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United Utilities community investment
Following the burst water pipe a few years ago, some of you may remember
that United Utilities promised some funds to be invested in the village.
The Community Council are inviting you to email your suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org by the end of January 2021
Following this the councillors will meet to discuss the ideas and pass
them on to United Utilities so that suitable project (s) can be identified for
Here are some of the ideas that have been suggested :
- Improve the communal space opposite the bank, the site of the old co-op.
Ask the public for suggestions for this area?
- Improve the public footpath crossing through Tynymaes Fields, down by
the river so that the public can walk down to the cemetery without having to
walk along the main road, as there is no pavement on some of the route.
- Improve condition of the footpath from Felin Vicarage up Pen y Walk,
which is in bad repair.(association with the stories about William Morgan).
- A cycle path from the village to the school.
- The money could go towards a bursary (possibly 1k per year) to an
individual maybe 18 to 25 from the community to help with career etc.
- Organise an event
On behalf of Llanrhaeadr YM Community Council, I would like to wish you
a Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year.
Clerk to the Community Council
from the Community Council to all the local shops and businesses
Llanrhaeadr YM Community Councillors wish to express their sincere gratitude for your valued service during the COVID-19 Lockdown.
have been a lifeline for the local Community through the pandemic and we are
extremely fortunate to have your services on our doorstep.
yn fawr iawn / Thank you very much.
LLANARMON MYYNDD MAWR CHURCHYARD BURIAL FEES
PLEASE CONTACT THE COMMUNITY COUNCIL CLERK FOR MORE INFORMATION. FOLLOW THE CONTACT US LINK.
(N.B. Fees Doubled for out of Community Residents)
PLEASE NOTE THAT FOR BURIAL OR ENQUIRIES ABOUT THE PUBLIC CEMETERY ( NEAR TANAT VALLEY COACHES)
CONTACT: Mrs Menna Richards, Hafod, Llanrhaeadr Y.M.
Tel: 01691 780355
Llanrhaeadr Ym Mochnant is the largest village in the Tanat Valley in North Powys, situated to the east of the Berwyn mountains. Oswestry, the nearest market town, is 14 miles to the east, Bala 18 miles to the west over the mountains, Llanfyllin 6 miles and Welshpool 18 miles in a southerly direction. The river Rhaeadr divides the village in two before flowing into the river Tanat. The river formed the boundary between Powys Wenwynwyn and Powys Fadog (1160) between Montgomeryshire and Denbighshire (1536) Powys and Clwyd (1974) before the whole village was once again unified in the county of Powys in 1996.
It was while he was vicar of the parish that Dr William Morgan accomplished the enormous task of translating the whole Bible into Welsh between 1578 and 1588. The subsequent history of Wales would have taken a different course without the Bible of 1588, and the Welsh language would never have survived.
The highest Waterfall in England and Wales, Pistyll Rhaeadr which is 240 feet high, is situated four miles up a narrow valley from the village. According to the old rhyme it is one of the Seven Wonders of Wales.
A new primary school with 80 pupils opened its doors in 2009, while the new Public Hall, which is a hive of activity within the community opened in 2012. The village achieved fame when the film ''The Englishman who went up a hill, but came down a mountain "was filmed here in 1995.
Although this area straddles the English border, it prides itself on its Welshness.