Focus Magazines The local magazines for Abergavenny, Crickhowell, Brecon & Talgarth – Events, News and Advertising


Latest Story

Only 1 Easter Stone left after 3 more are found this weekend

March 11th, 2018

Abergavenny has gone stone hunting mad!

On Friday, Stacey and Rosalie Callard discovered the ‘Make a Wish’ stone, beside one of the standing stones in Swan Meadows – which was the solution to clue number 3.

Rosalie Callard discovers a stone in Swan Meadows

On Sunday afternoon two more stones were discovered. Fisrt, Amber and Logan Morris-Powley went searching on the Skirrid with their mum, Cheryl. They discovered the ‘Northern Lights’ stone at the start of the footpath that goes up the mountain from the Old Ross Road. Cheryl said, We found it on the way down lol, two hours of staring at the ground and it was right at the bottom ? (which the clue said of course!)

Amber and Logan Morris-Powley discovered theirs at the foot of the Skirrid

Ella-May and Olly Burton were searching around Keepers Pond on the Blorenge with their mum, Gemma, when they discovered the ‘Rainbow Hearts’ stone. Gemma said, “We had been looking for the one to do with St Michaels, but couldn’t find it. We went around the pond and were on our way back to the car, and had given up, until the kids ran off the path and found it in a hole!”

Ella-May and Olly Burton discovered their stone on the Blorenge

Congratulations to Rosalie, Amber, Logan, Ella-May and Olly! Fantastic hunting! Your chocolate prizes will be with you very soon.

There’s only one stone left to find – Click here for a reminder of the clue – Get hunting!



More Stories

Our first Easter stone has been found

March 8th, 2018

The first of our Easter Rocks has been discovered by entrepid stone hunter, Martha Turner. Clue number two in the March Focus led her to the sensory garden at the site of the old lido in Bailey Park. Martha tells us how she found the stone; “My name is Martha Turner. I have found clue […]

Easter Eggs Rock!

March 4th, 2018

Easter is only around the corner, so what better way to celebrate than with an Easter Egg Hunt? Here at the Focus, we thought it might be fun to hide some Easter Eggs around Abergavenny for you to find. However, given all the snow and wet weather, the idea of hiding chocolate under a bush […]

Easter Oven-Baked Scotch Eggs

April 18th, 2014

Scotch eggs are a classic picnic staple, but since their invention by Fortnum & Mason many years ago, they have become increasingly popular, with gourmet versions popping up in posh delicatessens and at Food Festivals all over the country. They do make a fabulous picnic food, but also go down well as a delicious lunch; […]

Nana’s Kitchen: Hot Cross Buns

April 18th, 2014

My thanks for this recipe go to an experienced baker named Mike, who shared his knowledge and expertise with me and showed me how to achieve consistently excellent results with bread and buns. In the past my attempts have yielded fairly abysmal results, but not anymore! These buns are delicious and freeze well. I have […]

Easter Egg Trees

April 18th, 2014

In Germany and Austria, it’s traditional to celebrate Easter by hanging hollow eggs from the branches of trees known as Ostereierbaum. It’s a custom that has gained popularity in recent years here in the UK, perhaps because it is a way of marking Easter with an alternative to gorging on chocolate eggs. One particular German […]

Bonnets & Bikes

March 26th, 2012

Fiona Beavan in biker bunny outfit

The Easter bonnet competition has gone from strength to strength since it was first held at the Miserable Cow Coffee Bar, Cibi Walk five years ago.   Fiona Beavan, owner of the Miserable Cow, has developed the event to the point where now it involves the whole town centre. Fiona said:   ‘Last year we […]

Please support our local businesses