Scout Post 2016 Report

    So How did the Scout Post Go?   Happy New Year from 1st Wenvoe Scout Group. We hope that you had a wonderful time with family and friends, or perhaps just enjoyed a bit of peace and quiet and some better than usual telly. Here in the Williams residence as I type this, we are still waiting for […]

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Peregrine Falcon Order

    The Destruction of Peregrine Falcon Order   In 1940 the Government issued a Destruction of Peregrine Falcon Order because this most successful of predators was taking out the pigeons that were being used by bomber command if the crews had to bail out in order to get a message back with their location. Around 200,000 pigeons were supplied […]

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Christmas Draw

Christmas Draw Results The Village Hall Management Committee would like to thank everyone who kindly donated prizes to this raffle and also to the people who support us by buying and selling of the tickets. All money raised through the raffle contributes to the on-going insurance, maintenance and daily running costs of the Hall which is primarily for the use […]

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Year End Activities

  On November 16th Mr Dean Powell gave us an insight into the life of the actor Glyn Houston .Born in Tonypandy in 1925, he was the younger brother of actor Donald Houston. He really wanted to be a comedian. However, acting roles came along. He appeared in the film The Blue Lamp and comedies such as Are you being […]

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Chicken and Bacon Pie

    Creamy Chicken and Bacon Pie with Cheesy Pastry Crust.   Alternative for the filling. Use any leftover turkey, pork and ham. Pastry 325g plain flour 1/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda 180g cold butter 50g good strong mature cheddar, finely grated 1 large egg beaten Filling 2tbsp olive oil 25g butter 800g chicken breasts, diced 200g streaky bacon or […]

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December’s Book Choice

"Cranford" By  Elizabeth Gaskell   Page Turners were greeted with mincepies. Mulled wine and Buck’s Fizz to ensure plenty of Christmas spirit at the final meeting of 2016. Less palatable however, was the book the group had been offered for December. To continue the foodie theme, it was not easily digested by the group and left a bitter taste in […]

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