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Question time at Pen Y Bryn

Pen Y Bryn pupils have been very busy learning about the history of Longfields Association and during October I took part in a question and answer session at the school.  The pupils of today wondered what pupils in 1953 did when they started at the school established by ‘Longfields parents’. There was a wide range of… Continue reading Question time at Pen Y Bryn

Disability History

A financial set back in 1980

As with similar charities Longfields relied heavily on public support.  Fundraising activities and the backing of community groups played a significant part towards the success of the Association.  The support from these sources was demonstrated as the Chairman’s Report of 1980 revealed. Over the years, the Association had dealt with different setbacks but there was… Continue reading A financial set back in 1980

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Association Year Books

As with similar organisations Longfields produced a series of Year Books and between 1959 and 1999 there were a total of  twenty-nine books printed.  The Year Books are a valuable resource when researching the history of the organisation as they give an insight into the day to day life of the organisation, the issues they faced and… Continue reading Association Year Books