In memory of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

1921 – 2021

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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.

This website is funded by: Valley Voices and Big Lottery Fund



Published: 10 Apr 21

CCBC has received planning application(s) within the Community Council's area. If you have any comments or enquiries, please email You can search, track and comment on planning applications at Read More...

Notice of Job Vacancy - Clerk & RFO

Published: 31 Mar 21

Clerk & RFO for DWR CC. Applications are invited from suitably experienced candidates for the post of Clerk to the Draethen, Waterloo & Rudry Community Council. The Clerk to the Council will be the Proper Officer of the Council and as such is under a statutory duty to carry out all the functions, and in particular to serve or issue all the notifications required by law of a local authority's Proper Officer. The Clerk will be totally responsible for ensuring that the instructions of the Council in connection with its function as a Local Authority are carried out. For Further information click the link for the Job Advert Read More...

Your Voice/Eich Llais. Help Gwent Police understand OUR Policing Priorities

Published: 31 Mar 21

LET’S DECIDE. Help us understand your policing priorities for your community. Using your smart phone, scan the QR code and complete our short survey. By taking part you’ll be helping us protect and reassure Gwent. DEWCH I NI BENDERFYNU. Helpwch ni i ddeall eich blaenoriaethau plismona ar gyfer eich cymuned. Defnyddiwch eich ffôn clyfar i sganio’r cod QR a chwblhewch ein harolwg byr. Trwy gymryd rhan byddwch yn ein helpu ni i amddiffyn a thawelu meddwl pobl Gwent. Read More...