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.
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…
2016 is a year of celebration for all Buddy Holly fans as Buddy Holly would have been 80 years old! Marc Robinson and the Counterfeit Crickets are bringing their show to celebrate the man and his music to the Congress Theatre on Friday 22 April. Four West End artists pay tribute to Buddy Holly, Big Bopper, Ritchie Valens and Dion Di Mucci along with the four piece Band the Counterfeit Crickets in a recreation of the last tour given in the Surf Ballroom in Iowa, U.S.A The Winter Dance Party Tour. All the classic hits will have you up and out of your seats for a two hour uplifting show , from Heartbeat , Blue Days Black Nights , Bo Diddley…
Shoppers can enjoy fashion and beauty workshops and makeovers as part of a week-long event at Cwmbran Shopping. The shopping centre is playing host to a series of fashion and beauty experiences during the week beginning Monday 4 April. A variety of retailers A variety of retailers are joining in the fun, which is suitable for visitors of all ages. The event will start on Monday 4 April at 11am at the Lash Bar, where beauticians will apply fake eyelashes for shoppers free of charge. Other activities include make-up, fashion and hair workshops from retailers such as The Body Shop, Boots, House of Fraser, Topshop, New Look, Pep & Co…
The Congress Youth Theatre is putting on Urinetown. It’s the first time the musical has been produced in Wales.