News in Montgomery and region

Latest News.. Facebook By Weblizar Powered By Weblizar Events.. Facebook Events Nursery Sale March 24 (10:00 am – 12:00 pm) Abermule Community Centre All welcome. Doors open at 10am. If you would like to book a table please email abermuleplaygroup@ho… Sold out – The Mayor’s Spring Ball – Montgomery March 24 (07:00 pm – 11:00 pm) Montgomery Town Hall The Mayor’s Spring Ball: Two course meal followed by dancing to “All Fired Up” Supporting the Mayor… Ysgol Basg y Trallwng | Welshpool Two Day Welsh School March 26 (09:00 am) – March 27 (03:30 pm) Buttington Trewern Community Centre Welshpool Continue reading

Welsh Assembly Senedd visit

Welsh Assembly Senedd Visit Montgomeryshire AM unveils painting Montgomery residents took a trip to the Welsh Assembly building in Cardiff for the unveiling of a painting of their Town Crier, Sue Blower, in full ceremonial regalia.  The painting, by local artist Daniel Yeomans of Llandysil, is on prominent display on the top floor. The structurally stunning Senedd building was constructed in 2006 and houses the Welsh Assembly. It is based on the seafront in Cardiff and overlooks wonderful views of the old docks area that has been redeveloped into a vibrant waterfront location. Montgomery visitors passing through scanners and security at the Senedd. Continue reading

Gardening Club – Visit to Millichope Park – 12th September 2016

Montgomery Gardening Club Wildegoose Nursery Visit 12th September 2016 Millichope Park Walled Garden, Munslow, Shropshire, SY7  9HE The Montgomery Gardening club travelled out into the Shropshire hills to Wildegoose Nurseries within the walled gardens of Millichope Park near Munslow. Laura and Jack, a young enthusiastic and entrepreneurial couple, treated us to a guided tour of their outside plantings and recently renovated hot house enclosures within the walled gardens of Millichope Park.   The gardens are open to the public Friday to Sunday (inclusive) 11am – 4pm  until the 9th October 2016… then will reopen during the 2017 season.  See their Continue reading

Powis Castle – Illuminated Formal Gardens

Powis Castle – Illuminated Formal Gardens 2015 We attended the first of 4 evenings at Powis Castle, Welshpool ( 7 miles from Montgomery ) to view the Illuminated Formal Gardens and captured these colourful photos on our walk around the grounds. OPEN EVENINGS..4th/11th/12th/13th  December 2015  |  5pm to 8.30pm More Details…. Continue reading

Autumn at the Dingle Gardens, Welshpool – Fabulous Late October

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Early morning visit to the dew-soaked Dingle Gardens – October 2015 ————————————————————————— The Dingle Gardens just outside Welshpool are just a short 7 miles car journey from Montgomery and are one of our favourite places to visit, relax and take in the atmosphere and beautiful scenery at any time of the year. The promise of Autumn colour was anticipated this year and we made our way there early on a Continue reading

Day trip on the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway

A Summer’s trip on the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway     After around 45 minutes travel time we approach railway sidings, a small marshalling yard and engineering workshops as we pull into our destination – Llanfair Caereinion.                 For more detail on the Welshpool & Llanfair light railway see their website here… We hope you’ve enjoyed this ‘Days Out’ article. Why not look at some of our other local Walks, Gardens to visit and Other things to do in this beautiful region.   Dave & Anthea Wilson       Continue reading

Bat & Moth evening at Roundton Hill – Wildlife Trust

    We eventually left the wood as midnight approached leaving behind the Moth and Bat group members still labouring away.   It will not be the last visit we will make and we look forward to future trips with the Wildlife Trust members. If you’d like to take part in their activities, or join the Wildlife Trust a full listing of their activities can be found here – MontgomeryshireWildlife Trust The Montgomeryshire Bat Group The Montgomeryshire Moth Group We hope you’ve enjoyed our description of this Nature Reserve visit.  Please feel free to leave us a little feedback below, Continue reading

Monty’s Brewery – Visitor Centre

Why not take a short walk out from the Town hall and try the award winning Monty’s range of beers in their new visitor centre nearby, Inside it’s a comfortable, welcoming environment complete with cozy seating areas, alcoves and a video viewing area showcasing Monty’s Brewery suppliers and brewing process.  It feels very much like a traditional pub with plenty of interesting displays set around the rooms. It also has seating outside in the Beer garden that is perfect for those hot summer days.   In the centre they showcase their range of beers that are brewed near here on Continue reading