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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Consultation finds support for Heritage Centre proposals

A partnership project between the Garw Valley Railway and the Garw Heritage Society to establish a Heritage Centre in the Garw Valley has received strong support consultants have concluded. Gareth Kiddie of community regeneration specialists GKA said, ‘We were really pleased with the response to the survey and we’d like to thank all those people…

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Garw Heritage News

Now that Christmas is over we are turning our attention to the large amount of written material that has been sent to us, cataloguing according to topic or locality – not an easy job as we are finding out! Gerald is working with staff at Ffaldau Primary School to introduce some exhibition material to fit in with…

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