2:30pm Monday 30th November 2009
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11:21am Tuesday 2nd June 2009
9:19am Monday 5th January 2009
THE SOUTH Gwent Ramblers Association have organised a choice of either a nine mile moderate walk or a six mile leisurely walk at Alt-y-Bela between Usk and Llangwm and Taffs trail on Sunday, January 11.
9:54am Thursday 11th December 2008
Wales in Bloom gold award winners, Usk in Bloom, are determined that the town’s flower beds should look colourful in winter and spring as well as in summer. Members have recently completed their winter planting programme in and around the town which has included some 1,000 tulip and daffodil bulbs together with hundr eds of polyanthus.
9:56am Thursday 11th December 2008
St. Anne’s Hospice is running a Christmas Grotto upstairs at Newport Market until December 23rd. Children can visit Santa and receive a small gift for £3.50, or have a photo with Santa as well for £5. The magical Grotto opens at 11am each day and closes at 4.45pm.
10:00am Thursday 11th December 2008
This year’s ‘Time Will Tell’ was another resounding success for Usk Panto Players during its 3 night run at Usk Memorial Hall, with many in the audience proclaiming it t he best in the Players’ 14 year history.
9:36am Thursday 13th November 2008
9:33am Thursday 13th November 2008
The newly-formed Silver Screen, Usk, opened its monthly film night at Usk Memorial Hall with a highly successful showing of Mamma Mia. Tickets sold out very quickly, and over 200 people were seated in the hall for the screening. In true cinema style, the refreshments available included traditional ice cream November’s film is due to be screened on Thursday, November 20. Keira Knightley and Sienna Miller star in The Edge of Love, alongside Matthew Rhys as Dylan Thomas. Tickets for this showing will be available from November 1.
9:29am Thursday 13th November 2008
Along with the release of a CD, Usk Youth Brass Band are riding high after a recent win at the Gloucestershire Brass Band Association Contest at Coleford. The Band played the March, Star Lake and a test piece called Divertomento by the well-known composer Eric Ball. Solos were performed by Maya Burchell-Haslett on cornet and Lauren Jones on euphonium, and Lauren was awarded the best soloist award for the entire section.