 2022 13:07 by Helen Belton

Tags: Vacancies

Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday

At St. Mary's Church, Ruabon, on Sunday 14th November, there will be a Service of Remembrance starting at 10.45am, with the laying of wreaths and 2 minutes silence at 11am.

Posted: Thu, 11 Nov 2021 11:22 by Helen Belton

Tags: Remembrance Sunday

Small Grants Notice 2021

Small Grants Notice 2021

Local groups are invited to apply for Small Grants from Ruabon Community Council.

Please email the clerk for details.

Posted: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 16:04 by Helen Belton

Tags: Grants and Funding

Vacancy on the Community Council

Vacancy on the Community Council

There are 4 vacancies altogether on the Community Council, 3 in the North Ward and one in the South Ward. Please get in touch with the clerk, if you would like to be considered.

Posted: Mon, 21 Jun 2021 12:01 by Helen Belton

Tags: Vacancies

Litter Pick this Saturday

Litter Pick this Saturday

Friends of Ruabon has organised a litter pick this Saturday, June 19th, meeting at 10am outside the Village Hall, where all equipment will be provided. Please turn up if you can help. Thank you.

Posted: Wed, 16 Jun 2021 12:20 by Helen Belton

Tags: Litter

WhatsApp Scam

WhatsApp Scam

Scammers are continuing to target WhatsApp users and hijack their accounts, by posing as a friend and asking for SMS security codes.

The scam has existed for years but has continued to catch people out, with victims sharing their stories on social media.

WhatsApp says users should never hand over their security codes to anybody, even if they appear to be a friend.

One victim said he was embarrassed to... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Jun 2021 18:48 by Helen Belton

Tags: Fraud

AVOW Celebrates Volunteers with Volunteer's Week

AVOW Celebrates Volunteers with Volunteer's Week

The Association of Voluntary Organisations in Wrexham (AVOW)'s Volunteer Centre launched a digital campaign for Volunteers' Week from 1st – 7th June 2021.

Celebrations have been taking place across the whole of Wales and UK this week to celebrate the role of volunteers in our communities.

The public led, digital campaign gives thanks to a large variety of organisations and volunteers who continue... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Jun 2021 18:32 by Helen Belton

Tags: AVOW, Volunteers

Olivia picks up litter to help her village

Olivia picks up litter to help her village

I am Olivia Bibby and I'm 8 years old.

Every Saturday I pick up litter with my grandma (Oma) in Ruabon. We usually pick up litter at the local playground. As you can see we filled 3 bags this Saturday. It took us about an hour and a half.

I believe people shouldn't drop litter because it harms wildlife and makes everywhere look messy.

[What a lovely little girl - thank you so much Olivia.]

Posted: Wed, 02 Jun 2021 16:09 by Helen Belton

Tags: News

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