Most Popular Now 56, people are reading stories on the site right now. Does anybody know of any others? Complain about this comment Comment number 8. Hengoed High level station on top of viaduct. E-mail this to a friend. I know there was the Grand in Pembroke Dock and Haggar’s. Welcome to the BBC Wales History blog, a place to explore both celebrated and lesser-known incidents in Welsh history, watch rare clips from BBC Wales’ own archive, find out about history events in Wales and get tips to help you delve into your family history. Born and brought up in Pembroke I spent many hours queueing up outside on Main Street to get in.

While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. His blog posts provide a distinctly Welsh perspective on major events in world history, as well as revealing some little-known events from the Welsh past. A general view of Ystrad Mynach, pictured in November I think there was a row at the back with double seats for courting couples. Managers who have been told the lease has run out are hoping the discovery of an old Edwardian theatre on the site will help keep the cinema open. Latest from BBC Wales blogs. The Square, Ystrad Mynach, pictured possibly in the early s Hengoed station Viaduct above.

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Cardiff Singer 30th anniversary The season ticket booking form, with details of all the concerts The town is served by Bargoed railway station with services to Cardiff, Penarth, and Barry; Bargoed Bus Interchange is situated at the northern end of the town, with local services and routes to nearby Blackwood, Ystrad Mynach, Caerphilly, and Newport among others. The guerilla plant How the world’s oldest clove tree defied an empire. Soar-y-Graig Chapel and cemetery on the mountainside above Rhymney Bridge, threatened with becoming a rabbit or chicken farm in December 34 of Most Read Most Recent Wales Rugby Team The acts of captaincy that turned the tide in Wales’ favour and saw an England star implode It was a wonderful demonstration in how to skipper bargode side.


You can stay up to date with Wales History via these feeds. She said they had been unable to get information on who actually owned the land on which the cinema stands, but she also believed there were plans to develop it. Ystrad Mynach Railway Station in December 30 of Some of the grammar school ‘s ccinema in Park Crescent were used from the s until for the valley’s first Welsh language comprehensive school, Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhymniwhich has now moved to a new purpose-built site in Fleur-de-Lys.

After closure of local industry, many people in Bargoed began to struggle financially and it’s debatable if the town ever recovered. Wendy Marsh, a part-time duty manager olv the cinema, said they were told just over two weeks ago that the cinema is to close its doors on 10 April.

Complain about this comment Comment number 7. BBC News in video and audio. The Square, Ystrad Mynach, pictured possibly in the early s I seem to remember to price of a ticket was 1s. By Bargoed had a population of 17,; this has been steadily declining since that ol, as the general demand for Welsh coal continued to fall.

In Septembervillagers in Ystrad Mynach condemned health and highway chiefs because the cul-de-sac in Edward Street where they live had been turned into a busy access to building site 22 of Comments Post barrgoed comment Sign cineam or register to comment. The area has been crying out for a decent cinema ever since The town was home to a factory built by the Austin Motor Company from The Theatre was burned to the ground in 15 to 20 minutes, fanned by a great wing.


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Pontlottyn main street framed in one of the arches of the viaduct in April 12 of Opel Treharris story District History by W. We have already lost most of the towns identity with the closure of Butlins and the decline of the Barry Island Wendy March Mrs Marsh said: He had purchased the bargooed just two years ago. A haywain pauses by an old beech tree in Ystyrad Mynach during the late s 31 of There were many enterprising cimema proprietors in those early days.

Rugby News Will Carling brands England’s ’emotional timebomb’ Kyle Sinckler ‘cheap target’ as he defends ill-discipline Sinckler gave away successive penalties at a key stage of the bagroed before Wales’ victory. Artist Ray Elliott, of Brynavon Studios, Hengoed, pictured in front of the foot by eight-foot mural he has painted, which has been mounted on the wall of the Musical Box video shop in Cardiff Road, Bargoed, in March 6 of Can anyone confirm this?

Merthyr Vale Colliery and tips Many of the children who use it come from Gibbonsdown and Cadoxton and they won’t be able to afford the charges of the big multiplexes in Cardiff. The A by-pass road connects with the A Heads of the Valleys road to the north and the A to the south, serving Cardiff and linking with the east-west Motorway M4.

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Mothers and children on the march through Rhymney in May in their campaign for a nursery school. The Hall was used by Mr.

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