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The work is well underway

2nd September 2016

Look what happened to the old hall!

Hall Redevelopment Starts!

18th July 2016

Another milestone in the redevelopment of St Thomas’ Church Hall, Overmonnow was reached when the hall was handed over to contractors for the start of the building work. MG Contractors of Coleford will be leading the work to extend and modernise the hall ready to provide better community facilities and activities next year.

Goodbye to the old hall

22nd May 2016

It has been a weekend of celebrations at St Thomas’ Church. Firstly, we had a party to celebrate the old church hall ahead of it’s closure for redevelopment. This involved an (indoor) barbecue by “the men” (it was raining heavily), a beetle drive lead by Eileen, and a quiz lead by Brian, and suitable “goodbye” songs … Read more

Contracts signed for new hall!

17th May 2016

The contracts for a new hall in Overmonnow have now been signed with MG Contractors Ltd of Coleford.

Many years since planning first started to redevelop St Thomas’ Church Hall, work is now expected to start in July, following the award of a grant of £340,000 from the Welsh Government, further fundraising, grants from several trusts and many donations.

Plant Sale Great Success

8th May 2016

The plant sale on Monnow Bridge has so far raised over £350 towards St Thomas’ Hall redevelopment. Many thanks to all who bought plants, and to Steve and all the growers! The next fundraising event will be coffee morning at Monmouth Priory on 11 June. Join us for tea, coffee, home made cakes and stalls.

Donation from Monmouth Lions Club

25th April 2016

Monmouth Lions Club have given £200 towards the redevelopment of St Thomas’ Church Hall. This comes from their Easter Egg Basket appeal. Bill Leddington, Church Treasurer received the cheque and thanked Mike Hargaden, President of the Lions Club. Steve Martin, Coordinator of the Hall Redevelopment project said “We’re really grateful to Monmouth Lions Club and … Read more

Fun day 10 September

24th April 2016

Large Grant for Hall Redevelopment

22nd April 2016

The Welsh Government have awarded St Thomas’ Church, Monmouth, a grant of £340,000 towards the redevelopment of their church hall as a facility for the Overmonnow community. Revd. David McGladdery, Vicar of the Monmouth Group of Parishes, said “we are all delighted with the grant. We have been working on the plans for redeveloping the … Read more

St David's Day Lunch

19th February 2016

St David’s Day Lunch was another astounding success thanks to The Men. David Price and his trusty crew cooked & served a mouthwatering three course Welsh Meal. Leek & potato soup, chicken in Welsh cider & peppercorn mustard sauce or traditional faggots, followed by Welsh cheeses and Welsh cakes. As it was Rev Catherine’s birthday, … Read more