Water Voles on the Wye

  The Monnow Rivers Association together with the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Beauty (AONB) has cause to celebrate the fact that it has received a funding boost to implement its 'Water Voles on the Wye' project. The launch, to raise awareness of the project and relevant issues and to provide information about it, took … Continue reading Water Voles on the Wye


I love my Liberty Bodice!

I love my Liberty Bodice! - an exhibit at Chepstow Museum, August 10 – October 6 2013 ‘I Love My Liberty Bodice’ is a special exhibition that celebrates the undergarment that was loved or loathed by generations of children. The fleecy bodice, with its cotton tapes and rubber buttons, has become a thing of nostalgia … Continue reading I love my Liberty Bodice!

Bespoke induction kitchen helps luxury Forest of Dean hotel win green award

Gloucestershire based commercial kitchen company Target Catering Equipment has just helped the Forest of Dean’s Speech House Hotel win a prestigious green business award. Target’s innovative induction cooking equipment helped the family-run luxury hotel and restaurant win Green Business of the Year 2013 in The Forester’s prestigious annual awards and further its objectives as a … Continue reading Bespoke induction kitchen helps luxury Forest of Dean hotel win green award

Shipwreck in Penallt, near Monmouth

This coming Bank Holiday Monday afternoon, 26th August 2013, Shakespeare once again comes to Babington Meadow in the hilltop village of Penallt in the form of his hilarious masterpiece of mistaken identity …… The Comedy of Errors. As the story goes:    Once upon a time… two sets of identical twin babies and their parents survived … Continue reading Shipwreck in Penallt, near Monmouth