March 2009

European tourism conference hailed a success

Last month tourism entrepreneurs from across Europe gathered at the Manor Hotel, Crickhowell for the first COLLABOR8 conference aimed at developing a more collaborative way of working amongst small and micro businesses.

Tourism in Action conference a success

The EU funded COLLABOR8 programme and its Brecon Beacons Ambassador Scheme were the talk of the town at the fifth annual Tourism in Action conference held at the Theatr Brycheiniog last week.

Llangattock school children wood be sculptors

Children from Llangattock Primary School will be able to try their hands at sculpting as part of a project funded by the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority Sustainable Development Fund to improve Llangattock Beechwoods - which are owned and managed by the National Park.

Where on Earth did that come from?

Fossils, coal-mining and quarrying relics, rocks, minerals or even meteorite discoveries are just some of the things people may bring in to be examined by a panel of experts at the fun-filled ‘Dig up the Black Mountain Day’ at the Black Mountain Centre in Brynaman on Saturday 7th March.