Aberfan disaster

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The Premonitions Bureau by Sam Knight review – astonishing adventures in precognition
How the Aberfan disaster prompted one psychiatrist to launch a nationwide search for ‘seers’ who could predict the future

Fiona Sturges

04, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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I’m a rational person. Of course I don’t believe in the psychic world. And yet … | Emma Brockes
Indoctrinated by my mother, I find myself speculating to my own children about ‘energies’, says Guardian columnist Emma Brockes

Emma Brockes

08, Apr, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Brittle With Relics by Richard King review – a portrait of Wales in flux
From the Aberfan disaster to late 90s pop-culture, this vivid oral history brings a tumultuous era to life

John Harris

12, Mar, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Brittle With Relics by Richard King; Welsh (Plural): Essays on the Future of Wales – reviews
A gritty oral history and a vibrant set of essays examine Wales’s past and its renewed sense of purpose, sparked by a new generation of Welsh speakers

Jude Rogers

07, Mar, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Family of Aberfan rescuer give stopped clock to Welsh museum
School clock recovered from the rubble 55 years ago will be put on display in Cardiff

Steven Morris

03, Feb, 2022 @1:49 PM

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Welsh government calls on Westminster to help fund safety of coal tips
Rhondda valley residents fearful after recent landslip and UK government pushed to share responsibility

Steven Morris

28, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Aberfan teacher Rennie Williams dies aged 86
Williams was recognised for her bravery after 1966 school disaster in which 144 people died

Jedidajah Otte

09, May, 2020 @2:07 PM

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Effects of Storm Dennis spark fears of Aberfan repeat in Wales
Landslide leads to inspections of coal tip to avert similar disaster to that which killed 116 children in 1966

Henry McDonald

19, Feb, 2020 @4:24 PM

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How filming the agony of Aberfan for The Crown revealed a village still in trauma
Peter Morgan, creator of the hit TV series, explains how the 1966 catastrophe raised questions about the nature of storytelling and the monarchy

Vanessa Thorpe

17, Nov, 2019 @8:16 AM

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Welsh librarian jailed after theft of Aberfan disaster files
CPS lawyer notes ‘serious breach of trust’ by Elizabeth McGregor who stole hundreds of books from Pontypridd public library

Steven Morris

31, Jan, 2018 @1:49 PM

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Call for review of charity response to UK disasters in wake of Grenfell fire
British Red Cross raises concerns over ‘complex’ process used to disperse money raised with large sums as yet unspent

Harriet Sherwood

12, Jul, 2017 @11:00 AM

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Aberfan remembered, Trump polling and Brexit – our live look at the week as it happened
We discussed everything from Trump to the NHS with input from readers and journalists both above the line and in the comments

Sarah Marsh, Matthew Holmes and Guardian readers

21, Oct, 2016 @3:23 PM

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