Seven Sisters (electoral ward)

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Seven Sisters
Population 2,032 (2001 census)
Principal area Neath Port Talbot
Ceremonial county West Glamorgan
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Neath
Welsh Assembly Neath
Councillors Steve Hunt (Independent)
List of places
Neath Port Talbot

Seven Sisters is an electoral ward of the Welsh principal area of Neath Port Talbot County Borough. The ward, which includes, as well as Seven Sisters proper, the lesser settlements of Bryndulais and Nant-y-cafn, is coterminous with the area served by the Seven Sisters Community Council.

Lying in the upper Dulais Valley – in which coalmine workings are still very evident (the village is named after Seven Sisters Colliery which closed in the early 1960s) – the area is characterized by extensive forestry to the north, east and south, and open moorland in the northwest and central areas.

In the 2012 local council elections, the result from Seven Sisters was:

Candidate Party Votes Status
Steve Hunt Independent 764 Independent hold
Jako Davies Labour 241

Voter turnout was 62.86%.

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