Gertrude Jenner – Suffragist

REDRESSING THE BALANCE   On occasion of her death in April 1894 at the age of 69, the popular Evening News, while recognising her great charitable work, described Wenvoe’s Gertrude Jenner as a picturesque, eccentric and pathetic character. She was in fact a fearsome crusader for women’s issues and good causes. Her campaigns for political, legal and social justice brought […]

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April Updates

Planning applications • Land off Port Road and at entrance to Redrow Homes) development. Erection of a temporary sales cabin at the entrance to the site. This is to replace the show house office. The proposed location not supported, due to the lack of parking with the construction of three houses also in progress adjacent to this area. • St. […]

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March Updates

Planning Updates The following application have been approved. • Oak Tree Farm, Morfa Lane, Wenvoe. Use of the dwelling without complying with an agricultural occupancy condition. Conditions on future occupation are imposed. • Land off Chapel Terrace, Twyn Yr Odyn. Construction of new barn to be used for stabling and animal shelter with areas for feed/hay storage and maintenance of […]

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AGM Report

The Neighbourhood Watch AGM was held on 21 February with 18 members present and items from the discussion included: There was a review of the Open Evening held in October 2017 for new Residents to the village and hosted by the Watch and the Community Council. It was felt that the evening had been successful and residents had been recruited […]

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SNOW HIGHLIGHTS

I am sure for many the recent snow brought inconvenience, worry and hassle. Despite that here are my snow highlights:-  Sledging (on a plastic lid!) with my three year old granddaughter Delyth down Church Rise – the first time she had seen proper snow. She loved it.  The snow bringing in less common bird visitors to our garden […]

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Parish Events for March

This year the month of March came in like a lion and hopefully will leave as a lamb. The heavy snow fall, and the consequent drifting, confined a lot of us to our homes until we dug ourselves out. Thanks to Mike for doing a great job clearing the path to the church porch to enable access to the church […]

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The Invention of Wings

The Invention of Wings Sue Monk Kidd Set in the American Deep South “The Invention of Wings” unflinchingly describes the brutality of slavery in vivid and precise detail. The book is the fictionalised history of the Grimke sisters, Sarah and Angelina (Nina), who were at the forefront of the abolitionist and women’s rights movements, wound around the intriguing life story […]

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