Small Business Saturday

Saturday, 3rd December sees the return of Small Business Saturday. Now in its tenth year,, the campaign has grown significantly year on year encouraging millions to shop small. Our small businesses are vital to having thriving high streets and bustling communities. They create jobs and keep our cities, towns and villages vibrant and unique. That is…

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New café to launch in Usk

The Lodge by Cefn Tilla Court

Newly opened Usk boutique hotel, The Lodge by Cefn Tilla, is to relaunch it’s Cafe and restuaurant thanks to a collaboration with a local catering business. The Lodge, which is owned by nearby Cefn Tilla Court, has teamed up with Portskewett based Pickled Pumpkin Catering to take over it’s cafe and bar area and to…

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New boutique hotel Checks into Monmouthshire

The Lodge by Cefn Tilla

A new boutique hotel, will be opening it’s doors on the outskirt of Usk, this spring, following a major refurbishment and investment programme. Formerly the Llangeview Lodge, on Old Chepstow Road near Usk, “The Lodge by Cefn Tilla” was bought in 2021 by Cefn Tilla Court and has been undergoing major construction work in anticipation…

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Abergavenny Waitrose Café is back

Waitrose Coffee Shop Abergavenny

The ever popular Waitrose café, in Abergavenny, has re-opened for the first time in almost two years. The café which is based at the Llanfoist store, has been closed due to pandemic restrictions but with the situation eased the coffee machine is back on and the kitchens are once again busy. The staff are already…

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