Cllr John Hill

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Title: Shadow Heritage Champion

Appointing Authority: Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council

Contact information

Home address: 
Linden Lea
12 Alma Terrace
NP23 4DR

Phone:  01495 311011

Mobile:  07886857686

Bus. email:

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Committee appointments

Term of Office

  • 25/05/2017 - 25/05/2022

Additional Information

I was elected to represent Brynmawr on the Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council in May 2017. I lived in Brynmawr since getting married in 1964. I worked in the Steelworks in Ebbw Vale for over 40 years the last two of which I spent in the Netherlands. I retired in 2002 and have since spent my time volunteering in various organisations.

I was a founder member of the “Friends of Parc Nant-y-Waun” a volunteer group that has raised over a quarter of a million pounds used to improve the area of ground located between Brynmawr, Nantyglo and Beaufort for the benefit of the local community. The area has now been declared a Local Nature Reserve.

I am chair of finance on the governing body of Brynmawr Foundation School and link governor for safeguarding at Ysgol Gymraeg Bro Helig. I am chairman of the Blaenau Gwent Association of School Governors and sit on the board of Governors Wales.

I am Chairman of Brynmawr Museum and I am on the committee of the Brynmawr Historical Society.

It’s a privilege to be a member of the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority and hope that I can contribute something to ensure its continued success.