Ffaldau Primary Produces World War 2 Film

Well done to Ffaldau Primary School Eagles Class for producing a wonderful video on World War 2 in the Garw Valley. This film was made by Year 5 and Year 6 pupils in Eagles class at Ffaldau Primary School. It was part of their ‘Blitz’ project and they made the film to show off their ICT skills. The…

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A Walk In The Garw: 1908

  A farmhouse stands high above the Garw Valley, right on the edge of the steep hillside – with thick walls and comfortable low built rooms. In front of the house a clump of fir trees stand, as a bold landmark for the neighbourhood. It has been the home of many generations of yeoman farmers,…

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The Beginning of a Mining Community

Submitted by Colin Davies As far as the history of mining communities in the Garw is concerned, Blaengarw was the youngest. There are three geographical features which help define the boundaries of interest. To the west is Mynydd Moelgilau; to the north is Mynydd Blaengarw, and Mynydd Llangeinor is the eastern boundary. It is only…

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Community Consultation

Llangeinor Arms, 27th April, 6-8pm. Groundwork Bridgend are holding a community consultation for the St. Cein’s Rural Development Project. A design has been submitted but they say they need more information on the area. Help is also needed to create tiles on the seating, (they can be stamped with information and history and images). Groundwork invites…

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