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Temporary measures for Monmouth to support local businesses

Posted on: June 25th, 2020

Monnow Street and St John Street in Monmouth will close to vehicles from Thursday 25th of June 2020. The council has carried out an emergency order to ensure people visiting the high street and town centre are safe when shopping and socially distancing. The measures mean vehicles will be prohibited from travelling via the streets, […]

Photography in Focus: All in a Day’s Work

Posted on: June 19th, 2020

Well, it has to be said, that this has possibly been the most surreal month of my life as a photographer. If anyone had sat me down a few weeks ago and told me what was about to happen to me, I would have probably with fairly good reason thought they should be sectioned. Since […]

Dream Doors Newport are Re-opening

Posted on: June 18th, 2020

10% OFF CONTINUES!…FOR KITCHEN RENOVATIONS*  FOR ALL NP POSTCODES As we prepare to return to work, we are proud to be re-opening for business in a safe and responsible manner. We have spent many weeks preparing ourselves, our staff and our showroom for when the time is right. Our customers safety is our primary consideration. […]

‘Shop Local, Shop Monmouthshire’

Posted on: June 18th, 2020

Council’s new ‘Shop Local, Shop Monmouthshire’ campaign supports reopening businesses and encourages shoppers Monmouthshire County Council has been working to support businesses and help residents feel confident about returning to their town and village centres, as non-essential shops prepare to reopen. As part of this process the council recently ran a survey to get a […]

Up The Mountain

Posted on: June 17th, 2020

With most nearby hills out of bounds above the mountain fence, the Blorenge is one of the few that are still open and within walking distance of our doorsteps. Helen Morgan from Abergavenny Local History takes a stroll from Llanfoist bridge to Pwll-du. One way is along the old parish road, past the cemetery and […]

Supa Dupa Cleaning are Ready to Deep Clean your Premises

Posted on: June 16th, 2020

Firstly I would like to thank all of our clients for their continued support and letting me know that they will return to our services when these difficult times are over and it’s safe for us all.We will be back – hopefully soon. With our new Fogging Technology sprayers and environmental solutions, (that are safe […]

Getting Social Again

Posted on: June 15th, 2020

Ambika Social is a converted horsebox cafe that launched in Linda Vista Gardens, Abergavenny this month. It’s an idea that first flitted into my mind when my little boy, Noah was born. Not in a “one day I will” way – I was far too tired for that! More in a “it would be nice […]

Looking Ahead

Posted on: June 12th, 2020

This month our eyes are set firmly on the horizon, which sounds like a fine idea to me. Times have been tough—they still are—and there’s some comfort to be had in looking ahead, to better days. Whether it’s the warm embrace of friends and family; a shared cultural event, such as a festival or a […]

Your Ideas Could Help Shape the Future of Monmouthshire’s Town and Village Centres

Posted on: June 9th, 2020

Monmouthshire County Council is asking as many residents as possible to take part in a new survey that seeks opinions and ideas about how Monmouthshire’s town and village centres could look in the future. As the county looks towards a gradual reopening of businesses and facilities, the council would like take the opportunity to re-evaluate […]

Enter Gwent Wildlife Trust’s Wildlife from Home Competition

Posted on: June 8th, 2020

Spotted any of your nature neighbours during lockdown? Are bees buzzing and birds bursting into song in your backyard? Whatever #wildlifefromhome you’ve photographed or filmed during lockdown, now’s your chance to enter it in Gwent Wildlife Trust’s new competition. Gwent Wildlife Trust has launched their #wildlifefromhome photography and video competition in response to the success […]

COVID19 Cancellations

As a result of the COVID19 crisis, many events have been cancelled. Event owners may not have updated their listing in our calendar to reflect this, so please do check with the organiser to confirm

Upcoming Events

Jul
7
Tue
10:30 am Crafting 4 Cancer Support Group
Crafting 4 Cancer Support Group
Jul 7 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Crafting 4 Cancer Support Group
  Tithe Barn, Monk St, Abergavenny For more information, contact Karen Smith: 07796 333737
Jul
8
Wed
10:30 am The Lonely Parents Club @ Abergavenny Community Centre
The Lonely Parents Club @ Abergavenny Community Centre
Jul 8 @ 10:30 am
The Lonely Parents Club @ Abergavenny Community Centre
A friendly group run for parents of children of all ages, who may feel isolated, lonely or simply be struggling a bit with parenthood and who would like to meet other like-minded parents in a[...]
Jul
9
Thu
5:30 pm Love & Loss – Bereavement Group @ The Portico Lounge
Love & Loss – Bereavement Group @ The Portico Lounge
Jul 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Love & Loss - Bereavement Group @ The Portico Lounge
Upstairs at The Portico Lounge, 5 Frogmore Street, Abergavenny, NP7 5AE This is a safe place to talk with others who have experienced the death of a loved one. There’s no agenda, no enforced sharing,[...]
8:00 pm Open Mic @ The Hen & Chickens: C... @ Hen & Chickens
Open Mic @ The Hen & Chickens: C... @ Hen & Chickens
Jul 9 @ 8:00 pm
Open Mic @ The Hen & Chickens: CANCELLED @ Hen & Chickens
Every Thursday at the Hen and Chickens from 8pm
Jul
14
Tue
10:30 am Crafting 4 Cancer Support Group
Crafting 4 Cancer Support Group
Jul 14 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Crafting 4 Cancer Support Group
  Tithe Barn, Monk St, Abergavenny For more information, contact Karen Smith: 07796 333737
Jul
15
Wed
10:30 am The Lonely Parents Club @ Abergavenny Community Centre
The Lonely Parents Club @ Abergavenny Community Centre
Jul 15 @ 10:30 am
The Lonely Parents Club @ Abergavenny Community Centre
A friendly group run for parents of children of all ages, who may feel isolated, lonely or simply be struggling a bit with parenthood and who would like to meet other like-minded parents in a[...]
Jul
16
Thu
8:00 pm Open Mic @ The Hen & Chickens: C... @ Hen & Chickens
Open Mic @ The Hen & Chickens: C... @ Hen & Chickens
Jul 16 @ 8:00 pm
Open Mic @ The Hen & Chickens: CANCELLED @ Hen & Chickens
Every Thursday at the Hen and Chickens from 8pm
Jul
21
Tue
10:30 am Crafting 4 Cancer Support Group
Crafting 4 Cancer Support Group
Jul 21 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Crafting 4 Cancer Support Group
  Tithe Barn, Monk St, Abergavenny For more information, contact Karen Smith: 07796 333737
1:30 pm Caffi Croeso – Dementia Friendly... @ Maes-y-Ffynnon (behind the War Memorial Surgery)
Caffi Croeso – Dementia Friendly... @ Maes-y-Ffynnon (behind the War Memorial Surgery)
Jul 21 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Caffi Croeso - Dementia Friendly Cafe @ Maes-y-Ffynnon (behind the War Memorial Surgery)
The café is a monthly event, every third Tuesday of the month and welcomes everyone. The cafe offers a fun, welcoming and relaxing environment for people to take part in social activities. The cafe is[...]

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