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The Big Lunch 2013

Residents from Ethel Street in Neath were among those taking part in this year's 'The Big Lunch' - an annual, UK-wide get-together designed to foster friendship between neighbours. The Duchess of Cornwall is Patron of the project.

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Annual lunch brings community together

A community in Neath is celebrating after beating others from around the UK to win a special award.

Neighbours from Ethel Street received their Big Lunch Community Award from the Duchess of Cornwall at a reception at Clarence House.

Local families were praised for transforming the streets of one of the most deprived places in Wales after they started meeting once a year for a spot of food.

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