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       Cyngor Tref Aberystwyth


       Town Council

                                                   What we do...

                                                        rom the regular and incredibly high number
       Beth rydyn ni'n ei wneud...                      of calls to the Town Council office regarding
                                                        services provided by Ceredigion County Council
                                                  Fit is quite clear that many members of the
                'r cynifer o’r galwadau cyson i swyddfa'r   public don’t know the difference between the town
                Cyngor Tref ynghylch gwasanaethau a   and county council. This is probably a good opportunity
                ddarperir gan Gyngor Sir Ceredigion, mae'n   to explain.
      Oeithaf amlwg nad yw llawer o aelodau'r        Ceredigion County Council (01545 570881) is
       cyhoedd yn gwybod y gwahaniaeth rhwng y cyngor tref   responsible for delivering essential services across the
       a’r sir. Efallai fod hwn yn gyfle da i egluro.  whole of the county such as education, social services,
         Mae Cyngor Sir Ceredigion (01545 570881) yn   housing, planning, environmental health, highways -
       gyfrifol am ddarparu gwasanaethau hanfodol ar draws   including refuse collection, street cleaning, parking etc.
       y sir gyfan fel addysg, gwasanaethau cymdeithasol,   The County Council employs many hundreds of staff
       tai, cynllunio, iechyd yr amgylchedd, priffyrdd - gan   members across its numerous departments and there
       gynnwys casglu sbwriel, glanhau strydoedd, parcio   are 42 councillors representing wards across the whole
       ac ati. Mae'r Cyngor Sir yn cyflogi cannoedd lawer o   of Ceredigion. The County Council’s main offices are in
       aelodau staff ar draws ei adrannau niferus ac mae 42 o   Aberaeron but it also has offices in Aberystwyth next
       gynghorwyr yn cynrychioli wardiau ar draws Ceredigion   to the Welsh Government building.
       i gyd. Mae prif swyddfeydd y Cyngor Sir yn Aberaeron   The Town Council (01970 624761) on the other
       ond mae ganddo hefyd swyddfeydd yn Aberystwyth   hand consists of 19 elected councillors who are all
       drws nesa i adeilad Llywodraeth Cymru.      unpaid volunteers and whose focus is very much on
         Ar y llaw arall mae'r Cyngor Tref (01970 624761)   Aberystwyth.  They represent Bronglais, North, Central,
       yn cynnwys 19 cynghorydd etholedig sydd i gyd   Rheidol and Penparcau wards. Currently there is one
       yn wirfoddolwyr di-dâl a’u ffocws i raddau helaeth   member of staff, the Clerk, but another member of
       ar Aberystwyth. Maen nhw'n cynrychioli wardiau   staff is due to be recruited.
       Bronglais, Gogledd, Canol, Rheidol a Penparcau. Ar hyn   The Town Council manages allotments, three
       o bryd mae un aelod o staff, y Clerc, ond mae disgwyl i   children’s playgrounds, the MUGA and Adizone,
       aelod arall o staff gael ei recriwtio.      Parc Kronberg (the Big Lottery funded community
         Mae'r Cyngor Tref yn rheoli rhandiroedd, tri maes   skatepark), North Road Park, Christmas lights and the
       chwarae i blant, y MUGA ac Adizone, Parc Kronberg   Seniors Christmas lunch as well as a programme of tree
       (parc sglefrio cymunedol a ariannwyd gan y Loteri   planting, summer flowers and summer entertainment.
       Fawr), Parc Ffordd y Gogledd, goleuadau Nadolig a   The Town Council also funds partners to deliver key
       chinio Nadolig yr Henoed yn ogystal â rhaglen o blannu   events such as the Christmas Switch On, Remembrance
       coed, blodau haf ac adloniant haf. Mae'r Cyngor Tref   Sunday, the Farmer’s Market and St David’s parade.
       hefyd yn ariannu partneriaid i drefnu digwyddiadau   The Council supports and works in partnership with
       allweddol fel y Goleuo Nadolig, Sul y Cofio, y Farchnad   numerous community groups in the town and offers
       Fferm a gorymdaith Dewi Sant                annual grants which are shared
         Mae'r Cyngor yn cefnogi ac yn gweithio mewn
       partneriaeth â nifer o grwpiau cymunedol yn y dref ac   out every April. The 1 April
                                                   deadline still allows time for
       yn cynnig grantiau blynyddol sy'n cael eu rhannu bob   local groups to apply and grant
       mis Ebrill. Mae'r dyddiad cau ar y 1af o Ebrill yn dal   forms are available from the
       i ganiatáu amser i grwpiau lleol wneud cais ac mae’r   Town Council Office.
       ffurflenni grant ar gael gan Swyddfa'r Cyngor Tref.



                                                 council@aberystwyth.gov.uk / 01970 624761 /
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