Serving The Town of Tredegar with News & Information Since 1991
• To supply news and information on the town of Tredegar.
• To supply historically correct
information on the town of Tredegar..
• To help in anyway it can to aid
the rejuvenation of this great town.
• To support local business, clubs
• To be free from any external
influence's via individuals, business, council or whatever.
History News and Information on Tredegar was first available via computer in
early 1991 using the Janet system. This was the system used by universities
before the availability of the Internet. The first correspondence was
received in February 1991 from somebody in Texas, USA asking for
information on a relative that he lost contact with. Later that year we also
had a version of the site available via a bulletin board system (BBS) which
meant that people could access the site using a modem. The system run using
this configuration for over three years.
With the onset of the Internet, we migrated the service in approximately
1995. With the introduction of broadband to the UK in 2004. we now host the
web-site on dedicated hardware in Tredegar. Since 2005 we have also
introduced a web-cam to the site, and also a interactive forum to allow
user's of the system to raise their own topics and answers. Also in
2005 we lunched the I-community section allowing groups and individuals
their own chance to run a web site under the
www.Tredegar.co.uk name. This
service is free to all that live in the town. In 2009, we introduced an on-line
weather station was installed on the web-site, giving current and
A project went live early in 2011 to celebrate 20 years of the Tredegar
website serving the town. The "Tredegar TimeLine Project" displays over
1'500 events that have happened to the town since the 18th century. For more
information and to see the project working, please visit
http://www.TredegarTimeline.co.uk To see a press article on the Tredegar
Timeline project, please click
The site in its many formats has mainly been financially supported, edited
and run by just one person (forum member Pierre). However, in resent years several individuals has
helped out by giving up their time to supply editorial content and technical
help running the site.
website supports local clubs and organisations in the town. 100% of
any monies received in the way of sponsorship, etc, is completely
given away to these good causes in Tredegar. The webmaster of www.Tredegar.co.uk
completed an abseil
off the nine arches in 2009, and raised over £400.00, which was
given to the Hospice of the Valleys. You can still give money for
this cause on the window to the right.
www.Tredegar.co.uk Ltd Early in January 2008, a new
"not-for-profit" community company was formed to build on the
great success of the www.Tredegar.co.uk website.
The decision was made to form this
new legal entity to take control of the web-site, activates and objectives
because it can now have a more structured feel, and be in a better position
to deliver on its objectives.
If you think you could be willing to help with the running
of the site in anyway (however small), please e-mail the
Remember, Tredegar was once a great town, and indeed it still is But it
needs your help to improve, to grow, to gain back lost ground.
If you can help, please do so..............
Total Raised for Clubs
& Charities to date: