Many towns in the valleys of South Wales suffered as a result of the decline of the coal mining industry.
But now one of them, Bargoed near Caerphilly is about to get a multimillion pound makeover.
Work will start on building a new supermarket on Monday and there are more plans for a multiplex cinema and restaurants…
I went to Bargoed to see what this would mean to the community…
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Building will start on a new multimillion pound development in Bargoed on Monday.
The town, near Caerphilly has been one of many areas in the valleys to suffer from the decline of the coal industry.
A new supermarket and a multiplex cinema are among the plans to give the town a new lease of life.
I’ve been speaking to Ron Davies, the Councillor for regeneration and planning for Caerphilly about the plans…