News and Events

Your Precept bill will now be with you. The Council understand some of you will have concerns that there has been an increase of 97p per week on a Band D property for the coming year. The Budget Report has been written to explain the reasons the Precept has been set at this amount.

Councillors are keen to answer your questions in person and are planning meetings for residents to attend in all three communities. These will be advertised as soon as the provisional date has been confirmed. In the interim, should you wish to discuss this rise, please contact the Proper Officer of the Council for information:

07305 007575 

Mawr Summer Play Club.

Looking for something for your young ones to do over the holidays? Mawr Community Council are running a Summer Play Club in all three Welfare Halls across the community. Dates and further information are on the poster and you'll need to reserve a place as soon as possible because places are limited. If you find you are unable to attend closer to the time, no problem at all, just PLEASE let us know as we will have young people on a waiting list who could attend in your place. 



Mawr Community Council Vacancies for Co-option:

Craig Cefn Parc: 3

Felindre: 1

Garnswllt: 2 

Please contact the Clerk for more information and a Co-option form:

Tel: 07305 007575 



The final day for residents of Garnswllt ward ONLY to request an election is 2nd June 2023. If 10 or more electors have not requested an election by then (as set out in the above notice) then MCC will move to Co-option. 


  • £500 from Swansea Children, Young People and Play department. This will be spent on a mud kitchen for use at the community garden in CCP. Further funding will be sought to provide a similar facility in Garnswllt Community Garden.
  • £999 from Community Changemakers to provide Forest School activities in Felindre.
  • £1000 from Mynydd Y Gwair towards Electrical repairs required at Felindre Welfare Hall.
  • A Defibrillator from the Welsh Government Funded Save a Life Cymru Initiative. Possibly more to be awarded
  • Welsh Water Community Fund _ £250.00 to go towards the main water supply for the Community Garden at Craig Cefn Parc
  • Local Places for Nature - Community Orchard for Craig Cefn Parc
  • Mynydd y Gwair Grant for Fencing around Craig Cefn Parc Community Garden and Playing Fields

New Defibrillator at Felindre

Mawr Community Council has just installed a new defibrillator at Felindre Welfare Hall. 

The other defibrillators installed by Mawr Community Council are located at: 

  • Craig Cefn Parc - outside the CCP Welfare Hall
  • Felindre - outside Shepherds Country Inn
  • Garnswllt - outside the Welfare Hall 
  • Rhydypandy - outside The Mason's Arms 

Election Results

Please find the results of the recent election for Community and Town Councillors here .


There are number of co-option opportunities within the Mawr Community Councl .

Details of the vacancies are on the attached Notices for each Ward

/_UserFiles/Files/Copy of Mawr CC Notice of Co-option 2022 CCP Chair doc.doc

 /_UserFiles/Files/Copy of Mawr CC Notice of Co-option 2022 Garnswllt Chair.doc

 /_UserFiles/Files/Copy of Mawr CC Notice of Co-option 2022 Felindre.Chair doc.doc


We are pleased to introduce you to our new Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer; Susan Rodaway.


Susan has a wealth of experience of local government having been a Community Councillor in Pennard for many years and holding the position of Chair for a total of 5 years. Susan is a wife and mother to three girls and when she's not running a community project somewhere, she can be found out walking with her family and dogs.

You can contact Susan on the usual email and telephone number for the Council: and 07305 007575. 

MAWR COMMUNITY COUNCIL welcomes new co-opted councillor and two new members of staff. 

Cllr Martin Davies was co-opted as Community Councillor for the Craig Cefn Parc Ward. 

Catherine Curtis has been appointed the new Biodiversity Project Coordinator. She will be responsible for the two biodiversity sites of Craig Cefn Parc Community Garden and Garnswllt Fields.

Teresa Cousins has been appointed Grants Officer.  She will be managing the projects and grants awarded to Mawr Community Council. She is also responsible for seeking grant funding for the community council plans in improving the area and services to Mawr community.  

WELSH WATER GRANT: Mawr Community Council has been awarded £250.00 from the Welsh Water Community Fund, bringing the total grant to £500.00. 

MYNYDD Y GWAIR GRANT: Mawr Community Council's application for a grant to install fencing around Craig Cefn Parc Community Garden and the playing fields has been successful. 

Garnswllt Welfare Hall Association, in partnership with Mawr Community Council,  has been awarded a grant for the fire alarm system, disabled access external ramp, external lighting and hall stage. 

WARM SPACES: All three halls - Craig Cefn Parc Hall, Felindre Hall and Garnswllt Hall have all received funding to provide warm spaces to the community. 

Felindre Hall and Garnswllt Hall have started welcoming residents to the halls on Thursdays while Craig Cefn Parc will commence on Wednesday, 1 February.

Please check the Facebook pages of the community groups in Craig Cefn Parc, Felindre and Garnswllt for more up to date information. 



If you would like to get involved with the Biodiversity Project, please contact the Project Co-ordinator,  Catherine Curtis. 

 Please see attached posters

Reports on the Biodiversity Project in Craig Cefn Parc and Garnswllt

/_UserFiles/Files/Presentation Mawr AGM.pdf

 /_UserFiles/Files/Presentation Mawr 13 June 22.pdf

/_UserFiles/Files/Presentation Mawr July.pdf 


Mawr Community Council has been awarded a grant to refurbish the kitchen and flooring of Garnswllt Welfare Hall.