July Planning Updates

Planning updates The following applications have been approved • 9 Tarrws Close, – First floor extension over existing kitchen. • 9 Grange Close, Wenvoe Non-Material Amendment – Window alteration to the rear elevation. Discharge of conditions 8. 10 and 13 in relation to planning application 2015/00089/FUL • Land South of Wenvoe and East of Port Road, Wenvoe Variation of Condition […]

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Upcoming Walks August

  Thurs 3rd Aug:- Vale. Circular walk based around Porthkerry, approx. 5 miles. Bert  Sat 5th Aug:- To be advised. V’Iain  Sat 12th Aug:- Talgarth and the Witches Pool. 8 miles. Ian (OL12)  Sat 19th Aug:- A walk near Dinglestow. 7.5 miles Mike (OL14)  Sat 26th Aug:- North of Ystradfellte. Fan nedd and Ffan Llia. Around […]

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Storytime at Wenvoe Community Library

    Our first Storytime is on Wednesday July 5th Wenvoe Playgroup will be joining us in the morning for Stories with Sandra and in the afternoon for More Stories with Sylvia. This is our start, we will be extending our Storytimes to Wenvoe School and organising Summer Storytimes for 2 -5 year olds. Weather permitting we hope to utilise […]

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Library Opening Times

Wenvoe Community Library Opening Times   TUESDAY                 10.00am –  1.00pm WEDNESDAY          10.00am –  12.00am                                      3.00am –  5.00pm SATURDAY              9.00am – 1.00pm      

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Rich Dark Chocolate and Ginger Slice

  Rich Dark Chocolate and Ginger Slice 175g ginger biscuits 100g butter 500ml single cream 4tbsp caster sugar Whiz the biscuits in a food processor to fine crumbs. Melt half the butter and stir in the biscuit crumbs. Press into a deep 20cm spring rim tin. Chill in the fridge for 10 – 15 mins until hard. Heat the cream […]

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March Letters to the Editor

  (The Editors are not responsible for opinions expressed, although every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information. The editors reserve the right to protect the anonymity of anyone who wishes to contribute articles or letters for the magazine provided they are aware of the identity of any such person. )     I would like to […]

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Garden 7th Cavalry has Arrived!

Firstly, a big thank you to Trevor for all the good work he has put into his column over many years. Trevor is still available for advice as there is no substitute for experience. Gardening, whether it's a postage stamp or at a country house, is well known for lowering stress levels. It's easy to get involved, especially in Wenvoe, […]

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The End of the line

Unfortunately this month saw the last of the Wenvoe whist drives. Numbers have been falling steadily over the last few years and there has been a lack of volunteers to help running it. It is sad to see it go, but it has been serving an ever smaller number of the Wenvoe community, with most members coming from outside the […]

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History of Pilates

Joseph Pilates was born in Germany in 1880 and, through his early life, suffered from asthma, rickets and rheumatic fever. His drive and determination to overcome these ailments led him to become a competent gymnast, diver and skier. Evolution of the Pilates method – It was only after his death that his work became known as Pilates or the Pilates […]

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