Newcastle Higher Community Council (NHCC)  has twelve elected members representing the people of the community divided into two wards:


  • Aberkenfig ward has six members
  • Penyfai ward has six members


Details of each ward’s Councillors can be found on the Councillors page


Council Meetings

The Council usually meets at 18.30 on the second Tuesday of the month, apart from August. The venue changes each month so please check the Meeting Dates and Venues page for venue information which can be found on the agenda, or please contact the Clerk in advance of the date.


Members of the public are welcome to attend and observe meetings or to join online. If you would like to speak to the meeting, please contact the Clerk in advance so that time can be allocated to you.


A list of the Council’s meetings can be found on the Meeting Dates and Venues page.  


Keep up to date with our activities by following our Facebook page 




Chair:                   Cllr. Michael Flanagan

Deputy Chair:      Cllr. Marged Griffiths


Chair of HR Committee:                                   Cllr. M. Griffiths

Chair of Maintenance Committee:                    Cllr. D. Hopkins

Chair of Wellbeing Committee:                         Cllr. J. Kemble  

Chair of Governance & Finance Committee:    Cllr. H. Bennett



Contact the Council

For further information on NHCC, please contact the Clerk 



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 The clerk works part time, so please allow 5 working days for a response.