Microsmith Electronics Donates tablets

This week Microsmith Electronics donated 10 tablets to schools in Caerleon, 5 going to Ysgol Gymraeg Nant Gwenlli, and 5 going to Cylch Meithrin Caerllion who are based at Lodge Church. Microsmith also launched a free Tablet Loan service, aimed at pupils who need to be homeschooled and patient’s of the local hospitals. Writing on their facebook page, Some brilliant new services coming this week regarding donated devices. We are launching a totally FREE local service where you can short term loan a Windows based tablet from us. It will…

Laptops 4 Home Learning

Registered charity number 1031517 UNITED WE LEARN Laptops 4 Home Learning HELP! PLEASE DONATE YOUR OLD LAPTOP TO HELP STUDENTS IN NEED The Covid19 pandemic is having a devastating effect on education. It has highlighted a “Digital Divide” that affects many students without home access to the internet. To counter this, Newport City Council has helped many learners to access the internet at home. However, surveys across Newport secondary schools reveal that thousands of learners remain without such help. The ongoing pandemic, the introduction of further lockdowns and more school…

Caerleon Poppy Appeal

Caerleon Poppy Appeal Every year the Royal British Legion lead the nation in commemorating and honouring those who have served and sacrificed. We remember those who lost their lives on active service in all conflicts; from the beginning of the First World War right up to the present day, as well as all those who have served and their families. Each year, for 2 weeks leading up to Armistice Day, we distribute our paper poppies, badges and other merchandise to raise vital funds to help today’s Armed Forces community. And…

Caerleon Scarecrow Trail Results

Good Evening all. I hope you have all had a lovely bank holiday weekend! Before I announce the winners of the first Caerleon Scarecrow trail I would like to thank the community for getting behind us and supporting us if it wasn’t for the wonderful people of Caerleon and your enthusiasm then it would never have become as successful as it did. The scarecrow entries that we had were all phenomenal and you can tell a lot of time, effort and care went it to making them. I would also…

Caerleon Scarecrow Trail

Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place Entry fee is £3 per household, Entry forms are available below. 2020 Scarecrow Theme is Book Characters All proceeds to go Lodge Hill and Charles Williams PTFA’s For rules see Caerleon Scarecrow Facebook page, Competition will be judged by Rev. Pratten, Councilor J Hughes, and Jacqueline Ann (Chair) on August Bank Holiday weekend. Get updates from the official Caerleon Scarecrow Facebook Page. Caerleon Scarecrow Trail   For more info, or to request a entry from, please submit your details below.

Fantastic prize giveaways

You can not only make a difference by staying home, You can also make a difference by popping a donation into the community fund and help those who are on the ground supporting the most vulnerable. AND this week you can also be in with a chance to win a prize in exchange for your donation. Head over to the community fund by following the link below and claim one of the following rewards… Please note: Make sure you click ‘Select Reward’ The Gate, Llanfrechfa Claim the Gates Reward in…

POSITIVITY CORNER

WOW! We’re all being tested now with our mindfulness and positive mind-set, aren’t we? However, those of you who have endeavoured to follow some of the practices I have written about will now definitely be reaping the benefit of how to use your positive mind-set to help get you through these difficult times. It is hard for even the most optimistic among us to remain positive when surrounded by a virus that threatens severe illness, along with temporary life changes to how some of us live and work – it…