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  • Clare Johnson, Podiatrist

  • 2018 Focus Advent Calendar

    Would you like to advertise your business for FREE during December? This year we will be launching the very first Focus Magazines Online Advent Calendar. Visitors to our site will be able to open a new advent door every day of December until Christmas Day where they can win daily prizes offered by local businesses. […]

  • Local shop, Natural Weigh, needs your votes

    An organisation from Crickhowell has made it through to the finals of the Sustainable Wales Awards.  Natural Weigh, Wales’ first zero waste shop, is a finalist in the Sustainable Business category in the new Sustainable Wales Awards, which celebrate excellence, innovation and leadership in the sustainability and green energy sectors in Wales. Natural Weigh Ltd […]


    Crickhowell has been consumed by “civic pride and community spirt” as people take to social media to vote in large numbers in support the town’s bid to win a Great British High Street award.  At one point, the town (population 2,000) had more votes than major cities like Altrincham in Greater Manchester (population 50,000) and […]

  • A New Abergavenny Artwork by Jeremy Thomas

    Local artist, Jermey Thomas has shared with us his latest artwork; a beautifully detailed ink drawing of Abergavenny landmarks, woven together into an Escher-esque landscape. Jeremy tells us a little more about it: “It has been a busy time since I last had work printed in the Abergavenny Focus. Since Christmas I have been working […]

  • Crickhowell based charity encourages volunteering to combat loneliness

    Tools for Self Reliance Cymru (TFSR Cymru) were recently awarded grant funding from Age Cymru as part of ongoing work to tackle loneliness in rural communities. Loneliness and isolation are a daily reality for many older people – 75,000 older people in Wales have reported ‘always or often’ feeling lonely. The main work of TFSR […]

  • Business of the Week: Paw to Palm

  • A Year of anniversaries!

    Teslin Davies, Mayor of Abergavenny, tells us what she has been up to since coming to office in May this year Having been installed as the Mayor of Abergavenny in May, life has been hectic! I’ve chosen a year when all the significant anniversaries end with a zero: it’s the 100th anniversary of the end […]

  • What type of advertising is best?

    It’s true; we live in an ever increasing digital age where distraction levels are high and attention spans are low. If you own a business or have a service to promote, you’ll know how important it is to make the right decision about how best to advertise it. Something we hear a lot about is […]

  • Pets of Abergavenny

    Last month we asked you to post photos of your pets to Abergavenny Voice’s Facebook Page and, as ever, you did not disappoint! There were so many photos to go through and we couldn’t possibly fit all of your lovely pets in…but we tried to put in as many as we could. Can you spot […]

  • Abergavenny Focus October 2018

  • Crickhowell & Brecon Focus October 2018

  • Crossword Solution: October 2018 issue


    Crickhowell High Street has been shortlisted for a national award. It’s one of only four towns in Wales to go forward to the finals of the Great British High Street Awards. If Crickhowell wins the Wales category, the town could receive £5,000 to spend in the community with an additional £10,000 if it is judged […]

  • James McIlroy: Tutor

    Another academic year comes around so quickly. While this is time for a fresh start, and this education supplement covers all aspects of the modern education setting, almost immediately there are exams on the horizon with GCSEs and resits in October which is only one month away. Within the education system, while teachers and schools […]

  • Cancer Research Wales Brecon and Sennybridge Branch raises £185,000 in ten years

    Cancer Research Wales’ Brecon and Sennybridge committee has raised a whopping £185,000 for Wales’ leading cancer research charity since 2008. This staggering amount has been raised thanks to the hard work and determination of the women within the group and all the funds have gone towards supporting Cardiff, Swansea and Bangor universities as they contribute […]

  • Abergavenny Focus SEPTEMBER 2018

  • Crickhowell & Brecon Focus September 2018

  • Crossword Solution: September 2018 issue

  • October 2018 : Animal Magic

    We are a nation of animal lovers! Big or small and no matter what it is from spider to horse, our pets matter to us and make themselves part of our family. In October we’ll be celebrating our pets in all shapes and sizes as well as looking at those organisations concerned with animal welfare […]