Rhymney is a renowned former iron-making and mining town. In addition to its proud industrial past, it has also a remarkable cultural heritage producing musicians and poets, the most famous of which is Idris Davies.
The Rhymney area referred to here in the IWN comprises the town of Rhymney itself, together with the adjacent communities of Pontlottyn and Abertysswg, as well as the village of Fochriw at the head of the parallel Darran valley.
The combined population is approximately 10,000.
LOCAL WELLBEING ASSET MAPS
Click on the image to down the map as a pdf
*Note these are under regular revision (please contact us to suggest additions or amendments)
Many places such as community centres are still not functioning as they were due to COVID and the restrictions.
AREA WELLBEING COLLECTIVE MEETINGS
We are currently updating these with regard to meetings during the pandemic
The notes below refer to pre-COVID meetings
Meeting report (Integrated Resource Centre) - 21 January 2020: click here
Meeting report (Fochriw Community Centre) - 3 March 2020: click here
Click on the image below to download the latest IWN e-bulletin
AREA SPECIFIC INITIATIVES
Love the Park!
This is currently being developed and run out by a collective of local groups, organisations and services - everyone is welcome to join in. More details at our Friends of Rhymney Park Facebook site