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.
Children and parents are celebrating the fantastic news that the Big Lottery Fund is giving £103,000 for a new park in Old Cwmbran.
I walked into the Queen Inn on Saturday evening for the first night of the pub’s three-day beer and cider festival and ordered a pint of Afgan Hop from Aberdare’s Grey Trees Brewery.
Parents in Cwmbran are being asked to honour the professionals whose dedication is giving their youngsters a flying start in life.
Two member of So Solid Crew are putting on a show at the Blinkin’ Owl pub in Cwmbran.
The TA Centre in Cwmbran is the venue for the second annual Wales Gurkha Community Open Day on Saturday 9 August.
A sailor from Cwmbran was humbled to play his part at the UK’s Commemoration Service to mark the start of World War 1 yesterday (August 4). Taking place at Glasgow Cathedral, followed by a wreath laying ceremony in George Square in the heart of the city, the service was attended by His Royal Highness The Duke of Rothesay, as The Prince of Wales is known in Scotland. He was joined by leaders from across The Commonwealth, including Prime Minister David Cameron. Able Rate Ryan Tinsley was a Llantarnam School pupil Able Rate Ryan Tinsley was selected to take part in the memorial as a wreath bearer at the Cenotaph in…
Robert Jones is the guest speaker at a charity dinner in Cwmbran next week. Tickets for the Welsh Charitables RFC’s vice presidents dinner are on sale now at £35 per head. Call 07973 705062 to reserve your seat. The former Swansea, Barbarian, Wales & British Lions Scrum Half will be joined by other popular names from the rugby world. David Power, secretary of the Welsh Charitables RFC, said: “This is a Night Wtih The Jones’s as not only will Robert Jones be present and be made an Honorary VP so will Newport Gwent Dragons, Lyn Jones, Kingsley Jones and his son Dorian Jones. We also have Ian Gough and the former scrum half…
Danish retail brand, Tiger, is expanding its operations in Wales by opening a new 195 sq metre store in Cwmbran that will create 10 new jobs. The variety store, which sells own-brand Scandinavian design homeware goods, opened its first store in Cardiff in December 2013, with two entrepreneurs heading up the joint venture partnership. The new store, located in unit 30 on Gwent Square, sees Kate Methuen-Ley, 38, and Helen Corsi, 33, expand their business operations just seven months after opening the first Tiger store in Wales. Headquartered in Copenhagen, Tiger has been working with Mrs Methuen-Ley and Miss Corsi as official partners of the retail brand since September 2013.…
Staff from the Wilko store in Cwmbran is planning to spend the next year raising cash for the animal welfare charity, the RSPCA. After the store raised £4,749 of supporting St David’s Hospice, they were keen to support to a new worthy cause in the area.
Young people in Cwmbran will be involved in a project to keep them active while out on the streets. Randomz, who have set up next to the Football Factory, have been given funding from Positive Futures to run StreetGames sessions.