Sad Passing of Our Vice President

WOMEN’S INSTITUTE The Ladies of Wenvoe were extremely saddened and shocked to learn of the recent sudden passing of their Vice President, Margaret Morant. Margaret was a former President, a former Treasurer and a much valued member of our Institute. She was very proud to be our only founder member – which was something very special – and she will […]

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Dinner Party Authors

  This month, the Page Turners were asked to suggest which of their favourite authors they would invite to a post-lockdown dinner party and why. May issued her invitation to Jane Austen, author of ‘Pride and Prejudice’ and ‘Emma’, amongst many others. May would ask her if she wrote romances based on her personal feelings, or because they were popular […]

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Looking Forward To Being Together Again

WOMEN’S INSTITUTE Madeleine and the Committee sincerely hope that all members and their families are staying safe and well during these extremely uncertain times. As we are unable to come together for some months we can stay connected via the Glamorgan Newsletter (available to all by e-mail or post). We would like to extend belated birthday wishes to all members […]

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Abercynon to Mountain Ash

Abercynon to Mountain Ash The aim of this walk was to travel up the Cynon valley from Abercynon to Mountain Ash but keeping about a kilometre to the west of and above the river. Soon after setting off we came to Abercynon cemetery where there are Commonwealth War Graves. The 29 graves are scattered around the cemetery and marked by […]

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Footpath Closures Lifted

Footpath Closures Lifted The Vale of Glamorgan Council previously closed Public Footpaths at Cosmeston Country Park, Porthkerry Country Park, Dunraven Bay, Ogmore-by-Sea and Atlantic College. All of these closures, which were introduced as part of coronavirus measures, have now been lifted. No formal closures associated with coronavirus remain in place at this time. When making use of public paths please […]

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Footsteps – Margam Park

Margam Park Margam Park – We are going back to February for this month’s walk, just a week after storm Dennis. The weather forecast was 40-45mph winds with rain later. This was enough for some of us to think that maybe we should be cancelling but we decided to give it a go. We were lucky – it was dry […]

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Page Turners Was Cancelled!

Page turners was cancelled! Due to the coronavirus the April meeting of the Page turners was cancelled. As there was no discussion possible of the latest book, no review is available. However, it was decided that the Page turners would reflect on the 90+ books that have been read by members over the last few years, and each member would […]

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