March Was Rained Off

  In spite of weather warnings the snowfall still took us by surprise as it’s not usual to have so much in these parts. However, the village community soon rallied round with help in many ways to those friends and neighbours who needed it. Once again our planned monthly meeting in March was rained off. Surely things should improve in […]

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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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December Notes

    Three of us met in December on a cold morning and spent a short time clearing weeds. Planting of the window boxes at the Community Centre has been completed and also bulb planting. We will try for a meeting on the 15th January, weather permitting.    

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Autumn Tasks

  On a lovely autumn morning we did some work on the village green, shortening back the roses and trimming along the shrub border. Before the end of October the boxes and tubs will have been cleared of the remnants of summer bedding, ready to plant the bulbs. One meeting is planned for November, on the 13th at the usual […]

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September Activities

    Work in September included dead heading the roses at the community centre and on the village green and making a start on clearing overgrown shrubs on the latter. This will be finished this month. As I write this piece there is still plenty of colour in the remains of the summer bedding. Tulip and daffodil bulbs have been […]

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July Activities

    During July we had two meetings where the rose bed at the Community Centre was cleared and work commenced on clearing the weeds out of the Village Green rose bed. A second visit in the month was made to the pump at St. Lythans. In spite of a good clearing out of brambles, weeds and debris on our […]

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June Meeting Cancelled

    June’s meeting was cancelled due to lack of support on the day. We will try again on July 10th and 24th, as usual meet at the Community Centre at 9.30 am. We need to draw-up a list of areas that require our attention.

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Meeting Schedule February

  The group had a brief meeting in January in which the village Christmas tree was taken down and cut up for disposal. It was a larger tree this year and I’m sure you’ll agree that it was a focal point in the village. Our next meeting will be on the 6th February as usual at the Community Centre at […]

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Christmas Tree Dismantle

      The team will meet once during January on the 9th at 9.30am at the Community Centre to dismantle the village Christmas Tree and pack everything away.                        

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Window boxes etc.

Not a lot happening at this time of year but the team have done some work on the rose beds on the village green. At the time of writing, the window boxes at the Community Centre are still in full bloom but a spell of bad weather will soon put paid to that. Then they will be cleaned out and […]

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