Aberfan


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Aberfan

(ˌæbəˈvæn)
n
(Placename) a former coal-mining village in S Wales, in Merthyr Tydfil county borough: scene of a disaster in 1966 when a slag heap collapsed onto part of the village killing 144 people (including 116 children)
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Mandy Chick WE don't want another Aberfan Ceri Poole WHEN I saw this, first thing I thought was Aberfan.
A SOMBRE Olivia Colman recreates the Queen's visit to the aftermath of the Aberfan disaster for The Crown.
But the Aberfan disaster in 1966, which claimed the lives of 116 schoolchildren and 28 adults, is also remembered as one of the few moments the Queen misjudged the mood of the nation.
AWARD-WINNING actress Olivia Colman has been pictured recreating the Queen's visit to Aberfan in 1966, as Netflix drama The Crown films in Wales.
In her 66 years on the throne the visit to Aberfan is a day the Queen will never forget.
rOCK legend Jimi Hendrix visited Aberfan after driving through the night from London, it's been claimed.
CLYWED y newyddion am Aberfan ar y radio gyda'r nos ddaru mi, ni blant rownd y bwrdd, a'r peth a gofiaf gliriaf yw Mam yn crio.
THE Queen has paid tribute to the "indomitable spirit" of the people of Aberfan 50 years after the disaster which killed 116 children and 28 adults.
The Prince of Wales visited Aberfan and privately laid a wreath bearing the words "Er bythol gof a chyda'r cydymdeiumlad dwysaf," meaning "In continuing memory and deepest sympathy."
ABERFAN: THE YOUNG WIVES CLUB ITV, 9pm FIFTY years ago, a colliery spoil tip in South Wales collapsed, killing 116 children and 28 adults.