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.
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.
Bernie Smith is retiring from Cwmbran High School after 40 years.
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.