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Realising the tourism potential of the South Wales valleys

Realising the tourism potential of the South Wales valleys

a report to the Wales Tourist Board

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Published by Wales Tourist Board in (Cardiff) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tourist trade -- Wales, South.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p319-329.

    Statementby the Leisure and Tourism Unit of the Centre for Urban and Regional Studies, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, England.
    ContributionsUniversity of Birmingham. Leisure and Tourism Unit., Wales Tourist Board.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG155.G7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination330p. :
    Number of Pages330
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19308715M

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    When one hears the words ‘South Wales Valleys’ the first words that always spring to everyone’s minds are Rugby and Coal Mining, but the valleys are about so much more than that. It is true to say that Rugby and Mining does play a part in so many people’s lives within the valleys, but if you were to take a good look at the area, you’d.   It shows a level of ambition for Merthyr Tydfil and the heritage of all the South Wales valleys to which I am sure the council and the whole community will respond positively. “This is a project of national significance and we are working towards realising it alongside a range of funding organisations, including the Welsh Government.”.


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Realising the tourism potential of the South Wales valleys Download PDF EPUB FB2

A major obstacle to realising this potential in the Valleys.4 • Moreover, the Valleys still suffer from negative external perceptions, even within Wales, impacting adversely on their attractiveness to business and as place to live and visit.

The Emscher Landscape Park in Germany, amongst others, showed that. We will close the employment gap between the South Wales Valleys and the rest of Wales.

This means helping an extra 7, people into fair work and that thousands of new, fair, secure and sustainable jobs will be created in the Valleys.

People living in the Valleys will have access to the right skills to gain work. Businesses will be fully supported to grow and thrive in the South Wales Size: KB.

Explore South Wales Valleys holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. Although the coal, iron and steel industries have withered, the valley names – Rhondda, Cynon, Rhymney, Ebbw – still evoke a world of tight-knit working-class communities, male-voice choirs and rows of neat terraced houses set amid a scarred, coal-blackened.

2. The Black Mystery Ronald Rees. The Black Mystery explores the history of the western section of the South Wales coalfield, where coal has been mined since the Middle Rees explains how coal is formed, found and mined; he examines the growth of the mining village and compares it to the contrasting living conditions found in the eastern valleys.

The idea proposed today in a new IWA study, Futures for the Heads of the Valleys, is a democratically-elected Mayor for the south Wales Valleys. Inspired by the success of the London Mayor, the study says the May elections in London “showed how a democratic post of this sort has the ability to energise the political debate, and draw in candidates who can appeal to the electorate”.

History in South Wales Valleys. The valleys' industrial economy emerged in the 18th century, based on the exploitation of the region's rich deposits of coal, limestone and iron ore. The former coal mining communities of South Wales may be about to find out.

The collapse of heavy industry and the mine closures of the late s and s left the region on its knees. The Welsh Government has revealed further details of how it hopes to transform the lives of people in the Valleys and create 7, jobs through a programme of economic renewal.

The most heavily populated part of Wales, and by far the most anglicized, is the south. This is a region of distinct character, whether in the resurgent seaport cities of Cardiff and Swansea, the mining-scarred Valleys or the dramatically beautiful Glamorgan and Pembrokeshire coasts.

Monmouthshire, Wales’s easternmost county, abuts the English border and contains the bucolic charms of the. To the south of the road, the landscape is intensely industrial; to the north, open countryside and dramatic scenery beckon in the shape of the Brecon Beacons and the Black Mountains.

Sustainable management of natural resources is defined in the Environment Act as: Wildfires deliberately caused by arson affect the South Wales valleys every year. encouraging outdoor recreation, provide potential employment through tourism.

6. This is titled: ‘Realising the Tourism Potential of the South Wales Valley' (cited by Dicks,p. 30). This is to say that French and British social sciences have used differently the word community.

For French sociologists and anthropologists the concept is close to the mechanic societies described by by: Tentative estimates based on the results of other multiplier studies and transposed to Calderdale show that visitors spend TOURISM MANAGEMENT June Tourism in difficult areas If A.S.

Travis, Realising the Tourism PotenrW for the South Wales Valleys, Wales 'ourist Board, Cardiff, UK, roURISM MANAGEMENT June about 3 million per Cited by: Today the National Assembly for Wales' Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee is launching an inquiry to find out if the Taskforce has made a difference to the lives of people living in valleys communities.

A number of concerns have been raised about the effectiveness of the Taskforce. The Committee is focusing on areas including. Tourist rites for Wales In Maythe Wales Tourist Board (WTB) launched a ten-year project to develop the industrial valleys of South Wales as a tourist region.

With the sharp decline of the region's traditional industries, tourism to the area may represent the key to economic revival Ironically, the tourism attractions being promoted Author: David Green. Over the past five years the company has contributed £m to the north Wales economy, according a report from North Wales Tourism.

They have created permanent jobs, with 93% of the Author: Chris Pyke. Buy Walking in the South Wales Valleys by Aled Elwyn Jones (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(8).

No other part of Wales is as instantly recognizable as the Valleys, a generic name for the strings of settlements packed into the narrow gashes in the mountainous terrain to the north of Newport and of the Valleys depended almost solely on coal mining which, although nearly defunct as an industry, has left its mark on the staunchly working-class towns: row upon row of brightly.

The industries and firms that are there because people are there. Estimates suggest they account for four in ten jobs and £1 in every three that we spend. In some parts of Wales this basic ‘foundational economy’ is the economy. Research > Cardiff Institute for Co-operative Studies > Publications. Cardiff Institute for Co-operative Studies (CICS) M.S.

The Pit and the Pendulum: a co-operative future for work in the South Wales Valleys. Cardiff: University of Wales Press. Bickle, R., Myers, J and Jones, P. Realising the Potential: a review of the credit.

Books Set in Wales fact or fiction All Votes Add Trying to remember a book set in Wales--have read two by this author. First story of woman trying to open and renovate an old home into a hotel.

The 2nd book had red boots on the fly cover. I know, not much to go on!Disused, Abandoned & Forgotten Railways of South Wales has 3, members. This group is for photographs & memories of the many Disused, Abandoned &.Care and health services, food, housing, energy, construction, tourism and retailers on the high street are all examples of the foundational economy.

The Fund opened for applications on 14 May Successful projects will be notified in September and will need to complete by March