Templeton Community Council is one of many community councils in Pembrokeshire. We own and manage Templeton Community Hall, Templeton Village Green and Templeton Play Park - more information on all of these can be found within this website.
There are pages here giving you information on who your Community Councillors are and also minutes of the recent meetings held by the Council. There are pages giving you information on the Hall, including what is on and planned for the next few months, as well as how to book the Hall for your event or class, and the rules for all hirers.
We welcome your feedback - please do get in touch. The Clerk to the Council is Mrs. Vicky Mitchell - [email protected]
October 2023: The Ombudsman for Wales has compiled a list of advice and advocacy bodies that may be of use to individuals in various circumstances. The list is at https://www.ombudsman.wales/making-a-complaint/advice-and-advocacy-bodies-2/ . It is a 'live' document, and so will be getting updated with more information and agencies over time. You may have an issue and you do not know who might be able to help you - hopefully there will be an angecy on the list that will be able to help.
October 2023: The annual bonfire and firework display will be happening on Saturday 4th November - refreshments will be available, and Templeton School will be doing a bucket collection. The bonfire will be on the Village Green, fireworks will be let off from the North Green. Please keep yourself and everyone else safe by not getting too close to either and complying with safety instructions. We advise you not to park in our parking areas in Knights Court and just next to the Hall. We hope you enjoy the event!
October 2023: Pembrokeshire County Council is undertaking a review of polling districts, places and stations, and would welcome feedback from members of the public. Relevant information regarding the current arrangements and proposals for changes
can be found on the Council’s Have Your Say page or can be inspected at: Electoral Services, Unit 23, Thornton Industrial Estate, Milford Haven, SA73 2RR. You can add your comments and representation via an online feedback form, emailing [email protected] with the completed feedback form or by post to the Electoral Services address above.
August 2023: Pembrokeshire County Council has today (15-8-23) announced that WISE (Waste Investigations Support & Enforcement) has been awarded the contract to carry out environmental crime enforcement across Pembrokeshire. They are empowered to issue fixed penalty notices for offences such as
- Dog fouling
- Graffiti and fly-posting
- Breaches of byelaws relating to dogs on beaches.
To report envirnmental crime, email [email protected] .
The full press relase is below.
March 2023: Pembrokeshire has today announced (14th March 2023) revised charges for parking in their car parks, taking effect 5th April 2023. Look at the bottom of this page for the attachment ' Pembrokeshire parking charges from 5th April 2023' for the details.
December 2022: Pembrokeshire County Council have published informaton the temporary closure of Tanners Lane for bridge repair works from Monday 30th January 2023 for five nights. The official notice and map of the alternative route are provided below.
September 2022: Pembrokeshire County Council have issued a notice about a planned one night road closure for Tanners Lane from its junction within the vicinity of the property known as Fresh Fields west to its junction within the vicinity of the property known as Forge Mill. This is for an examination of the railway bridge. No more detailed information on times has been provided beyond 'overnight' .
July 2022: Pembrokeshire County Council have issued information on the road closures in the County for the Ironman event in September. There will be various closures and restrictions between September 8th and September 12th to allow for the organisers to manage the setting up, the actual events, and afterwards. Plase see the four documents attached below for details.
July 2022: There is a planned road closure on the B4315 between Templeton and Cold Blow for telecoms works. The road will be closed from its junction within the vicinity of the property known as Acorn Lodge, east to its junction within the vicinity of the property known as Park House. This should only be for the one day of 15th July.
July 2022: There is going to be overnight road closure for 5 nights from 7pm to 6am from 15th July of the A4115 Templeton to Cross Hands road. Please see the relevant notices and diversion route at the bottom of this page.
May 2022: The Long Course Weekend will be taking place between 1st and 3rd July this year. This will mean some road closures. Please look on their website for more details. The Pembrokeshire County Council road closures order is attached at the bottom of this page. Also at the bottom of the page is a document giving the bus service changes during the event.
April 2022: There will be a talk on Friday 8th April in Templeton Community Hall by Dr. Rob Davies MBE based on his book 'Templeton: a village through time' . Please contact the Clerk on [email protected] to book your place.
March 2022: The notices for the upcoming elections in May 2022 have been published - they are at the bottom of this page.
January 2022: Pembrokeshire County Council have announced a planned road closure of the U6394 from its junction with the A478 Templeton to Begelly road, south east to its junction within the vicinity of the property known as Tregallet Farm. This will be from Monday 17th January for probably four days. The notice, and the alternative route, is included in the attachments below.
