Postcards from Tongwynlais – Part 4

Postcard featuring Castell Coch

This instalment of “Postcards from Tongwynlais” features a photo of Castell Coch from renowned publisher Valentine & Sons Ltd. Valentine’s was established in 1851 by Mr James Valentine (1814 – 1879). After James’ death his two sons, George Dobson and William Dobson took over the company. They made lots of products but in the late … more…

Behind the Scenes Tour of Castell Coch

Castell Coch with scaffolding

Would you like to take a behind the scenes tour of Castell Coch? Cadw have just published details of eight tours starting from October 12th until November 30th. The following information is from Cadw: Cadw are offering its members an exclusive opportunity to see the crucial conservation work being carried out at Castell Coch this … more…

Safety Warnings Ignored at Fforest Fawr

Closed path in Fforest Fawr

Natural Resources Wales have warned that forest users are putting their lives at risk by ignoring safety signs. Sections of the forest have been closed off to prepare for tree felling operations. Large sections of the popular woodland are suffering from Larch disease. Natural Resources Wales have a plan to complete the work over the … more…