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  • Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council

    Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council is responsible for all local government services in Blaenau Gwent such as education, social care services, highways, leisure, and planning. The Council employs staff in many locations throughout the area in a wide variety of roles. 42 elected members represent Blaenau Gwent communities.

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  • South Wales Fire and Rescue Service

    South Wales Fire and Rescue Service is one of the largest Fire & Rescue Services in the United Kingdom serving rural, urban and coastal areas. The service responds to more than 60,000 emergency calls every year, ranging from fires to road traffic collisions, rescue operations to chemical spills.

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  • Aneurin Bevan Health Board

    Aneurin Bevan Health Board is responsible for the delivery of health care services to people living in Gwent. The Health Board has developed Locality Structures which provide a specific focus for Blaenau Gwent. This ensures partnerships and local people are fully engaged in improving health and well-being.

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  • Natural Resources Wales

    Natural Resources Wales ensures the environment and natural resources of Wales are sustainably maintained and used, now and in the future.

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  • Welsh Government

    The Welsh Government is also represented officially on the Blaenau Gwent Local Service Board by a senior Government official, whose role is to improve problem-solving, resolve conflicts, and provide constructive challenge.

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  • Gwent Police

    Gwent Police operates an efficient, modern policing structure to serve the people of Blaenau Gwent. There is a Local Policing Unit for Blaenau Gwent, where a dedicated Superintendent operates 4 neighbourhood policing teams.

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  • Wales National Probation Services

    Wales Community Rehabilitation Company provides rehabilitation and offender management services to help reduce reoffending and protect the public. They work with low and medium-risk offenders, managing their community sentences and providing them with knowledge, skills and support to enable them to stop offending.

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  • Public Health Wales

    Public Health Wales is an NHS body whose purpose is to protect and improve health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities. We improve the quality, equity and effectiveness of healthcare services and protect people from infectious and environmental hazards

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  • Gwent Association of Voluntary Organisations

    Gwent Association of Voluntary Organisations (GAVO) is the County Voluntary Council that supports third sector organisations operating and delivering services in Blaenau Gwent. In Blaenau Gwent GAVO support over 400 voluntary organisations including community groups, volunteers, self help groups, co-operatives, social enterprises and religious organisations.

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  • Tai Calon

    Tai Calon Community Housing was launched on 26 July, 2010, and is the largest social landlord in Blaenau Gwent. It was created after tenants of Blaenau Gwent council voted in favour of their homes being transferred to Tai Calon. Tai Calon are a “not for profit” organisation and a community mutual, which means, as the name suggests, tenants are at the heart of everything they do.

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  • Coleg Gwent

    Coleg Gwent is Wales’ largest further education college. It has more than 35, 000 students ranging from secondary school leavers to mature students. They offer a wide range of accessible part-time and full-time academic and vocational courses.

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  • Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner

    The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) provides support to the Commissioner in carrying out his duties and responsibilities. There are currently 14 officers. Led by the Chief of Staff, they provide a wide range of support and advice to the Commissioner in areas such as meetings and engagement, equality and diversity, and performance, ensuring that the Commissioner is fully up-to-date and briefed on any policy changes at either a local, regional or national level.

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