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Monthly Archives: May 2015


Wales’ biggest and best-loved food festival gives visitors a taste of what’s on the menu announcing three chefs taking to the stage in September. The Abergavenny Food Festival will once again bring the best in food and drink to the beautiful Monmouthshire market town over the weekend of 18, 19 and 20 September 2015. Renowned […]

Raise Money for Nepal

Table Top Sale to raise funds for survivors of the Nepalese earthquakes. Sunday 24th May at the Abergavenny Guide Hall, Fairfield Car Park, NP7 5PF  9am to 1 pm (doors open 9.30 to 12.30)Tables are free for individuals (proceeds going to Nepal).  Businesses selling and promoting their wares and organisations pay £10 plus as much […]

Council’s recycling and waste changes take effect this week

Monmouthshire County Council has introduced extensive changes to its recycling and waste collection service schedules this week and has notified residents by post as well as employing an extensive social media campaign. Councillor Bryan Jones, cabinet member for Operations commented: “The changes to the recycling and waste collection service will improve the service for many […]

Where to Eat Out : Free Editorial

Calling all hotels, pubs, restaurants cafes and coffee shops! Here’s a great oppurtunity to shout about what’s great about eating out at your establishment!   To participate in our June feature, ‘Where to Eat Out’, and to recieve oodles of complimenatary promotional editorial space, all you need to do is book in your advert, and […]

Introducing your new Inspector

Abergavenny has a new Inspector taking over the reigns. To find out a bit more about him, the work he does and his policing priorities, we took five minutes to ask him some key questions!  Inspector Huw Jones started his role in Abergavenny in March and is based at the police station on Tudor Street […]

New art outlet in listed chapel

A FORMER chapel in Abergavenny has been given a new lease of life as an art shop and gallery thanks to help from Monmouthshire County Council and the Welsh Government.  The project has created six new full-time jobs. The Grade II-listed Bethany Baptist Chapel in Market Street has had a number of uses since it […]


Those of you who are familiar with Flash Fiction will know that the fourth annual National Flash Fiction Day is coming up on 27th June. If you’re not sure what Flash Fiction is, then read on. Flash Fiction is widely recognised as a style of fictional literature of extreme brevity, although there is no formal […]

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