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Abergavenny Focus November 2020

Abergavenny Focus November 2020

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A Unique, Covid-Secure Salon with a Difference

Posted on: November 9th, 2020

Georgie is an experienced London-trained hairdresser and Colour Analyst, and now opens her NEW Redken boutique salon at 30 Lion Street, Abergavenny. Georgie has worked in multi award-winning salons “The Chapel” in Islington and “Gielly Green” at The Four Seasons, where she was named top hair cutter by lipstick magazine. She loves creating tailor made […]

A Request from Nevill Hall League of Friends

Posted on: November 2nd, 2020

In March when Covid-19 first became the word on all of our lips, we were advised by Infection Control Nevill Hall to close our shop. The advice was, and still is, that whilst the work of volunteers is so fundamental to the operation of the hospital and is appreciated by both clients and staff, the […]

Find your Flow with Flexi Soul

Posted on: October 16th, 2020

Nicky Webb, founder of Flexi Soul Yoga first began running her classes in Crickhowell in 2017. In September 2019 she opened Crickhowell’s very first designated yoga studio, located right in the heart of Crickhowell itself. The range of classes on offer means that there is something to suit everyone’s needs. There are energetic Vinyasa yoga […]

Hair by Katie Byrne

Posted on: October 14th, 2020

I began my hairdressing career at the age of 14 with Phillip Mungeam at the Celtic Manor. Back then I was responsible for washing hair and sweeping up, but after two weeks of work experience, I knew without a doubt that hairdressing was definitely the career for me! My passion to become a hairdresser didn’t […]

Abergavenny – Yirgacheffe Link

Posted on: October 9th, 2020

Did you know that since 2007 Abergavenny has had an informal link with a town in southern Ethiopia? Yirgacheffe is an urban hub, surrounded by lush rainforest: its plentiful rains, warm climate and fertile soil makes it ideally suited to the coffee bush which grows at altitude, under the dense tree canopy. When the link […]

Change the Story: Abergavenny Town of Sanctuary

Posted on: October 8th, 2020

Local people from Abergavenny Town of Sanctuary organised a ‘Change the Story’ event to counter the recent negative media coverage about migrants crossing the Channel. Their aim was to bust some myths about why people make this dangerous journey and tell a more positive story about people seeking sanctuary. On 28th August, about 30 people […]

Turkish Delight!

Posted on: October 7th, 2020

A new and exciting dining experience has arrived in Abergavenny. The Anatolian restaurant in Cross Street has been five years in the planning, and recently opened its doors for the very first time. Vistors are sure to agree that it has been well worth the wait! Owner, Resul Saritag and his wife, Sukran made their […]

South Powys Focus October 2020

Posted on: October 2nd, 2020

Dear Readers, Everything is Golden in the theme for this month’s magazine, but with our neighbouring counties going into lockdown (at time of press) and the infection rate rising, you’d be forgiven for feeling a little bit grey as opposed to golden at the moment. What we hope to do here at the Focus, however, […]

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

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