Help design the new £103,000 play park in Cwmbran

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

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Cwmbran sailor was a wreath bearer at the national service to mark the start of the First World War

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…

Wales and British Lion rugby player Robert Jones comes to Cwmbran

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…