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Maesteg is fortunate to have up to 70km of public footpaths within its community. The Town Council through its agency agreement with BCBC try its utmost to keep these paths open to the public.
The Council fully appreciate the expertise and assistance provided by volunteer, Roy Meredith, who designed the Llynfi Valley Walks 1-5 (as shown) and has waymarked and numbered each path in Maesteg for ease of reference to walkers. Mr Meredith also leads local Heritage Walks, as well as Walks planned within the Bridgend Love2Walk Festival.
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The Town Council raises funds within its budget to provide:
• the annual Town centre Christmas Lighting Scheme
• hanging baskets and planters within the Town centre every year, together with maintaining the garden area in Garn Road and an undertaking an extensive bulb planting programme throughout the Valley to enhance the environment of public open spaces & schools
• maintain the new public toilet at the Llynfi Road Car Park
• maintain rights of way network within the area under an agency agreement with BCBC, ensuring that as many public footpaths as possible are walkable, full details available in Council Offices or Maesteg Town Council website
• road safety schemes throughout the area – recently Grove Street Nantyffyllon, new pavement at Maesteg Car Park, proposed new Vehicle Activated Speed signs at each entrance road to the Valley.
• in partnership safe routes to schools, complete with lighting, pathway top of Cemetery Road and new puffin crossing at Bridgend Road.
• dual purpose bins throughout the Town to prevent dog fouling
• free dog fouling poop-scoop bags, which are available in the Council Offices, to encourage responsibility by dog owners to maintain a clean and safe environment
• Llynfi Valley Children’s Awards, for children aged 8-11 from local primary schools, full details available at Council Offices
• additional grit bins to help in severe weather conditions
• support many local organisations, schools and individuals with financial support – written applications required through the Clerk
• install new bus shelters throughout the Valley
• established an environmental improvement scheme to clear unkempt areas
• support and administer the Llynfi Valley Environment & River Care Group
• summer play schemes for local children in partnership with BCBC
• refurbish the Town centre toilets, including achieving an attendant at the Ladies conveniences in partnership with BCBC
• largest financer of Disabled Allotment Section at Bronfair Site
• refurbished every play area in Maesteg, Nantyffyllon and Caerau in partnership with BCBC 14 MAESTEG TOWN GUIDE 2014-2016 Members of the Town Council are committed to pursuing any project that benefits the community and welcome any ideas from local people.
Clerk: Mrs Joan Fielding Deputy Clerk: Mrs Margaret Buckley Tel: 01656 732631 More photos and information Office Hours 9.00am – 1.00pm available on the Council’s website website:www.maestegtowncouncil.org E-mail: email@example.com Council meet on the first Tuesday of each month at 6.30pm at the Maesteg Council Chamber Photographs courtesy of: Phil Davies – Scenic Gallery/R Meredith
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