Monday, 8 November 2010

Mini Saga winners announced!

The Mini Saga winners were all announced at the Tonypandy Commemorative events on Sunday 7th November - click here to read the winning entries!!

There were over 300 entries from across the UK, USA, Spain and The Netherlands - a fabulous response. The standard was high and a big thank you goes to the judges.

Watch this space to see what 2011 will bring!

Wednesday, 27 October 2010

Tonypandy Commemorations

Events are planned for 7th November 2010 around Tonypandy to remember the events of 100 years ago - Click here for more information.

A new history of the Riots has also been published by David Maddox and Gwyn Evans, jointly recognised as local experts on the infamous 1910 event, have finally published their extensive archive of unique images, never-before-seen government papers and interviews with the rioters themselves.

“The Tonypandy Riots 1910-1911” contains a remarkable collection of 250 photographic images and eye witness accounts.
Copies of “The Tonypandy Riots 1910-1911” by David Maddox and Gwyn Evans are available, priced £15.00 plus postage and packing by emailing The book will be officially launched at Rhondda Heritage Park at 6.30pm on Thursday, November 4th. A book signing will also take place at Tonypandy Central Library on Wednesday 10th November at 6pm.

Keep in touch with the Commemorations at Tonypandy at

Friday, 1 October 2010

Mini Saga now closed!

The 2010 Cordell Mini Saga has now closed for entries - and the judges are doing their work!

We have been delighted with the number of entries and the judges will have a tough job - but they are really looking forward to it!!

The result will be announced at a Tonypandy event on 7th November - keep an eye on for more information.

In the meantime there are loads of things to do in south Wales - especially if you want to escape the Ryder Cup - and the rain! How about a day at Big Pit or Rhondda Heritage Park - or explore Cyfarthfa Castle and take a look at how the other half lived during the industrial revolution! Have fun - there are loads of things to do here!

Thursday, 30 September 2010

The Home Stretch

There are less than 6 hours to get your entry in - for the Cordell Mini Saga - a complete story in exactly 50 words - set in south Wales with a theme around "Community" or "Unbelievable" - e mail to For more info look at

Tuesday, 28 September 2010

Less than 24 hours to go!

Get busy and create you own 50 word mini saga - set in south Wales on a theme of "Community" or "Unbelieveable" - you could win a great prize! Make sure that they are sent to by Midnight tonight - 30th September!

Wednesday, 22 September 2010

Count Down Continues - only 4 Days left to send in your Mini Saga!

Go on - create a mini saga in just 50 words based in south Wales around "Community" or "Unbelieveable" - there are now only 4 days to go!!

Tuesday, 21 September 2010