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Builth Bike Bash - 7th & 8th July 2012 July 2nd 2012
Building on the incredible success of last year’s Bike Fest, Builth is going bike mad in July with a whole weekend devoted to pedal power. Last year Builth Bike Bash crew motivated local people to cycle the total Tour of Britain mileage of 774 miles in one day. But the support was so great that the community clocked up nearly twice that distance. So this year they have raised the bar by throwing down the challenge of completing the Tour...
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Business/Organisation of the week
THE ERWOOD & PAINSCASTLE GROUP OF PARISHES Community > Churches
For details of sevices please see www.churchinwales.org.uk/swanbrec/churches/builth/signposts.htm
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Business/Organisation of the week
THE ERWOOD & PAINSCASTLE GROUP OF PARISHES Community > Churches
For details of sevices please see www.churchinwales.org.uk/swanbrec/churches/builth/signposts.htm
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Drive of the month
Driving Round Builth Wells
THE ERWOOD & PAINSCASTLE GROUP OF PARISHESUnder the shadows of the castle a town grew up that took its name from the church which had been built outside the castle walls. The church was dedicated to St. Mary, as was the case wherever a Norman castle had been built (compare Brecon and Hay for example). The town consequently became known as Llanfair ym Muallt - St. Mary's in the Cantref of Builth.

Gradually the embryonic town grew in importance and size, so much so that...
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