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So Artrageous is on the Move.

May 26th, 2017

From June 2nd So Artrageous will be at a new location. I will be joining the other artists at Hatherleigh House, Union Road West, Abergavenny NP7 7RL. It is rather tucked away in the courtyard behind Abergavenny Electrics.

Although the premises is smaller it has lots of natural light and a lovely feature fireplace, more in keeping with the vintage & handmade range. It is part of the old Abergavenny workhouse
Workshops will continue to be held at regular intervals but you are always welcome to drop in for a crafty chat and a cup of tea. If you want to have a go at a particular craft, let me know and I will try and arrange a workshop or one to one tuition if you prefer.

Pam Wesson

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Hannah Mlatem

May 25th, 2017

At the HANNAH MLATEM salon we pride ourselves on excellent hair, organic products, a warm atmosphere – and always a giggle and friendly welcome. We’re a family. Our clients become good friends and we pride ourselves on changing the perception of the dreaded salon visit that, unfortunately, many people experience. It began when Hannah, 33, […]

What a difference a cake can make!

May 24th, 2017

Free Cakes For Kids UK is a not for profit community service that helps economically and/or socially disadvantaged families in the UK provide a birthday cake for their child when they would otherwise find it difficult to do so.     We work with a number of community projects, charities and organisations that are already […]

Gilwern u3A

May 23rd, 2017

There are a number of Universities of the Third Age (U3As) in the region and the newest ‘kid on the block’ is in Gilwern. The U3A movement is a unique and exciting organisation and is a great way to keep mentally and physically active in retirement and semi-retirement. Members, from all backgrounds, share their skills […]

Abergavenny Action 50+ Welcomes New Members

May 22nd, 2017

The Abergavenny Action 50+ (AA50+) Group is a volunteer-led local Community Group for people aged 50 and over in Abergavenny and the surrounding villages. The Group works to improve life for older people aged 50+ and to enable older people to have some choice and control over their lives. It provides a consultative support network […]

Bridge Therapies’ Beginnings

May 19th, 2017

Sometime in the last century, Jolanda Sidler came into my Abergavenny clinic seeking help with a neck problem. Taking her case history, she told me that she was a massage therapist… We got to chatting about our respective practices, and discovered common interests such as helping to promote healthy living through CAM (complementary and alternative […]

Cambridge Weight Plan, more than just shakes!

May 18th, 2017

Frustrated with your attempts to lose weight? Hate looking in the mirror? Can’t wear the clothes you love? Reach for food when you feel depressed, lonely, bored or stressed? Overeat, then feel guilty and hate yourself? Feel that the extra weight could be affecting your health?   That was me 10 years ago. I battled […]

Get the 5 ways of Wellbeing in your world with Circle Dancing!

May 16th, 2017

The 5 Ways to Wellbeing is an evidenced base, self management tool which can increase your mental wellbeing. The research, which led to the discovery, was commissioned by the Government in 2008 and carried out by the New Economic Foundation: www.neweconomics.org The 5 Ways to Wellbeing were designed as the mental health equivalent to the […]

In the tracks of time

May 13th, 2017

The hills are full of traces of human life through the centuries. Helen Morgan from Abergavenny Local History Society reports. Gwent boasts some the most important industrial archaeology in Wales. Blaenavon ironworks are justly famous, but Sirhowy and Clydach are equally awe-inspiring. So, too, are the remains of the railway viaducts between Merthyr Tydfil and […]

Nana’s Kitchen: Chocolate Choc Chip Muffins

May 12th, 2017

Chocolate Choc Chip Muffins I make these scrummy muffins whenever my granddaughters come to stay – (one of them is a chocoholic and the other has a dairy intolerance) which makes these muffins ideal. They get eaten either for breakfast or a treat during the day. They never fail to please! Ingredients Makes Approx. 10 […]