Huw Launches ‘Pit Bottom to Parliament’ Exhibition Portraying Ogmore’s First MP

A miners’ leader, trade unionist and politician, Vernon Hartshorn OBE MP was the first collier to become a Cabinet Member during the early 20th century. South Wales Miners’ Museum based in Afan Argoed, launched an exhibition depicting the fascinating story of the very first MP for Ogmore to celebrate his life and the significant contribution[…]

Afternoon Tea celebrations for ‘Ty Ynysawdre’ residents in their new home

‘Ty Ynysawdre’, is a brand new extra-care facility based in Ynysawdre built in partnership between Linc Cymru and Bridgend County Borough Council, helped by Welsh Government funding. It provides support to meet people’s individual needs, while they live independently in their own homes. With 25 extra care apartments and 15 residential beds for people over[…]

Huw Joins Rockwool UK to Celebrate 40 Years of Business Success

Rockwool UK’s base in Heol Y Cyw Bridgend has played a pivotal role in the South Wales business community since 1979 with their production of sustainable volcanic rock insulation products. Offering a full range of high-performing products for the construction industry and as part of the national Rockwool UK, they have become the UK’s leading[…]

Bonnets Galore at Llanharan OAP’s Annual Easter Bonnet Parade

In spectacular style and as expected, this year’s Llanharan OAP’s annual Easter bonnet parade once again produced some exceptional designs of bonnets at Llanharan Rugby Club.  With a great turnout, the fun event, (of course without any underlying competitiveness!) saw bonnets and costumes this year, ranging from bizarre to traditional in great style. This year[…]

Huw Visits Innovative Local Food Producer with Welsh Government Minister

Samosaco, based in Pontyclun is a leading producer of a range of vegetarian, vegan and gluten free Indian products. Starting out as a small family-run business in Toronto before moving to Wales, they have the only purpose-built samosa making factory in Wales.  Now providing the finest range of products to some of the biggest food[…]

Older People’s Commissioner Pops in to Cefn Cribwr Young at Heart

Cefn Cribwr Young at Heart, a long established popular over 50’s group, run by Enid Lloyd and hard-working volunteers, welcomed a distinguished guest to one of their latest meetings. At the request of their local AM Huw Irranca-Davies, who is a regular visitor to the group, the Older People’s Commissioner for Wales was invited to[…]