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Llangynidr Agricultural Show Charity launches campaign


CITY HOSPICE has launched an innovative new fundraising initiative to enable people to specifically support the day-to-day work of their 14 nurses. Te ‘Donate a Day’ campaign has been inspired by the increased need that


for palliative care the charity has


Llangynidr Agricultural Show takes place on Bank Holiday Sunday 25th August at the village hall and surrounding show fields (SatNav NP8 1LS). Show Chairman Brian Cope said “We are very pleased to be able to welcome Kevin Walker, international mountaineer, author of multiple guides and navigation books, and local guide, to this year’s Show. Kevin will be opening the event at around midday, with gates being open from 9am.” Te day has something for everyone including traditional competition classes for sheep, cattle and horses (ridden, working hunter, in-hand and show jumping), as well as a dog show that can be entered on the day. Tere will be children and family races; children and adults can join in the fancy dress and scarecrow competitions


(cash


prizes)! Entertainment throughout the day will include the Gelli Gaer Hound


parade, Monmouthshire Beagles, Gizmo childrens’ entertainer and magic show, displays of gate hanging, ferret racing with audience participation, and a gun dog skills demo. You can see a coracle- making demonstration by the skilled Dylan Jones; watch cookery, floral art and shearing demonstrations; and enjoy Birds of Prey Displays from Black Mountains Falconry with audience participation. Llangynidr Garden Association will hold its annual garden and craſt show alongside the agricultural show (doors open around 2.00pm once judging is complete). With 169 different classes in horticulture, floral art, domestic and craſt for adults and children, the Show has broad appeal. For more information including schedules for both the Agricultural and Garden/Craſt Shows and entry price visit www.llangynidrshow.org


Big Pit Amgueddfa Lofaol Cymru | Big Pit National Coal Museum


Diwrnod bendigedig yn Big Pit!


Teithiwch 300tr lawr i grombil y ddaear gyda chyn glöwr a darganfyddwch dreftadaeth lofaol. Cwrdd â’r caneri ac ymuno â hwyl y chwarae meddal a chrefftau yn y Pwll Chwarae.


Rhaid i blant fod dros fetr o daldra i fynd i lawr y pwll.


Ar agor bob dydd: 9.30am-5pm. Teithiau cyson danddaear: 10am-3.30pm.


MYNEDIAD AM DDIM


Am fwy o wybodaeth: amgueddfa.cymru/bigpit


experienced over the last few years. In 2018/2019 alone, City Hospice catered for 90 new patients every month and around 3,100 people visited the hospice and utilised services throughout the year. City Hospice is Cardiff’s local hospice, looking aſter people with incurable and life limiting conditions, such as Cancer, Dementia, Motor Neurone Disease (MND) and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). To meet the increasing need for hospice care, the charity has launched their new fundraising project in the hope that donors will find new, fun ways of raising money to provide nursing care 365 days a year. £150 pays for a day of nursing care for patients


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with life-limiting illnesses, making a big difference to the lives of patients and their families. Supporters can select to sponsor for a hospice nurse on a date that’s meaningful to them helping the charity cover the essential cost of their 14 nurses. Keen contributors who raise over £150 can cover multiple dates of hospice care. As well as medical support, nursing and end of life care, City Hospice also offers day therapy activities for patients and carers, as well as counselling, bereavement coffee mornings and children’s bereavement groups. For more information


on Donate A Day or to support a day of nursing care on a date of your choice, visit: https:// www.cityhospice.org.uk/ appeal/donate-a-day


Toys & Island


Trains Sale Barry


Station


is


hosting a Toy & Train Sale on Sunday 11th August. The show is held within the buildings and on the platforms of the former Barry Railway Co. Station. The Barry Tourist Railway will be operating their own trains during the show including, a steam- hauled service. For more information visit www. chrisdyerfairs.co.uk


A big day out at Big Pit!


Travel 300ft underground with a former miner and discover Wales’s rich mining heritage. Meet the canaries and join in the fun in the Playlab soft play and craft area.


Children must be at least 1 metre tall for the underground tour.


Open daily: 9.30am-5pm. Underground tours run frequently: 10am-3.30pm.


FREE ENTRY


For more information: museum.wales/bigpit


A Holiday Made for You at


Merton House


HOLIDAY HOTEL ROSS-ON-WYE, HEREFORDSHIRE


MERTON HOUSE HOTEL IS A SPECIAL HOTEL CATERING FOR THE OLDER PERSON AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES.


SITUATED IN THE HISTORIC MARKET


MERTON HOUSE HAS A BEAUTIFUL LOCATION OVERLOOKING THE RIVER WYE AND ACROSS TO THE BLACK MOUNTAINS OF WALES.


FABULOUS SUMMER HOLIDAY


ENJOY A


Special price for weeks commencing Saturday 3rd and Saturday 24th August


£390pp for a week half board Dinner, bed + breakfast, plus free sight-seeing trips in our specially adapted minibus and entertainment!


• Rooms with en-suite wetrooms available • Wheelchair accessible • Door to door transport at additional cost


Don’t Delay - limited number of rooms available 01989 563252 www.mertonhouse.org 12 - Friday 2nd August 2019 - Cardiff & South Wales Advertiser www.cardiffandsouthwalesadvertiser.com


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