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December 2008

Church Services – United Benefice of Tintern and Llandogo with Whitebrook

St. Michael’s Church, Tintern – Communion Service 10.30am every Sunday - Rev. Nora Hill. – additional services in December

21st December 4.00pm - Candlelit Nine Lessons and Carols

24th December 3.00pm - From Parva Vineyard processing to St.Michael’s for a short Children's Nativity Service for under 7’s.

24th December 11.30pm – First Holy Communion of Christmas (Candlelit)

25th December 10.30am - Christmas Morning Holy Communion

St. Oudoceus Church, Llandogo - Communion Service 9.00am every Sunday - Rev. John Dearnley – additional services in December

21st December 10.30a.m. - Children's Nativity and Carols

25th December 10.00a.m. Christmas Morning Holy Communion


The latest Tintern News is now on the website.


Here are the latest community council minutes.


21 October 2008

The agenda for the community council meeting to be held on 27 October at 6.30pm in the village hall are available.

The minutes of the last meeting are also available.


2 October 2008

Tintern Angling Club

Tintern Angling Club now has its own page on the website.


1 October 2008

The Community Council minutes for the meeting of Monday 29th September 2008 are on the website.

The latest Tintern News is now on the website.


September 2008

The Community Council agenda for the meeting on Monday 29th September 2008 is on the website.

The latest Tintern News is now on the website.


12 April 2008

Support Needed for Railway Path Application

Exciting new proposals for a traffic-free path between Chepstow, Tintern and Brockweir for walkers, cyclists and people with disabilities following the disused Wye Valley railway have been submitted to Monmouthshire County and Forest of Dean District Councils for planning approval.

The proposed route from the National Diving and Activity Centre in Tidenham will pass through two old railway tunnels and cross the river Wye near Tintern via a new lightweight bridge at the site of a former railway river crossing.

The Sustrans Railway path will provide a safe, healthy and environmentally sustainable alternative for linking the communities of the lower Wye Valley.

For further information visit www.wyevalleycycling.org.uk

Support the Sustrans Railway path TODAY with emails to

planning@fdean.gov.uk quoting reference P1597/07/FUL

planning@monmouthshire.gov.uk quoting reference DC/2008/00367


The latest Tintern News is now on the website.


Many thanks to Sheila Black for this month's view.


27 January 2008

The A466 through Tintern is now reopen.

Thanks to Steve Pocock of the Cherry Tree Inn for this photo of the Angidy when it came close to flooding in the recent heavy rain. The water level is usually a good two feet less than this! Fortunatelty the water has quickly subsided and things are now back to normal.


15 January 2007

The January Tintern News is now on the website.

Another Landslide.

© www.abbeyhousestudios.co.uk

The A466 is currently closed in the village by another landslide.


Tintern Post Office to Close?

Following a "Government Initiative" in 2006, the Post Office is now implemetnting what is euphemistically called a "Network Change" programme.

What this actually means is the closure of smaller Post Office branches.

Tintern is one of the branches proposed for permanent closure.

There is a period of "public consultation" from now until the 25th February 2008. Please make your feelings known by writing to:

Steve Geraty
Network Development Manager
Post Office Ltd©
FREEPOST CONSULTATION TEAM
email consultation@postoffice.uk

You might also wish to express your views to our local MP:

David Davies MP
The Grange
16 Maryport Street
Usk
Monmouthshire
NP15 1AB

daviesd@parliament.uk

and to our local councillor Ann Webb:

annwebb@monmouthshire.gov.uk

In addition to this, Monmouthshire Council are taking legal action against the Cherry Tree Inn, Post Office and Stores for displaying a wooden direction board at the bottom of the Angiddy Valley road.

Without any form of signpost, visitors will have great difficulty locating our village shop and stores, not to mention an excellent local pub.

It is as if Monmouthshire are deliberately setting out to kill off the vital facilities that are so valuable to local people.


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