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.
The Congress Theatre is being turned into a nightclub for a family-friendly rave during an afternoon in August. Diddy Rascals specialise in fun events for families and are bringing their unique event to Cwmbran on Sunday 14 August from 2pm to 5pm.
A Cwmbran actor stars in a video that has had 16 million views on Facebook in just two weeks. Josh Green took part in a social experiment to see the reaction of members of the public to homophobia.
A photo posted by a Cwmbran Life reader has led to an investigation by a historian from Cwmbran. Katie Gibbs shared this photo above and asked: “Can anyone tell me what this used to be please. It’s over one of the police college fields. It looks like an old bridge and it’s got a little stream going underneath it. It’s like a bashed down old house by it?”
Cwmbran’s Greenmeadow Community Farm was taken over by pirates today , as Welsh language channel S4C’s children’s character, Ben Dant came to town.
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.
A new coffee shop is opening in Cwmbran on Monday 6 June 2016.
Wyatt’s Travels is a new coach trip company from Cwmbran. Mary Wyatt set up the business with her family and is already enjoying success with its trip to the Harry Potter Studios this weekend a sell-out.
Smokers at a Cwmbran have had to be extra careful when stubbing out their cigarettes since Sunday. A blue tit decided to make the cigarette butt bin on the wall outside the Dorallt her home and today she gave birth.
The spider recorder for Gwent is asking Cwmbran residents for any sighting of the Noble false widow spider. The results will be shared with the National Spider Recording Scheme.
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.