30 Hour Childcare Offer Latest News

From April this year, the ‘30 Hour FREE Childcare offer’ is coming to the Vale of Glamorgan including Wenvoe, so we want to be sure that you are ready. The 30-hour FREE care is offered as 12.5 hours of Nursery Education and 17.5 hours of Care, therefore; you may receive up to 17.5 hours FREE care here at the Playgroup. […]

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Llanharan Winter Walk

Llanharan What a contrast to the Craig yr Allt walk, it had snowed and the sun was shining so visibility was great but it was very cold. We voted to go to Llanharan and walk in the snow to the wind turbines. Parking in the station car park, we climbed a short way along a road and were soon crunching […]

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Misty Morning at Craig yr Allt

Craig yr Allt It was a misty morning as we travelled to Tongwynlais. Driving to the top of Heol y Fforest we parked at a picnic spot feeling pleased that we had climbed a fair way before starting the walk. The mist thickened as we headed roughly west, following a track that took us to the sculpture trail in the […]

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Let’s Talk Organ Donation

Let’s talk organ donation. How many of you knew about the Organ Donation Act in Wales? Did you know about ‘opting-in’ or ‘opting-out’? Let’s talk about it. Currently in Wales there is a scheme which came into effect in January of 2015 in an attempt to increase the number of organ donations throughout Wales. It states that you can ‘opt-in’ […]

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Apple and Marzipan Torte

Apple and Marzipan Torte butter for greasing 2 large eggs 125g caster sugar 4 Cox apples [roughly 400g] Peeled, cored and cut into small pieces 100g marzipan, cut into small pieces 200g plain flour 1tsp. baking powder To serve, extra thick double cream and a soft berry fruit. Preheat the oven to 170C. Grease and line the base of a […]

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Mushroom, Leek and Stilton Tart

Mushroom, Leek and Stilton Tart 1 sheet frozen ready rolled puff pastry, defrosted 2 tbsp. whole grain mustard 1 leek [good size] thinly sliced 200g chestnut mushrooms, sliced 1 tbsp. olive oil 2 heaped tbsp. chopped flat leaf parsley 1 tbsp. milk 100g Stilton, broken into small pieces Heat oven to 180C. Unroll pastry and place on a baking tray […]

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