June Meeting Report

At our June meeting we were all involved in fitting the new window boxes at the Community Centre. You may recall that the old wooden ones had finally rotted away. The new ones are up and running and are fully planted up. Hopefully they will last for many years.The rest of the village is now complete with the usual summer […]

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Meeting Rescheduled

  Put it down to a senior moment, but when I chose a date for our May meeting I had forgotten about the early May Bank Holiday which just happened to be on that Monday. Apologies for my error. We have missed so many meetings this year but maybe we’ll be lucky this month so we will try for June […]

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Cancelled Meeting

Only three of the team’s regulars were available for our proposed meeting in April so once again we had to cancel. For once the weather was not to blame. We will try for a meeting on the 7th May.    

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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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