Access between Loonies’ Leap and Pontneddfechan Community Centre

Some of you may have noticed fencing being erected along the lane leading from Pontneddfechan Community Centre towards the gunpowder works & Loonies' Leap and we are expecting the lane to be gated-off completely in the next few days. This is not connected with the gunpowder works conservation activity, but is an action being taken … Read more

Geology Workshop 12 October

Please join other SWOAPG members for this all-day workshop (classroom morning and hill-based afternoon), looking at how the hills near Cribarth are linked to the Sea, with Alan Bowring of Brecon Beacons National Park Authority. Possible content: Carboniferous Limestone – variety of units within it reflecting changing original marine depositional environments between 360 and 330 million years ago. Subsequent expansion of coastal … Read more

Gunpowder Works Community Open Day – Saturday 8th September!

See below from BBNPA: Dear all Please find attached details of our community open day at the Gunpowder Works this Saturday from 2pm to 6pm. The afternoon will be based at Pontneddfechan Village Hall, one of the Gunpowder Works’ original buildings. The event highlights include: –       Free Gunpowder Ale beer tasting! –       Site tours with … Read more