The Anniversary Walk

  July's stroll was a special event. It was the anniversary walk as the group has been meeting, strolling, chatting and drinking coffee for a year. To celebrate this, Bethan made cup cakes. The group enjoyed the refreshments BEFORE the walk to store up enough energy to get around the lakes in the intense sunshine! Three new people joined the […]

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Snowdon and Beddgelert

  Snowdon and Beddgelert.—Wednesday morning in Beddgelert dawned sunny and bright with many of us choosing to eat breakfast alfresco. Seven of us plus a dog drove to Llanberis and used the Sherpa bus service to Pen y Pass (free to Welsh bus pass holders!) for our walk along the Pyg track heading for the summit of Snowdon. It was […]

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Wenvoe School Choir Visit

  We always enjoy a visit from the children of Wenvoe School choir and their visit on June 20th was no exception.24 children and their teacher crossed over the road to come to entertain us and gave us a lovely afternoon. On 27th of June Bruce Hawkins gave us a talk “Naughty Women in History”. His list was endless, some […]

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“Crafty Surprises”

  In Madeleine’s absence Pam led our July meeting with a special welcome for our speaker, Eva Leslie and our visitor, Pat Weavers. Eva gave a talk on “Crafty Surprises” during which she created a selection of animals such as sheep and dogs from felt by making stabbing action with a two pronged pin. Pam E and Judy had a […]

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The Legacy of Elizabeth Pringle by Kirsty Wark

  The Legacy of Elizabeth Pringle by Kirsty Wark Kirsty Wark is the respected BBC television presenter. This, her first novel, was mostly a disappointing read for the Page Turners. We are introduced to Elizabeth as a nonagenarian who harps back on her single life and some love but little excitement. She bequeaths her house on the island of Arran […]

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The Mercy Ship Fund Raising

  The first major fund raising event held in Wenvoe to help raise money for Helen Ormrod's work on the Mercy Ship in Africa was held in May, when Johnny Tudor and Olwen Rees gave us a musical tale of their lives in showbiz. This was reported in the June edition of the What’s On , and was a very […]

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Establishing the Watch in new housing areas

Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinators met on July 14 and items from the discussions included: Establishing the Watch in new housing areas. – Much progress has been made in this area with new Co-ordinators coming forward. • The Grange has 3 Co-ordinators with a Watch notice on a lamp post at the entry to the estate. • St Lythan’s Park has 1 […]

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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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