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Abergavenny Focus February 2021

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Abergavenny ‘Street Monitor’ Scheme Still Going Strong

Posted on: February 12th, 2021

During the first lockdown, shielding Abergavenny residents could count on their very own ‘Street Monitor’ – an immediate neighbor – to help with getting essential supplies. Last spring, more than 200 wonderful volunteers covered around 70% of the town, each looking after their own street and responding to requests directly. We know that made a […]

AberG Access All Areas: New Facebook Group for Local Lockdown Entertainment

Posted on: February 3rd, 2021

Are you missing live entertainment? Do you love seeing Abergavenny’s home-grown talent performing in our pubs, theatres and music venues? Lockdown has put severe restrictions on all of us and though there have been many wonderful online entertainment initiatives both regionally and nationally there hasn’t been a local online hub for Abergavenny-based performers. Until now. […]

Unmasked ! …but only in print. A salute to The Heroic Volunteers of Crickhowell

Posted on: February 3rd, 2021

As the year turns the Trustees and Manager of the Crickhowell Volunteer Bureau want to pay tribute to the hundreds of volunteers who, from a proper distance, masked and gloved, supported their community and each other, during these extraordinary times. Working in partnership with other organisations, businesses and agencies, they have offered their help to […]

Keep Abergavenny Tidy Group Recognised with Award

Posted on: February 3rd, 2021

The work of volunteer litter pickers in Abergavenny has been recognised in this year’s High Sheriff of Gwent Awards. The Keep Abergavenny Tidy (K.A.T.) group have won a certificate for their outstanding contribution to the community. “I believe that the wonderful work you and your team undertake is deserving of such recognition,” the High Sheriff, […]

Brecon U3a Zooming Ahead

Posted on: February 3rd, 2021

What’s probably most missed just now: getting together with our mates! Well, for all those not in full-time employment or over 50 in Brecon and the surrounding area, there’s a promising solution on offer almost every week, even in lockdown, and that’s your local u3a. u3a is a well established national network of independent organisations, […]

Thank You to and From Abergavenny

Posted on: February 2nd, 2021

The 2020 pandemic year, particularly Christmas, brought so many challenges to our community. Many folk across town made every effort to reach out to shielded or vulnerable people with sewing, cooking, errands, making calls, shopping and entertaining (even sending out Father Christmas on a tractor). It was hit or miss whether we would see our […]

Focus Editions February 2021

Posted on: February 2nd, 2021

    Dear Readers, One valuable thing that all this lockdown pandemic stuff has taught me, is that people are extremely generous. That generosity might show itself in offering time to help somebody, offering food to foodbanks, charitable donations of clothing, baby clothes etc, or just lending somebody your ear. In the ten years that […]

Crossword Solution: February 2021

Posted on: February 2nd, 2021

Crossword Solution January 2021

Posted on: January 4th, 2021

Please don’t attempt this month’s Focus Walk until current restrictions are lifted

Posted on: December 31st, 2020

January’s editions include a walk around Allt Yr Esgair near Tal y Bont, that was put together before the current Covid lockdown was put in place. Current guidelines state that in Level 4, exercise should begin and end from your home. We urge you, therefore, to hold off on doing this walk if you need […]

COVID19 Cancellations

As a result of the COVID19 crisis, many events have been cancelled. Event owners may not have updated their listing in our calendar to reflect this, so please do check with the organiser to confirm

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