News

Older new items have been moved to the archives.

This year's Devauden Village Fete raised the impressive sum of over £2000 which will be shared with St. James Church.   

Local stroke survivor Nick Cann has been awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) for for services to stroke survivors and the Stroke Association, Wales.

The Devauden Recipe Collection will be available to buy in the Devauden Shop from Wednesday 15 September.  The book contains over 75 fabulous recipes contributed by local cooks and is being sold to raise funds for the building work at St. James Church.

Monmouthshire County Council, Wye Valley AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) and Wye Valley’s Community Councils are asking residents of Devauden and other villages to view proposals for the Wye Valley Villages Project as part of a consultation process.  The deadline for the consultation has been extended to 30th September.

The Village Hall Committee has a vacancy for a booking clerk.  Should you wish to express an interest or require more information then email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Planning Inspectorate has now confirmed its decision about the rights of way around Panta Farm.  The Inspector has concluded that no evidence had been submitted to cause her to alter her earlier decision that the Order should be confirmed. 

On the 27th April 2021 the Welsh Ministers for Wales confirmed the order to modify the definitive map showing the rights-of-way around Panta Farm.  

A revised 65 bus service timetable will operate from Monday 22nd March 2021.  Buses to Chepstow will now leave three minutes earlier than previously.

THORLUX Lighting has planted its 150,000th tree at its carbon offsetting project in Devauden.

The Devauden 2020 Top Notch auction raised £888 for the  Severn Area Rescue Association (SARA).

People in Devauden have raised over £600 pounds for the charity Parkinson's UK through the sale of face masks at the Devauden Shop.

Every Saturday Wigmores Traditional Bakery will be delivering freshly baked bread, cakes and savouries to Devauden Green Shop.   Orders can be placed in advance by email or telephone.

Devauden is the first village to be connected under the new Shared Rural Network Initiative which aims to make 4G available to 95% of the UK landmass by 2025.

The Friends of St James Devauden would like to thank everyone who filled in a questionnaire about the church building.  A total 63 questionnaires were completed which is a very high return for a survey of this type. The full breakdown of results is available using the link below.

Download (pdf)

The names of the men from Devauden who died in WWII are recorded on a memorial window in the church.  Although it was not possible to open the church for the VE Day 75th Anniversary Peter Kenington produced some posters for the outside of the building.

The Fountain Inn in Trellech Grange is offering a takeaway meals and drinks service during the corona virus pandemic.   Orders for contactless collections can be placed by phone by calling 01291 689303.