WHO WAS NYE BEVAN?

  As widely publicised, this month sees the National Health Service, celebrate its 70th birthday. The man most closely associated with the foundation of the NHS was a Welshman, Aneurin Bevan. Most of us will have at some time passed the statute of Aneurin Bevan at the west end of Queen Street and also seen the striking painting of the […]

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Llandegfedd Reservoir

  It was a bright, sunny morning as we parked at the visitor and watersports centre in Coed y Paen near Pontypool and Usk, just a few miles north of Newport. Our walk was to follow ‘the Reservoir Trail’ which circumnavigates Llandegfedd reservoir. The route is possible because Welsh Water have made two sections of their land permissive paths; the […]

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WENVOE VILLAGE SHOW

Have you ever been to a show and thought “mine are as good as that”? Well why not try your hand at entering our Village Show? The maximum number of entries per person in any ONE category is two. Previously entered items are acceptable if they previously failed to win a prize. You will find further details in the Library. […]

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Wenvoe WI is 25 years old

  Wenvoe WI is 25 years old this year and in Madeleine’s absence, vice president Margaret accepted two certificates on our behalf. One from NFWI was presented by Carol Atkinson, WI advisor, and the second from June Humphry, Federation secretary, was from GWFI. Viv Truran who has spoken to us on many occasions, gave us an insight on how she […]

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June Talks

  Mr David Harrison gave us an interesting talk on May 23rd about graveyards, mostly in the Monmouth area ,where he lives,and where a lot of history is attached. On the 30th of May, Ann Callen brought her vast collection of patchwork quilts to show us. She told us how she first became interested in this craft and how much […]

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June Walk

  The sun was shining. The sky was blue. The grey clouds had passed by. The strollers had gathered at the Cosmeston information centre…….it must be the first Thursday of the month and time for the living with cancer strollers to have a gentle walk, around the lake. June's walk was completed in ideal sunny conditions. The orchids were blooming […]

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Wenvoe Spring Craft Fair

  Huge thanks go to all of you lovely people who came along on the day and made the Wenvoe Spring Craft Fair on 18 May such a roaring success. The weather could not have been better and this was especially good news for the Vale Cider Company and Tricycle Treats Ice Cream who were working flat out all day. […]

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