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CORONAVIRUS:

For information relating to Penrice Community Council and to the Community during the COVID-19 outbreak see this page.

For information published by Swansea Council relating to the COVID-19 outbreak see Coronavirus Help.

Currently PCC draft minutes will be posted here when they are available after a meeting. Once the next meeting is confirmed the draft minutes will be posted with the Related Documents for that meeting.

The audit process has been affected by Covid-19. See Council Notices for all Notices and Related Documents, including Notice of Delay in Audit 2019-2020 (posted here 20.06.2020), Notice of Electors' Rights 2019-2020 (posted here 16.08.2020), Annual Return Year Ending 31st March 2020 and Notice confirming this has been published before the completion of the relevant audit and Notice of Conclusion of Audit and Requisite Information (posted 30.11.2020).

Community Matters

Penrice Community Council can address a wide range of topics - some are ongoing or regular, others are one-off or historical issues.

The PCC has an ongoing budget and can allocate funds to selected activities. It currently has funds for community projects.

This page provides local information and links to external information on some of the topics covered and on implemented and potential projects.

Ongoing & Regular

Planning
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Life Saving Defibrillators Installed & Training Available

Defibrillators are now being provided in Horton, Oxwich and Oxwich Green with funding from the PCC and the Big Lottery. These are in addition to defibrillators already held at holiday sites.

The defibrillators will be accessible to everyone and can be used without training but we encourage all local people to take up the training which is currently being provided. Contact us to confirm your interest.

Local Provision:

Upper Horton: Bank Farm Caravan Park (provided by site)
Upper Horton: Village Hall
Lower Horton: Sea Breeze just up from post box

Oxwich: Oxwich Bay Hotel (provided by site)
Oxwich: Community Hall

Oxwich Green: Greenways Leisure Park


Defibrillators are used in cases of suspected heart attack to monitor heart rhythms and where appropriate to deliver a shock.

Penrice Community Council has co-ordinated this exercise in response to community requests and with the support of Rona Morgan from Horton Village Hall, the committee of Oxwich and Penrice Community Hall and Adrian Hughes of Reynoldston Fire Station who is providing advice and public training.

Notices

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Notice of Conclusion of Audit for Year Ending 31st March 2020 and Requisite Information

Notice of Conclusion of Audit 2019-2020
Annual Return 2019-2020 completed by Auditors
Issues Arising from Audit 2019-2020

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Notice that PCC Annual Return for Year Ending 31st March 2020 has been published before the conclusion of the relevant audit

Penrice Community Council has published its accounting statements for the year ended 31 March 2020 in the form of an annual return on its website as required by Regulation 15(5) of the Accounts and Audit (Wales) Regulations 2014 (as amended). However, the Council gives notice that, because of the impact of COVID-19, the Auditor General has not yet issued an audit opinion and the annual return has been published before the conclusion of the audit. Any certificate, opinion or report made by the Auditor General will be published on its receipt by Council. A further notice will be posted if the audit has not been completed by the 30 November 2020.

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PCC Annual Return for Year Ending 31st March 2020

The Annual Return was finalised and approved at the meeting of the 26th August 2020.

See Document

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Notice of Electors' Rights re PCC Audit for Year Ending 31st March 2020

Electors' Rights to view accounts between 1st and 28th September 2020 and to make representations to Auditor General.

See Notice

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PCC Notice of Delay in Approving Accounting Statements and in Progressing Audit for Year Ending 31st March 2020

Penrice Community Council advises that there will be a delay in its audit for the financial year ending 31 March 2020 because of issues caused by COVID-19. The Council hereby gives notice that it will be unable to approve accounting statements for submission to the Auditor General for Wales by 30 June 2020 in accordance with the Accounts and Audit (Wales) Regulations 2014. The Welsh Audit Office also advises that there are likely to be significant delays in the overall audit process and that it will set new dates for the exercise of electors' rights. Further information will be posted as it becomes available. This Notice was posted here on the 26.06.2020.

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PCC Notice of Audit Conclusion for Year Ending 31st March 2019

The PCC Audit was successfully concluded to the required timetable in September 2019.

See Notice

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Notice of Electors' Rights re PCC Audit for Year Ending 31st March 2019

Electors' Rights to review accounts between 1st and 26th July 2019 and to make representations to Auditor General.

See Notice

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Declaration of Result of Poll for Horton Ward 2017

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to accept the appointment at a Community Council meeting within the next two weeks.

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Candidate List for Horton Ward Election 2017

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Public Notice Confirming Adoption of Code of Conduct 2017

Public Notice of 2017 Election for Penrice Community Council

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Public Notice of 2017 Election for City & County of Swansea including
Gower Ward


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Community Projects, Grants & Issues

Protecting People: Identifying Vulnerable & Providing Support; Reviewing Accidents, Identifying & Addressing Safety Issues; Supporting First Responders.

Supporting People: Encouraging Children & Youth Clubs; Encouraging Daytime & Evening Clubs; Supporting Halls & Associations; Encouraging Health & Fitness; Sharing Benefits of Technology.

Living Locally: Encouraging Local Living; Encouraging Local Initiatives; Addressing Local Issues.

Supporting Nature: Providing Wildflower Strips; Providing Homes for Wildlife; Providing Food for Wildlife.

Remembering & Celebrating: Photographing our Community, Local Countryside & Local Wildlife; Establishing Online History Archive; Commemorating Events; Partying.

Monitoring Built Environment: Monitor & Report Potholes; Encourage Good Positioning of Signs; Respond to Planning Consultations.

Communicating: Provide & Use Noticeboards, Website, Emails.

Open Spaces: Maintain Open Spaces owned by the PCC; Monitor other Open Spaces.

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