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The Friends of St James, Devauden group is celebrating harvest this month and will be collecting for the Chepstow Food Bank.

Michael Layzell, organiser of Devauden Village Fete, has sent a message of thanks to everyone involved in this year's event.  The fete raised £2162 and the proceeds will go the Village Hall, St. James' Church and Alzheimers Society Wales.

This year's Devauden Festival raised £8,600.  Organiser Kevin McElroy has sent the following message of thanks to all the residents.

St. James Church, Devauden needs of a volunteer to cut the grass twice a month during the grass cutting season.  If you can help then please contact Gay Kenington by email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) to or leave a note in the letter box at the church.

Huge crowds enjoyed the Devauden Music Fest on 12th and 13th May 2017.  Thanks to all the musicians, entertainers and sponsors as well as to everyone involved in organising and running the event.

Festival organiser Kevin McElroy commented "A great family friendly festival only made possible by the hard work of the 100 local volunteers and the many local attendees who could listen to over 30 live acts. With a fantastic kids zone, a range of workshops, stalls and refreshments. This year's festival catered for all ages and the feedback has been very positive."

Candidate Joe Davis has sent a message thanking those who supported him in the recent County Council elections.

"Thanks to everyone who supported me in the County Council election last Thursday, I was overwhelmed with the number of votes I received which far exceeded my expectations.

"Congratulations to Bob Greenland on being re-elected and thanks for the kind words in the acceptance speech, it was very much appreciated.

"I thoroughly enjoyed the experience of running in my first election and speaking to many members of our community on the doorstep.

"Once again, thank you to all who supported me."

Joe Davis, Labour candidate for Devauden, County Council election 2017

Congratulations to Bob Greenland - re-elected as County Councillor for Devauden on 4th May 2017.

The results of the election were:

  Bob Greenland (Welsh Conservative Party) 399 votes (70%) Elected
  Joe Davis (Welsh Labour)  175 votes (30%)

Turnout was 48%

Parts of Devauden can now receive a FTTP (fibre to the premise) broadband service.  

The Committee of The Hood Memorial Hall has selected the Alzheimer's Society as the recipient of a proportion of their fundraising for 2017.

Devauden Green Women's Institute has announced its programme for 2017.  Meetings are mostly held at Devauden Village Hall or Itton Village Hall on the second Tuesday of every month.    Highlights of this year's events include the history of belly dancing and wildlife and plants of the Forest of Dean.

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