September 2009

Bwlch challengers' prayers answered with success

Nobody said it was going to be easy, but three Bwlch locals scooped the winning prize at last week’s ‘Bwlch with Altitude’ challenge walking over 12 miles, through two churches and solving a series of puzzles along the way devised by Greig Wilkinson, manager of The Star Bunkhouse, in Bwlch.…

Bring home the bacon from Bannau Brycheiniog Food Festival

Some food festivals rely on heavy advertising and famous chefs to draw in the crowds but this year the Bannau Brycheiniog Food Festival is set to cut the mustard and serve it so simple that you need never worry about bringing home the bacon again. For release 15th September 2009

Police riders swoop down on illegal off-roaders

More than 35 illegal off-roaders were caught red-handed during a well-orchestrated police sting held in Bannau Brycheiniog National Park last weekend. For release 8th September 2009

Welsh singer leads blessing of the horse ceremony

Welsh opera singer and actress Shân Cothi led nearly 60 horse riders on a 12 mile trek after a unique ‘Blessing of the Horse’ ceremony held in Bannau Brycheiniog National Park on Sunday. For release 14th September 2009