On Friday, December 13, HRH The Prince of Wales will be visiting The Abergavenny Chronicle. During his visit the Chronicle’s proprietor, Sir Ray Tindle will be announcing a year of fundraising support for The Prince’s Countryside Fund which will be undertaken by all the newspapers in the Welsh group.
This fundraising drive will be launched on Saturday, December 14 with a specially commissioned murder mystery evening, based around The Abergavenny Chronicle, which will take place in a luxury marquee installed for the Prince’s visit in the Chronicle’s ‘secret garden’.
You are cordially invited to join the staff of the Chronicle at the event which begins at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £15 and include a fish and chip supper and a glass of bubbly on arrival. All money raised will be donated directly to The Prince’s Countryside Fund.
The Prince’s Countryside Fund gives grants to projects that help support the people who care for the countryside. It is supported by a unique collaboration of businesses working together to secure a sustainable future for British agriculture and the wider rural economy.
The fund provide grants of up to £50,000 to projects that are tackling one of five key issues. These grants aim to improve service provision in rural areas, support rural enterprise, support farming businesses, and provide training opportunities for young people and educating people about the value of the countryside.
The majority of the PCF funding is from its supporting companies.Where The Prince’s Countryside Fund logo is displayed you know that a company has lent its support. So far its have donated £3.3 million in grants, supported over 70 projects across the UK and helped more than 52,000 people since 2010.
Tickets are available from the Chronicle office on 01873 852187.We look forward to seeing you there as we attempt to solve this puzzling murder mystery.