Who remembers the Caerleon By-Pass? By Cllr Joan Watkins

Who remembers the Caerleon By-Pass? When a major housing development is proposed within a small close-nit community, one must consider accompanying infrastructure improvements to support the impact of the extra housing and an increase in population. This was the case in 1990 when a proposal for 600 houses, a marina and promenade was on the table. To go along side such a large scale development it was proposed that a by-pass was to built to cut-out the already strained one-way system. Back in 1990, the Caerleon Riverside project was intended…

Old School Horsemanship V’s New School Horsemanship

Old School Horsemanship If horse is too fat…… feed it less If horse is too skinny ………….. feed it more If horse looks good………. feed it the same If the saddle doesn’t fit….. try a different one If the saddle fits ……….. use it If horse is sick……. Ring the vet If horse is well…… leave it alone and don’t go looking for trouble If horse is too cold …….. add a rug If horse is too warm …….. take off a rug If the horse is sweating and warm…..…

Charles Williams Church in Wales Frost Fayre 24th Nov.

CHARLES WILLIAMS CHURCH IN WALES PRIMARY SCHOOL’S PTFA Invites you all to our Frost Fayre! This Friday 24th of November 3:30-5:30pm Inside both school halls with some stalls and food vendors on the yard outside. We’ve got delicious food like pizzas, gourmet burgers, hotdogs for kids, savoury and sweet crepes, popcorn and candyfloss, cakes, tea, coffee, mulled wine and prosecco! Salvation Army Band is coming to play inside the halls and outside, to create that social Christmas atmosphere! Children have a choice of various games, stalls, craft activities, like painting…

Caerleon Lodge Hill School Fete 24th November

Caerleon Lodge Hill Primary School PTA Proudly Presents: Christmas Fete Friday the 24th of November 3:30pm onwards at the Junior Site Come Join us for some Carolling, Meet Father Christmas and Find some Christmas Presents at our Stalls! Face painting and Glitter Tattoos by Jody Chambers Cakes by Lynne Strong Blankets and Scrabble framed craft by Ms Price Wooden trains by Colleen Benjamin Knitted gifts by Daniella Mercy Crafts by Sue Mayor Unique gifts from reclaimed wood by Jeany’s Handcraft Wooden Gifts and Art by Russell Watkins My Little Party…

Prince Charles was driving around his mother’s estate

Prince Charles was driving around his mother’s estate when he accidentally ran over her favourite dog, crushing it to a pulp. He got out of his Range Rover and sat down on the grass totally distraught. The whole world was against him and now his mother would go ballistic. Suddenly he noticed a lamp half-buried in the ground. He dug it up, polished it and immediately a Genie appeared. “You have freed me from thousands of years of imprisonment,” said the Genie. “As a reward I shall grant you one…

Free advertising on Open Caerleon

Would you like some free advertising? Get more exposure by adding your business to Open Caerleon’s website! When your business is added to our directory, it automatically gets shared periodically across Twitter, Instagram, Google+, And a few Facebook groups and pages that have a combined membership of 20k local members. Or send me the details and I can put together a Featured listing with more pictures, feeds to all your social accounts, a map to show where you are + much more.! Do you have any events? Send them to me…

Christmas Bazaar on 1st December The Friends of Ponthir School’s 

The Friends of Ponthir Proudly Present their Christmas Bazaar 1st December 3.30 – 7.00pm, In the school hall, School Close. Hot Pork WIth Stuffing Rolls Mediterranean Veg Pittas Gift Ideas Raffle Christmas Floral Arrangements Artisan Cheese Local Jams & Preserves Bottle Stall Face Painting Warm Festive Refreshments Dried Fruit Wreaths Plus a lot more…   There will be lots on offer to get you in the festive mood and kick start the festivities for the month with fantastic stalls from Artisan Cheeses, Festive Floral arrangements to locally produced jams and preserves…

Kevin Kiely Memorial 18th November

Raffle/Auction Prizes to date: An Evenings B&B at the Priory, Caerleon An Evenings B&B and bottle of bubbly at the Beaufort, Raglan £30 voucher for Browns Hair £30 voucher for Infinity Hair Meal for 4 at the Goldcroft, Caerleon Bottle of Haig Whisky £50 voucher from Monique’s Hamper from Mon & Border A pair of Table Tickets to the 2018 Newport Masters Bottles on wine Anyone wishing to donate a prize, please either inbox Tom Kiely or myself. Thanks for everyone’s support ahead of next weekend inaugural memorial event. All…