Community life

Living in the community of Pembrokeshire

One of the Lammas houses

Lammas Ecovillage.

At the end of a long track, off a narrow lane, off a minor road is perhaps Pembrokeshire’s most remarkable settlement: the Lammas Ecovillage. It might have been an echo of Tolkien’s Lembas in the name of the place, or the sight of grass-roofed houses peeping out of the landscape, or the way the stony […]

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Ancient Connections: A New Project for Pembrokeshire.

We have just received the following Press Release for an exciting new project . Watch this space. There is so much more to come. Project Launch a Great Success Ancient Connections project, launched recently in St Davids, hailed a great success by project partners and local community members alike. Over 100 people from Wales and […]

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remedies

Keeping Well this Winter, Naturally

Building up immunity and treating the common cough / cold naturally by Amanda Clifford It’s that time of year again, the changes in the temperature and weather often sparks an influx of cough and cold type symptoms.  In truth, it’s actually a good immune response to have a cold every now and again.  A way […]

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Pembrokeshire remakery

RE LOVE THE PRE LOVED. The Pembrokeshire Remakery finds a new home in Fishguard.

I popped in to the  Pembrokeshire Remakery this week at  it’s new home at Unit 8 Feidr Castell Business Park, Fishguard.  For those who haven’t come across the fab little project yet ( so where have you been?), The Pembrokeshire Remakery, is the first  of its kind in  Wales, helping to  divert household items from […]

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Navigator Rules

Navigators find their way to Pembrokeshire.

 Navigators is new to the United Kingdom. It came across the pond from America, but don’t let that put you off. Hailed as modern version of Scouting and Guiding it follows no religion or political path.  Instead it is an open movement that welcomes all races, religions and genders, focussing on encouraging young people  to […]

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Singing the Blues in Tenby.

Tenby’s got the blues again – for the fourteenth time. Tenby Blues Festival hits town from Friday to Sunday (8-10 November) with more than 20 venues and a host of musicians. You’ll need to buy tickets for the main shows – taking place at the De Valence Pavilion, Church House and the Giltar Hotel – […]

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sally shaman

FINDING ONES NAKED VOICE IN THE WOODS.

Sally Davies grew up in Caerphilly and following her psychology degree from Plymouth she went travelling, before moving to London.   “ I have a particular affinity with Nepal,” she told me, “ I loved the friendliness of the people and was inspired to volunteer with VSO, (Voluntary Service Overseas). I imagined living in a hut in Africa out in the bush […]

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inside the oven

Community Feast for Volunteers.

A great joint venture between Point and Goodwick and Fishguard Community Fridge was held last Saturday night, 28th September, to say thank you to Transition Bro Gwaun and Point volunteers. Community fridge volunteers made enough grated cheese, tomato sauce and pizza dough to make 37 pizzas – at a total cost of £1.00 (for the […]

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Moylgrove Village Hall: The heart of the village.

Moylgrove, in the north of the county, is a pretty little place with a community of about 200 people, many of whom have a keen interest and involvement with the community centre. Quite a high percentage of the local people are incomers who first discovered this lovely spot while holidaying here, and couldn’t bear to […]

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people below in hall

Get Together with Bespoke at The Tanyard

Sue Lines from the Tanyard Youth Project based in Pembroke, introduced me recently to Lorna Bond and the new group she has been instrumental in setting up, which meets on a Tuesday afternoon between 2 and 4. It had been an accidental meeting just a few months ago between Sue and Lorna and the women […]

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