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  • Next Month’s Focus is all about Happiness!

    We could all use a little bit more happiness in our lives, so next month we’re dedicating our magazine to the subject of happiness and wellbeing. This feature will appeal to life coaches, practitioners in mindfulness and wellbeing as well as those who offer classes in subjects such as art, pottery, music, yoga etc which […]

  • Home Education

    Some call it home educating or homeschooling, others call it unschooling, freeschooling and flexischooling. Whatever term you prefer, it’s the process of providing an education to your child predominantly in the home environment, rather than sending them to a school. We invited home educator, Emily, to tell us in her own words about why and […]

  • Miscarriage: A Silent Grief

    Deciding to have children and build a family is an exciting time in anyone’s life. However, miscarriage is the most common kind of pregnancy loss, affecting around one in every four pregnancies. And yet it is rarely openly discussed, leaving many women blaming themselves for their loss. Here Hannah Mlatem shares with us her own […]

  • Crickhowell Literary Festival: 28th September – 6th October

    In this triumphant year for Crickhowell, voted not only the best High Street In Wales but also in the UK, the Crickhowell Literary Festival makes its own idiosyncratic contribution to the Town’s successes. Supported by local businesses and Friends, the Festival brings a bustle of energy to the High Street as personalities, authors, poets, historians, politicians, and experts in many fields wander through […]

  • Abergavenny Focus September 2019

  • South Powys Focus September 2019

  • Focus Editions: AUGUST 2019

    Dear Readers, I sincerely hope you’re all enjoying your Summer. As I write this editorial, we have just experienced a week of incredibly warm weather and an amazing thunderstorm, the likes of which I’ve never seen in this country before. Some of the photos that were captured are amazing. It’s lovely to experience warm weather […]

  • Abergavenny Focus AUGUST 2019

  • Crickhowell & Brecon Focus AUGUST 2019

  • Crossword Solution: August 2019 issue

  • Next Month’s Focus: Children & Families

    September’s Feature will be Children & Families We want to include advertising and editorial about education, tuition, babies, family days out, daycare, healthcare, holidays and travel, and more. If you have a business service or product to shout about, let the Focus do it for you! Deadline: 21st August Magazines are distributed from 30th August […]

  • Notre Dame de Paris comes to Tintern Abbey

    Screaming gargoyles, twisted priests, handsome cavaliers and the ‘Bitches of Paris.’ Paul Liengaard and Company’s ‘Notre Dame de Paris’ recreates the fantastic Gothic world of Victor Hugo’s 1831 novel, Notre Dame de Paris. From the mayhem of the court of miracles to the tragedy of Esmeralda’s passionate niavity, the diverse and multi-talented international cast deliver […]

  • Live Music from Woodfired Summit

    July is looking like a busy month for local live music promoters Woodfired Summit, and what a diverse line up of artists they are bringing to our area. First up is award winning West End and Broadway star John Owen-Jones, perhaps best known for his portrayal of the character Jean Valjean in the ever popular […]

  • Crossword Solution: July 2019

  • Focus Editions: July 2019

    We are getting ready for Summer. How about you? Yes, I know what you’re thinking…this weather! But amongst the spells of showers (I prefer the word as opposed to ‘apocalyptic downpour’) the sun will shine and, when it does, our area is one of the best places on earth to find yourself! My family is […]

  • Abergavenny Focus July 2019

  • Crickhowell & Brecon Focus July 2019

  • Marine Conservation Society launches its ‘Plastic Free July’ Challenge in Wales at Natural Weigh in Crickhowell

    The UK’s leading marine charity is launching its annual challenge, to avoid single-use plastic during the whole of July, at Wales’ first zero waste shop. Of the more than 8 million tonnes of plastic that gets dumped in our oceans every year, half of it comes from disposable items that are only used once before […]

  • Business of the Week: 3 Circles Care

    It is a sad fact of life that many elderly and disabled people in our community are having to find their own support due to Local Authority budget cuts. It is though, sometimes difficult to know where to turn to for this support and help. Look no further! 3 Circles Care is a new Domiciliary […]

  • Totally Locally Crickhowell Fiver Fest

    Between 8th and 15th June, Crickhowell’s independent businesses will be taking part in the Totally Locally National Fiver Fest with an incredible array of over 30 Five Pound Deals for you to enjoy! We hear it a lot don’t we: Shop Locally! Support your local businesses! The fact is, though, that a lot of people […]

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