Tiffins in Cwmbran opened on 1 December 2008 and has supported 100s of local groups by donating free meals for raffles and paying sponsorship. In the last year he estimates the restaurant has made over 400 donations. Watch the restaurant manager Iqbal Meah explain how and why in this video.
Walkers and residents in Old Cwmbran are upset at the news that a popular duck who lived on the canal was found dead last week.
Cwmbran’s Stephen Speirs is training for a 450km cycle ride from Vietnam to Cambodia. All the money he raises will go to St David’s Hospice Care.
A Cwmbran firefighter is going to peddle up and down one of the UK’s most challenging hills as many times and possible until he quits.
Star Wars fans can come face-to-face with some of their favourite sci-fi characters including Stormtroopers at Cwmbran Shopping centre next month.
Dave Phillips returned to archery in 2013 after a 30-year break and is one-step away from being selected to represent Team GB at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
Emma and Sammy have set up Bounce Fit Torfaen and run classes in Cwmbran. The quirky exercise sessions involve wearing special boots that mean you literally spend an hour bouncing up and down while doing aerobic moves to music.
Cwmbran’s only parking meter has been removed. The first one to be introduced to the town was fitted at the Greenhouse pub last year to deter non-customers taking advantage of the large car park.
Cwmbran Male Choir is starting a free open night so members of the public can watch them rehearse for their regular concerts and learn more about them. It’s hoped that the sessions will encourage new members to join.
We have a pair of tickets up for grabs to A Night of Dirty Dancing at the Congress Theatre on Saturday 7 May for one lucky Cwmbran Life reader.
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…