7 July 1928 Pigeons Amongst the birds in the great Thurso race were two sent by Mr. James M. Davies, Fochriw. The birds were liberated at 7:20a.m., one arriving at Fochriw at 9:20p.m. Mr. Davies, a great pigeon fancier, has had a very successful year with his birds.
16 July 1927 Chess There are not many chess players in Fochriw, but a Chess Club is being started due to the enterprise of Messrs. Hollister, Curtis and Powell. The headquarters will be Pen Pwlla.
The Sewing Class probably had its origins during the First World War as can be attested to by the newspaper reports which may be accessed by clicking on this LINK
As detailed below, newspaper reports recommenced in March 1936, the last one being April 1957. This was a very popular and successful class with frequent teas, entertainment and day trips being arranged