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Torfaen Libraries 'Request and Collect' service extending to Blaenavon and Pontypool

Torfaen Libraries 'Request and Collect' service extending to Blaenavon and Pontypool
Description:
Torfaen Libraries is extending its 'Request & Collect' service. From Monday 17th August, the successful service which has been operating from Cwmbran Library will be extended to Pontypool and Blaenavon Libraries to make it even easier for residents to request and borrow books.
Date:
04/08/2020

Planned reopening dates for staffed Cadw sites

Planned reopening dates for staffed Cadw sites
Description:
Blaenavon Ironworks reopening on Wednesday 5 August. A new online booking system will go live when our sites begin to reopen, allowing Cadw members and general visitors to purchase or reserve site entry tickets.
Date:
29/07/2020

Phased reopening of national museums across Wales

Phased reopening of national museums across Wales
Description:
Big Pit National Coal Museum will re-open on 1 September.All visitors must book their free visit in advance, online. Visitors are also asked to wear face coverings when they visit for the wellbeing of staff and visitors.
Date:
28/07/2020

National Museums of Wales Statement of Re-opening

National Museums of Wales Statement of Re-opening
Description:
Big Pit to reopen from 1 September. Although the museum will remain free, visitors must book their visit in advance to avoid disappointment.
Date:
23/07/2020

It's About Time – Earth Hour 2020

It's About Time – Earth Hour 2020
Description:
Earth Hour is a WWF global campaign during which millions of people turn off their lights to raise awareness of climate change. Earth Hour 2020 will take place between 8.30-9.30pm on 28th March 2020.
Date:
10/03/2020

Seven Torfaen car parks to receive electric vehicle charging infrastructure

Seven Torfaen car parks to receive electric vehicle charging infrastructure
Description:
Five local authorities in Gwent have been awarded a share of £459,000 by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) to install a total of 65 fast charge points across 34 sites.
Date:
22/01/2020

Christmas & New Year Waste Recycling Information

Christmas & New Year Waste Recycling Information
Description:
Christmas & New Year Waste Recycling Information. There will be some minor changes to waste and recycling collections taking place in Torfaen during the Christmas and New Year period.
Date:
18/12/2019

Section of rail from Blaenavon Iron & Steel Co

Section of rail from Blaenavon Iron & Steel Co
Description:
The following email and photo was sent to us from British Columbia, Canada
Date:
04/12/2019

Bethlehem Chapel opens its doors once again thanks to funding contributions

Bethlehem Chapel opens its doors once again thanks to funding contributions
Description:
The Blaenavon Townscape Heritage Programme (THP) is underway, and the first building to benefit from funding has been completed
Date:
03/10/2019

25 years: Restoring prosperity and pride to Blaenavon

25 years: Restoring prosperity and pride to Blaenavon
Description:
In a new series celebrating The National Lottery's 25th Birthday, we explore how its investment in heritage has transformed six places across the UK
Date:
25/09/2019
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