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 St. James 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.

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News

Lest We Forget - 6651 – Private David John Jones – 5th Battalion Australian Imperial Force

Lest We Forget - 6651 – Private David John Jones – 5th Battalion Australian Imperial Force

Published: 21 Sep 21

In our series of stories about the local men who died in the two World Wars, on the anniversary of when they fell, this is the story of David Jones who is also the second local man who emigrated but returned to play his part; David John Jones from Rudry, 5th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force died of his wounds this day, 21st September 1918 aged 34 Read More...

DEFIBRILLATOR SEMINAR

DEFIBRILLATOR SEMINAR

Published: 16 Sep 21

Tuesday 28th September 7pm at Rudry Parish Hall. We have invited the Community Heartbeat Trust to demonstrate the use of our defibrillators explaining how the equipment works and the benefits to the community in saving precious minutes in the treatment of sudden cardiac arrest. Read More...

Lest we forget, Lance Corporal Augustus Harris, Welsh Guards & Guardsman James Herbert (Bert) Richards

Lest we forget, Lance Corporal Augustus Harris, Welsh Guards & Guardsman James Herbert (Bert) Richards

Published: 16 Sep 21

This story, in our series of the local men who gave their lives in the two world wars, on the anniversary of when they fell, is of two local [Waterloo] men of the 1st Battalion, Welsh Guards who fell together this day, the 16th September 1916 aged 19 and 22. Read More...