Upcoming Walks August

  Thurs 3rd Aug:- Vale. Circular walk based around Porthkerry, approx. 5 miles. Bert  Sat 5th Aug:- To be advised. V’Iain  Sat 12th Aug:- Talgarth and the Witches Pool. 8 miles. Ian (OL12)  Sat 19th Aug:- A walk near Dinglestow. 7.5 miles Mike (OL14)  Sat 26th Aug:- North of Ystradfellte. Fan nedd and Ffan Llia. Around […]

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June Books Review

    We had no set book this month, so we all chose a good read, some very successfully, others not quite so. The one 10/10 was by Rohinton Mistry “A Fine Balance” – an exceptional novel about India during The Emergency. (We as a group had read this author’s “Family Matters” and had loved it) Several highly recommended 9/10s: […]

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Orchard News for July

    We have managed to get all four of our sites accepted as having achieved the Green Flag standard so The Upper Orchid Field, Community Orchard, Elizabethan Orchard and now the Welsh Orchard will be proudly flying their Green Flag pennants. To put this achievement in context we are the only village in the county to have a Community […]

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July News around the Parish

    The highlight of the month, must be the arrival of our new Bishop of Llandaff who was enthroned in the Cathedral on the morning of July 22nd, where a large congregation from all over the Diocese had gathered, including many from the Diocese of Salisbury, where Bishop June had been Dean for over 13 years. In the Diocesan […]

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June Meeting Report

      Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinators met on June 29 and items from the discussions included: We have continued our efforts to encourage Residents of The Grange estate to become active in the Watch. In March letters about Neighbourhood Watch were delivered to the occupied homes in the estate and personal contact has been made where possible. These have resulted […]

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July Walks

  Circumnavigation of Partrishow Hill We started in Llanbedr on a sunny and humid morning, parking near the church and walking a short stretch of road to turn right onto a river side footpath . We climbed in a south easterly direction and followed a path across the road at Gudder, travelling east parallel to the road through Dyffryn which […]

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Meeting Report

  Everyone was welcomed at the meeting by the president, especially new members, Pat and Zena. The effort and hard work by members in making the Link meeting such a success was much appreciated. Names were taken for our summer lunch at the Aubrey Arms, Bonvilston on 4th August at 12.30 pm. Final plans were made for the charity afternoon […]

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Walston Castle – Real Ale Festival

  WALSTON CASTLE 2nd and 3rd of September We will be hosting a Real Ale festival. This is the 2nd one that we've hosted. Last year's proved to be a wonderful success, where the site raised over £700 for Great Ormond Street children's hospital. The festival this year will be held over two days this time and it is a […]

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