Articles from issue : August 2016

Rose with the Herbal Clinic

The Herbal Clinic, Swansea

Delicate, beautiful and divinely scented, the rose is one of our most loved flowers. Entwined with matters of the heart, roses are given by lovers and used extensively in the perfume industry. In mythology we find them connected to goddesses

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Skiathos with Liz Barry

Travel with Liz Barry - all photos by Liz

Earlier this year, Liz packed a bag, picked up her camera and took off for the Greek island of Skiathos. Skiathos is a small island in the North West Aegean Sea. It’s the westernmost island in the Northern Sporades group

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Clee Tomkinson & Francis, Ystradgynlais

Chartered Surveyors, Valuers & Estate Agents

Bethan Thomas, branch manager and valuer at CLEE, TOMKINSON & FRANCIS, Ystradgynlais branch gives 10 great reasons to live in Ystradgynlais. We’ve a wide range of properties, with a starting price of just £49,950 – what better way to get

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JESSIE ROBERTS OF ROBERTS HOMES, ESTATE AGENCY IN YSTRADGYNLAIS EXPLAINS WHY, AFTER TRAVELLING AND LIVING OVERSEAS SHE CONSIDERS THE UPPER SWANSEA VALLEY TO BE THE IDEAL PLACE TO LIVE. Roberts Homes has been in Ystradgynlais for some 42 years. Originally

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Spotlight on: Inventory Reports

with Hannah McCartan - Managing Director McCartan Letting, Killay

  Why an Inventory Report is Essential It’s the landlord’s responsibility to prove the condition of a property and its contents at the start and end of a tenancy. This becomes especially important if the landlord wishes to make a

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GOWER with the Gower Society

All photographs by Alan Bailey

For visitors to Swansea this month, The Gower Society highlights some of Gower’s best loved walks and beaches. Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Gower Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty While the Lordship of Gower extends as far as Mynydd

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Dig it with Fulke Andel

GARDENING ADVICE FOR THE NEW (AND NOT SO NEW) GARDENER

Apart from that nice spell in July, this summer hasn’t as yet settled down. Too much rain, combined with seasonally low temperatures mean that everything is ‘running late’. Hopefully, August will see an improvement and we can prepare ourselves for

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Snippets

What's happening this August and other Interesting bits and bobs

PENLLERGARE WOODS GREEN FLAG AWARD WINNER  The Penllergare Trust is proud to earn the right to fly the Green Flag at Penllergare Valley Woods. Keep Wales Tidy has awarded the trust this honour in recognition of their excellent facilities and

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