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petrol prices in Monmouthshire

Petrol Prices Slowly Fall

Motorists are beginning to finally see the cost of fuel starts to drop. Back in June, the average price of petrol and diesel was around £2 a litre and it seemed that there was no way back for to fill up…

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Noah’s Ark charity - Vice chair Julie Hayward, pictured with Jasmine Luck and Kath Fisher

Annual race day raises record high of £72,000 for children’s charity.

AN ANNUAL charity day at Chepstow Racecourse raised a record £72,000 for the Noah’s Ark charity. This year’s Royal Ascot Charity Day, held earlier this month after a three-year absence due to the Covid-19 pandemic, set a new fundraising record for…

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Apprentice Winner Mark Wright

Entrepreneur and TV Apprentice winner to headline networking event

A FORMER winner of the BBC TV series The Apprentice will share his success story at The Awaken Twelve Year Anniversary Networking Lunch.

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The Lodge by Cefn Tilla Court

New café to launch in Usk

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…

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Did you know about this extra parking?

A little known parking website that enables the public to rent out their own driveways to make cash also has some more intersting spots around Monmouthshire that may be of interest. Yourparkingspace.co.uk, allows individuals to find parking space on driveways, in…

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What's not to love about Monmouthshire

When are the 2022 Bank Holidays?

Normally we can just about guess when the UK Bank Holidays, all except the Easter Holidays but this year it’s a little different thanks to The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations. So this year, the last Monday in May will not be…

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Scarecrow Trail

Community Scarecrow Trail Returns

A MONMOUTHSHIRE community who last year decorated dozens of gardens with colourful and creative characters, in its first-ever scarecrow trail, has returned in a bid to raise even more money for local schools After the success of last year’s scarecrow trail,…

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touching your phone could cost you

New Phones and Driving Rules

New rules are being introduced on 25th March to outlaw the use of mobile phones whilst driving. New laws will make it illegal for drivers to handle a phone for any reason whilst driving. This will include touching the screen to…

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The Lodge by Cefn Tilla

New boutique hotel Checks into Monmouthshire

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…

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When is Mother’s Day 2022?

Mother’s Day is just around the corner on 27th March 2022. Due to it’s moving around on the calendar each year, it’s one of those days that suddenly creeps up on you… but what is it all about? Mothering Sunday originated…

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