The Reach For The Stars talent show final at the Congress Theatre was the best and most enjoyable thing I have covered since Cwmbran Life started in 2011. Sixty young people entered the heats over the last few weeks held around Torfaen and Saturday night saw 15 finalists go up on stage.
Please take one minute and vote online for Cwmbran Town junior section to get a £5,000 grant to improve the drainage at their Penylan Fields home.
Torfaen Councillors have turned down an application by the owner of the the Indian restaurant opening in the old Fairwater House pub to sell alcohol.
A lucky animal lover will be taking her pets for drives as well as walks, after winning a new car from a ticket bought in the Cwmbran Pets At Home shop.
The Bog & Bryn 13-mile off-road race took place in Cwmbran today and saw 133 runners get stinking dirty and soaking wet.
Torfonix is an internet radio station being set up in Cwmbran and due to launch in 2015.
Cwmbran’s Festive Productions helps people celebrate Christmas all over the world. Its products are also sold in well-known stores and supermarkets across the UK.
Cwmbran’s three secondary schools will share over half a million pounds from the Welsh Government’s Pupil Deprivation Grant.
A Newport cafe that opened in July with the aim of making the most of local, fresh and just generally good products has been using Cwmbran suppliers. One of the lovely quirks of Parc Pantry is that everything you can see in the shop can be bought which means there will always be new things to discover.
Tiger’s latest shop in Wales opens tomorrow (Wed 8 Oct) in Cwmbran Shopping. The Danish variety store has found a new home in the corner of Gwent Square.
The owner of the new Indian restaurant that is opening in Cwmbran has applied for an alcohol licence from Torfaen Council. The Spice Inn will open in the building that used to be the Fairwater House pub.