News Articles - Monlife

Caldicot Active Travel Links and Multi-User Route – Q&A

The Caldicot Links active travel scheme is designed to create an integrated network of shared use routes, linking existing and ...
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Monmouthshire School Swimming Programme makes a splash at the 2024 Swim Wales Annual Awards

Monmouthshire School Swimming Programme has won the ‘School Swimming and Water Safety’ award at the 2024 Swim Wales Annual Awards ...
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New Exhibition at Shire Hall Museum

Throughout January, a new exhibition has been displayed at the Shire Hall to celebrate its 300-year history. This exhibition is ...
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Work progresses on Williams Field Lane to Monnow Bridge Active Travel Route

Starting from 22nd January, Monmouthshire County Council will begin work on a new active travel route, the Williams Field Lane ...
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Proposals for Community Nature Spaces in Abergavenny

The Monmouthshire Local Nature Partnership, which Monmouthshire County Council hosts, will be delivering the Community Nature Spaces Project in Abergavenny ...
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MonLife host Christmas Celebration for valued Volunteers

Volunteers play a crucial role in MonLife services and are essential to the local communities. They help officers deliver opportunities ...
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New Members wanted for Monmouthshire Local Access Forum 

Eagle’s Nest Viewpoint Monmouthshire County Council is recruiting new members for the Monmouthshire Local Access Forum. The Local Access Forum ...
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MonLife becomes ‘Centre of Excellence’ for the Leadership Skills Foundation.

The MonLife Sports Development team has been named a Centre of Excellence by the Leadership Skills Foundation for delivering the ...
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The Stranglers Announce Special 50th Anniversary Live Summer Show at Caldicot Castle

Sharing a Golden year for The Stranglers & Caldicot achieving town status Plus Buzzcocks as special guests - Saturday 8 ...
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Amanda Harris in Chepstow during her epic journey along the Wales Coast Path. Credit @amandascoastalchallenge

Access Improvement Grants are now available

Amanda Harris in Chepstow during her epic journey along the Wales Coast Path. Credit @amandascoastalchallenge Applications are now open for ...
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Photo on the new MUGA at Caldicot Leisure centre. From left to right, Cllr Jackie Strong, Cllr I R Shillabeer (Caldicot Town Council) , Chair of Monmouthshire County Council Cllr Meirion Howells, Cabinet Member for Education Cllr Martyn Groucutt, Joe Killingley, Caldicot Leisure Centre Manager and Jack Harris, Community and Sport Development Officer.

New sports facilities at Caldicot Leisure Centre.

Cllr Jackie Strong, Cllr I R Shillabeer, Caldicot Town Council, Chair of Monmouthshire County Council Cllr Meirion Howells, Cabinet Member ...
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Spooktacular fun for all the family in Monmouthshire this half term

Half term is nearly here and this autumn there will be a host of family fun to enjoy up and ...
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Leaders of the future inspired to become Young Ambassadors at annual conference

Monmouthshire school children have been getting inspired to become leaders through sport thanks to the return of the Bronze Young ...
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Partnership project to improve sustainability of the public rights of way network

Image courtesy of Ramblers Cymru Following a successful application to the Welsh Government’s Access Improvement Grant, Monmouthshire County Council is ...
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All welcome to help shape the future of visual arts in Monmouthshire

Ann Sumner and Beth McIntyre meeting with Emma Bevan-Henderson, Chair of the Abergavenny Art Festival meeting at the Makers Crafts ...
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Get more from your journey when you active travel in Monmouthshire

Monmouthshire County Council is celebrating 10 years since the Active Travel Act was launched in Wales. Although the concept of ...
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Llanfoist to Abergavenny Active Travel bridge works commence

As part of the Welsh Government Active Travel funding awarded in 2023/24, phase 1 construction on the Llanfoist to Abergavenny ...
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Celebrate diversity and inclusion at Pride in Usk

Put on your most colourful and expressive outfit and embrace the love and unity at Pride in Usk on Saturday ...
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Minister visits Abergavenny summer programmes

Minister for Finance and Local Government Rebecca Evans MS visited Monmouthshire County Council’s summer programmes in Abergavenny recently. Accompanied by ...
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Local children have a splashing time at MonLife’s Swimming Festival

MonLife’s recent School Swimming Festival welcomed over 345 primary school children to participate in inclusive aquatic activities across Monmouthshire. Festivals ...
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Turner’s inspiring painting on display at Chepstow Museum

Chepstow Castle. Painted in 1794 by JMW Turner An important watercolour of Chepstow Castle painted by JMW Turner in 1794 ...
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Have your say on green spaces and nature sites in Monmouthshire

Monmouthshire County Council has received funding through the Welsh Government Rural Communities – Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, which is funded ...
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Green Flag success for Monmouthshire

Monmouthshire County Council is proud to announce that more of the county’s attractions and open spaces have won prestigious Green ...
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Funding awarded for Gwent’s Nature Network

The Gwent Green Grid partnership has just announced that it has been awarded almost £1million by the National Lottery Heritage ...
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Have your say on Community Nature Spaces proposals for Abergavenny

One of many kinds of nature spaces that could be chosen Monmouthshire County Council has been awarded ‘Local Places for ...
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Active Travel plans in Abergavenny take a step forward

Funding has been secured this financial year to start the construction of the new Active Travel bridge across the Usk, ...
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Monmouthshire’s pupils shine at the PlayMaker Conference

Council Leader Mary Ann Brocklesby with Cllr Angela Sandles, Cllr Jackie Strong, Cllr Peter Strong, Cllr John Crook, with pupils ...
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Council secures the highest Active Travel funding in Wales

As part of the Welsh Government’s Active Travel Fund 2023/24, Monmouthshire County Council has received £6.99million for this financial year, ...
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Over £760k funding announced for Monmouthshire’s museums

Monmouth’s Shire Hall Monmouthshire museums run by MonHeritage, part of Monmouthshire County Council, have received a welcome boost thanks to ...
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Get ready to Go Wild in Abergavenny this May!

The Gwent Green Grid is hosting a ‘Greater Gwent Goes Wild’ event for all the family on Saturday 20th May, ...
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