The Spanish Flu

One Hundred Years ago it was the Spanish flu. 2020 will go down in history as the year of the Coronavirus, a reminder that it was 100 years ago that the last great pandemic ended, in December of 1920. That one, known as the Spanish flu, infected, it is estimated, around 500 million people, a quarter of the world’s population, and killed an estimated 50…

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Charitable Status

The Garw Valley Heritage Society is pleased to announce that it has been given charitable status as a Charity Incorporated Organisation by the Charities Commission. Grateful thanks are due to BAVO, the Bridgend Association of Voluntary Organisations, for its unstinting help and support in achieving this goal. BAVO’s Deb Evans was a constant source of advice and aid with the large amount of paperwork involved. On February 6th the old…

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Extraordinary General Meeting

Tabernacle Chapel, Pontycymer. February 6th 2020 at 7pm An extraordinary meeting has been called to dissolve the current Garw Valley Heritage Society and to open the new Garw Valley Heritage Society as a Registered Incorporated Charity, number 1187118

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Winter Newsletter 2019

Here is our  Winter newsletter. It is distributed throughout the Garw Valley. You can find it in libraries and other public buildings in our local area, or you can read it and download it below. Winter 2019 Newsletter

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