Blaenavon Town Council

  • 01495 790643 Clerk to the Council Kevin Warren
  • blaenavontc@btconnect.com
  • 101, High Street,
  • Blaenavon, Torfaen NP4 9PT

Who we are and what we do

Kevin Warren

Kevin Warren

Town Clerk

Kevin Warren - Town Clerk

Place of birth:  Ebbw Vale

Education:  Ebbw Vale Comprehensive School; Ebbw Vale College of Further Education; Allt yr yn College, Newport; National Police Training College, Cwmbran; National Detective Training School, Birmingham.

Work:  Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship with British Steel. Left job as engineer to pursue new career as a police officer with Gwent Police and fulfil aspiration of becoming a Detective. Appointed Detective Constable in 1996 and worked all across the Gwent area during nine years in post. Retired from Gwent Police in 2016 after 27 years’ service and holding ranks at Sergeant, Inspector and Chief Inspector. In June 2017, commenced new role as Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer with Blaenavon Town Council - ‘a role that I am privileged to hold to serve the community of Blaenavon’.

Family:  Lives in Cwmbran with daughter Megan, 17.

Hobbies/interests:  Former Chair of Governors at Croesyceiliog Primary School and Chair of Thornhill Communities First Partnership Board. Hobbies include cooking and wine, local history, classic cars and politics.

Achievements:  I’m proud of my leadership/management qualifications and becoming a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, which reflects my achievements with Gwent Police from a strategic perspective. Also becoming a parent and serving the public of Gwent as a police officer.

What do you think is the best thing about working in Blaenavon? “Having worked in Blaenavon for two years in May 2019, the best thing about the town is its community spirit and industrial heritage, not to mention its outstanding landscapes and natural beauty.”

 

 

Your Town Councillors

Cllr Samantha Bright

Cllr Samantha Bright

Councillor, East Ward
Cllr Gareth Davies

Cllr Gareth Davies

Mayor; Councillor, West Ward
Cllr Jac Denley-Jones

Cllr Jac Denley-Jones

Councillor, West Ward
Cllr Lewis Evans

Cllr Lewis Evans

Councillor, West Ward
Cllr Nick Horler

Cllr Nick Horler

Councillor, West Ward
Cllr Jackie Huybs

Cllr Jackie Huybs

Councillor, East Ward
Cllr Alan Jones

Cllr Alan Jones

Councillor, East Ward
Cllr Janet Jones

Cllr Janet Jones

Councillor, East Ward
Cllr Gareth McCann

Cllr Gareth McCann

Councillor, West Ward
Cllr Phyllis Roberts

Cllr Phyllis Roberts

Councillor, West Ward