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Bethlehem Chapel opens its doors once again thanks to funding contributions

Bethlehem Chapel opens its doors once again thanks to funding contributions

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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

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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
25 years: Voices from Blaenavon

25 years: Voices from Blaenavon

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People from Blaenavon in South Wales explain why their heritage matters and how the National Lottery has made a real difference to their community
Date:
25/09/2019
New exhibition by Japanese artist opens at Big Pit

New exhibition by Japanese artist opens at Big Pit

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Comparing life at the coal mine in Japan and Wales. New exhibition by Japanese artist opens at Big Pit
Date:
17/09/2019
Blaenavon World Heritage Site to be awarded £180,000 from Valleys Taskforce funding

Blaenavon World Heritage Site to be awarded £180,000 from Valleys Taskforce funding

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Blaenavon World Heritage Site to be awarded £180,000 from Valleys Taskforce funding
Date:
17/09/2019
Do you fancy being an environmental champion?

Do you fancy being an environmental champion?

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If you want to get hands on experience of helping the environment with an opportunity to meet new friends, then we have the group for you. The Torfaen Greener Cleaner group work together to litter pick the borough and work in partnership with organisations such as Keep Wales Tidy.
Date:
07/08/2019

YouTube video captures the history and heritage of Blaenavon

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The first in a series of powerful exhibitions has been created by young people of Blaenavon to showcase its' history and heritage
Date:
26/07/2019
Torfaen CBC achieves international Green Flag Award

Torfaen CBC achieves international Green Flag Award

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Torfaen CBC achieves international Green Flag Award. Flags will be flying at Cwmbran Boating Lakes, Garn Lakes, Panteg Park and Pontypool Park in recognition of their excellent facilities and commitment to delivering great quality green space.
Date:
17/07/2019
Roger Lewis Amgueddfa Cymru's new President visits Big Pit National Coal Museum

Roger Lewis Amgueddfa Cymru's new President visits Big Pit National Coal Museum

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Roger Lewis' appointment as President of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales is the latest in a career dominated by music, media, sport, arts and business. Over the past 40 years, he has held senior executive positions at the BBC, ITV, Classic FM, EMI, Decca and the WRU.
Date:
05/07/2019
A Father's Day FEASTival Treat at Big Pit National Coal Museum

A Father's Day FEASTival Treat at Big Pit National Coal Museum

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On Sunday16th June, 11am-4pm, Big Pit will be holding a very special Father's Day event. In partnership with Taste of Torfaen and Cotyledon Markets more than 40 food, drink and craft stalls will be taking part in the Father's Day FEASTival.
Date:
09/06/2019
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