ALL ABOARD THE AIRPORT BUS FOR KATHMANDU

  This May, Qatar airways launch long haul services from Cardiff Wales Airport. It is hoped that this will help to secure the future of the airport, providing new opportunities for business and tourists and a shot in the arm for the local airport bus. From May 1st when Qatar Airways services begin, Kathmandu will be just one of the […]

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April Activities

  As always all were made welcome by Madeleine at our April meeting, especially Pam Hodge, a former member who came as a visitor. We were pleased to see Pam and hope she will come again. We all send June, who is in hospital awaiting surgery, our good wishes for her future recovery. An interesting evening was provided by Mansel […]

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March Talks

  On March 21st, Mr Tom Phelps entertained us. He first gave us an insight into his childhood education which was poor but was determined to learn by following correspondence courses. He went on to write hundreds of humourous poems which he read to us with his very Welsh accent making them very comical. This was followed on 28th March […]

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What’s Happening in May

  National Walking Month – We receive brochures from several local walking groups; why not call in and choose a suitable walk for you and your family this month? Local and Community History Month – Increase your awareness of local history by borrowing one of our many local and community history books. 6th May – International Dawn Chorus Day – […]

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April Report

  Our Easter celebrations began with a memorable Palm Sunday procession from the Church Hall, complete with music from pipe and drum and singing “Make way, make way for Christ the King”. This was our way of re-enacting Jesus’s entry into Jerusalem, where he was greeted with palms and garments strewed on the ground. The only thing missing was the […]

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Birds Don’t See Windows

A recent BBC item highlighted the problem of birds crashing into windows mistaking them for openings or seeing a tree reflection with tragic consequences. The city of Toronto in Canada sits on a major migratory bird route and every year is witness to huge numbers of bird deaths due to this phenomenon. They have now changed their building rules so […]

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Have A Merry Christmas

  Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas   Christmas will be different this year. It seems everything this year has challenged us with means we deserve a new future, a new year to cap off the disastrous 2017. But with it comes a desire for a better 2018, one with less tragedy and less worry, one I’m highly doubtful we’ll […]

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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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