Llanfoist Fawr Community Council
Llanfoist Fawr Community Council


The Community Council are pleased to host a Dementia Awareness Session as part of a commitment to becoming a Dementia Friendly community.


This free event will be held between 1pm and 3pm on Tuesday, March 12th 2024 at Salisbury Community Hall in Govilon.


All are welcome!

Dementia Friends Flyer Llanfoist Communi[...]
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The Community Council are pleased to be hosting a "drop in" community engagement event for LLANELLEN residents on Thursday, Sept 21st 2023 between 5pm and 7.30pm.

The event will be held at Llanellen Village Hall. Please see below poster for more details

Engagement Notice Llanellen.docx
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Beacons Telecom will be hosting a coffee morning in the Salisbury Community Hall, Govilon on Thursday, March 23rd 2023 from 10am until Noon.

The Community Council would like to endorse this event and acknowledge the support given to the community by Beacons Telecom who provide free public access WiFi to Salisbury Hall users.

Nov 6th - Llanellen - Wildlife Garden

Easter Fair - Sunday, April 10th

The Community Council are very pleased to support the forthcoming Easter Fair to be held at Govilon Recreation Ground on Sunday, April 10th 2022. The Fair commences at 10.30am and proceeds will be for charitable causes.

Community Fruit Planting - DEC 4th !

Black currents, red currents and gooseberries....the Community Council are pleased to have partnered with Brecon Beacons National Park to develop an area next to the playground at Govilon Recreation Ground for growing fruit.


Help to plant and care for the fruit bushes would be welcomed. Hopefully, in time, help with the harvest will also be needed. The raised beds have been installed and filled with topsoil.


We are ready to plant the fruit trees/bushes.

Planting will take place from 11.30am on Saturday, Dec 4th


If you think you could help us out, please contact Gareth Havard (Clerk) at clerk@llanfoistfawrcc.co.uk


The Community Council is pleased to support an exhibition in memory of the work of Govilon artist Ruth Evans.


The event takes place on August 6th and 7th 2021 at the Salisbury Community Hall, Govilon.


Further information can be found at:




The Community Council is pleased to publicise the work of dementia music charity Playlist for Life.


Playlist for Life promotes the therapeutic use of musical memories for older people who have been sheltering in lockdown. The soundtracks to their lives, the music they grew up with, can play a part in providing mental and emotional wellbeing in these difficult times.


Playlist for Life also has a good online resource section to help create playlists and musical memories. The BBC Musical Memories project is a partner, providing a wealth of material to create people's playlists. 




The Community Council are very pleased to support The Big Climate Fightback Abergavenny and the Long Forest Project (a hedgerow regeneration programme promoted by Keep Wales Tidy). The Community Council has granted permission for a Community participation event to plant selected trees and a mixed hedgerow in the grounds of the King George V Playing Fields, Govilon.

The 'Long Forest' project officer from Keep Wales Tidy will be on hand so you can learn how to plant bare root trees and hedge plants effectively and safely.

Please wear clothes suitable for outdoor working in the weather on the day and strong footwear, ideally boots with grip. Bring gardening gloves if you have them (spares will be available). Please could children be accompanied by an adult.


Saturday, November 30th, 2019.

11am until 1pm at King George V Playing Fields, Merthyr Road, Govilon, NP7 9PT.




The Community Council are hosting it's first Litter Picking Session on Sunday, May 12th 2019. Anyone wishing to participate is invited to meet at 10am at the Govilon Sports Pavilion. Councillors June Webster and Jason Thomas will be co-ordinating the event. Please contact either Councillors Webster, Thomas or the Clerk if you require further information.


Sunday, 12th May 2019 - 10am Govilon Sports Pavilion, King George V Field,  Govilon.

Contact Address

Llanfoist Fawr Community Council

c/o 19, Derwen Deg Close,






Email: clerk@llanfoistfawrcc.co.uk




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