Service updates for Friday 1st February

Written by on 31st January 2019

Schools Closures – Friday 1 February 2019

Last updated 09:05 on Friday 1st February

The following schools have confirmed that they are closed:

  • Abersychan School
  • Blaenavon Heritage VC Primary School
  • Blenheim Road Community Primary
  • Coed Eva Primary
  • Croesyceiliog Primary
  • Croesyceiliog School
  • Crownbridge School (INSET Day) – Open to staff
  • Cwmbran High School
  • Cwmffrwdoer Primary
  • Garnteg Primary
  • George Street Primary
  • Greenmeadow Primary
  • Griffithstown Primary School
  • Henllys Church in Wales Primary
  • Llantarnam Community Primary School
  • Llanyravon Primary
  • Maendy Primary
  • Nant Celyn Primary
  • New Inn Primary
  • Our Lady of the Angels RC Primary
  • Padre Pio RC Primary
  • Penygarn Community Primary
  • Ponthir Church in Wales Primary
  • Pontnewydd Primary
  • St Albans R.C. High School
  • St Davids R.C. Primary
  • West Monmouth School
  • Woodlands Community Primary School
  • Ysgol Bryn Onnen
  • Ysgol Gyfun Gwynllyw
  • Ysgol Gymraeg Cwmbran
  • Ysgol Panteg
  • Cwmbran Integrated Children’s Centre
  • Torfaen Pupil Referral Unit
  • Priory Coleg South Wales

Flying Start closures –

  • Cwmbran ICC
  • Little Ducklings at Garnteg and Cold Barn Farm
  • Little Angels at Blenheim ICC
  • Building Blocks Too
  • Maendy First Steps
  • Busy Bees at Blaenavon ICC
  • Penygarn ICC
  • Penygarn Under 5s
  • Pontymoile Under 5s
  • West Mon Under 5
  • Little Seedlings at Woodlands ICC

We will update as we hear of more closures.

It is the head teacher’s responsibility to notify and decide about any school closures. If they have not notified us or Torfaen Council, the school will not appear on the list above.

Adult and Community Education

We have been informed that all classes are running as normal on Friday 1st February.

Waste Collections

Crews have been sent out for all rounds due today, and will collect from all areas where it is safe to do so.

If your waste isn’t collected today, you are advised to leave it out, we may return tomorrow or wait until Sunday, but we will keep you updated here.

Public Transport

For public transport information, contact Traveline Cymru on 0300 200 2233.

Clearing snow and ice from pavements

There’s no law stopping you from clearing snow and ice on the pavement outside your home or from public spaces. The yellow grit bins are there for residents to use on local trouble spots – please use the salt sensibly, as a thin layer is usually all that is needed to be effective. Advice and information is available on

Frozen Pipes – Top Tips from Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water

During the cold weather, residents often have trouble with frozen pipes. A drop in temperature can cause water in pipes to freeze, triggering a burst when it thaws. A repair is then urgently needed, bringing you expense and inconvenience at a time of year when you’d least want to face it. To help you to have a stress-free winter, Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water have some top tips on protecting your home over the colder months.

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