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8 Successful People Who Didn’t Get Good Exam Results

Posted on: August 16th, 2018

A Level results day for students, teachers and parents begins with worry, expectation and nerves. It either turns out to be a day of joy and excitement or one of disappointment and feelings of despair. If you’re one of those people who hasn’t done as well as you’d hoped, it may well feel like the […]

Wisdom, Quackery and Science… and a Brief History of Pottery

Posted on: August 13th, 2018

Members of Abergavenny U3A  gathered recently for a feast of cream scones and fresh local strawberries and a good chat over tea. There were also sales of plants, homemade cakes and preserves donated by members to raise funds for the U3A group.   Two weeks later the group met for the monthly meeting at which […]

A Primary School Without Walls

Posted on: August 4th, 2018

Based in Crickhowell, InterHigh is the UK’s leading independent online secondary school. This month it launches its primary school – InterHigh Juniors, which will offer the same quality, flexible, accessible and positive education online as its secondary school, for Year 5 and Year 6 pupils. Established in 2005, InterHigh was founded by former secondary school […]

Award-Winning Rural Pub Making all the Right Noises

Posted on: August 3rd, 2018

As many country pubs close-down across the UK, the Goose & Cuckoo in Upper Llanover, is not only surviving but is going from strength to strength. Run and owned by friends Susan Finch and Rhiannon Chandler and Rhiannon’s son Morgan, Gwent CAMRA’s Country pub of the year 2018, has built up a reputation as a […]

Crossword Solution: August 2018 issue

Posted on: August 3rd, 2018

Crossword Solution: July 2018 issue

Posted on: June 29th, 2018

First Abergavenny Arts Festival, 29 June – 1 July 2018

Posted on: June 16th, 2018

A celebration of art is taking place for the first time this summer, with the launch of the Abergavenny Arts Festival. Taking place between the 29 June – 1 July 2018 Abergavenny Arts Festival will showcase the best local amateur and professional artists from Abergavenny’s vibrant arts scene, as well as featuring exciting talent from around […]

Crossword Solution : June 2018 issue

Posted on: June 1st, 2018

The Tea Emporium Stone is found!

Posted on: May 13th, 2018

The Tea Emporium Stone has been found! Following our clues, Brecon resident Irina Dzubenko was treasure hunting in the grounds of Brecon Cathedral and discovered the painted rock within the hollow interior of an ancient yew tree, near the north entrance. Congratulations Irina! You win £30 worth of loose leaf tea from the The UK […]

The Foy Williams Stone: New Clue

Posted on: May 11th, 2018

“A good castle always needs a tower, if not to imprison, simply to conceal treasure. As north is to northwest, so too is south to… Search here.” “In Camden some tell fibs, others the truth. This Camden spoke of the ‘infamy of treachery’ about this place. A curtain wall and four storeys, but no lift […]

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