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If you visit the area by car please park in the bus terminus, below the Siloam Chapel, and not in The Square.

The land is officially called Coed Gwaun-y-Ffeiriad although the name is not often used. It is a beautiful place, scarred by abuse and misuse.
  • Illegal motorcycling
  • Arson
  • Rubbish dumping
  • Vandalism

Those people who regularly visit the forest may be particularly helpful if they are willing to offer ideas and to report any misuse of and damage to the forest. However you do not need to visit the forest to support the Trust.

 

 

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The Charity's objects (the Objects) are:

(1) The provision and maintenance of the Coed Gwaun-Y-Ffeiriad area of Upper Cwmbrân, to advance education of the public in good forest management, provide recreational facilities, and to encourage good forest practice through consultation and environmental assessments without distinction of sex, sexual orientation, race, age, disability, nationality or of religious or other opinions.

(2) The provision as described in 3 (1), will exclude the use of motor vehicles in the woodland area, other than those required for management or forestry purposes and access by designated user groups, in particular disability groups and individuals with a disability.

(3) To carry out such other charitable purposes, for the benefit of those living or working in Torfaen, (“the area of benefit”), as the trustees in their absolute discretion from time to time decide.

 

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