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Blaenau Gwent Summer Play Sessions

Blaenau Gwent's play sessions run for 4 weeks over the summer from Monday 30th July to Friday 24th August, offering a 2 hour weekly play session in 10 locations. The following locations have been allocated play sessions for this year’s programme of delivery:

1. Cwm – on Mondays 10am – 12noon

2. Newtown Ebbw Vale @ Newtown Community Centre on Mondays 1:30pm – 3:30pm

3. Abertillery @ Abertillery park on Tuesdays 10am to 12 noon

4. Brynithel @ Behind Community Centre on Tuesdays 1:30pm – 3:30pm

5. Sirhowy @ Sirhowy Community Garden on Wednesdays 10am – 12noon

6. Garnlydan @ Garnlydan Community Garden on Wednesdays 1:30-3:30pm

7. Waundeg @ Waundeg playing field on Thursdays 10am – 12noon

8. Brynmawr @ Brynmawr Welfare on Thursdays 1:30-3:30pm

9. ***TBC*** Friday 10am -12noon

10. Blaina @ Pilgrim Park Fridays 1:30-3:30pm


Achievement and Recognition in the Community Awards (ARC)  
The ARC awards ceremony took place on Thursday 12th April 2018, where members of the Nantyglo & Blaina community were recognised and awarded for their services to the community. The awards given were:                                                           

Community Award:

Hazel Stokes

Russell Gunter 

Carol Jeffreys

Margaret Hale


Youth Achievement Award: 

Kyle Perkins


Collective Achievement Award: 

Trustees of Hermon Chapel and Volunteers 

Blaina Knitting Group 

Aberystruth History and Archaeology Society


Environmental Achievement Award: 

Denzil Wright 


Services to Community and Education:

Malcom Dally 


Professional Services Award:

Leigh Davies


Sports Award:

Nantyglo FC 


Services to Youth Award:

Donna Wallbank

Michelle Hurter


Services to Entertainment Award:

Des Ward

Beryl Ward 


Lifetime Achievement Award

Co-operative Stores, Blaina