Day: November 18, 2016

Aberfan remembered

Posted on 18 November 2016 by Susie Bailey

On 21 October 1966, a massive spoil-heap slid onto the mining village of Aberfan near Merthyr Tydfil, burying Pantglas Junior School in the valley below and killing 116 children and 28 adults. This tragic event changed the lives of many and the way mines and quarries were managed for the future. To commemorate the tragedy,
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