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Monthly Archives: October 2014

Things that go BUMP in the night

It’s that spooky time of year again. Time to hollow out some pumpkins and don your best vampire teeth. Whether or not you believe in ghosts or paranormal activity, Monmouthshire isn’t lacking when it comes to reports of ghostly goings on. We did some research and found out about the resident spooks of some familiar […]

Dyffryn Crawnon Walk

For this month’s walk, Ludo and I headed off to the beautiful Dyffryn Crawnon valley. If you’re a fan of Tolkienesque woods, and don’t suffer from vertigo too much, this is a great walk! However, there are some very steep drops and a lot of uneven ground so I wouldn’t recommend it to novice walkers […]

93rd CWMDU ANNUAL EISTEDDFOD

Cwmdu Eisteddfod was first held in 1916 in the Schoolroom in Cwmdu VP School and has been held annually ever since apart from a few years during WW2. At the 1945 Eisteddfod the schoolroom was packed to overflowing and that year’s president, Lord Glanusk issued a challenge to the people of Cwmdu to build a […]

Meet your MP, David Davies

Perhaps one of the most important local people to get to know is your MP, since he or she is responsible for representing your views in Parliament. We recently contacted David Davies, who gave us an insight into the work that he does. “I was delighted to be asked to make a contribution to the […]

Meet the Locals!

The faces behind the names of our Colourful Community Debbie Saunders of Wits End Weight Ltd Tracey Prall of Canine Connections Andrew Williams of A.W. Property Maintenance Jon & Sacha Child of Kings Arms Hotel Sharon Evers of Sharon’s Toyshare Emma Corfield-Walters of Bookish, Crickhowell Mandy Knight of Amanda Jayne Shoes Tom Lewis of The […]

Have fun at Halloween Treats not tricks!

We know that whilst many people enjoy taking part in the festivities surrounding Halloween, there will also be members of the public who would prefer not to be disturbed. We’re asking all local residents to make sure they have fun, whilst acting responsibly and respecting the wishes of everyone in the community. Trick or treat […]

Meet your local MP – Roger Williams

Perhaps one of the most important local people to get to know is your MP, since he or she is responsible for representing your views and opinions in Parliament. We recently contacted Roger Williams who said he would be “delighted to be included in the Focus feature for Meet the Locals” and gave us an […]

Crickhowell TV

This month’s Focus Feature is all about getting to know the locals and Tim Jones of Crickhowell TV has been helping the people of Crickhowell (and many others around the world) get to know the community in which they live a little better through the medium of video. Here he tells us a little more […]

Meet The Locals!

The faces behind the names of our Colourful Community Lyn Crossman of EasyJive Debbie Saunders of Wits End Weight Ltd Emma Corfield-Walters of Bookish, Crickhowell Hannah & Pete Hill of Focus Magazines Allsorts Nursery Jane Turner – Stone Carver & Letter-cutter Christina Heath of Ramblers Rest Cottage Kevin Walker of Kevin Walker Mountain Activities Alejandra […]

Local Fireworks Displays

Remember Remember… If you’re planning on attending a bonfire and firework display this year, we’ve put together a list of events happening in our area. If you’re having a display in your own back garden, remember to handle fireworks safely and appropriately to avoid injury. Crickhowell FC Bonfire & Fireworks Night Sat 1st November at […]