November 2021: Pembrokeshire County Council have opened up their public consultation on their budget plans for 2022-23. They are running a Teams live stream on Wednesday 1-12-21 between 7pm and 8pm. They have also set up a budget simulator to show you the impact of Council Tax changes or departmental funding changes. You can also have your say by downloading the response form and sending it back to them. More information is on https://haveyoursay.pembrokeshire.gov.uk/have-your-say-on-council-budget-2022-23
September 2021: Templeton Community Council is advertising for a caretaker for the Hall. This is a part-time (approx 5-6 hours a week) fixed-term role until September 2022. Contact the Clerk on [email protected] for more information. Closing date for applications is 14th October 2022, interviews are expected to be during the following week, with the successful applicant to start work as soon as possible afterwards.
September 2021: Unfortunately it has been decided by Templeton Community Council that they will not be holding the bonfire and firework display this year. It is as last year for covid-19 related reasons - with the number of positive cases still high and it being very uncertain as to whether restrictions might be increased as we go into the autumn and winter months, it was considered to great a health and safety risk to the community of Templeton and all in the area. This was not an easy decision, because we enjoy the event as much as you!
August 2021: There is a planned road closure of the B4314 in Princes Gate on September 2nd for one day for telecommunication works. It will be between Ffynnon Goch to Swallows Nest. The proposed alternative route goes via Cold Blow towards the top of Templeton, then up through Narberth and back towards Princes Gate.
July 2021: The Welsh Government has a consultation open until the end of September on the proposal to introduce a default 20mph speed limit on restricted roads in Wales. More information is on
July 2021: There is a free book exchange now in place in Templeton, in Knights Court. Come along, browse the bookshelves to find a free book to read, and leave one that you have enjoyed. Thank you to the organiser for making this available.
July 2021: There is a planned road closure on the B4315 between Cold Blow and Templeton for Friday 16th July. The proposed diversion route is the A478 road at Templeton towards Narberth, the C3039 Camp Hill to Cold Blow road, then the B4315. This is so that telecommunication works can be carried out.
March 2021: The Welsh Government have just started a twelve week consultation on options for improving rail services within the south west Wales area. These include increased frequency of long-distance strategic services, increased local services from west Wales to Carmarthen and Swansea, new stations and improvements to existing stations, and development of a Swansea Bay and west Wales Metro network. More information, including the full consultation document and the link to give views online is on https://gov.wales/swansea-bay-and-west-wales-metro
January 2021: Pembrokeshire County Council have launched their budget consultation for 2021-22. This is the chance for you to express your views on the proposals put forward, and how it will impact your Council Tax bill. Go to https://haveyoursay.pembrokeshire.gov.uk/budget-consultation-2021-22 for further information. The consultation closes on 7th February 2021.
January 2021: Due to the deteriorating carriageway surface, it is necessary to carry out carriageway surfacing works on the A40 Penblewin Roundabout, Narberth, Pembrokeshire. The works are programmed to commence on Saturday 23th January for a duration of 3 nights (weather permitting) and temporary traffic management will be in place for the duration of the works. There will be access for Emergency Services through the works at all times.
December 2020: There are loads of different courses available on https://www.pembrokeshire.gov.uk/search-for-a-course and many of the courses are online including all the language courses. They are also offering free courses on introductory digital skills.
December 2020: Pembrokeshire County Council has publicised a one day temporary road closure of the unclassified road (U6394) Stepaside towards Templeton road – from its junction with access to the property known as Shipping Hill, west to its junction with the A478 Begelly to Templeton road. This is for telecom polling works and will take place on Tuesday 5th January 2021.
November 2020: Templeton Community Hall re-opened on 9th November after the firebreak lockdon and is now available for use. Please go to the specific pages on this website for details of what is on.
October 2020: Unfortunately Templeton Community Hall will be closed for all use from 6.00pm on Friday 23rd October until Monday 9th November 200 as part of the 'firebreak' lockdown mandated by the Welsh Government. We hope to restart the various exercise activities as soon as possible when we are allowed to re-open. Watch this website!
October 2020: We are delighted to say that the will be restarting the Templeton and Cold Blow Community Speedwatch gtroup in the very near future. If you would like to get invovled, or just to find out more, contact the Clerk: Mrs. Vicky Mitchell - [email protected]
August 2020: It is with a lot of regret that Templeton Community Council confirms that there will not be the annual children's Hallowe'en walk this year as arranged by TCA, nor the bonfire and fireworks display. They were difficult decisions to make, but with the covid-19 situation as we go towards winter unknown, it is important to do what we can to keep our community safe. We hope they will be back as normal next year.
August 2020: Pembrokeshire County Council plan to change the charges for car parking in Pembrokeshire from 9th September 2020. Please see the attached documents for more information.
July 2020: There are proposals from Pembrokeshire County Council to amend the speed limits and the locations they apply. Please see the attached document for further information.
Information on any upcoming planned activity at Templeton Airfield is received monthly and is also posted on the Council's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TempletonCommunityCouncil/