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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Tenovus Mobile Monday Event – Free Health Check

Tenovus, Wales’ largest cancer charity is coming to Waitrose in Abergavenny to showcase our support services as part of Bowel Cancer Awareness Month. We will have a Bowel Screening Nurse on the Unit to discuss and explain the screening process, as well as members of the Cancer Support Team, who will be offering free health […]

Bringing offenders to justice in Monmouthshire

For the last two years, detectives in Monmouthshire have been tracking a gang of offenders, wanted for the thefts of agricultural equipment; Here we tell you how they did it… Overnight on 21st April 2010 and 17th May 2010 two large scale burglaries took place at Frank Sutton’s Agricultural and Grounds Care Equipment, Raglan with […]

Cylch Meithrin Y Fenni Open Day

See a session in-action Meet the staff See the facilities Craft activities/Outdoor play Cake and coffee/tea Wednesday 1st May 10am – 11.30am & 1pm – 2.30pm St David’s Road, Mardy, NP7 6HF Tel: 01873 859996

An Evening with Elvis and his Memphis Mafia

An Evening with Elvis and his Memphis Mafia” at The Borough Theatre, Abergavenny, on Friday 17th May at 7.30 pm. All profits will be donated to Cancer Research UK, via the Abergavenny Fundraising Group. Also raffle to be drawn on the night. Tickets available from the Borough Theatre on 01873 850805. The local fundraising group […]

The Art of Glass

Cag Rodwell Glass artist

Carys Rodwell designs and makes colourful, contemporary Fused and Stained Glass in a quirky and imaginative way. Carys makes pictures, mirrors, bowls, glass bunting and decorations and she loves the challenge of a commission. She works from her home studio in beautiful Crickhowell, with her husband and three children, surrounded by superb countryside views to […]

The Art of Veterinary Science

I made the decision to become a vet at a young  age.  Concentrating on the sciences meant I thought I had to neglect the hemisphere of my brain that dealt with artistic ability.  A-level Chemistry, Biology and Maths do not lend themselves to artistic expression yet with time you realise there is artistry in the […]

Greyhound Rescue Wales street collection

Come and meet some of our beautiful Greyhounds and Lurchers – some looking for their “forever” homes. Our team of volunteers and hounds will be collecting money and providing leaflets and information about the dogs in our care that are looking for homes. Come and have a chat about adopting a hound, fostering or volunteering! […]

Reaching out, further afield

Abergavenny Focus

Lots of people like to read the Focus, including those who don’t live locally. It’s a strange phenomenon, but a true one. We get many requests each month to send out magazines to those who have visited Abergavenny and are still interested in the goings on of our wonderful town, or from friends of local […]

That’s Classified…

Abergavenny Focus

The Abergavenny Focus is pleased to announce that we will now be featuring a Classified section both in the print magazine and online. Sell your old sofa, clear out your parlour palms, give away your boxed set of Carry on Films or just wish your Granny a Happy Birthday! Maybe you’d like to get your […]

What’s happening to our bees and why?

The-Plight-of-the-Humble-Bee-poster

One immediately obvious consequence of our unseasonal cold weather is the late arrival of Spring and with it the emergence from hibernation of millions of pollinating insects that we rely on to pollinate flowers, trees and shrubs as well as crops, fruit and vegetables. We depend on bees for one third of our food supply. […]