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.
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 LAST FULL COUNCIL ELECTIONS WERE HELD ON 5 MAY 2022.
FOR DETAILED INFORMATION ON THE MAY 2022 LOCAL COUNCIL ELECTIONS PLEASE USE THE LINKS BELOW TO ACCESS THE WREXHAM ELECTIONS AND VOTING WEBSITE; ONE VOICE WALES AND WELSH LOCAL GOVERNMENT ASSOICATION WEBPAGES:
Current elections and vacancies | Wrexham County Borough Council (Etholiadau presennol / swyddi | Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Wrecsam)
The website of One Voice Wales has a detailed section providing basic information and leaflets on the benefits of a town and community council , 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 9 May 2022 by Mrs Carole Roberts, Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to the Council)
Aside from full Council Election years, 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 are three Community Councillor vacancies on the Council following the full Council Elections. 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 in future.
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