Solar Farm Grants - 2017

In 2017 the Community Council secured £35,000 of funding from Community Green Energy Wales CIC, the company that runs Hafod-y-Dafal Solar Farm, for the benefit of the Communities of the A&LCC area. The Council advertised and received applications for grant funding from about 35 different organisations. The following organisations were successful, and grants were paid out just before Christmas 2017.

Abertillery Workmans Welfare Institute (the "Stute")

Zion Miners Chapel Dementia Friendly and Living Alone Group

Friends of Six Bells Park

Abertilley Youth Drama and Music Society

Cwmtillery Luncheon Club

Shigaisen Kai

Abertillery Town Band

St Mark's Community Centre, Llanhilleth Parish Hall

King Street Baptist Church

Blaenau Gwent Baptist Church

Abertillery Excelsiors Football Club

Ebbw Fach Choir

Bishop Street Allotments

Abertillery Lions Club

Ebenezer Baptist Church

Abertillery Ladies Orpheus Choir

Swffryd Community Centre

Abertillery Orpheus Male Choir 

Abertillery Royal British Legion

Bournville Ladies Guild

Aberbeeg Ebbw Fach Community Events Group

Brynithel Activities Group

Abertillery Ladies Bowls Club

Llanhilleth and District Bowls Club

Llanhilleth JFR

Royal Welsh Regimental Association

Brynithel Community Centre    

Friends of St Illtyd

The Kickplate Gallery

New Life Community 

Click this link to read some of the feedback on how this money is being used to help improve wellbeing in our communities

The Council obtained and decided how to allocate this funding for the greatest benefit of the local community.

The funding was provided by: