Community funding frenzy at Ogmore MP and AM’s advice day

Local representatives from clubs, community groups, and charities from across the Ogmore constituency packed-out Aberkenfig’s Community Church on Friday (6 March) at the latest Funding Advice Day held by local MP and AM, Chris Elmore and Huw Irranca-Davies. This was the fourth annual Funding Advice Day the Ogmore duo have hosted, having previously held similar[…]

Launch of Climate Change Coffee Partnership to help farmers and producers in the developing world tackle the climate emergency

A new initiative has been launched by an International Climate Change Coffee Partnership, made up of organisations across Wales and Uganda including Ogmore’s Pontyclun based Ferraris Coffee. (Other members include: Mount Elgon Agroforestry Community Co-operative Enterprise MEACCE; Fair Dos Siopa Teg (Cardiff based Fair Trade shop); Wales Co-operative Centre and Etico – Ethical Coffee Importers). More[…]

New Heritage Trail celebrates the wonderful history of the Ogmore Valley

Ogmore AM Huw Irranca-Davies joined a celebration of the new Ogmore Heritage Trail and Heritage Hub which took place at the historic Nantymoel Boys and Girls Club. This exciting new heritage trail includes a dozen interpretation boards placed along the community path/cycle trail which runs the length of the Ogmore Valley. Each display carries fascinating[…]

Local MP and AM welcome regeneration kick-start at Maesteg Town Hall

Local Ogmore Welsh Labour duo Huw Irranca-Davies AM and Chris Elmore MP have welcomed the start of construction work as part of the ambitious redevelopment of Maesteg Town Hall. Welsh Labour-led Bridgend County Borough Council is working with the Awen Cultural Trust and a number of other key funders to repair, restore, and extend the[…]