Arandora Star Memorial Unveiling Ceremony Community / Events

The first Welsh national memorial to the Arandora Star tragedy will be unveiled in a ceremony in Cardiff’s Metropolitan Cathedral of St David, Charles Street, Cardiff on 2nd July, 2010. The memorial is being created by the Welsh-Italian artist, Susanna Ciccotti, from Swansea and world-famous stone carver, Ieuan Rees, from Ammanford.


NUOVE PROCEDURE DI RILASCIO DEL PASSAPORTO BIOMETRICO 14.04.2010 Avviso importante PASSAPORTI CON IMPRONTE DIGITALI Dal 20 maggio 2010 tutti gli Uffici consolari italiani, compreso il Consolato Generale di Londra, emetteranno esclusivamente i nuovi passaporti contenenti le impronte digitali del titolare. In ottemperanza al regolamento CE 2252/2004 a partire dal 20 maggio 2010 il nuovo passaporto biometrico conterra’ oltre all’immagine del volto anche le impronte digitali del titolare.


The AVC have teamed up with Bologna based Italian language school, Madrelingua, to offer free Italian lessons. What is on offer exactly? – One weeks free Italian lessons in Bologna. That’s 20 hours of lessons 4 hours a day, usually priced at 200 euro.

Thanks for the Memories – A Tribute to Aldo Bacchetta Community / Obituaries

Born in 1937, Aldo spent most of his life serving the people of Rhondda in Bacchetta’s Restaurant and delicattessen in Porth. In the 1950’s he served, with twin brother Mario, in Berlin with the Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Returning to Wales, he continued in the family business and became involved in many activities outside the shop.

Articles / Events

UPDATE Our Pasta Night at the Maes Manor Hotel was again a successful evenong with Music and MC by Tony Kingsbury. Raffle Prizes included cloth and table settings woven in Ethiopia especially for this event. A new feature was a sing-along to the Valtaro Chorus Musette.

Briscola Evening – RESULTS Articles / Events

UPDATE – RESULTS At the recent Welsh Briscola Tournament held at Miskin RC Church Hall, players and observers enjoyed a successful social evening, with surprising results! After a few hours play we arrived at the Semi Finals where Mike Romanello and Giovanni Arianna were beaten by Pino Boggiani and Remo Fecci.

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