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Youngsters see red over Ken Jones statue appeal

Jac Kinsey, 8, a pupil of Ysgol Bryn Onnen, Varteg, holding a picture of his great-great-uncle Ken Jones

FORMER rugby player and Olympic athlete, Ken Jones, was on the minds of the younger generation in Torfaen as they went red in the name of fundraising for the appeal.

9:40am Thursday 27 October 2011

Torfaen MP plans to raise Ken Jones statue appeal in Parliament

The Ken Jones Statue Appeal has received the wholehearted backing of Torfaen MP Paul Murphy, the rugby player's son Phil Jones and the wider community.

10:30am Friday 26 August 2011

Abersychan school pupils in sponsored walk for Ken Jones statue appeal

ABERSYCHAN School council members took the opportunity to raise funds for the Ken Jones Statue appeal.

12:40pm Thursday 12 April 2012

Lord Kinnock donates £100 to Ken Jones statue appeal

FUNDS for the Ken Jones Statue Appeal keep on coming with donations from the local community and a former leader of the Labour Party. Curves Pontypool member Nicola Witcombe raised £41 for the appeal by selling her cross-stitch Disney pictures to…

2:40pm Friday 4 May 2012

Ex-pats dig deep to help Ken Jones statue appeal

Rugby legend Ken Jones

A FORMER Blaenavon couple now living in the United States of America have donated a generous £500 to the Ken Jones statue appeal.

10:10am Sunday 2 October 2011

Schools back Ken Jones statue with fundraising days

Conall Buton, 6 and Macy Powell, 5, at their school's fundraising day

HUNDREDS of pounds has flowed into the Ken Jones statue appeal thanks to the involvement of local schools.

2:50pm Sunday 6 November 2011

Newport Dragons legend David Watkins backs plan for Ken Jones statue

NEWPORT Gwent Dragons legend David Watkins has backed the plans for a statue of Ken Jones.

2:50pm Friday 30 December 2011

New book celebrates the life of sporting legend Ken Jones

A BOOK documenting the life of sporting legend, Ken Jones, will be launched in Blaenavon tomorrow night.

3:14pm Wednesday 31 August 2011

Welsh rugby union president backs campaign for Ken Jones statue in Blaenavon

WRU president Dennis Gethin has voiced his support for the campaign to create a statue in memory of the late Ken Jones.

12:18pm Wednesday 26 January 2011

Ken Jones Memorial match in Blaenavon raises more than £600 for statue appeal

Councillor Alan Jones who is also Chairman of Blaenavon rugby club, centre, is pictured with the team captains

Blaenavon RFC Chairman's XV 0- Newport RFC 28

12:00pm Wednesday 8 August 2012
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