December 2012

Get fit and help the environment - volunteer with your National Park this New Year

Why not make a new start in the New Year by joining The Bannau Brycheiniog Big Volunteer New Year and support two major environmental projects in the National Park in January 2013?

Volunteers wanted for restoration project

Volunteers are being sought to restore a row of listed limekilns in Brecon. Records suggest the Watton Limekilns were built around 1803, but they are now overgrown and their stonework has begun to crumble.

Walkers are Welcome in Crickhowell and Hay-on-Wye

Bannau Brycheiniog National Park has further put itself on the map as a top walking destination with the news that two more towns have gained Walkers are Welcome status.

Canal bicentenary closing celebrations a blaze of glory thanks to ‘Lighting up the Canal’

Communities along the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal celebrated the historic waterway’s 200th anniversary in style with a spectacular ‘Lighting up the Canal’ event on Saturday, December 1.