Kidwelly Town Council

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Kidwelly Town Council
Cyngor Tref Cydweli
Official logo of Kidwelly Town Council
Logo
Government
 • Mayor Cllr. Andrew Jenkins (Ind)
 • Deputy Mayor Chris Peters-Bond (Con)
 • Castle
 Ward
 Councillors:
  • Gary Beer (UKIP)
  • Crisial Davies (Lab)
  • Philip Thompson (Lab)
  • Greg Jones (Lab)
  • Tony Burnett (Lab)
  • Julie Bezant (Lab)
  • Lady Dena Lloyd-Waterford (Ind)
  • Tegwen Burns (Ind)
 • Mynyddgarreg
 Ward
 Councillors:
  • Victoria Bevan-Jones (Lab)
  • Siôn Davies (lab)
  • Carys Mae-evans (Ind)
  • Chris Peters-Bond (Con)
  • Jeanette Gilasbey (Plaid)
  • Andrew Jenkins (Ind)
  • Lyn Jones (Ind)
  • John Mayne (Ind)
Website www.kidwelly.gov.uk

Kidwelly Town Council (Welsh - Cyngor Tref Cydweli) is the town council serving the town of Kidwelly and the village of Mynydd-y-Garreg in the county of Carmarthenshire, Wales. The council appoints a Mayor, known as the Mayor of Kidwelly and Mynydd Y Garreg, and takes care of local issues, such as Kidwelly Quay, the Town Cemetery, Christmas Lighting, the Church Clock, Glan yr Afon Nature reserve, the War Memorial and Remembrance Garden. It also manages a large estate and promotes local tourism.

The town council is taking over responsibility of the playgrounds from Carmarthenshire County Council, under an asset transfer scheme. Alongside taking over the running of the public conveniences in the town.

Kidwelly Town Council consists of 16 Councillors.

2015 was the 900th celebration of the establishment of the town of Kidwelly.

The council offices are to be found to the rear of the Princess Gwenllian Centre on Hillfield Villas, Kidwelly. SA17 4UL. Currently, new purpose built council offices are being constructed.

Residents of Kidwelly and Mynydd y Garreg are eligible for free passes to Kidwelly Castle, which are available from the Council Offices.

Council composition[edit]

Affiliation Members
Welsh Labour 7
Independent 6
Plaid Cymru 1
UKIP 1
Welsh Conservative Party 1
 Total
16

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Coordinates: 51°44′10″N 4°18′44″W / 51.736042°N 4.312335°W / 51.736042; -4.312335