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Communities First postcodes

Communities First is the Welsh Government’s flagship programme designed to improve the living conditions and the prospects of people in the most disadvantaged communities across Wales.

Communities First areas correspond to the 100 most deprived electoral divisions according to the Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation 2000, the 32 pockets of deprivation, six imaginative proposals and 47 new areas as identified by the Welsh Assembly Government.

More information about Communities First

Postcode Finder

To find out if your postcode is included in the Communities First programme, please follow the instructions below:

  1. Click on the 'Communities First Postcodes' document in the Resources box on the right
  2. Hold down the 'Ctrl' and 'F' keys at the same time
  3. Enter your postcode including a space eg. CF11 6DY or CF5 6RP
  4. If your postcode is found on the document, you are living in a Communities First area which will be noted on your application form.



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