February Planning Applications

  Planning Applications for January  4 Station Road. – Alterations and improvements of a garage with a pitched roof. The council had no objections subject to a condition of any planning permission preventing the building used for anything other than the designed garden room.  Dyffryn Gardens. – A proposed charging shed for site vehicles and alterations to the compost bays […]

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February Planning Updates

  February Planning Updates   The following planning applications have been approved.    35, Burdons Close, The Grange. – Convert the rear half of the double garage to a habitable room.    Plot 84, The Grange, Port Road – Alteration of the approved dwelling including a rear conservatory extension.    Wenvoe Community Centre. – To fell the […]

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Graffiti Problem

  GRAFFITI Is this your child’s handiwork? Do you recognise their handwriting?   In the last few weeks the use purple spray paint graffiti has appeared around the village. A rude word on fencing near the Walston Castle has been removed. The paint on the stonework of the boundary wall near the park will be more difficult to cover up. […]

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Gwenfo School News

    We would like to wish you all a Happy New Year! The children have settled back to school really well and we have a very busy and exciting term ahead of us, including Welsh Week and Arts Week. Year 6 visited Cardiff Museum to learn more about their Blitz topic. They thoroughly enjoyed the day and learn lot […]

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President’s Welcome

    Members were welcomed by our president to the first meeting of 2017 but sadly we learned of the passing of Vera Tipples, a former president and a faithful, enthusiastic member of our institute until ill health prevented her from joining us. Our thoughts are with Cliff and his family and members observed a minute’s silence in Vera’s memory. […]

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AGM and The Wild Orchard

    We held our 10th AGM in January with 28 attending – not many organisations get such a good turnout. However we still need practical help from people who might be able to contribute the odd hour here and there. So if part of your New Year's resolution is to get fitter and healthier and help to Save the […]

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The Final Garden Notes

  It’s never easy for our birds to find all the right nutrition they need and it’s even more difficult in the cold days of winter and early spring. It’s up to us to help out by making sure we always provide nourishment and water, and we’ll be rewarded by regular visits, not only from birds which are very familiar […]

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Allotments Available

    Do you enjoy growing fruit and vegetables but do not have sufficient room in your garden? Would you like an allotment. An enjoyable pastime, spring will be with us in the next few months and the growing season will be underway. The Council has full and half allotments for rent. Full allotment £25/year, half allotment £15. The allotments […]

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This Week’s New Additions

The Wenvoe Community Library Contact us on   029 2059 417         The days are getting longer  – which suggests two things in particular, it's time to rejuvenate the garden and time to plan the summer holiday. We have a wide selection of travel books in the library and can obtain guides for most countries from within the […]

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Meeting Schedule February

  The group had a brief meeting in January in which the village Christmas tree was taken down and cut up for disposal. It was a larger tree this year and I’m sure you’ll agree that it was a focal point in the village. Our next meeting will be on the 6th February as usual at the Community Centre at […]

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