Coal Mining Heritage Sees Multi-Million Pound Project To Benefit Valley Homes

A pioneering large scale mine-water energy project is on the way for Caerau, a small ex-mining community at the top of the Llynfi Valley. A UK first, the ground-breaking multi-million pound initiative will see the extraction of naturally heated underground water from mine workings at the former Caerau Colliery site distributed via a network of pipes[…]

FFaldau Pupils Question Huw Irranca-Davies AM During Visit to National Assembly

Ffaldau Primary School pupil group known as the ‘Eagles’ recently met with Ogmore Assembly Member and Welsh Government Minister Huw Irranca-Davies during their visit to the National Assembly for Wales.   The pupils were on an educational visit to the Assembly to learn about its importance to Wales as a nation and to have a tour[…]

Huw Irranca-Davies AM Supports ‘Stand UP St Dwynwen’ to Tackle Climate Change

  At an event in the Senedd, Ogmore Assembly Member and Welsh Government Minister Huw Irranca-Davies pledged his support for the ‘Wales Stand Up Campaign’.  Last year, hundreds of people and their pets across wales took part by sharing their pictures on social media. From sandals on sand to slippers at sunset, they made their[…]

Innovative South Wales Policing Project is ‘ACE’ says Assembly Member

Photo from L/R:  Sergeant Gareth Bradley, Cllr Phil Waite, Emma Reed (Barnardo’s) Huw Irranca-Davies AM, Chris Elmore MP, Gemma Paskins BCBC, Acting Chief inspector Ross Crutcher Ogmore Assembly Member and Welsh Government Minister Huw Irranca-Davies visited Maesteg Police Station to hear about the new ground-breaking intervention programme known as ‘ACEs’ (Adverse Childhood Experiences). The pilot[…]

Holocaust Memorial Day 2018 At The Senedd

This year’s Holocaust Memorial Day, Saturday 27th January marks the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau and provides an opportunity to commemorate the Holocaust and subsequent genocides.    At the Senedd, Assembly Members were asked to sign the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment to show their support for Holocaust education and remembrance in the UK.   […]

AM and MP Impressed With Visit To Leading Stem Cell Company ReNeuron in Pencoed

During a visit to ReNeuron in Pencoed, Ogmore representatives Huw Irranca-Davies AM (Minister for Children and Social Care) and Chris Elmore MP were impressed to hear how well the company have settled into South Wales and are now expanding overseas.   ReNeuron is hugely successful in using unique stem-cell technologies to develop cell based therapies for[…]