Echoes of the Past
Echoes of the Past
Dec 14, 2020
Saundersfoot bay heritage regeneration team on coal mining in the area
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Saundersfoot Bay Heritage Regeneration Trust exists to preserve, protect and safeguard the rich industrial and cultural heritage around the coastal area of Saundersfoot, Wiseman's Bridge and Amroth. Before this area became a favourite holiday spot for people across Wales and beyond, the area was renowned for the quality of its coal.

Information researched and provided by: Neil Sefton (Chair SBHRT), Mary Sefton (Secretary), Tessa Pearson, Joyce Lewis, Pauline Davies, Michael Slade and Sue Boughton-Thomas.

Additional recording contributions from: Audrey Hilling, Duncan Hilling, Peter Williams, Joyce Lewis and children from Stepaside Community Primary School.

Thanks also to Carys Mills (Harbour development / Welcome Centre advisor), Alan Jones (Script Editor) and Michael Slade (Recording & Editing).

The recordings took place at the Saundersfoot Regency Hall Community Centre.

Find out more about the Trust and their work Facebook Page

Echoes of the past is a podcast about Pembrokeshire, about history and culture, and about the importance of this corner of Wales to the wider world.

The Echoes of the Past podcast is produced by PLANED ( and is funded by Arwain Sir Benfro (

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Music: Water Lily - The 126ers

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