Welcome to Draethen, Waterloo & Rudry Community Council

 Welcome and thank you for visiting Draethen, Waterloo & Rudry Community Council (DWR CC) web site. We hope you find it useful and informative.

Draethen, Waterloo & Rudry Community Council is close to Caerphilly Town Centre in the South of Caerphilly County Borough.
The Council represents and serves 3 rural Wards in South East Wales: Rhydygwern, Llanfedw and Rudry.
There are 9 postitons for Community Councillors to represent these wards within the Primary Authority of Machen & Rudry Ward.


These positions represent 2 Community Council Members for Rhydygwern; 2 for Llanfedw and 5 for Rudry.

Enquiries, complaints and requests can be made at any time via the details on our Contact Page.

This website upgrade was funded by: Valley Voices and Big Lottery Fund


Audit Notice - Electors Rights

Published: 19 Jun 22

2. Each year the annual accounts are audited by the Auditor General for Wales. Prior to this date, any interested person has the opportunity to inspect and make copies of the accounts and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts etc relating to them for 20 working days on reasonable notice. For the year ended 31 March 2022, these documents will be available on reasonable notice on application to: clerk@dwrcouncil.co.uk Read More...


Published: 24 May 22

Planning Applications received by CCBC for consideration. CCBC has received planning applications 22/0240/CLEU for consideration for TOG Farm. To obtain a Lawful Development Certificate for existing use of land as residential garden for The Old Granary. Also for 22/0411/RET Land At Grid Ref 320134 188913 Cwmnofydd Farm Lane Machen. To retain and complete the change of use of grazing land to accommodate catering trailer, timber shelter/store for tourism provision If you have any comments or enquiries, please email planning@caerphilly.gov.uk. You can search, track and comment on planning applications at https://publicaccess.caerphilly.gov.uk/PublicAccess/ Read More...

Commemorative Cups to recognise Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee

Commemorative Cups to recognise Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee

Published: 24 May 22

Her Majesty The Queen became the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years of service. These cups mark a moment in history celebrating the Queen’s incredible living legacy. Draethen Waterloo & Rudry Community Council Chair, Cllr Sarah Parks-Jones, presents the Platinum Jubilee cups to Headteacher, Richard Cook, to give to each child at Rudry Primary School. Read More...