There always needs to be a balance

  Last year, I wrote my first article for the What’s On reviewing the balance of work and play. School’s back in and suddenly this had become all the more relevant yet again. The dread and panic about this final year has yet again cropped up and I won’t lie – I’m terrified. This will determine the way the next […]

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Secondary Breast Cancer Strollers

Three glorious sunny Thursdays have seen a special band of walkers at Cosmeston in the past 3 months. The Secondary Breast Cancer Strollers are a new group of walkers which form part of the walking programme offered by local charity, Valeways. Lynne Frugtniet leads the group and invites cancer patients, their friends and families to come for a short stroll […]

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Dogs Trust

  First of all I want to thank all those who continue to save used stamps and hand them to me to pass on to Dogs Trust in London to be sorted. You may be interested to hear that Jenny Thomas of north London, who I’ve mentioned before, has been awarded the Phyllis Mayer Argus Medal in recognition of her […]

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Gardeners’ Question Time

    Plot holders at Twyn-yr-odyn Allotments held their second social event on Tuesday 25th July in the Wenvoe Arms. We borrowed the format of the long-running BBC Radio programme in which gardeners put questions to a panel of experts. Our distinguished panel were: Trevor Case a fellow allotmenteer with an extensive career in horticulture, James Daughton of Pugh’s of […]

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Wenvoe Statistics

    Some interesting facts: Wenvoe Residents   From time-to-time the Vale of Glamorgan (like all local authorities and governments) will collect information to inform planning decisions on schools, roads, housing, business and other strategic developments. The information used here is taken from the most recent UK National Survey (published mid-year 2015) and the Vale of Glamorgan Public Opinion Survey […]

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WENVOE LITTER PICK

If anyone doubted whether it was worth doing a litter-pick around Wenvoe our first organised litter-pick will have proved them wrong with 10 bags filled in just an hour. Not only does it improve the appearance of an area but it can improve safety. We found broken glass on the pavement outside the school, on Grange Park and in the […]

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WENVOE… A GLIMPSE FROM THE PAST.

    This account that follows was sourced by Lucy Case in 1990 when she was undertaking coursework for one of her A Levels. It tells of childhood days in Wenvoe by Mrs Florence Maud Shelley nee Thomas of Holton Way Cottage in St Andrews Road, Wenvoe, and reminds us of days long gone by. Parry Edwards provided this introduction: […]

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