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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HSBC to close branches in Monmouthshire

HSBC to close branches in Abergavenny and Chepstow

HSBC will close 114 branches in Britain from April 2023, the British lender said on Wednesday, the latest in a string of such announcements by retail banks in the country as they slash their networks to try and cut costs. The Abergavenny and Chepstow branches are on the list of planned closures and will close their…

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Poppy Appeal

This year’s Poppy Appeal takes place from Thursday 27th October until Remembrance Sunday on Sunday 13th November. By donating to the Poppy Appeal you’re helping to provide ongoing vital support to the Armed Forces community, ensuring their unique contribution is never forgotten. Your poppy shows you care. It’s not just buying the traditional paper poppies that help…

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Abergavenny Post Office Relocation Proposal

The Royal Mail are proposing to relocate the Post Office branch from St John’s square, Abergavenny to a new location in the Ryman store at 17A Cibi Walk, Frogmore Street, Abergavenny The lease at the current premises is due to expire in April 2023 and an alternative location has had to be sourced. Customers would…

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Road to close during the weekday for three weeks

A BUSY Monmouthshire road will be closed for three weeks whilst resurfacing work takes place. A stretch of the Blaenavon Road which runs between Govilon and Blaenavon Monmouthshire council will carry out work to resurface Blaenavon Road (B4246) in Govilon, from its junction with Merthyr Road, continuing up t he Blorenge Mountain towards Blaenavon and…

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