Dylan's hand after surgery

Mum wants parents to warn kids of the dangers of climbing fences after her son slices off his fingers

A mum wants parents to remind their children of the dangers of climbing fences after her ten-year-old son sliced off his fingers. Anna Savery, who moved from Cwmbran to Blaenavon in 2014, has been in Morriston Hospital since Thursday when her son Dylan was rushed there for surgery to save his fingers. Anna said: “I want to publicise the danger of kids climbing fences. The fence in Blaenavon is around some water tanks. They gained access via a hole in the fence and had made a den in there so they were just being kids. They were trying to take a shortcut by climbing the fence. “I understand that the…

Marc Robinson as Buddy Holly

Buddy Holly’s Winter Dance Party comes to Cwmbran

2016 is a year of celebration for all Buddy Holly fans as Buddy Holly would have been 80 years old! Marc Robinson and the Counterfeit Crickets are bringing their show to celebrate the man and his music to the Congress Theatre on Friday 22 April. Four West End artists pay tribute to Buddy Holly, Big Bopper, Ritchie Valens and Dion Di Mucci along with the four piece Band the Counterfeit Crickets in a recreation of the last tour given in the Surf Ballroom in Iowa, U.S.A The Winter Dance Party Tour. All the classic hits will have you up and out of your seats for a two hour uplifting show , from Heartbeat , Blue Days Black Nights , Bo Diddley…

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Fashion and beauty week at Cwmbran Shopping

Shoppers can enjoy fashion and beauty workshops and makeovers as part of a week-long event at Cwmbran Shopping. The shopping centre is playing host to a series of fashion and beauty experiences during the week beginning Monday 4 April. A variety of retailers A variety of retailers are joining in the fun, which is suitable for visitors of all ages. The event will start on Monday 4 April at 11am at the Lash Bar, where beauticians will apply fake eyelashes for shoppers free of charge. Other activities include make-up, fashion and hair workshops from retailers such as The Body Shop, Boots, House of Fraser, Topshop, New Look, Pep & Co…