Walking Group November Programme

Walking Group November Programme Walkers meet at the front of the Wenvoe Community Centre. If you are interested in a walk, just turn up; don’t forget your lunch on an all day walk. When transport is required we car share. Contacts for this month’s walks are: Bert-20594418, Mike 01446 742269, V’Iain 20593221, and Ian 20594573.   Sat 2nd Nov:- Newton […]

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RHS 8 tips for November

RHS 8 tips for November Clear up leaves, especially from lawns, ponds and drains. Please make sure all containers kept clear of the ground. Plant tulip bulbs for a spring display. Prune roses to prevent wind rock. Plant out winter bedding. Cover brassicas with netting if pigeons are a problem. Insulate outdoor containers from frost. Bubble wrap is good. Stop […]

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Dyffryn Paintings Conservation Project

DYFFRYN PAINTINGS CONSERVATION PROJECT  Dyffryn House, at Dyffryn gardens is holding a paintings conservation project from the 22nd October-end of November. Visitors will get the chance to watch specialist painting conservators in action, as they repair the 3 paintings by prolific Welsh artist Margaret Lindsay Williams (1888-1960). Williams portraits are in the Royal collection , and the National Museum, Wales. […]

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Abercraf

  Abercraf It was a lovely sunny morning at the end of August when we set off from Abercraf in a westerly direction. We walked along the river, the sun sparkling on the water. Passing through a kissing gate we noticed that its ‘gate’ had been dumped in the bushes nearby. Soon we were passing the Rheolau Arms and walking […]

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First Half Term Completed!

First Half Term Completed! We are finding it hard to believe that we have nearly completed our first half term! They say time flies when you are having fun and that is certainly true for us in school! Our Reception class have settled beautifully into school life. They are busy learning to read key words and recognise sounds and numbers […]

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Great Expectations

Great Expectations There is an expectation which has fallen on the youth of today; that we must fix the problems our predecessors have caused. Between the likes of Greta Thunberg, the climate activist who made headlines after her recent speech at the UN, and Emma Gonzalez, the powerhouse who helped organise March For Our Lives on behalf of gun control […]

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When Did You Last Plant A Tree?

When did you last plant a tree? With November 30th being Tree Charter Day and the Woodland Trust planning to plant 35,000 trees on that day alone, here is a chance for you to consider what you can do to help. Why bother? As the Woodland Trust says ‘as well as absorbing carbon, trees help to deal with the effects […]

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