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Portillo stops off at Penllergare on his Great British Railway Journey

Michael Portillo and his film crew spent an afternoon at Penllergare in August 2014 filming for his BBC2 programme Great British Railway Journeys. The featured journey – Pembroke Dock to Swansea – will be aired in January 2015. Why did he choose to visit Penllergare we hear you ask? On arrival in Swansea, Portillo was particularly interested in the…
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22nd January 2015 0

Our New Year Message

Following 80 years of neglect and 14 years of planning, volunteers representing local charity, the Penllergare Trust, have been working tirelessly over the last two years to restore Penllergare Valley Woods for everyone to enjoy. What a transformation! Guided by the pioneering photographs taken by John Dillwyn Llewelyn (the creator of Victorian Penllergare in the…
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31st December 2014 0

Further development threats to Penllergare

PRESS RELEASE. The sale of the Council’s Penllergaer Civic Centre, including the site of the former Penllergare estate house is a reminder of the ongoing threat from development to Penllergare Valley Woods. Damage has already been done to Penllergare Valley Woods through adjacent developments and this latest sale of development land by the main entrance…
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6th December 2014 0
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