The Dare Valley Country Park in Aberdare has been identified as one of the first six Valleys parks and heritage sites, after the Valleys Taskforce announced that the Discovery Gateways are to share a combined £7m of investment.
Initially established back in 2017 with Lynn Kay of Beat It Percussion, the Drumming Together dementia-friendly music making sessions were for older adults who were looking for something creative and social to get involved in.
Large numbers of children were excited to take part in a Beano-inspired reading adventure at their local library this summer across Wales and the rest of the UK, according to new statistics released on Friday by The Reading Agency.
A weekly newspaper circulating in the Aberdare Valley, Mountain Ash, Merthyr Tydfil, Pontypridd and Glyn Neath areas. Published between 1902 and 1991, the newspaper's main content was local news. The newspaper's proprietors between 1902 and ca.1967 were W. Pugh and J. T. Rowlands, with the Celtic Press subsequently becoming proprietors. Associated titles: Aberdare Times (1869); Aberdare post (1912-1920); Mountain Ash Post (1912-1920); Aberdare and Mountain Ash Leader (1968); Mountain Ash Leader (1971); Cynon Valley leader (1991-).