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Neath Ferret to be buried at the end of the year
After 11 years of activity the Neath Ferret will be taken off line at the end of the year. Perhaps someone else will produce a similar website to highlight the needs of the community of Neath, at least we hope so.
The Neath Ferret is being buried for several reasons, including the loss of support from prime contributors.
We are proud of the fact that over 11,600 posts have been received on our Readers Letters page and that we have given the opportunity for so many readers to express their views on a wide variety of topics.
We are sure that there are some who will rejoice at the news, mainly those in office who have been criticised by readers. We would, however, like to think that all this has be done in good faith and has been accepted as such.
We thank all those who have helped to make the Neath Ferret a lively controversial website.
Neath's September Fair 12th-15th
A short video for those who may have missed it
Produced by Mike Davies
And a longer version showing the arrival and the Mayor opening the event:
Mike Davies is a Neath Weather Watcher and is certainly trying to put Neath on the weather map. Above is a recent picture shown on a BBC weather forecast. To see others that have appeared on television, click on the link below:
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Remember that Neath was named after its castle (Castell-nedd)
Beacause we live with it we tend to take it for granted. The Americans would love have this in the USA - if they did just imagine how they would treat it and promote it.
Is this listed Grade ii structure being looked after the way it should be?
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Neath's multi story car park - known by residents as the cheese grater because of its unusual design. Photo by Google.
FREE parking on the third floor after 3:00pm
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