Parish News

On the fourth Sunday in June, the first All Age Communion Service took place at 9.30a.m. with all the “Pebbles” taking part. Many with their Mums and Dads. The church was full and the informality of the service went down well with the congregation, with gusty hymn singing, some with actions, clapping etc. The next All Age Communion Service will […]

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Neighbourhood Watch

Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinators met on July 1 and were pleased that PCSO Russell Evans was able to be present. Items from the discussions included: A number of vacancies for Co-ordinators have occurred and attempts will be made to fill them by contacting residents in the localities. We hope that residents will feel able to help; the main requirement is to […]

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Village Whist

Twenty one players managed to play a full 24 hands, which is no mean feat! First lady was Jenny, second came Gwynne. First gent was Terry, with John second. Due to holiday commitments of all experienced in leading the whist drive, August whist is unfortunately cancelled this year. We will convene again on Thursday 10th September. Please spread the word, […]

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Tuesday Group

TUESDAY GROUP AUTUMN PROGRAMME 15th September – Helen Joy – Porky Tails. 29th September – Lynn Oliver – My family in the Great War. 6th October – Lorna Pearson – Humorous Slant with a Welsh Flavour. 20th October – Linda Burnell – Dowsing. 3rd November – John Lewis – Sarah Jane – Accessories. 17th November – Roy Gee- Tales – […]

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Village Hall

WENVOE VILLAGE HALL As there are no plans to hold a Jumble sale in the near future, please do not leave bags of jumble outside the doors of the village hall. The last two bags someone left in July had to be removed and put out for refuse collection as we are unable to store jumble at the hall indefinitely. […]

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Sons & Lovers

by DH Lawrence In between newer books, Barry Library often select classics for us, which are always received with mixed feelings. Those of us who had not read them before, are glad of a 2nd chance. Those who HAVE read them before, find their impressions now, with the maturity of years, and from a different era, are quite different from […]

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Wenvoe Action Group

WENVOE RESIDENTS’ ACTION GROUP We are pleased to report that, following significant objections by local residents and other organizations, the proposal to delete a large section of public footpath 21, Wenvoe, has been withdrawn and an improved proposal put forward. However, several residents have voiced concerns regarding the new proposals, and we have passed these on to the Vale Council: […]

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The Old Rectory Care Home

    Rectory opened its doors to care for elderly people in 1985, and to celebrate this fantastic milestone we held a wonderful summer garden party in the grounds of the home. We were very well supported by the residents, their families, and some other regular visitors. Fingers sandwiches were served, along with some home-made cakes, some scones with jam […]

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Footsteps

THE SKIRRID   Llanvihangel Crucorney is a small village five miles to the north of Abergavenny. We parked there and set off south-east and soon came to Llanvihangel Court. According to the guide books this is one of the most impressive and richly decorated houses dating from around 1600 in Monmouthshire: the interior has plaster ceilings, wood panelling, fireplaces and […]

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Wenvoe Play group

  In June we visited Greenmeadow Community Farm in Cwmbran. We would like to thank Emma Wheadon for arranging our transport with Wheadon’s Coaches. All 55 of us boarded the coach at 9:30am in soggy wet Wenvoe, to arrive in Cwmbran 40 minutes later, where it was dry and cloudy. As the morning progressed the sun shone through, with blue […]

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