Llandow Air Disaster 12 March 1950

    In the years after WWII there was a surge in demand for air travel. This was largely met with aircraft that had been sold off as surplus to requirements. People began to realise that travel by aeroplane was something available to everyone, not just the rich. A Cardiff entrepreneur chartered an aeroplane to fly from Landow airfield to […]

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August Planning Updates

  The following applications have been approved  5, Larchwood, minor alterations to the external windows and doors, including insertion of rooflights to the existing Garden Room at the rear of the dwelling  9, Tarrws Close, First floor extension over existing kitchen  Ty Pica Farm, Station Road East, Storage barn for hay and haylage.  Port Road Wood, […]

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August Planning Applications

 Wenvoe Community Centre, Proposed extension to existing community centre to provide new library and toilet facilities, and demolition of existing library and outbuilding. There are two applications one for the construction and the other for the demolition in the conservation area.  9, Tarrws Close, Roof terrace and access stair from within property. There was no objection subject to […]

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September Round Up

    Following our annual break for the month of August,Leisure Group restarted on 6 th September when we played Bingo. On the 13th Sept we were entertained by Dr Neville Evans, whose topic was "The street where I lived".He started his talk by saying it was from his boyhood up to the age of 13, and defined it by […]

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October Notes

  On Monday 2nd October we have arranged for Tempest Photography to visit the Playgroup from 3.30pm until 5pm. If anyone is interested in photographs them please come along. You don’t have to be a member at the Playgroup, this is open to all. The photographer may take your choice of photo to include individual, children and family photos. Photos […]

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Dewberrys Discovered

  A stroll along the new cycleway and footpath on Port Road between Wenvoe and the Alps roundabout revealed some interesting plants lurking at the base of the hedgerow. Most surprising because it has not been recorded yet in the parish is Dewberry. Similar to the Blackberry but with some clear distinguishing features. The berries have a bluish waxy bloom […]

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Christmas Cards

  We are making the final selection of images for the Christmas Cards to sell this year! We’re grateful to Roy Carr for his offer to supply the pictures from his extensive collection. The cards should be on sale in mid-October in packs of ten and priced at about £3.50; there will be at least two different pictures available. Once […]

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