Presteigne


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Presteigne

(prĕstēn`), town (1991 est. pop. 1,780), Powys, E Wales, on the Lugg River where it forms the border with England. Tourism is important. A 17th-century bridge spans the Lugg.
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HIGHLIGHTS of this year's Presteigne Festival included several performances by Alice Neary, principal cellist of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
The Sound of his Music St Andrew's Church, Presteigne HHHHI Thankfully the days are long gone when ill-informed snobbery prevented the performance of music from shows and films in the "serious" concert-room.
But regulars know it has become the "inn" place to be to see sheep shorn by about 30 of the border area's best shearers from Presteigne, Kington, Hundred House, Herefordshire, Shropshire, North Wales, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire and Stafford.
When I went to the Hay Festival I took time out to visit Presteigne on the Welsh Borders.
THE remarkable Weale brothers from Presteigne have recorded another magnificent success after winning the British men's fours bowls title for the fourth time in Belfast, writes David Rhys Jones.
M2 EQUITYBITES-October 3, 2016-Avesco Group Sells Presteigne Broadcast Hire Subsidiary
Wales: manager: Alun Holdges (Dinas Powis); captain Paul Taylor (Pontycymmer) Rink 1: Daniel Salmon (Penylan); Jon Williams* (Whitchurch); Dale Gorman (Presteigne); Owain Davies (BSC Landore) Rink 2: Luke Guymer (Tenby), Tom Hancock (Cross Keys), Nick Evans (Kerry); Paul Taylor (Pontycymmer) Rink 3: Richard Underwood (RTB Ebbw Vale), Ryan Bevan* (Newtown), Owain Dando (Brynmawr); Danny Davies, Jnr (Beaufort) Rink 4: Liam Bouse (Ystrad Mynach), Ashley Facey (Thomastown), Nathan Scoot* (Guest Memorial); Jordan Skinner (Havelock Park) Rink 5: Steve Smith (Presteigne), Mike Newcombe (Cardigan), Carl Wood (Gilfach) ; Mark Thomas (Ystradfechan); Rink 6: Nicky Jones# (Ystradfechan), Daniel Keating (Harlequins), Craig Guymer (Tenby) ; Ross Owen (Harlequins).
CLASSICAL Presteigne Festival Opening Concert - Presteigne Festival Orchestra, Heidi Bennett (trumpet), Huw Watkins (piano)/ George Vass (conductor): 7.30pm, St Andrew's Church, Presteigne 01544 267800.
In response to the 3D trend, Presteigne Charter, an international dry hire and systems rental specialists, recently developed a portable 3D camera system prototype that affords the ability to move along the sidelines of a pitch and around a venue.
He had been felling trees in the Casob area of Presteigne, Mid Wales, when the accident happened.
RICHARD LEE, who has run a highly successful operation from his stables in Presteigne on the Welsh borders for more than 20 years, is moving to a new base near Hereford, writes John Sexton.