Aberavon

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Aberavon,

Wales: see Port TalbotPort Talbot
, town (1981 pop. 40,078), Neath Port Talbot, S Wales, at the mouth of the Avon (Afan) River on Swansea Bay. Port Talbot is a popular seaside resort. Nearby are the steelworks at Margam and the oil refinery at Baglan.
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Contractor address : Unit 27 Aberafan Rd Baglan Industrial Park
This year marks 50 years since Dic Jones won the Chair at the Aberafan Eisteddfod and to note the anniversary, the Chair is given by the family in the poet's memory.
It all began in September 11, 1986, when, Beany, then Barry Kirk, lay in a bath of beans for 100 hours in the Aberafan Hotel's Quarterdeck Bar to raise money for charity.
Yr Archdderwydd Gwyndaf - nid Tilsli - a gadeiriodd Dic Jones yn Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Aberafan 1966.
Only two out of 578 seaside beaches still fail to make the grade - Aberafan in Wales and Staithes, Scarborough.
2% in 2005, with just Aberafan, in Wales, and Staithes, in North Yorkshire failing, although beaches meeting the stricter voluntary standards decreased by 3.
Many years before his election, I'm sure he was present as the "leader" of the demonstrations against the Springbok Rugby Tour, although at their game against the combined Neath-Aberavon team, he probably only reached Aberafan, as the game took place at the Talbot Athletic Ground.
THIS year's Eisteddfod marks 50 years since Dic Jones won the Chair at the Aberafan Eisteddfod for his ode, 'Y Cynhaeaf' (The Harvest).
The final public exhibition will be held at Aberafan Shopping Centre on February 22 from 10am to 5pm.
Enillodd gadair yr Eisteddfod Genedlaethol yn Aberafan, 1966 am ei awdl i'r Cynhaeaf - testun wrth fodd amaethwr os bu un erioed.
Brydon also recalled his days as a barman at the subterranean former Troubador nightclub in Port Talbot's Aberafan Shopping Centre.