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Phased reopening of national museums across Wales

Phased reopening of national museums across Wales

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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

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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

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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

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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
25 years: Voices from Blaenavon

25 years: Voices from Blaenavon

Description:
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

Description:
Comparing life at the coal mine in Japan and Wales. New exhibition by Japanese artist opens at Big Pit
Date:
17/09/2019
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