Aberfan memorial service to take place in Danderhall

A memorial service will take place in Danderhall next week to mark the 55th anniversary of the Aberfan Disaster.

Friday, 15th October 2021, 1:00 pm
The Aberfan Disaster.

The catastrophic collapse of a colliery spoil tip on October 21, 1966 in the Welsh village near Merthyr Tydfil, killed 116 children and 28 adults as it engulfed Pantglas Junior School and a row of houses.

Danderhall Retired Miners and Mayfield Retired Miners will lay wreathes at the Danderhall Miners Memorial Garden next Thursday, October 21, at 1pm, to remember those who lost their lives in the disaster.