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  • Abergavenny Focus December 2021

  • South Powys Focus December 2021

  • Crickhowell Rotary Club Have Fun While Collecting Over £1700 for Children in Need

    On Saturday 20th November Rotarians were out and about again, encouraging donations from passing motorists at Crickhowell’s river bridge. Rotarians collected £1779. This worthy cause which takes place nationally every year is led by the BBC’s Telethon in an effort to raise money for ‘Children in Need.’ All the money collected by Crickhowell Rotary goes […]

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  • Jack and the Beanstalk at the Savoy Theatre, Monmouth

    Pantomime is back at the Savoy Theatre, Monmouth this December, as Spontaneous Productions bring you Jack and the Beanstalk! OH YES THEY DO!!! The land of theatre has been tearfully quiet for the past eighteen months, with live entertainment at a complete standstill: we’ve all taken to streaming just to get our fix, but it’s […]

  • Light Up Llangattock!

    Responding to comments last winter about the lack of Christmas lights in Llangattock, a small group of local residents got together to see what could be done. Out of that initial sharing of ideas, Llangattock Village Society was born, with the aim of cherishing and strengthening community bonds. Helen Burns, one of the trustees of […]

  • Luminate Wales 2021

    A Spectacular Light Trail is BACK at Margam Country Park and tickets are selling fast! A spectacular after dark, light trail – Luminate, is back at Margam Park nr Port Talbot this festive period. Running from the 18th Nov – 24th Dec the magical light trail is set to wow visitors again after it’s success […]

  • The Romans are Coming!

      AD 56. Abergavenny was then Gobannion as the Roman empire crept steadily nearer. Forts were being built at Usk, Caerleon and Caerwent and the storm clouds were gathering. Our local tribe, the Silures was not going to be subjugated by Rome. They were going to fight. But how hard? How many warriors? Lenculus of […]

  • Abergavenny Focus November 2021

  • South Powys Focus November 2021

  • Hot Tubs Rock! Open Day

    Hot Tubs Rock founder Angharad Wrigley & the team are celebrating local businesses, families & the hot tub spa experience by hosting an Open Weekend to mark one year based at Unit 2, Marina Business Park, Lydney (16-17 October).  They’re also celebrating their birthday in this showroom site – yes, they opened one year ago, […]

  • My Dog Helps Boost Good Mental Health

    When I was little, I had a best friend, his name was Sam, and he was a West Highland White Terrier. I only saw him in school holidays as my relatives lived on the Isle of Wight, but he meant the world to me and I had many happy visits, chatting to him, helping to […]

  • Petal & Leaf

    Tucked away at number 15 Nevill Street, you’ll find one of Abergavenny’s most recent retail newcomers: Petal & Leaf. Rachel Dixon established Petal & Leaf in August this year as a means of combining a floristry studio with a working greenhouse and a cutting garden where she will use her own seasonal cut flowers and […]

  • Realising Our Mental Health

    “Literally everybody is sitting in the middle of mental health. . . but they don’t know it.”~ Sydney Banks Take a moment to reflect on your understanding of the term ‘mental health.’ What does it mean to you? How specific could you be, about what it actually is? How would you define it? If, like […]

  • Abergavenny Focus October 2021

  • South Powys Focus October 2021

  • Mid Wales Autumn Fayre

    Mid Wales Autumn Fayre is to be held on the Royal Welsh Showground on the weekend of 2nd – 3rd October, 2021. Although a new show comprising of a food festival and craft festival on the showground its roots emanate from the Brecon Food Festival. The Brecon Food Festival would have been held in the […]

  • Crickhowell Literary Festival 2021

    13th – 17th October 2021 Returning after an unsettling two-year break the Crickhowell Literary Festival is determined to dazzle as never before. Running for fewer days, but with over fifty events and a host of new venues to accommodate larger numbers, we promise the most ambitious Festival yet! We are especially delighted to include a […]

  • Abergavenny Food Festival : Family-Friendly Sunday

    Stroller Tickets can only be purchased in advance online for this year’s Abergavenny Food Festival which takes place over the weekend of 18th and 19th September. Tickets bought up to and including Monday 13th September will be posted out. Buy after that in the immediate run-up and you will be able to pick up your […]

  • Abergavenny Focus September 2021

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