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Mayor opens Neath Fair

See video on NEWS page

Neath Magistrate Courts - going.... going


Photos - Mike Davies

Start made to Neath developmentPhoto by Mike Davies


Steam Train passes through Neath

Video now on YouTube - see NEWS page



Stan's new logo

Stan has his own website and writes for the Neath Ferret - see new button on menu


What's this all about?   The full story appears in Just STaN's blog - see Just STaN in menu

Roads with no potholes, pavements with no chewing gum, neatly cut grass verges with planted flowers and fountains that work - dispite no rain - yet there has been money problems! 

Mike Davies reports on Cyprus

Dog show at the Gnoll - see inside

See NEWS page for more details

Girls Out Loud

Full story on NEWS page


A sight to make your eyes sore

The Gnoll woodlands
Where does the buck stop?


Steam and Vintage show at Cefn Coed Colliery Museum

Special feature by Mike Davies and Jeff Griffiths


Heritage Scene-Neath

Jason Reynolds of Heritage Scene-Neath who covers areas beyond that of the Neath Antiquarian Society (of which he is a member) in saving for the future contents of building due for demolition.   It all started with the Empire Neath when no-one else appeared to be interested.

Some reduced size reproductions of the Empire Neath windows are shown below on the windows of the Victoria Garden Community Building.

Next week we will feature a video by Mike Davies.

Temporary 'POP UP' museum at
Victoria Gardens with
the Neath Antiquarian Society

The report of the 'pop up' museum held at the Victoria Gardens community building appears on our NEWS page with a list of who's who in the above photograph.   See the YouTube video - also on our NEWS page.

Twin jumpers on ITV news

The 55 year old jumpers of local twin brothers, Mike and Pat Davies, were featured on the ITV (Wales) news programme during the past week - for details play the above video clip




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Population circa 20,000


The power of Tesco

See item on NEWS page

See comments by (Former Cllr) Frank Little in our GUESTBOOK


A favourite TV advert

We include this YouTube video because of its great

entertainment value - it deserves an award just for that.



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News in this Edition

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The stained glass window shown above has been donated to the people of Neath by the Coastal Housing Group, who were responsible for building the houses that replaced the Empire.    Jason Reynolds (right above) of Heritage Scene - Neath is currently working with the council for a building in Neath to display them with other art treasures that are now in storage at various sites.  The windows are being kept safe at Swansea University's Art Centre.
The Heritage Scene's vision is to have a Heritage Art and Craft centre where hand skills from previous generations can be highlighted to benefit  youngsters of today and also future generations.
Acknowlegement is given to Gill Roberts of the Evening Post for her reports and interest in the Heritage Scene at Neath.



Neath & District Ladies Choir
see video inside

Neath Food & Drink Fair - do you want to see it on your lounge TV ?

Find out about watching YouTube
 videos on YOUR lounge TV

Neath Abbey Heritage Video  - 6th July 2013
see it full screen on your lounge TV


Waunceirch Family Fun Day Video - 29th June 2013
see it full screen on your lounge TV


Our featured websites this week



The doubts and alleged dangers of the gas pipeline

Vale of Neath website

Derek Brockway the BBC's popular weatherman writes the foreword for a brand new website: The VALE OF NEATH.

The breathtaking photographs have been taken by Mike Davies of Cadoxton who has has many of his pictures shown on television's weather programmes.

Mike (pictured right) covers all the seasons of the year in addition to the waterfalls in what many call Waterfall Country.    Also revealed is the murder gravestone in St.Catwg's graveyard.

The website will be treasured by all those who love the Neath Valley and is sure to attract many visitors from far and wide in the New Year.

Be sure to tell all your relatives and friends about this wonderful addition to the Internet, brought to you by the Neath Guardian website team.   Click on the link below for your New Year treat:


Mike Davies looks at Neath from the Gnoll Park

OUR AIM, in conjunction with the Community page, is to be a central hub for news, views and information for all the community websites in Neath, providing a one stop facilty for those who want a modern means of access at a time when they need it.


We wish to keep our format simple with no 'pop-ups' or other distractions - no bells and whistles - just a straight forward approach with useful information.







It should be clearly understood that there is no direct connection, implied or inferred, with the former owners of the Neath Guardian newspaper or its former staff.  The aim to to pay a tribute to the work done by the former reporters, which was appreciated by many thousands of Neath residents - and also to fill a void left by the newspaper by creating a website fit for purpose.

All material is published in good faith and no responsibility is accepted for any errors or omisssions - which will be corrected  when we are made aware of them.

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Neath Guardian Website - Version 70
was produced on

27th January 2014