Raglan United Community Council consists of eleven elected members that represent the communities of: Raglan, Llandenny, Pen-y-Clawdd, Kingcoed.
Community and Town Councils is the first tier of Local Government which is the closest to the community. Its represents the interests of the community and can influence other decisions makers such as the Planning Authority through the role as a statutory consultee.
Community and Town Councils has the power to provide a range of services and amenities, such as community halls, centres, and recreation grounds. The main objectives are to provide and enhance the local community and help build a strong community and community wellbeing.
Councillors can be contacted through the Clerk to the Council,
Clerk to the council
Mr Adrian Edwards 01873 832017
Raglan is a historic village twinned with Parcé-sur-Sarthe, in France.
The Community of Raglan is situated in the County of Monmouthshire, South Wales.
Llandenny, Pen-y-Clawdd, Kingcoed, and Bryngwynare are wards within the Raglan community with two thousand residents and six hundred houses. Raglan is twinned with Parcé-sur-Sarthe, Pays de Loire. At the heart of the village is the 6th Century medieval Church (St Cadoc’s) and the Beaufort Hotel.
Raglan is famous for the Castle where construction work started in 1430’s and took over 150 years to complete. It has been stated that it was built for show rather than battle, The history books show Oliver Cromwell’s forces camped there for around thirteen weeks. The Castle was eventually taken and was systematically destroyed by parliament. The remains are still impressive and overlooks Raglan Village and surrounding communities.