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Talgarth Mill

“A little gem. Small but packed with interest. Well loved by the local community. The attached bakery and cafe is a delight.” Facebook Review, Sept 2017 Talgarth Mill opened its doors in the summer of 2011 after an extensive restoration funded by The Big Lottery. Six years on, we are thriving as a productive watermill, […]

Brecon and District Mind

Brecon and District Mind is a mental health charity based in Brecon that also serves the local community through our outreach centres in Crickhowell, Talgarth and Hay-on-Wye. Our work is about offering 1:1 general advice and support and providing the tools to regain confidence and learn new skills through our volunteering scheme. We can help […]

Reverse Advent Calendar for Brecon Foodbank

  Reverse Advent Calendars seem to be catching on for many charities, especially Foodbanks. The concept is very simple: you put one non-perishable item of food or item of toiletries into a box for each day of Advent and take it to your local Foodbank on Christmas Eve for them to use for Christmas parcels. […]

Crossword Solution : December 2017

St David’s Jam In and Jolly Jumper Day Appeals

          St David’s Hospice Care, and its day hospice in Brecon “Usk House” are asking readers to support your local hospice this Christmas. Join the ‘Jam In’ Appeal by collecting a mini Jam Jar from a St David’s Hospice Care outlet or charity shop and jam it full of 20p coins […]

Book-ish Partners with Llamau

Book-ish (18, High St, Crickhowell) will be partnerting with Llamau and launching their first fundraising initiative and awareness campaign on ‘Sanctuary Saturday’ (November 25th). For thousands of people in Wales, homelessness is a frightening reality. Fortunately, Llamau (pronounced Lamb – eye) can provide the accommodation, support and advice that is so crucial in times of […]

Street Life Sarnies

Street Life Sarnies is a charitable community group that was set up by Claire and Bart Day with the aim of providing and distributing sandwich packs to the homeless. The group supports hostels, refuges, walkabout teams and soup kitchens by acquiring resources and distributing them. As well as serving South Wales, Street Life Sarnies (SLS) […]

Christmas at CRiC

With a beautifully presented selection of work, both “Time for Tea” (11 Nov. – 10 Dec.) in the CRiC Studio and the annual “Christmas at CRiC” exhibition in the oriel CRiC gallery are proving very popular. The gallery is the perfect destination to linger and enjoy paintings, prints, ceramics, glass, sculpture, textiles, gifts and cards. […]

Christmas in Crickhowell

Crickhowell is definitely the place to be this festive season, be it for shopping or catching up with friends and family over coffee or a meal. A popular annual highlight is Late Night shopping on 7 December when the independent retailers, cafes and pubs will join in the festivity. Who could resist having their gift […]

Miles Morgan Travel Raise £1,282 for Macmillan

Miles Morgan Travel cooked up its first collective coffee morning for national cancer charity, Macmillan Cancer Support. The award-winning travel agent hosted events across all 15 of their South Wales and South West branches including Abergavenny, as part of Macmillan’s annual ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’. Miles Morgan Travel raised £1,282 for the charity, thanks to […]