It is with deep sadness that we learn of the passing of Des Dutfield who passed away on 22nd September 2021, condolences to his family.

Mr Dutfield served as the President of the South Wales NUM from 1985 to 1991, he was the last President of the South Wales NUM. He was greatly respected within our mining communities throughout the UK.

Funeral arrangement details.

The funeral will take place at 1pm on Wednesday 6th October 2021, followed by some light refreshments at Maerdy Hotel.  There are family flowers only, however, donations will be greatly received in aid of the Salvation Army (Pentre Division).