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Monthly Archives: August 2016

Youth point to the future for ‘Love Zimbabwe’

It has been a year since we heard from Dave & Martha Holman who run the charity – Love Zimbabwe. The couple live in Gilwern and visit Zimbabwe on a regular basis and continue to insitute new projects in the village of Domboshawa, 45 minutes north east of the capital – Harare. David and Martha […]

Crossword Solution : September Issue

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Libraries launch Big Friendly reading challenge

Local youngsters are being encouraged to visit their local library over the summer holidays to take part in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge. Libraries in Powys are launching the Big Friendly Read this summer as part of the Summer Reading Challenge, which is aimed for children aged 4-11. The theme for 2016 is centred around […]

Close Knit Community

Zimele UK would like to thank all the amazing people who’ve helped to make this year’s Close-Knit Community such a success.  Colourful knitted decorations are on 3 sites around town this year: Linda Vista Gardens, the Castle and on the Castle meadows. They all look stunning! For a third year local people and women from […]

Police offer security advice to caravaners

Dyfed Powys Police are reminding those using their caravans across the force area this summer to keep their property secure at all times in order to minimise the risks of becoming the victims of criminals. Thieves will often target caravans for spare parts or to sell on elsewhere and will also target valuables left inside […]

Tour of Britain POWYS Land Art Competition

Some of the amazing Land Art created in fields for the Tour de France

A competition to install huge pieces of land art along the route of a prestigious cycle race that is coming back to Powys in the autumn has been launched. Powys County Council is calling on businesses, landowners, farmers, schools and community groups to get creative an enter its arty installation competition ahead of the return […]

Llangynidr Show: 28 August 2016

“What can I dooooooooooooo?” “I’m bored!” “There’s nothing on TV.’” Oh dear.  Tired of hearing this in the holidays?  Then, for one day only, here is the answer for you.  Bring the family, the WHOLE family, to what is the Biggest Little Show on Earth – well, in the area. On August 28th Llangynidr Agricultural […]

Volksfest Wales, Brecon 2016

19th – 21st August 2016 The 17th  anniversary of this fantastic family event sees it moving to a new venue in Brecon.  What can you expect at the show? Apart from a chilled out vibe you can expect a variety of stunning classic and modern VW vehicles on display.  In addition you will find a […]