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Abergavenny Focus February 2019

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NH Sound Re-Connecting With The Community

Posted on: February 15th, 2019

The story of local radio station NH Sound goes back nearly 40 years now, in fact 2019 marks it’s 40th anniversary. Those who may have been following recent events concerning the station will know that a lot of its well- known presenters have left over the last year and indeed the very popular station manager, […]

Weight Loss – A Mindset Approach

Posted on: February 11th, 2019

Have you resolved to lose weight and eat healthily in the new year? Is it now getting to that time when what seemed like a good idea on January 1st is now becoming tedious? Do you need a helping hand towards achieving your goals? Nicola Taylor of Eclipse Solution Focused Hypnotherapy is now offering a […]

Plastic Free Abergavenny extends its campaign to supermarkets

Posted on: February 7th, 2019

  Shoppers at the local Waitrose store in Abergavenny at lunch time last Saturday (January 19th) were surprised to find, seated in a shopping trolley outside the main entrance, a life-sized plastic man made from 100% single-use plastic packaging from supermarkets.  The label on his chest told us that he would still be here in […]

Next Month’s Focus: Save the Planet

Posted on: February 7th, 2019

Time is running out for us to take action to combat climate change and the toll that human behaviour has on our planet. It’s all very well looking at the bigger picture, but what’s happening at a local level? We’ll be looking at this in Next Month’s Focus, so if you have a story to […]

Can You Walk the Walk? Talgarth Walking Festival

Posted on: February 7th, 2019

Can you spot the lyrical and literary allusions in this light hearted quiz?   Answers at the bottom. So my husband said we should take a hike.   Well, I thought, that sounds like an idea, not necessarily a good one, but an idea for all that.  Walking in the air getting out and about isn’t that […]

Brecon Women’s Festival events at Theatre Brycheiniog: ‘Celebrating the Ordinary and the Extraordinary’

Posted on: February 6th, 2019

To celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th Theatr Brycheiniog has teamed up with Brecon Women’s Festival to host a series of events to celebrate women in the outdoors. The theatre’s programme of events has something for everyone from talks, workshops, days out and live music. Theatr Brycheiniog aims to forge positive visibility for women, […]

Nine projects to be funded by Crickhowell’s ‘Best High Street in Britain’ award win

Posted on: February 4th, 2019

Nine projects brought forward by the community of Crickhowell are to be wholly or partly funded from the £15,000 prize money won by the town when it was named Best High Street in Britain 2018. Corn Exchange Crickhowell Ltd (CECLtd), which led Crickhowell’s bid in the competition and is responsible for allocating the money, invited […]

12 GBHS Applications top £51,900

Posted on: February 4th, 2019

Applications worth £52,000 have been made for the £15,000 won by Crickhowell when it was named the Best High Street in Britain. Twelve groups or individuals applied for funding for community schemes. The organisers say they hope to be able to reach a decision by the end of this week. Tim Jones, who ran the […]

A New Theatre Director for Theatr Brycheiniog

Posted on: February 4th, 2019

An exciting new era begins at Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon’s canal-side centre for the arts and entertainment in 2019 as David Wilson is appointed to the post of Theatre Director. David, who started in the new post in early January, quickly discovered how community driven Brecon’s theatre is, with tickets for the YFC entertainment festival going […]

Focus Editions: February 2019

Posted on: February 1st, 2019

Love is in the air this month because, of course, it’s February and Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Will you be doing something to celebrate? We have lots for you on the subject of Valentine’s Day and Wedding Planning, so do have a leaf through our featured articles and adverts for some inspiration! […]

Upcoming Events

Feb
23
Sat
7:30 pm Book-ish Event: An Evening with ... @ Bookish
Book-ish Event: An Evening with ... @ Bookish
Feb 23 @ 7:30 pm
Book-ish Event: An Evening with Whitney Scharer – The Age of Light @ Bookish
Join us for an evening with Whitney Scharer, author of The Age of Light. Transporting us from bohemian Paris to the battlefields of WWII, The Age of Light is a powerful and intoxicating story about love, obsession[...]
8:30 pm Open Mic session at The Great We... @ Great Western Hotel, Abergavenny
Open Mic session at The Great We... @ Great Western Hotel, Abergavenny
Feb 23 @ 8:30 pm
Open Mic session at The Great Western @ Great Western Hotel, Abergavenny
Free sausage and chip supper for those attending the Open Mic performances!
Feb
24
Sun
10:00 am Llangynidr Farmers’ Market @ Llangynidr Village Hall
Llangynidr Farmers’ Market @ Llangynidr Village Hall
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Llangynidr Farmers’ Market @ Llangynidr Village Hall
Regular monthly market selling local produce, foods and crafts
8:00 pm Black Mountain Jazz Club: Adam G... @ Melville Centre
Black Mountain Jazz Club: Adam G... @ Melville Centre
Feb 24 @ 8:00 pm
Black Mountain Jazz Club: Adam Glasser and The John Paul Gard Trio @ Melville Centre
Adam Glasser’s unique harmonica sound combines his South African roots with many years immersed in the UK jazz scene – Adam’s harmonica can be heard on numerous CDs – most notably with artists such Sting guitarist Dominic[...]
Feb
25
Mon
9:00 pm Fairtrade Fortnight @ Various Locations
Fairtrade Fortnight @ Various Locations
Feb 25 @ 9:00 pm – Mar 10 @ 11:00 pm
Fairtrade Fortnight @ Various Locations
Annual opportunity to showcase how vital Fair Trade (FT) is for the primary producers of chocolate, coffee, tea, wine, cotton, fruit etc etc: vital for their economic well-being, for their health care, for their children’s[...]
Feb
27
Wed
10:30 am The Lonely Parents Club @ Abergavenny Community Centre
The Lonely Parents Club @ Abergavenny Community Centre
Feb 27 @ 10:30 am
A friendly group run for parents of children of all ages, who may feel isolated, lonely or simply be struggling a bit with parenthood and who would like to meet other like-minded parents in a[...]
Feb
28
Thu
all-day Abergavenny Farmers Market @ Market Hall
Abergavenny Farmers Market @ Market Hall
Feb 28 all-day
Abergavenny Farmers Market @ Market Hall
A monthly farmers and craft market which is held every 4th Thursday of the month offering a wide choice of local produce and craft.
8:00 pm Open Mic @ The Hen & Chickens @ Hen & Chickens
Open Mic @ The Hen & Chickens @ Hen & Chickens
Feb 28 @ 8:00 pm
Open Mic @ The Hen & Chickens @ Hen & Chickens
Every Thursday at the Hen and Chickens from 8pm
Mar
1
Fri
10:00 am Brecon Dementia Friendly Communi... @ Guildhall
Brecon Dementia Friendly Communi... @ Guildhall
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Brecon Dementia Friendly Community Coffee Morning & Bring and Buy Sale @ Guildhall
Brecon Dementia Friendly Community are holding a coffee morning and bring and buy sale. There will be hot and cold drinks, homemade cakes and lots of goodies for sale, as well as a range of[...]

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