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In the late 1950s and early 1960s, the then Swansea Corporation developed proposals for a dam and reservoir to be built in the Gwendraeth Fach valley. The proposed reservoir would have then supplied water to the Swansea conurbation. The proposals involved the construction of a dam which would have resulted in the flooding of productive farmland, several farmhouses and a number of houses close to and within the village of Llangyndeyrn, and also upstreamRead more
￼ Fifty years have now passed since the local community’s struggle to save the village and the Gwendraeth Fach valley from being drowned to create a reservoir. The initial celebrations have already started and have been both successful and enjoyable. Events will continue throughout this year culminating in October 2013. We are hoping that the series of celebrations will continue to be very successful and well supported by the local communityRead more
The Llangyndeyrn and Cwm Gwendraeth Fach Celebration Committee wish to publish a book of memories of the battle during 1963. The village will be celebrating 50 years in 2013. The authors would be keen to hear from anyone who has stories or images from the period in order to create a comprehensive book of memories from the occasion since 1963. If you would wish to share your memories please contact Gerwyn Rhys by email firstname.lastname@example.org OrRead more