This post had a great reaction on Cwmbran Life’s Facebook page. It told how year six pupils were close to missing out on the Cwmbran Shopping/ Gwent Police annual football tournament because it was due to be held at the Football Factory.
Our favourite supermarket worker in, 93-year-old Reg Buttress who has been working in Cwmbran Sainsury’s FOREVER (well since 1981) has been interviewed and photographed by the Sun newspaper.
Jade Rhian Rowland started selling handmade bath products online and then last year she had a stall at the Christmas Market in Cwmbran Shopping. The feedback from customers was so good it gave the Croesyceiliog resident the confidence to get a permanent stall set up in the town’s Market Village.
This video was filmed at 7.45am on Sunday 12 February. The fire started yesterday evening at the Football Factory in Cwmbran. Comments from the Football Factory’s Facebook page Advice from South Wales Fire Service Following the fire on Avondale Ind Est, Cwmbran overnight, residents are advised to keep windows and doors closed. LK — SW Fire & Rescue (@SWFireandRescue) February 12, 2017
There is a fire at the Football Factory in Cwmbran.
Tasha Herbert has just opened a cafe in Cwmbran. Tasha’s Tea Room is in the Power Station in St Dials.
Rugby fans can enjoy a fun evening with Shane Williams while raising money for charity. The former rugby star is the guest speaker at a charity dinner being organised by the Welsh Charitables RFC. Current and former rugby internationals will be packing out Greenmeadow Golf Club in Cwmbran to share stories about the former Wales and British Lion legend. It takes place on Friday 24 February and all the money raised will go to the Welsh Charitables RFC Benevolent Fund. Tickets on sale now Tickets are £35 per head and include a five-course meal including coffee and mints. It is a 6.30pm meet for a 7.15pm sit down. Call David…
Cwmbran’s Jayde Reader is representing Team Torfaen in Miss Wales 2017.
A mother of two from Cwmbran has graduated with a nursing degree after returning to education to pursue her dream job. Rebekah Jones was working at Topshop when she decided to go back to college to study Access to Nursing.
Watch and enjoy this video of the finale of Croesyceiliog School’s second night of their six-show production of Grease.
A former Croesyceiliog School pupil was invited to Buckingham Palace last month to be knighted by the Duke of Cambridge. Sir Terry Morgan was born in Abertillery but moved to Cwmbran at the age of three. He was made a Knight Bachelor of the British Empire for services to UK infrastructure, skills and employment on Friday 11 November.