Category Archives: playing fields

Six decades of club cricket

“This might be my last game,” Mike phoned me, “You should come with the camera.” He was about to open the batting for Llantwit Fardre against Ebbw Vale.  He stayed in for over an hour and scored 37 including three … Continue reading

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Hawthorn Festival 2015: celebrating 20 years

Hawthorn Community Centre had a sunny day for their 20th year festival, with displays, fun and prizes on the rugby and football fields, and in a leisure centre hall.  For me, it was also the day to see my painting … Continue reading

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Abercynon 33: a path off its track

Our Rights of Way officer has consulted Open Spaces Society about a possible path diversion in Abercynon and I went to have a look last week. Footpath 33 is partly on the hillside above Cardiff Road, a terrace which would … Continue reading

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What is an open space for?

Our Village Hall is 50 years old – the lease for the land was signed in June 1964, and the building was put up using subscriptions of 1 shilling (5p to younger people) a week, collected door to door.  The … Continue reading

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