This fascinating collection of images from the past provides a unique and nostalgic pictorial history of Porthcawl, Newton and Nottage.
Rare photographs have been gathered from both public and private collections, and many are the author's own.
In this volume there is a particular emphasis on local government, as the local board celebrates its 115th anniversary this year. Over the years many dramatic changes have taken place in the region.
The small farming and fishing community centred on Newton and Nottage developed and expanded in the late nineteenth century into the important commercial port and major rail terminal town of Porthcawl, before eventually becoming a well known seaside resort.
These photographs and informative captions are sure to interest young and old alike, and provide a treasure trove of memories to be shared by all.