Miners Fortnight recalled: I remember Barry Island on that last week in July!
In the last week of July and first week of August, miners flocked to Barry and Porthcawl for Miners Fortnight. These pictures remember those days and the summer heydays of South Wales' beach resorts
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The Knap Lido Barry: Sunny memories of Barry's outdoor swimming pool over the years
This is what life in Wales was like in the 1950s
mudwerks: “The horse drawn railway at Dyffryn Nantlle before its closure in 1959 (by LlGC ~ NLW) ”
The unbearable sadness of the valleys
Many parts of the UK have suffered from the decline of heavy industry, but the Welsh valleys are a grim emblem of the despair that lack of work can create, writes Mark Easton for The Editors, a programme which sets out to ask challenging questions.