Cwmbran’s Jayde Reader is representing Team Torfaen in Miss Wales 2017.
A new takeaway is opening in Cwmbran tomorrow (Monday 31 October 2016). Gourmet Kitchen Takeaway is the idea of Markus Cox who is using quality ingredients from local farms and businesses to give foodies something different when grabbing a bite to eat in our town.
Two tournaments have been organised in memory of Tino Rosato – the popular sports-mad Cwmbran barber. Natalino (Tino) Rosato, aged 67, died in March of an infection three weeks after beating cancer at the University Hospital of Wales. The money raised at the events will go to the ward that cared for him.
A Cwmbran man had a nice surprise when the wallet he dropped in the River Wye arrived in the post two weeks after his unfortunate dip. A man called Rob Spears found the drenched wallet about five miles downstream from where it was lost.
Northville has been given a stunning splash of colour. Thousands of wild flower seeds that were planted in June have come into bloom in and around Pontnewydd Walk.
Firefighters in Cwmbran came to the rescue when a seagull was spotted trapped in the front grill of a van in Hollybush.
A Cwmbran women has gone from running an online clothes business to opening her first shop in under a year.
That patch of well-kept grass just off the Henllys Way traffic lights has been in tip-top condition since 1932. That’s the year when Gilbert Villars set up Cwmbran Park Bowls Club.
Community groups from Cwmbran have been imagining what their lives might have been like during the First World War. It is part of the Who Do I Think I Was? project, led by Head4Arts and supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund who have been working with groups from across the South East Wales Valleys. Finding people with similarities to themselves During the project, the groups visited Gwent and Glamorgan Archives to learn more about the conflict and its impact on local communities. Archive staff supported them to research around their own specific interests, concentrating on the experiences of people with whom they shared similarities, such as living in the same town, having…
A blind man from Cwmbran is studying at the Royal National College for the Blind in Hereford to become a qualified massage therapist.
The Children’s Diabetes Team based at the Royal Gwent Hospital work with children wth diabetes across Newport, Torfaen, Monmouthshire and Caerphilly. They help children gain confidence in managing their condition as they grow up. Claire Baker, paediatric dietitian, wrote this blog post about the work of the team and how children enjoy fun activities together outside the hospital.