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Abergavenny Focus JANUARY 2019

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March on for Recycling! Council Rolls out Glass Box Collection

Posted on: January 15th, 2019

In coming week’s residents across Monmouthshire will receive a new glass recycling box. Following the successful glass recycling trial of over 6,500 properties in 2016, households across Monmouthshire will soon receive a new recycling box for their glass bottles and jars. The glass recycling boxes will be collected fortnightly. From March 4th glass will no […]

Not Long Left to apply for a share of Crickhowell’s £15,000 GBHS prize fund

Posted on: January 14th, 2019

There is just 11 days left to apply for a share of the £15,000 prize money won by Crickhowell in the Great British High Street competition. Local people have until midnight on Friday, January 25th to submit an application for the money. Corn Exchange Crickhowell Ltd (CECLtd), who ran the town’s successful bid, have published […]

Next Month’s Focus: LOVE

Posted on: January 8th, 2019

February is, of course, the month of Love. Our feature next month with cover everything related to love including Valentine’s celebrations, romantic escapes near and far, weddings and civil ceremonies, and how to love yourself! If you are interested in advertising with us or submitting an article, please get in touch! February’s deadline is: 23rd […]

Business of the Week: Parry Hypnotherapy

Posted on: January 7th, 2019

Focus January 2019

Posted on: January 5th, 2019

A very Happy New Year to you! I very much hope that you had a wonderful Christmas and welcomed the start of 2019 in good health. 2018 was a busy year for me with a number of important things that happened, namely passing my driving test! It was something that I never thought I’d achieve […]

GILWERN U3A PRESS RELEASE – DECEMBER 2018

Posted on: December 11th, 2018

When a speaker is good, no-one wants him or her to finish, and that’s what happened at November’s monthly meeting of Gilwern U3A when Richard Walker spoke on ”Faith in Prison.”  Fascinating facts and figures illustrated the concept of incarceration from William the Conqueror’s Tower of London up to modern Norwegian prison cells, which looked […]

Business of the Week: DJ&P Newland Rennie

Posted on: December 7th, 2018

Christmas in Crickhowell – Tonight!

Posted on: December 6th, 2018

Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but Crickhowell is so delightful…especially tonight as it’s the annual Late Night Shopping in Crickhowell. By now, you’ll be aware that Crickhowell High Street has been named the best High Street in the entire UK, which means that if you have Christmas shopping to do (and let’s face it, […]

Upcoming Events

Jan
17
Thu
8:00 pm Open Mic @ The Hen & Chickens @ Hen & Chickens
Open Mic @ The Hen & Chickens @ Hen & Chickens
Jan 17 @ 8:00 pm
Open Mic @ The Hen & Chickens @ Hen & Chickens
Every Thursday at the Hen and Chickens from 8pm
Jan
23
Wed
10:30 am The Lonely Parents Club @ Abergavenny Community Centre
The Lonely Parents Club @ Abergavenny Community Centre
Jan 23 @ 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[...]
Jan
24
Thu
7:00 pm Crickhowell District Players: Go... @ Clarence Hall, Crickhowell
Crickhowell District Players: Go... @ Clarence Hall, Crickhowell
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm
Crickhowell District Players: Goldilocks & The Three Bears @ Clarence Hall, Crickhowell
Matinee at 2.30pm on Saturday 26th. Tickets available from Bookish, Jehu’s, Webbs & CRiC
8:00 pm Open Mic @ The Hen & Chickens @ Hen & Chickens
Open Mic @ The Hen & Chickens @ Hen & Chickens
Jan 24 @ 8:00 pm
Open Mic @ The Hen & Chickens @ Hen & Chickens
Every Thursday at the Hen and Chickens from 8pm
Jan
25
Fri
7:00 pm Crickhowell District Players: Go... @ Clarence Hall, Crickhowell
Crickhowell District Players: Go... @ Clarence Hall, Crickhowell
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm
Crickhowell District Players: Goldilocks & The Three Bears @ Clarence Hall, Crickhowell
Matinee at 2.30pm on Saturday 26th. Tickets available from Bookish, Jehu’s, Webbs & CRiC
Jan
26
Sat
7:00 pm Crickhowell District Players: Go... @ Clarence Hall, Crickhowell
Crickhowell District Players: Go... @ Clarence Hall, Crickhowell
Jan 26 @ 7:00 pm
Crickhowell District Players: Goldilocks & The Three Bears @ Clarence Hall, Crickhowell
Matinee at 2.30pm on Saturday 26th. Tickets available from Bookish, Jehu’s, Webbs & CRiC
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
Jan 26 @ 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!
Jan
27
Sun
8:00 pm Black Mountain Jazz: Radio Banska @ Melville Centre
Black Mountain Jazz: Radio Banska @ Melville Centre
Jan 27 @ 8:00 pm
Black Mountain Jazz: Radio Banska @ Melville Centre
Radio Banska are a delight of fusion jazz,essentially taking music of the Ottoman and Spanish empires and injecting it with a stiff shot of jazz rhythms to create a unique mix. A hidden gem at the[...]
Jan
28
Mon
10:00 am Basket Making with Mary Zammit @ Peak
Basket Making with Mary Zammit @ Peak
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Basket Making with Mary Zammit @ Peak
Basket Making with Mary Zammit Artisan Basket Maker and Willow Craftswoman, Mary Zammit, will introduce you to the skills and techniques of this ancient craft. Using locally grown willow you’ll learn how to design and[...]

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