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Gilwern U3A update

“Be Prepared” is the Scouting movement’s motto, and one that Gilwern U3A has used when preparing for the 2018 programme of monthly speakers, so it was very apt that March’s speaker was Pat Hillman MBE, Deputy District Commissioner for Adult Support, Monmouthshire Scouts, talking about “Scouting – then and now”. Pat’s humorous and informative anecdotes […]

Celebrating Monmouthshire Women in Agriculture: 1900-2018

Real life experiences from the past & present and visions for the future. This is the theme of an event on Saturday 28th April at the Abergavenny Community Centre writes Katrina Gass. The event will raise the question “What has been women’s pivotal role as farmers & food producers over a century in Monmouthshire – […]

Appeal brings 40,000 poppies piling in

Abergavenny sheep farmer Olwen Veevers is up to her eyes in poppies this month as parcels of the knitted and hand-made textile flowers pile in from thousands of knitters and fibre fans from all over the UK and abroad. So far, 40,038 poppies have been sent in support of an appeal by Wonderwool Wales, the […]

Volunteering for Wellbeing

Bridges Centre is a lively organisation which remains true to its original aims: to build bridges between people from all parts of the community. Volunteering for Wellbeing works within Bridges Centre to promote happiness and wellbeing in Monmouthshire. We provide a range of wellbeing opportunities across the county such as social groups, providing companionship through […]

Crickhowell Music Festival

This year’s Crickhowell Choral Society Music Festival is packed with wonderful music celebrating the huge influence of two of music’s greatest champions, namely St. Cecilia and Orpheus. There are many great choral and poetic works paying homage to both and the Society will be focusing on Restoration and Florentine music, including Handel’s mighty Alexander’s Feast. […]

Discover a hidden talent this Summer

We’re ready for you at Abergavenny Bowls Club The Avenue Road club is well equipped to welcome new members for the coming season. The green has been well prepared and with the help of a grant from Community Chest we have purchased new bowls and specialist coaching equipment to assist new and older members at […]