Author Archive: Dafydd Vaughan

Historical Photo Exhibition 2012 – Call for help

To celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the Mon and Brec Canal and the 360th Anniversary of Llanwenarth Baptist Church, Govilon Heritage Group will be arranging a Village Photographic History Exhibition on Saturday 30th June and Sunday 1st July. But it’s a Photo Exhibition with a difference… because those who come to see the many old […]

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Govilon school fire (updated)

We understand that Govilon school has been destroyed by a fire. Monmouthshire County Council has confirmed that fire fighters are at the scene and a full assessment will be made in the morning. For further details, please follow Monmouthshire County Council on Twitter. Update: 5th November 2010 Monmouthshire County Council has released a statement on […]

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Upcoming guided heritage walks

Our next two summer guided heritage walks are almost upon us. Saturday 10th July: Forge & Railway Heritage Trail Start at 10.30 from The Forge Car Park, Govilon (SO 265133) This 1.9 mile circular stroll along the picturesque old railway line visits the sites of an ancient forge, the Govilon aqueduct and Bailey’s canal wharf. […]

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Road Closure: Govilon to Llanfoist

The B4246 between Llanfoist and the Blaenavon road junction will be closed on Sunday 31st May between 9am – 5pm and on at least two consecutive Sundays to allow urgent repointing of the Skew Bridge. The Brecon Beacons National Park Authority apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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Possible Closure of Govilon Primary

This week, all residents of the village should have received a letter from the Governing Body of Govilon Primary School regarding the possible closure of the school. 1 May 2009 Dear Parents/Resident of Govilon We have just discovered that we are one of three schools in the Abergavenny Area which are under threat of closure. […]

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