CHEPSTOW Rugby Club wants to place an aluminum welcome sign at the entrance to its Memorial Ground home. 

The club at the Upton Memorial Ground Burnt Barn Road in Bulwark, which finished mid-table in the Welsh Rugby Union Admiral Men’s National League Division Three East, has applied to Monmouthshire County Council for advertising permission to display the sign. 

The sign, that will be less than one metre high, will feature the club’s badge and the words ‘Welcome to Chepstow RFC’ in lettering no more than 50cm high. 

The club has asked for permission to display the sign from August 1 this year outside its clubhouse and at the point where Lord Eldon Drive meets Burnt Barn Road. 

It has submitted an aerial view of its ground with the proposed location of the sign marked and an image of the proposed sign.

Catherine A’ Herne asked Monmouthshire County Council for permission to cut the trees on the boundary embankment of her home, Rosevale, on Forge Road which is part of the conservation area in Tintern. 

Her application stated the trees are part of an old hedge which is to be reinstated. 

JD WETHERSPOON is seeking permission to place three new condenser units on the back wall of its Coliseum pub in Abergavenny. 

The units will be used for heating and cooling the pub and will be placed near five existing units on the back wall by its service yard. 

The firm has submitted a planning application to Monmouthshire County Council. 

A CAR sales garage has been given permission to fell two “large” trees at the back of its site. 

Judd Brothers, in Park Road, Abergavenny asked for permission to chop down the lime pollards which are protected as they are in a conservation area. 

The garage said, in its application to Monmouthshire County Council, the trees are damaged from disease and there is a concern staff, and stock, could be at risk from falling wood. 

The application described the trees as “large” and “old” pollards with large areas of decay from a fungi.