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Five-Ways Art – Autumn Exhibition at The Shire Hall, Monmouth

Five-Ways Art brings a stunning collection of traditional and modern, collectable Welsh art to the Shire Hall, Monmouth on 16th-20th October. This is Five-Ways Art’s first exhibition in Monmouth and they have brought together a varied show of high quality. The exhibition includes the work of seventeen artists: prices range from £40 to £2,500. Subject […]

A Bottle of Wine in Le Puy en Velay

Le Puy en Velay is a remote cathedral city tucked away in the interior of France just to the north of the Cévennes. It is set in a volcanic bowl in the high plateau of the Massif Central. The cathedral is an impressive construction, built of the local volcanic stone, which looks like pumice stone. […]

Neighbourhood Policing Team, Monmouth

Thank you for your support Monmouth Off Street Project would like to thank everyone involved for the overwhelming support shown in favour of our new Skateboard/BMX Park. It is hoped that the Park, which is considered to be in the top six Skate park designs in the country will be completed by Christmas. Anyone wishing […]

Man of Iron – Man of Steel

In the 19th.century in the Forest of Dean lived two of Britain’s outstanding metallurgists, David Mushet and his son, Robert. David spent his life examining the problems of making good, cheap iron at a time when iron-making was unorganised and feeling its way. Robert was born in the age of iron and died in the […]

Monmouthshire Food Festival

Monmouthshire Food Festival Caldicot Castle 11th-12th October 2014 A programme of cookery demonstrations, children’s workshops, master classes and tutored tastings will show how to eat well and to eat healthy. Cookery Demonstrations- with a difference! We are delighted to welcome up to 15 chefs from the Catering Platoon of 1st Battalion The Rifles (1 RIFLES) […]

Introducing ‘The Attik’

The Attik is Monmouth’s young people’s meeting place. It provides young people from the age of 11 to 25 with a safe place to meet as well as opportunities for informal education, access to information, volunteering opportunities and support for young people to manage the Attik.   In addition, the Attik provides access to the Internet, […]

Roasted pigeon, rosti potato, smoked bacon, lettuce & pea salad with brown sauce

With autumn fast approaching, Head Chef Martin Adams presents one of his favourite seasonal dishes that has become a firm favourite on the menu at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in Clearwell, Forest of Dean. Bringing together all the flavours of the region the dish centres around rich pigeon breast combined with Wye Valley smoked bacon and […]

Help for working families on low incomes

A recent survey commissioned by the national charity Turn2us revealed that over half of the thirteen million people living in poverty in the UK are from working households.* Research showed that 62% of these were not claiming benefits and tax credits to which they may be entitled. Many people did not know that such help […]


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Trumpton goes to Monte Carlo

Trumpton Fire Service has just completed the daring challenge of a 2100 mile round trip to Monte Carlo raising money for Prostate Cancer UK which is one of the charities Monmouth Rotary Club is supporting this year. The trip came about as a result of a mad decision by Paul Sherrington, Andy Skinner and Richard […]