Nature Notes

    The photo shows a bee gathering pollen from a Borage plant in Grange Park in the middle of Wenvoe. Why is this important? The last and previous issues of Whats On have highlighted the many problems our bees are facing and if our bees are in difficulties we will suffer some of the consequences. Our parks can be […]

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Environment Team

ENVIRONMENT GROUP In June the team concentrated on generally tidying up the village – weeding beds, pruning, clipping hedges, weed killing etc. We understand that 11 villages have entered for the Best Village Competition 2015 many more than for a number of years. There are 3 different sections, village appearance, village feature and village activities. Some villages have entered all […]

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St Mary’s Church news

The month of June has been a time of many commemorations, the Queen’s Birthday Parade, the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta, the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt, the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, and 2015 is the year that the times of our Sunday Services changed from the beginning of the month. A […]

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Wenvoe W.I

WOMEN’S INSTITUTE At our meeting on Thursday 4th June President Madeleine welcomed everyone especially friends from Barry Highlight Institute and our speaker Mrs Lynne Oliver. Members were thanked for their trust and faith in electing Madeleine as their president for another year. The ladies who attended the recent Link Meetings at Cadoxton and Dinas Powys had really enjoyed themselves and […]

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Footsteps – Rockfield and St. Maughans

Rockfield, a country village just outside Monmouth was our starting point. From the church we walked a short way on road and transferred almost immediately into a field with the occasional pale lilac of Lady’s Smock flowers and white flowers on spikes of Annual Nettle. We turned west and went over a field of stubble with evidence of recent muck […]

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