Location of Blaenau Gwent within Wales
is a local government area in South Wales
. For ceremonial purposes it is within the preserved county of Gwent
. The main towns are Abertillery
, Brynmawr, Ebbw Vale and Tredegar. It was previously a major coal-mining area.
Lee Lopez, a finalist in Mr Gay UK 2005, grew up in Swffryd; he felt so isolated that he tried to kill himself three times by taking overdoses.
- ↑ http://lgbtec.org.uk/blaenau-gwent