It gives me great pleasure to share my latest political news with you:
From May 2017 I will be on the Llandeilo Town Council as Councillor.
I’m also the LibDem candidate for the Llangadog Ward of the Carmarthire County Council, the election for which will be held on May 4th.
Within the party I’m vice chair of my local Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire LibDem Party.
I’m looking forward to helping to shape my local community.
I’m community driven and want to ensure that Llandeilo remains an open and thriving community that welcomes visitors and benefits from a lively and charming atmosphere.
My main concerns are for the continued improvement of infrastructure and a business-friendly environment. I also plan to support community projects, from care for our elderly and Syrian refugees to festivals and other commercial events that keep the town on the map in Carmarthenshire and beyond. I believe in both, tradition and innovation. As trained librarian I’m delighted about the new Library premises and I support the by-pass and the proposed foot/ cycle path between Llandeilo and Carmarthen. I believe both projects will add to the value of our town for residents and visitors.
I stood for council to contribute to this wonderful community and now look forward to working with the existing town councillors.I’m an enthusiastic newcomer to Llandeilo.
Llandeilo Fawr Town Council
The Town Council is an elected body responsible for local government within Llandeilo town. It represents the interests of the town in the provision of local services and liases with other bodies involved in local government – Carmarthenshire County Council, the Welsh Government and the U.K. Government (links open in a new window).
What we do
The Town Council represents the opinions of Llandeilo people in all matters with particular interest in:
The Town Council receives funding primarily via the County Council through its precept – the annual allowance that sets the budget for the provision of services. The Town Council may raise additional funds through loans or grants for special projects – such as the Town Enhancement Scheme.
The Town Council has the main responsibility for:
The Town Council owns the Shire Hall – bought with a loan and currently leased out to the Dyfed Archaeological Trust.
The Town Council gives grants each year to organisations such as:
The Council considers applications for funding, under Section 137 of the Local Government Act, four times a year. The maximum we can spend is currently £5 for every elector, in each financial year. Any individuals or organisations whose project will be of some benefit to Llandeilo people are very welcome to apply – we positively encourage more to do so. Applications should be made in writing to the Town Clerk, should include a balance sheet of income and expenses for the past financial year, where applicable, and should clearly describe the benefits.
Council Fact Sheet in PDF format (opens in a new window)
What we don’t do
Responsibility for services is divided between the various councils. Carmarthenshire County Council is responsible for: