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£12,675 shared with 54 community groups: Croesyceiliog and Llanyrafon Community Council approve grants

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Councillors at Croesyceiliog and Llanyrafon Community Council have approved grants for 54 organisations.

The applications were approved at the council’s meeting on Monday 28 October 2022. Councillors agreed to hold an event in late January/ February 2023 to give out cheques

The groups have each been given an amount ranging from £75 to £250.

Cllr Veronica Crick, Croesyceiliog South Ward, said the community council had held a grants evening every year since 1985 until the pandemic. Cllr Stuart Matthews, Croesyceiliog North Ward, said the events were great to help organisations meet and network with each other.

The full list of successful applicants

Arts & Entertainment

Cwmbran Baroque Singers £250.00
Croesyceiliog Choir £250.00
Llantarnam Grange Arts Club £250.00
Llanyrafon Drama Group £250.00
New Harmony Singers £250.00
Nidus Children’s Choir £250.00
Pontnewydd Male Choir £250.00
Pontypool & District Floral Art £150.00
Torfaen Male Choir £250

Care in the Community

Cerebral Palsy Cymru £150.00
Hope GB £150.00
Newport and Gwent Samaritans £150.00
Sight Cymru £100.00
St Davids Hospice Care £250.00
Teenage Cancer Trust £75.00


Llanyrafon Methodist Church £250.00
St Mary’s Church Croesyceiliog £250.00

Other Local Organisations

All Creatures Great & Small £250.00
Bryn Gomer Allotments £250.00
Bryn-Ys-Gawen Allotment £250.00
Croesyceiliog Friends for Life Community Hub £250.00
Crow Valley Woodturners £250.00
Cwmbran 50+ Forum £250.00
Cwmbran Historical Society £250.00
Cwmbran Woodcarving and Turning Club £100.00
Fairwater Talking Hearts £250.00
Friends of Llanfrechfa Grange Walled Garden £250.00
Gateway Credit Union £250.00
Llanyrafon Methodist Church Ladies Fellowship £250.00
Pontypol Retired Mens Society £250.00
St Mary’s Ladies Guild £250.00
Torfaen Silver Belles £250.00
Wales Air Ambulance £150.00
Woodland Road Allotments Association £250.00

PTA & Playgroups

Croesyceiliog Play Group £250.00
Croesyceiliog Primary PTA (Share with Gardening Club) £400.00
St Mary’s Sunday School £250.00

Sports Clubs

Croesyceiliog Athletic FC £250.00
Croesyceiliog Bowling Club £250.00
Croesyceiliog Ladies Bowls Club £250.00
Croesyceiliog Rugby Club. £250.00
Croesyceiliog Mini & Junior Rugby £250.00
Croesyceiliog Youth R.F.C. £250.00
Cwmbran Angling Association £250.00
Cwmbran Lions Swimming Club £250.00
Cwmbran Swimming Club £250.00
Llanyrafon AFC Seniors £250.00

Youth Organisations

1st Croesyceiliog Rainbows £250.00
2nd Croesyceiliog Brownies £250.00
1st Llanyrafon (Methodist) Brownies £250.00
2nd Llanyrafon Brownies £250.00
1st Llanyrafon Guides £250.00
1st Llanyrafon Rainbows £250.00
1st Llanyrafon Senior Section Rangers £250.00

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£12,675 shared with 54 community groups: Croesyceiliog and Llanyrafon Community Council approve grants