About Graham

The Heath & Birchgrove Labour team work hard all year round to maximise the benefits to our community. Led by Councillor Graham Hinchey, each member of the team lives locally and is involved in many aspects of Heath & Birchgrove community life.

The team are supported by our hard working local Assembly Member, Julie Morgan, and MP, Anna McMorrin – together they aim to deliver positive results for our community.

This website is just one of the ways in which we will keep you updated on events in our community and the wider City. We hope that you will find the information of interest but if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

Your local Councillor, Graham Hinchey represents Heath & Birchgrove on Cardiff Council. Below you can find out more about him and his work in the community over many years.

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Cllr Graham Hinchey

Councillor Graham Hinchey is married to Anne and they have lived in the centre of the Heath & Birchgrove area for more than 20 years. He is a well-known, committed and hardworking community leader and one of the most experienced Members of the City of Cardiff Council.

He has served on the Council in a wide range of committees and outside bodies over the past 20 years, including Education, Highways and Planning. He is the Cabinet Member for Children & Families, a full-time post in the Council, which includes adoption and fostering, Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE),  the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) and projects like Flying Start and Families First.

Locally, Graham is a longstanding Governor at both Ton Yr Ywen and Birchgrove local primary schools and Chair of the Friends of Llwynfedw Gardens (FLG) community group. He also works closely with other community groups such as the Heath Residents Association, Birchgrove Business Group, Maes Y Coed Community Centre and the local Police. On a personal level Graham and Anne are keen Wales and Cardiff rugby and football fans and look after Guide Dogs at home during their final stages of training.