BBC Wales through the years

Hi All,

Just a reminder that the next meeting of the Culture Group is this Friday (24th) at 2pm in Llangybi Village Hall.  This month we have


A talk with film clips by

Edith Hughes, Manager of Research and Archives for BBC Wales

 Hope to see you there.


Bridge: Rota for Monday’s Director

Usk Bridge Directors’ Rota for Mondays

  • Date  Name
  • 6th June – Libby
  • 13th June – Keith
  • 20th June – Sue/John
  • 27th June – Roger
  • 4th July – Brenda (Guy)
  • 11th July – John/Sue
  • 18th July – Guy
  • 25th July – Barbara
  • 1st August – Help!
  • 8th August – More Help
  • 15th August – Yet More Help
  • 22nd August – Judith
  • 29th August – No Session
  • 5th September  – Volunteer Needed
  • 12th September – Judith
  • 19th September – Rosemary

Three more volunteers needed.


Walking Group meets “55 a day” cyclist

The walking group met Curtis Fields recently whilst walking at Llandegfedd reservoir. Curtis Fields, 55, from Oakdale, has been cycling for consecutive days since Tuesday March 1, finishing on Sunday April 24 – to coincide with the final day of Parkinson’s Awareness Week. The ambitious cyclist is into the final third of his challenge to cycle 55-miles-for-55-days to raise money for Parkinsons UK. He said: “I am pleased to say that the local support has been fantastic and so far I have raised £2,000 for Parkinson’s UK.”The daily route takes him through 19 locations including Oakdale, Pontypool, Usk and Newport.