BIN COLLECTION REMINDER

  BIN COLLECTION REMINDER Never miss a collection day again with the Vale of Glamorgan handy bin collection reminders! By signing up to bin collection reminders you will receive an email the day before your collection day, reminding you what waste and recycling are due to be collected. To sign up you will need to:- Visit the recycling and waste […]

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Fungi Competition

  With the Wildlife Group fungi competition ongoing until the end of October it is worth reflecting on what fungi are and why they are so important to us. Most people think of fungi as the familiar mushroom or toadstool sticking out of the ground and, so far, competition entries have followed this line. But just as an apple is […]

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​Symonds Yat

Symonds Yat Another hot summer’s day found us parking in Whitchurch off the A40 near Symonds Yat. A short walk across the A40 by a road bridge and there was a footpath which brought us to a lane heading south. All too soon we found ourselves climbing which seemed a little odd as we were making our way to the […]

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September’s Walk

  And the sun shone again on the living with cancer strollers on their September walk around Cosmeston. A new route included small inclines, woods, open fields, lakes and friendly canines, intent on joining us! The views were wonderful. We could even see Wenvoe from one vantage point. As important as the walking, was the talking and the coffee in […]

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Plans for October

The team has been tidying up in the cemetery this month and will be continuing their work there again next month. Meet 9.30am Monday 15th October. Secateurs, loppers, gloves, green bags will be useful    

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October Tasks

  RHS tips for the month. 1. Divide rhubarb crowns. 2. Cut back perennials that have died back. 3. Divide herbaceous perennials. 4. Move tender plants into a greenhouse 5. Plant out Spring cabbages. 6. Harvest apples, pears and nuts. 7. Prune climbing roses. 8. Finish collecting seeds to grow next year. 9. Keep cutting the grass and trim the […]

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Early-Marriages Are Detrimental

  Since I was little, I imagined what my future wedding would be like. The dress, the layout, the partner; all children daydream about the day they will marry their soulmate. I always wondered what they would look like, their personality, how we would meet, how old I would be and how long it would take for us to get […]

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Fake Netflix emails.

  WARNING FROM CRIMESTOPPERS Please watch out for these fake Netflix emails. We’ve seen an increase in reports about fake Netflix emails claiming that there’s an issue with your account, or that your account has been suspended. The email states that you need to “update” your account details in order to resolve the problem. The link in the emails leads […]

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Spiced Swede Fritters [vegetarian]

Spiced Swede Fritters [vegetarian] 1 swede, about 650 – 700g, peeled and diced into small chunks 75g plain flour 100ml crème fraiche 1 egg beaten 1 large red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped 1 med red onion, finely chopped 1 tsp cayenne pepper 2 tsp garam masala 1/2 tsp ground turmeric 1 tsp crushed coriander seeds small handful fresh coriander, […]

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