Vandalism and Crime in Wenvoe

  Vandalism and Crime in Wenvoe Since our last report in October we have been made aware of acts of vandalism and crime occurring recently in Wenvoe. New park being misused by teenagers. Fly tipping in various lanes throughout the area with one incident being a van dropping the rubbish out of the back door as it was driving along […]

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December Update

WENVOE COMMUNITY LIBRARY Tel: 02920 594176 – during opening hours or wenvoelibrary@outlook.com Like and follow us on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/WenvoeCommunityLibrary Click and Collect. We are pleased to be back to pre-circuit breaker hours. Call us between 10 am and 12 noon on Tuesdays or Thursdays and we will do our best to help you with your book orders. When your […]

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Allotment News

ALLOTMENT NEWS We have been informed of recent thefts at the allotments, including tools. We are extremely saddened by this. We suggest you do not leave valuable items at the allotment. The details have been passed onto the Community Police Officer. However, he has asked if a theft takes place, that the plot holder reports it to 101 so they […]

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Tips for December

The Village Gardener Tips for December Victoria of the Walled Garden. Tips for December. Secure your climbers to walls and supports. Tie up conifers to stop them spreading in high winds or snow. Prune apple trees by cutting out crossed branches and thinning out the middle. Stay off the soil in wet conditions to avoid compaction. Keep watering to a […]

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Severn Bridges Footsteps

Footsteps on the Severn Bridges Our plan to walk between the two Severn bridges, was postponed due to lockdown so we were going to go for it despite a wet weather forecast. We parked at Portskewett and set off in a north-easterly direction on a course parallel with the river but a short distance inland, we caught glimpses of the […]

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“The Confession” by Jessie Burton

OFF THE SHELF “The Confession” by Jessie Burton A young girl called Elise Marceau, life model, meets the dazzling, older and alluring Connie Holden. Connie is a very successful author and Elise is easily encouraged to follow Connie to the glamorous and glitzy Hollywood, as her latest book is being turned into a film. Elise is unsettled and an event […]

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The Welsh Have No Use For Orchards!

The Welsh Have No Use For Orchards nor Gardens! (The Welsh) have no use for orchards nor gardens’. So said Gerald of Wales, the 12th/13th century historian and archdeacon of Brecon. We described in the previous two issues something of the background and history of the sweet apple – so did Wales really miss out? You will often come across […]

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