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Our industrial heritage

St David’s Day was a most appropriate day to hold an industrial heritage tour in the south Wales valleys.  Organised by Ruth Taylor-Davies of Valleys That Changed The World and led by Diana James, a Wales Blue Badge Guide, the tour was for tourism industry stakeholders and tourism ambassadors from across the region. Merthyr Our […]

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Promoting Tourism

I was delighted to be invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of the Bridgend Tourism Association held at Trecco Bay, Porthcawl, on 17 March in my capacity as Tourist Ambassador. It was an upbeat and friendly meeting that brought together representatives of a wide range of business interests from across Bridgend County. Underscoring the proceedings […]

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Being an Ambassador

I am proud to have become one of the first volunteer ambassadors for Bridgend County. Where’s that and what’s it all about? The county covers 110 square miles, lying at the geographical heart of south Wales, roughly equidistant between Swansea and Cardiff. It’s a diverse area stretching from the upland, rugged former coal mining valleys […]

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