Welcome to the Acton Community Council website
NOTE: Acton Community Council is currently developing and updating its website
to comply with the Web Content Accessibility
Guidelines (WCAG). The Council is aware that the current website
is not compliant and is striving to publish its new website as soon as
CORONAVIRUS & COUNCIL BUSINESS ARRANGEMENTS: The Council and its Committee
Meetings will be held remotely via ZOOM for the foreseeable future to limit non-essential
social activity and interaction with the community. Members of the Public are welcome and encouraged to join and observe the remote meetings. Please call the Clerk on 07913 071470 if you have any difficulties using the published log-in details to join a meeting.
For accurate and reliable information on the Coronavirus for people in the Acton Community area, the following list of websites may be of use:
AVOW Wrexham : https://avow.org/category/covid-19/
Public Health Wales: https://phw.nhs.wales/
Welsh Government: https://gov.wales/coronavirus
Wrexham County Borough Council https://beta.wrexham.gov.uk/service/covid-19-novel-coronavirus-information
NHS Helpline: 111 https://111.nhs.uk/covid-19
If you are an enthusiastic community spirited person and wish to make a difference in your local Community, you can do so by expressing an interest and putting your name forward for election or co-option onto the Council to fill any casual vacancies that may occur in your ward. please contact the Clerk for more information. Did you know that if you want to be a Community Councillor, you may be eligible to receive some re-imbursement for Financial Loss and Carers costs to enable you attend the Council meetings? Please click here to view a leaflet prepared by the Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales on payments to Councillors
Presently there is one Community Councillor vacancy on the Council. The Council intends to fill the vacancy at its December 2021 Council meeting. Please keep a check on the News and Public Notices sections of the Council's website for information about any further vacancies that may occur.
THE LAST FULL COUNCIL ELECTIONS WERE HELD IN MAY 2017 AND THE NEXT ARE SCHEDULED FOR MAY 2022.
Acton Community Council was established in April 1985 together with the other three Wrexham Town Centre Community Councils of Caia Park, Offa and Rhosddu.
The website of One Voice Wales has a detailed section providing basic information and leaflets on
the role of community and town councils
and how to become a Councillor that answers
most of the questions asked by potential candidates.
The Welsh Local Government Association also has a website with more information. You can view this information here: www.beacouncillor.wales
(Election Information last updated on 8 June 2021 by Mrs Carole Roberts, Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to the Council)