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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Spread a little Nappiness!

If you have a baby or you are expecting one soon then you are probably learning quickly about nappies! You are probably using, or plan to use, disposables but there is an excellent alternative; cloth. Why should you consider cloth nappies? Aren’t they old fashioned and require lots of effort? Not at all. Forget the […]

Abergavenny Writing Festival

Focus Magazines is delighted to be a Media Partner to the Abergavenny Writing Festival this year. Organiser Lucie Parkin tells us more about the event in April The Abergavenny Writing Festival is back for its second year. With events over three days and evenings on Thursday 20th, Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd April at the […]

Evita comes to Abergavenny

From Wednesday 8th March to Saturday 11th March, the Borough Theatre, Abergavenny sees the return of Concept Players as they bring what is one of the most famous of musicals, Evita to the stage. This blockbuster musical follows the rise of Eva Duerte from the shackles of poverty tothe highest office in the land. From […]

Brecon Women’s Festival

Brecon Women’s Festival is back for its sixth year this March. The Festival is now a hugely popular Spring highlight celebrating the creativity, talents and achievements of women in and around Brecon. Created in 2012 to mark International Women’s Day on Wednesday March 8th the Festival boasts ten days of events starting on Thursday March […]

Nana’s Kitchen : Peanut Butter & Fruit Flapjack Fingers

These flapjack fingers are really quick to make with no coking involved, and make a perfect rainy day activity with little ones who enjoy getting involved in the kitchen. By using rice crispies the flapjack is not quite so dense and makes a perfect lunchbox or teatime snack. This recipe yields quite a large quantity […]

Renovated Clubhouse for Abergavenny Town FC

A football club in Abergavenny will renovate its  clubhouse facilities after receiving the backing of an East Wales  housebuilder. Persimmon Homes East Wales has chosen Abergavenny  Town FC to receive £1,000 as a part of its Community Champions initiative,  which gives away £2,000 each month to good causes in the  region. The funds will be […]

AHOY there young sailors!

Llandegfedd Sailing Club is offering opportunities this spring for youngsters to get busy on the water. The club’s super racing begins Sunday 5th March and new members are welcome – you don’t have to be a seasoned racer to join in. Llandegfedd Reservoir is located between Usk and Pontypool and is around eight miles north […]

CORN EXCHANGE TEAM SEEK NEW TENANTS TO FILL CONVERTED BUILDING

New tenants are being sought to fill shops and flats in the former Corn Exchange pub in Crickhowell High Street – once it opens this autumn. A community buyout of the former pub prevented it being turned into a national chain convenience store and the new owners, Corn Exchange Crickhowell Ltd (CECLtd), are now looking […]

Crossword Solution: February 2017 Issue