| 1890: Llanerch Colliery - Abersychan, Torfaen
A massive explosion at the Llanerch Colliery killed 176 men and boys at just before 9am on February 6, 1890.
Where: Abersychan, Torfaen
Distance: 2.7 miles/4.3km Elevation gain: 974ft/297m Max gradient: 16% Average gradient: 6.9% In a word: Industrial 6.
Phil and Julie Telfer, from Abersychan, Torfaen
, care for their son Christopher, 21, who has autism, epilepsy and severe challenging behaviour.
The project in Victoria Primary School, Abersychan, Torfaen
, is one of three e-learning initiatives funded by the Welsh Assembly Government's Heads of the Valleys regeneration programme and supported by the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills.
``We have emerged from a back bedroom office in Abersychan, Torfaen
to a prestigious location in the heart of Cardiff Bay,'' said Mr Foster.
Born: Abersychan, Torfaen
, November 25, 1948 Education: St Francis Primary School, Abersychan; West Monmouth School, Pontypool; Oriel College, Oxford.