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Aberfan, remembered

20 Oct
The Royal Dockyard Chapel is home to Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre and Pembroke Dock Sunderland Trust.

Friday 21 October 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the tragic disaster in the coal mining community of Aberfan, which saw the community devastated when a coal spoil tip collapsed, engulfing a farm, a row of terraced houses and the school, killing 116 children and 28 adults. The area above the village had been used as […]