Spanish Polvorones & German Lebkuchen

  Polvorones Christmas Walnut Cookies from Spain. 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature 1/2 cup caster sugar 2 cups plain flour 1/2 cup ground walnuts 1 cup chopped walnuts Icing sugar to coat after baking + extra to serve Preheat oven to 160C fan Use an electric mixer, hand held or stand type, it does get hard. Beat the butter […]

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Watch Co-ordinators

  NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH   Watch Co-ordinators met on Wednesday 26 October 2016 Walston Close, Greave Close and Port Road. New Co-ordinators have volunteered for these roads. We greatly appreciate their help. Clos Llanfair. – A Co-ordinator is needed for this road. Neighbourhood Watch is a national organisation where individuals in a community offer to keep alert for any suspicious activity […]

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Thanks to Hirers

  The Village Hall would like to wish all the hirers and villagers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Thank you to everyone who supports village events and help to keep the hall running for all villagers. We are currently selling our Raffle tickets £1 each if anyone would like to support us to raise funds to keep […]

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December Planning Applications

Planning Applications for December   · Brynheulog, St Andrews Road, Wenvoe – Proposed construction of menage. This is for a larger version than the one granted planning permission earlier this year. No objections.              

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New Books for Nov – Dec

    The Wenvoe Community Library Contact us on   029 2059 4176 New Books Up to 16 Nov 2016   General Christmas Cookbook – Jamie Oliver Being a Dog – A Horowitz Graveyard of Hesperides – L Davies Dance of Death – E Marston Night Music – J Connoly Make your own Jumper – N Laforseca R is for Russia […]

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December Planning Updates

December Planning Updates   The following applications have been approved.  44 Walston Road. To install a raised platform/concrete base with wooden fence on top of a boundary wall.  Land at The Rectory, Wenvoe. Development of 12 dwellings and associated infrastructure  Outbuildings at Sutton Mawr, Waycock Road Change of use of existing outbuildings to ancillary residential accommodation  […]

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November News and Coming Up

  Everyone was welcomed by our president, especially our visitors, Roz, Ann and Gwyneth .We hope they will join us again. Then we thoroughly enjoyed an evening of “Call My Bluff” superbly prepared by our member Betty with teams joining us from Culverhouse Cross, Dinas Powys and Penarth. From some very good teams congratulations must go to the winners, Pam, […]

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The Harlequin Ladybird,

    November in the parish saw an invasion although you might not have noticed it. The Harlequin Ladybird, which only arrived in Britain in 2004, is now well-established over most of Britain, even having been spotted as far north as the Shetlands. Less common in Scotland and North and Mid Wales it is very common in South Wales and […]

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Autumn Programme Talks

  This Month's Talks   Paul Gregory on Community and Post Our autumn programme continued with a presentation by Paul Gregory on Community and Post. Paul’s talk was about how his life had revolved around public service and as a child much of this service was in the church starting off as a choir boy and then later a server […]

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November’s Expeditions

  Abercarn to Mynydd Llwyd  Our drive to the beginning of this walk was very promising as we climbed quite a way, passing narrow terraces in Abercarn, to arrive at a parking area in the forest near Llanfach. It was a misty day, no rain but we were surrounded by light clouds. We started out on good forest tracks, as […]

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