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 nine 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 George Hislop Co-opted - January 2019
Councillor John Williams Elected Uncontested - May 2017
Jameston and Lydstep Ward Councillor Status
Councillor Graham Clark Co-opted - October 2017
Councillor Ray Hughes (Chair) Elected Uncontested - May 2017
Councillor Lorraine John Co-opted - August 2019
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 2019-2020 and Cllr Hall was re-elected as Vice-chair for 2019-2020 at the MCC AGM held on 13 May 2019. Due to the Current Covid 19 restrictions meetings of Manorbier Community Council are held in the open air as whenn deemed necessary
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 is attached together with the latest monthly declarations of interest summary (if appropriate). A list of payments made to Members in FY 2019/2020 is also attached.
The Auditor General for Wales issued MCC an unqualified audit report for 2018/19. See attached 'Notice of Conclusion of Audit' 2019 - 2020 Audit at present with Grant Thornton awaiting the report
Jameston Play Area continues to be well used by children and young adults and monthly inspections are undertaken by Cllr John Williams. Pembrokeshire Councty Council undertake the formal quarterly and Hags the annual inspections. Repairs to the zip wire are currently required and these will be undertaken shortly by HAGS.
Manorbier Community Council'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 will be published as and when meetings are held.