December Planning updates.

Planning updates. The following applications have been approved • The Bothy, Port Road, Wenvoe. Remove existing porch and replace with single storey extension to the rear of the house to create a new garden room. Materials to match that of the existing house. 1, Burdonshill Cottage, Burdonshill Lane, Rear dormer extension to existing garage and raised decking Brooklands Retail Park, […]

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The Sugar Loaf

Sugar Loaf (the hill north of Abergavenny) Many people who climb Sugar Loaf park halfway up, not us, in order to have a decent walk we parked at Glangrwyney. The day was sunny and warm but not too hot, ideal walking weather. Sugar Loaf was originally called Mynnydd Pen-y-fal – ‘mountain of the head/top of the peak/summit’. Pen-y-fal is still […]

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SCAM WARNINGS

  SCAM WARNINGS Watch out for these fake TV Licensing emails We’ve seen a sharp increase in reports about fake TV Licensing emails claiming to offer refunds. The emails state that the refund cannot be processed due to “invalid account details”. The links provided in the emails lead to phishing websites designed to steal personal and financial details. Always question […]

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The Ivy Bee

  Spotted in early October on some ivy growing near the Village Shop was this bee, the Ivy Bee – our first record in the parish although it has probably been around for a while. Amazingly this bee was new to Science in 1993 and first recorded in Britain in 2001 in Dorset since when it has spread out steadily. […]

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