Manorbier is a village based on the south coast of Pembrokeshire and located within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. The name itself means the 'Manor of Pyr'. There are a number of wonderful attractions in Manorbier, including the Castle, St James Church (see photograph alongside), King's Quoit (on the south east bank of Manorbier Beach), The Bier House and the grade 1 listed Medieval Dovecote.
Manorbier Community Council is made up of eight councillors serving two wards; Manorbier Ward and Jameston and Lydstep Ward. Full Council usually meets every first Monday in the month (except bank holidays - this website will have the revised dates where this occurs - see below). The public are always welcome to attend Full Council meetings and a public participation session is always scheduled at the start of Full Council meetings - usually at 7.00pm. Meetings are held in Jameston Village Hall, Jameston.
Councillors by Ward
Manorbier Ward Councillor Status
Councillor Rob Hall (Vice chair) Elected Uncontested - May 2017
Councillor John Williams Elected Uncontested - May 2017
Councillor George Hislop Co-opted - January 2019
Jameston and Lydstep Ward Councillor Status
Councillor Graham Clark Co-opted - October 2017
Councillor Ray Hughes (Chair) Elected Uncontested - May 2017
Councillor Marcia Kidney Elected Uncontested - May 2017
Councillor John Long Elected Uncontested - May 2017
Councillor James Miall Co-opted - October 2017
Councillor Hughes was re-elected as Chair for 2019-20 and Cllr Hall was re-elected as Vice-chair for 2019-20 at the MCC AGM held on 13 May 2019.
All Members are Independent and are not affiliated to any political party. Councillors can be contacted through the Clerk. (See Contacts sub heading.) The Register of Members' Interests as at January 2019 is attached together with the latest monthly declarations of interest summary (May 2019). A list of payments made to Members in FY 2017/18 is also attached.
Four casual vacancies currently exist in the office of Councillor for MCC. Please see the attached notice of Co-option to fill these four vacancies. Deadline for applications is 14 June 2019.
The Auditor General for Wales issued MCC an unqualified audit report for 2017/18. See attached 'Notice of Conclusion of Audit'. The annual audit for FY 2018/19 is currently underway and the Internal Audit has been completed without qualification. Please see the attached Notice of Electors' Rights should members of the community wish to see audit paperwork.
Jameston Play Area continues to be well used by children and young adults and monthly inspections are undertaken by Cllr John Williams. PCC undertake the formal quarterly and annual inspections. Repairs to the zip wire are currently required and these will be undertaken shortly.
MCC's Standing Orders have been updated and were approved at its meeting held on 2 July 2018. A copy is attached.
A copy of the latest approved Minutes from the Full Council Meeting held on 1 April 2019 is attached.
At the Full Council meeting held on 7 January 2019, the Annual Precept for 2019/20 was agreed at £20,825.
The next meeting of Full Council, Manorbier CC, is on Monday, 3 June 2019. The venue - Jameston Village Hall, Jameston at 7.00pm. A copy of the agenda will be attached here in due course. A Public Participation session is always made available ahead of Full Council (at 7.00pm).