Posted in August 2012

The Valleys Are Here – The Film!

VENUE UPDATE: The trailer shoot will take place at 3:30pm at the Bandstand in Ynysangharad Park (aka Ponty Park) on Saturday 8th September!! We are proud to announce that we have teamed up with Pontypridd’s SSP Media to bring you The Valleys Are Here – the film! Filming will start on Saturday 8th September and this is your invite … Continue reading

The 3rd Half…

Although we don’t want to be pushing cliches (someone else is doing that for us) its about time we had a rugby story on the site! We all know about the recent success of our Grand Slam winning national team and there is little doubt that the current crop are  amongst the best in the … Continue reading

Moving to Our Own Beat

We realise that MTV have moved away from proper music content these days and are instead fumbling about in the murky world of “constructed reality” TV.  So once again we thought The Valleys are Here campaign should step in and lend them a helping hand.  That’s why we’re sharing this little gem before featuring more … Continue reading

Murphy’s Message for MTV

We are chuffed to see an article this morning from Torfaen born and bred MP, Paul Murphy who is lending his full support to ‘The Valleys are Here’ campaign. In a piece for the South Wales Argus, Paul heaped some serious praise on the campaign, saying “I am delighted to support the campaign The Valleys are … Continue reading

90% Constructed, 10% Reality

So after a big old fanfare MTV have finally announced the line up for their new show ‘The Valleys’ and they have chucked some serious PR cash at it. They promised a “HUGE announcement” yesterday, so when we saw the story in a few papers today we thought we must have missed something. Hardly a big … Continue reading

How Green is MTV? by Rachel Trezise

How Green is MTV? by Rachel Trezise

We are proud to publish an exclusive Valleys Are Here essay from award winning valleys author, Rachel Trezise. This is a great contribution from a true talent and we are delighted to welcome Rachel to the campaign. This is her take on valleys life and its conflicted reputation along with a clear message to MTV … Continue reading