Monmouthshire / Sir Fynwy

MonmouthpediA

MonmouthpediA is the first Wikipedia project to embrace a whole town.

The project aims to cover every single notable place, person, artefact, plant, animal and other things in Monmouth in as many languages as possible, but with a special focus on Welsh. This is a different scale of wiki-project. The project is jointly funded by Monmouthshire County Council and Wikimedia UK, Monmouthshire County Council are currently installing free town wide Wi-Fi for the project.

Monmouthpedia uses QRpedia codes, a type of bar code a smartphone or tablet can read through its camera (using one of the many free QR readers available) that takes you to a Wikipedia article in your language. QR codes are extremely useful, as physical signs have no way of displaying the same amount of information and in a potentially huge number of languages.

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October 24, 2014 - Community food policy – Council signs licence to grow - We have just granted our first licence to a resident to grow fruit, vegetables and herbs on council-owned... Continue reading Community food policy – Council signs licence to grow

October 24, 2014 - Beautiful Flowers - This spring and summer you will have seen beautiful pollinator friendly flowers on entrances into our towns and... Continue reading Beautiful Flowers

October 24, 2014 - Monmouthshire Chairman’s charity funding provides boost for the NSPCC and Age Cymru - Representatives of two national charities attended County Hall in Usk on Wednesday 15th October to receive funds collected... Continue reading Monmouthshire Chairman’s charity funding provides boost for the NSPCC and Age Cymru

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tocidlac commented on Council tax and benefits:

At a time when I thought the Council was trying to save money I have received over the period of two weeks five communications from the `Shared Benefits Service` relating to `Claim Re-Assesed`, `Change in Income`, etc, all being many pages of incomprehensible figures taken to six decimal points. This culminates in a demand for unpaid Council Tax for the year of 67p, payable by Nov 15th, after which, Bailiffs perhaps? You couldn`t make it up. Continue reading 'Council tax and benefits' >

tocidlac commented on Bus Timetables:

Apparently people from Redwick are not to be allowed to catch a bus to/from Magor or Caldicot from Nov 3rd. As Newport City residents they must use a `demand responsive` service (like `Grass Routes`) into Newport itself. Continue reading 'Bus Timetables' >