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There is so much to do in Cordell Country that a day trip can easily turn into a long weekend - and to help you have a relaxing as well as an inspiring break, there are a range of accommodation providers to suit all needs. Take a look at the places to stay option as you explore the routes, or else look at the places to stay section.

2010 Competition

Over 300 entries were received for the 2010 competition - entries came from across the UK and even ESA, Spain and The Netherlands! The entries explores "Community" and "Unbelievable" - and covered all sorts of themes - from aliens and ghosts to the hilarious antics of the older generation!

In each category 3 entries were short listed - and the winner announced at the Tonypandy Riot Commemorative events on 7th November.

To discover the winners - click through to each of the categories:

Although not a winner, one of the favourites of the organisers was:

"Red boa in a box with high stilettoes, do I put them in the black bags with the rest of mams grey dressing gowns where did she get them - to late to ask now.

A leaflet fluttered down - "Delectable Daisy" - mams face smiled up, she was draped around a pole." by Mrs French

Tonypandy programme - on iPlayer


On 7th November BBC Wales showed a fabulous programme on The Tony Pandy Riots - the actions that lead to the protest and the impact it had on the working conditions across the UK. Go to iPlayer and watch it for yourself!

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