Renovation of no 10 the Circle, Tredegar

Bought in 2019 by the ‘Coalfields Regeneration Trust’ no 10, The Circle, Tredegar has been renovated and revitalised as a Community Hub. This historic building was once home to the Tredegar Medical Aid Society, which was used as the blueprint for the creation of the National Health Service in 1948 by Aneurin Bevan. Read more:

History of Blaenau Gwent Project

A Tredegar based film company has launched a project highlighting the importance of historical sites across Blaenau Gwent. ‘Cymru Creations’ has released more than 30 short films focussing on historical locations throughout the borough and produced with the aim of educating locals on the diverse history that surrounds them. Image: Kevin Phillips

Colour from Six Bells Coal Mine

An exciting new regeneration scheme for Six Bells is due to go ahead ASAP. Visual artist Onya McCausland has brought her ‘Colour from the Mines’ project to Blaenau Gwent. Left over waste from the Six Bells coal mine is being recycled as pigment and used to create a number of special ochre paints that are unique…