Torfonix is an internet radio station being set up in Cwmbran and due to launch in 2015. Dan Williams is leading the project and he invited me into the room that is being converted into a studio at Randomz which is next door to the Football Factory. He wants individuals and community groups to get involved and broadcast their own shows. Free training to get your show on air Dan is offering free training to give people the skills to write, research, record and get their stories on the airwaves. So for example a writers’ group could record a show reading out their members’ short-stories and poetry. A sports club could…
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.
A drop-in session is being held this Thursday from 4pm-7.30pm in the bowls clubhouse at Cwmbran Park. Friends of Cwmbran Park and Torfaen County Borough Council have secured £103,000 from the Big Lottery Fund to build a new play area in Cwmbran Park. Everyone is welcome to go along this week and have their say on the type of equipment they would like to see in the park. Posted with Blogsy
Richard Parks was the guest speaker at Fairwater High School’s annual awards evening. Over six hundred pupils, parents, staff and guests packed out a room at the Parkway Hotel.
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…