Fforest Ganol and Cwm Nofydd

Sunlight at Fforest Ganol

Fforest Ganol and Cwm Nofydd A Local Nature Reserve I pass the information board in Fforest Ganol regularly while enjoying the woodlands. I thought it might be interesting to share the content and see what our local experts have to say. I get the feeling the board is quite old so I wonder if the … more…

Memories of Bridge House

Map of Tongwynlais 1937-61

Several houses on the north-west end of Merthyr Road were demolished in 1968 for the construction of the A470. A reader has very kindly sent me a photo of one of these houses and some information about their history. There were six terraced houses on the other side of Birth Hill, shown in the image … more…

Postcards from Tongwynlais – Part 14

Postcard of Tongwynlais village with Castell Coch in the distance

Have you been longing for another instalment of “Postcards from Tongwynlais“? If you have, you’ll be delighted with this fantastic photo of the village that features a rare glimpse of the old school building. I’ve cleaned up the image to remove some blemishes but it’s a remarkably good photo of the village. It’s such a … more…