Armed Forces Day which took place on Saturday, is usually celebrated with services and marches across Monmouthshire. This year the celebrations were of a virtual nature but were none the less heartfelt for that.
In some good news, the Welsh Government has finally decided to enable tourism businesses to reopen - although not until Monday 13 July. By then, the five-mile travel limit which applies only in Wales will also, hopefully, have been lifted.
Last week I condemned those who committed acts of vandalism on the Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests in London. Over the weekend we saw more scenes of violence against the police and the desecration of a monument to a police officer who lost his life protecting others.
Once again my inbox is filling up fast with calls for an extension to the EU transition period in order to get a deal. The background is this: Although we left the EU in January, we continue to pay our membership fees and have to adhere to EU rules without having any influence over them.
The news has been dominated by allegations that Dominic Cummings “broke the rules” by travelling from London to Durham after his wife displayed symptoms of Covid-19. Understandably, people are emailing to ask why.
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