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Monthly Archives: June 2020

Temporary measures for Monmouth to support local businesses

Monnow Street and St John Street in Monmouth will close to vehicles from Thursday 25th of June 2020. The council has carried out an emergency order to ensure people visiting the high street and town centre are safe when shopping and socially distancing. The measures mean vehicles will be prohibited from travelling via the streets, […]

Photography in Focus: All in a Day’s Work

Well, it has to be said, that this has possibly been the most surreal month of my life as a photographer. If anyone had sat me down a few weeks ago and told me what was about to happen to me, I would have probably with fairly good reason thought they should be sectioned. Since […]

Dream Doors Newport are Re-opening

10% OFF CONTINUES!…FOR KITCHEN RENOVATIONS*  FOR ALL NP POSTCODES As we prepare to return to work, we are proud to be re-opening for business in a safe and responsible manner. We have spent many weeks preparing ourselves, our staff and our showroom for when the time is right. Our customers safety is our primary consideration. […]

‘Shop Local, Shop Monmouthshire’

Council’s new ‘Shop Local, Shop Monmouthshire’ campaign supports reopening businesses and encourages shoppers Monmouthshire County Council has been working to support businesses and help residents feel confident about returning to their town and village centres, as non-essential shops prepare to reopen. As part of this process the council recently ran a survey to get a […]

Up The Mountain

With most nearby hills out of bounds above the mountain fence, the Blorenge is one of the few that are still open and within walking distance of our doorsteps. Helen Morgan from Abergavenny Local History takes a stroll from Llanfoist bridge to Pwll-du. One way is along the old parish road, past the cemetery and […]

Supa Dupa Cleaning are Ready to Deep Clean your Premises

Firstly I would like to thank all of our clients for their continued support and letting me know that they will return to our services when these difficult times are over and it’s safe for us all.We will be back – hopefully soon. With our new Fogging Technology sprayers and environmental solutions, (that are safe […]

Getting Social Again

Ambika Social is a converted horsebox cafe that launched in Linda Vista Gardens, Abergavenny this month. It’s an idea that first flitted into my mind when my little boy, Noah was born. Not in a “one day I will” way – I was far too tired for that! More in a “it would be nice […]

Looking Ahead

This month our eyes are set firmly on the horizon, which sounds like a fine idea to me. Times have been tough—they still are—and there’s some comfort to be had in looking ahead, to better days. Whether it’s the warm embrace of friends and family; a shared cultural event, such as a festival or a […]

Your Ideas Could Help Shape the Future of Monmouthshire’s Town and Village Centres

Monmouthshire County Council is asking as many residents as possible to take part in a new survey that seeks opinions and ideas about how Monmouthshire’s town and village centres could look in the future. As the county looks towards a gradual reopening of businesses and facilities, the council would like take the opportunity to re-evaluate […]

Enter Gwent Wildlife Trust’s Wildlife from Home Competition

Spotted any of your nature neighbours during lockdown? Are bees buzzing and birds bursting into song in your backyard? Whatever #wildlifefromhome you’ve photographed or filmed during lockdown, now’s your chance to enter it in Gwent Wildlife Trust’s new competition. Gwent Wildlife Trust has launched their #wildlifefromhome photography and video competition in response to the success […]

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