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New Youth Hub for Blaenavon
Blaenavon's Neon Youth club is ready to launch a new youth hub for Blaenavon after being successful in gaining over £230,000 from the Big Lottery Fund. The three year project, based at the Doorway facility on Broad Street will provide services for over 600 young people over the next three years.
?Earth Hour is a WWF global event where millions of people turn off their lights for one hour to raise awareness of climate change.
Two mining apprentices are being sought to work 300ft underground in a real coal mine
The age of coal in South Wales may be long gone but a new generation of miners is still being sought in the Valleys. One of Britain's top museums is on the hunt for two mining apprentices to ensure visitors can safely enjoy its unique experience. Big Pit National Coal Museum has launched an apprenticeship scheme to provide a new generation of staff for the industrial heritage museum in Blaenavon, near Pontypool.
Meet Valleys Pioneers At The Blaenavon World Heritage Centre
Step back in time with us as you meet one of our Valleys pioneers! - Tim!
Landmark new production of The Railway Children will use a real locomotive on stage
It's full steam ahead for a landmark new production of The Railway Children. Staged at the Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway, it will signal a first for Welsh theatregoers as it will be the very first time in Wales a real steam locomotive has been used in a stage adaptation of E Nesbit's classic book
Tackle the Tumble
The South Wales Valleys are well known for their spectacular cycling hills and climbs and we're setting you a challenge as part the Year of Legends here in Wales. Why not Tackle theTumble with our Tumble Challenge?
Blaenavon Workmen's Hall - venue for hire
The Workmen's Hall is an excellent venue for meetings, conferences, small exhibitions, wedding receptions, social events and group activities.
Pioneering marketing campaign heads for a photo-finish in the Valleys
An exciting new campaign by 'The Valleys That Changed The World' project is about to hit industrial heritage sites in the Valleys.
Father Christmas arrives in style at Big Pit National Coal Museum
Father Christmas arrives in style at Big Pit National Coal MuseumWant to see something different this Christmas? Ever thought that Father Christmas only went down chimneys? Think again!
The Valleys That Changed The World
AN INTERACTIVE new project has launched in the former industrial heritage sites in the Valleys including Blaenavon.
UNESCO World Heritage Centre
National Lottery Heritage Funding
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