Following our consultation launch event in September, everyone in our area (The Narth, Pen y Fan and Maryland) had an opportunity to complete a questionnaire, either online or on paper, on the issues that had been raised. The initial results from the questionnaires have been passed to us by Adventa, the independent facilitators of the project. The final document is now being prepared.
The response was good: 93 adults completed the main questionnaire, which is around 31% of the adult population of 297 (based on the 2011 government census). This is a good response rate, comparable with other villages undertaking community led plans. Continue reading
Expect lots of gifts at this year’s Narth Choir Christmas concert entitled the Gift of Christmas. It will be held in the Pelham Hall, Penallt near Monmouth at 7.30pm on Thursday 18th December. One of the Gifts will be a donation to Médecins Sans Frontières, this year’s charity, to help with their pioneering fight against Ebola in Africa. With your help it will be a large gift.
The concert will have the usual dynamic mix of beautiful choral music, popular songs and, doubtless, a few surprises. The concert is, as always, free to get in but you may find it a bit tricky to get out without considering a donation to Médecins Sans Frontières. Continue reading