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Built in Buoyancy

Posted on: September 21st, 2022

“Stress, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder.”~ Roger C. Mills, from the book Realizing Mental Health Let’s talk about the ‘R’ word. Tell me, what springs to mind, when you hear the word ‘resilience’? Does it fill you with a sense of assurance; a certainty that whatever life throws at you, you’ll […]

The Future of our Town Centres

Posted on: September 15th, 2022

Powys County Council are looking at ways to improve the public spaces within Brecon and Crickhowell town centres and are keen to hear the thoughts, experiences and concerns of local people, businesses and visitors on how they use the town centres and how they could be improved. In Brecon the focus is on improving pedestrian […]

Brecon Beacons Food Festival

Posted on: September 14th, 2022

One of the oldest food festivals in Wales, the Brecon Beacons Food Festival opens its doors for the 25th year on Saturday 1st October. The event promises visitors a fantastic mix of food and drink exhibitors and entertainment. Festival goers are expected to sample a range of local produce, including bread, cheese, cakes, artisan beers, […]

Carnival Atmosphere in Crickhowell for 2022 Duck Race

Posted on: September 12th, 2022

On Saturday the 27th August Crickhowell Rotary’s annual Duck Race returned to The Bullpit Meadow after a two year absence!   Although a highly successful ‘virtual duck race’ fundraiser took place in 2021 it was not practical to organise a physical race and field events due to the restrictive nature of covid regulations affecting organisation. […]

Local & Vocal at the Abergavenny Food Festival

Posted on: September 9th, 2022

Later this month, on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th September, the Abergavenny Food Festival will take place for the twenty fourth time, bringing plenty of visitors and attention to the town. But this year’s Festival will also have a slightly different flavour, with a new ‘Local and Vocal’ tent in the Castle grounds, featuring a […]

Crossword Solution: September 2022 issue

Posted on: September 1st, 2022

Crossword Solution September 2012

Back to life

Posted on: August 22nd, 2022

This morning I lost my temper. Unexpectedly and quite spectacularly. I experienced what my wife wryly calls a ‘diary malfunction’ – I learned I had accidentally arranged an important video call with a brand new client into a slot when the house (and quite likely my office) would be overrun by a gaggle of summer […]

Cool KATs

Posted on: August 18th, 2022

Dismayed by the growing problem of litter, a group of residents met up more than three years ago to relaunch Keep Abergavenny Tidy (KAT). They had grown tired of dumped trash – be it fast-food cartons, cans, bottles, cigarette butts or fly-tipping – causing unsightly blots around our scenic historic town and had decided to […]

Brecon Jazz Festival 39th Edition

Posted on: August 3rd, 2022

Brecon Jazz is back with a bounce! After virtual and hybrid years, 2022 will see the full return of live concerts, with vibrant music in the streets and venues across the town. Join us in Brecon – and if you are planning to come over, why not book one or more of our amazing concerts? […]

Reggae Y Fenni

Posted on: August 3rd, 2022

Reggae is coming to Abergavenny – and not before time, say the organisers of ‘Reggae Y Fenni’, Jo Webb and Paul Donnelly, who believe this event at the Priory Centre might be a first for the town. After seeing the 9-piece band ‘Reggae Winehouse’ play in Hereford, the pair were bewitched by the exuberance of […]

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