Caerphilly County Borough Council joined neighbouring local authorities in South Wales to show support for the LGBTQ+ community and help promote equality and diversity.

On 27 August 2022, the authority took part in the Pride Cymru event, as part of the ‘Proud Councils’ network, which is designed to enable councils throughout the region to work together while promoting services and offering their support.

Representatives of Caerphilly County Borough Council travelled to Cardiff for the event alongside colleagues from Rhondda Cynon Taf, Merthyr Tydfil, Powys, Newport, Swansea, Bridgend, Torfaen, and Blaenau Gwent.

Staff, councillors, and associated community groups joined hundreds of people who marched through the streets of Cardiff together to demonstrate each council’s commitment and support for the LGBTQ+ community in Wales.

Councillor Jamie Pritchard, Deputy Leader for Caerphilly County Borough Council, said, ““It was great to join the parade again in Cardiff on what was yet again, a very well attended event. As a member of the Proud Council network, we will continue to come together to demonstrate our commitment towards equality and diversity.”