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Blog by Dr Eva Elliott: Merthyr’s Magic World Half Marathon

Blog by Dr Eva Elliott: Merthyr’s Magic World Half Marathon

Posted on 4 April 2016 by Mel Evans

Well over a hundred people from North Merthyr Tydfil were offered free places to register for the Cardiff University World Half Marathon on 26 March.  These were not people who […]

Medical Student Placements November 2015

Medical Student Placements November 2015

Posted on 26 November 2015 by Mel Evans

In the first week of November 2015 SCHeP hosted the first Student Selected Component of the new Curriculum 21 for Cardiff University medical students.  The aim of this component was […]

Reflections on the Rising of Merthyr: The Waun Common Debates

Reflections on the Rising of Merthyr: The Waun Common Debates

Posted on 1 June 2015 by Martin O'Neill

The Merthyr Rising 2015 festival is a three day event aimed at remembering the town’s radical past and promoting a positive image of the town’s future.

Back to the Future: Pioneering the use of Culture and History for Community Regeneration

Back to the Future: Pioneering the use of Culture and History for Community Regeneration

Posted on 28 May 2015 by Martin O'Neill

On 21st May 2015 Strong Communities Healthier People (SCHeP) hosted the launch of the Welsh Government’s Pioneer Areas initiative.

Consulting with the Community: What, Where, How?

Consulting with the Community: What, Where, How?

Posted on 13 May 2015 by Martin O'Neill

On 7th May 2015 the Strong Communities Healthier People initiative  (SCHeP) instigated its pilot participatory research capacity building initiative in the Butetown, Riverside and Grangetown Communities First (CF)  cluster area […]

“A little boy from Merthyr Always, Always”

“A little boy from Merthyr Always, Always”

Posted on 13 May 2015 by Mel Evans

Dr Martin O'Neill has written a guest blog for National Theatre Wales Company “A little boy from Merthyr always, always” is a phrase well known  to many a person from […]