Easter Egg Hunt & Grownups’ Social: Saturday 4th April

Easter_rabbit_w_BabyThis Easter Saturday join the fun at the children’s Easter Egg Hunt in the Glade at 10am followed by fun in the Hall, £2 per child at the door.

Adults are invited for refreshments from 11am, £1.50.

Grown-ups: bring your creation for the Decorated Egg Competition to be judged by the children.


Draft Community Led Plan: A Final Chance to Comment

CLP consultation day 6 Sept 2014

Selecting issues at the community consultation, 6th September 2014

The Community Led Plan (CLP) started with a consultation event in September, followed by a village-wide questionnaire in October.  The draft plan is almost ready and will be finalised in April and, if all goes to plan, printed and circulated in May.  Your comments on the final draft plan are very welcome.

Download the draft using the link below, and send your comments to the CLP Steering Group via Marilyn at The Beeches, Pool Lane, email marilyn@thebeechesthenarth.org.uk.

Download draft CLP for final comments (pdf file)

New Play Equipment for The Glade

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The Glade old play equipment will soon be replaced

Natural Resources Wales (the body that has replaced the Forestry Commission) is replacing the existing play equipment with new wooden pieces this month.  Work should start around 16th March or soon after.

They are generously donating the equipment and will pay for its upkeep for five years, as part of a scheme they are still able to fund.

The work site will be fenced off during construction for the safety of all concerned.

Films on The Narth presents: The Lunchbox, Friday 27 March

Don’t miss our next presentation

film_the-lunchboxjpgThe Lunchbox

Director: Ritesh Batra
Stars: Irrfan Khan (Slumdog Millionaire, Life of Pi), Nimrat Kaur (Homeland)

A delightful gem of a film which has become an international success, demonstrating that Indian films are not just about Bollywood. It is essentially a love story between an unhappy young wife, who cooks and sends lunch to her husband at work, and a lonely older man who receives the lunchbox in error. A mix of English and Hindi languages.

Cert PG, 104 minutes. Drama, romance Continue reading

Gardening Club Latest

Next Meeting

DaffodilsWITuesday  31st March 7.30 for 8pm in the Village Hall

We welcome Paul Green Back for a presentation on Plants of the Season with a wide range of plants for sale from his nursery

All Welcome

Last Month

Members met in the afternoon on 24 February, when fellow member John Dransfield gave a power point presentation on ‘How to Name a New Plant Species’.  The process is a very complex one and a lot of research has to go into finding out the Genus, Family and Species before this can be verified and it has been known to of bought up an older name which takes preference, although this is rare.  The names given to plant species are done in Latin and can be male thus ending in ‘un, female ending in ‘a or other.  Continue reading

The Narth WI: February Report and Next Meeting

Next month


Debbie Strickland will be demonstrating the art of ‘Blackwork Stitching’ sometimes known as Spanish blackwork, a form of embroidery generally using black thread stitched on even weave fabric.  The meeting will be on Tuesday 17th March at 7pm in the Village Hall.  New members are always welcome.

Last Month

President Ruth Potter gave a warm welcome to members, new members and visitors to the meeting.  Invitations have been received from Agincourt, Llandogo and Llangwm WI’s. The speaker for the evening was Karen Carmen a Nutritional Therapist.  Continue reading