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Amman Valley

Walkers' news

12:01pm Monday 13th January 2014

DINEFWR RAMBLERS - Sunday, January 19, Llangorse Lake - With its legends of a city sunk beneath its waters and its association with the Roman Lovenium, this will always be an interesting place to walk. (7.5 miles) moderate, Explorer map OL13. Please meet at Brynaman Community car park, to depart at 9am and on by car. For further details you can contact the Walk Leader Kevin Henry on (01269) 822469 or mob 07989879275.

Cwmaman news

12:01pm Monday 13th January 2014

IMPORTANT MEETING - An important meeting will be held at Garnant Club on Thursday, January 30 at 7pm, regarding the immediate future of the club. Everyone in the community is invited; if you care about Clwb Garnant please come along; this is Your Community club; please don’t let this opportunity go to waste.

Cwarter Bach Community Council

12:01pm Monday 13th January 2014

The latest meeting of the Cwarter Bach Community Council took place at the The Ystradowen Community Centre on Wednesday, January 8.

Brynaman news

12:01pm Monday 13th January 2014

CHURCH SERVICES - Sunday, January 19 - St. Catherine's Church: 11am Holy Communion; mid-week Services and Fellowship meetings as announced (all welcome).

GCG, Cwmgors & Tairgwaith news

12:01pm Monday 13th January 2014

SAD LOSS - His numerous friends were saddened at news of the peaceful passing away ,at Glangwili Hospital ,Carmarthen on New Years Day ,of a well-known and much-liked local man,Mr Jim Williams of Colbren Road,Gwaun cae Gurwen ,at the age of 65.

Cwmaman news

2:50pm Monday 6th January 2014

BEST WISHES - from his numerous friends to Mr Terry Windsor of Maesybedol, Garnant, now back home following a recent spell in hospital.

Brynaman news

2:35pm Monday 6th January 2014

CHURCH SERVICES - Sunday, January 12 - St. Catherine's Church: 11am Morning Worship; 6pm Holy Communion; Mid week services and Fellowship meetings as announced (All welcome).

GCG, Cwmgors & Tairgwaith news

2:33pm Monday 6th January 2014

GCG BAND - Gwaun cae Gurwen silver band held their first rehearsal after the holiday break on January 7; we hope our Musical Director has made a full recovery following a recent bout of illness. Looking back at 2013, the band and their MD have worked hard to fulfil all their engagements. 2014 promises many new adventures for the band. They thank all their ticket sellers and everyone who supported the Lottery Scheme.

GCG, Cwmgors & Tairgwaith news

12:14pm Monday 25th November 2013

TAIRGWAITH SENIORS - met on November 18, Chairperson Ivy Tanner welcoming all and wishing well all those indisposed, including Doris Hill, indisposed at home, and Mary Richmond, admitted back into Prince Philip Hospital.

Cwmllynfell & Rhiwfawr

12:08pm Monday 25th November 2013

OAP ASSOCIATION - The group will hold their next meeting on Wednesday, December 4 at 2pm. For the members going on the Annual Christmas Dinner. a kind reminder that the remaining £10 for the lunch will be collected during the meeting. The theatre trip to see" Singing in the Rain" is on Thursday 12th December and the bus pick up time will be 9.45am in Rhosaman, picking up in Cwmllynfell at 10am. There will not be a meeting in January, 2014, therefore the next meeting will be Wednesday, February 5 at 2pm.

Cwmaman news

12:04pm Monday 25th November 2013

FUN RACE NIGHT - Garnant Club invites you to Keith y Joci’s Fun Race Night this Saturday (November 30) from around 8pm, after the Wales and Australia International. Come and join in the fun, all welcomed.

Cwarter Bach Community Council

12:01pm Monday 25th November 2013

The November meeting took place at the Ystradowen Community Centre on November 6.

Brynaman news

12:01pm Monday 25th November 2013

FREE IT COURSES - Free learndirect courses will be held at The Black Mountain Centre on Tuesday afternoons (1.30 p.m. – 3 p.m.)

GCG, Cwmgors & Tairgwaith news

2:51pm Monday 21st October 2013

Correspondent: Mr Byron Evans, 25 Cwmaman Road, Garnant. 01269 822921.

Cwmllynfell news

2:45pm Monday 21st October 2013

CWMLLYNFELL & RHIWFAWR OAP ASSOCIATION - The group will hold their next meeting in Samuels Hall on Wednesday, November 6 at 2pm, when names and money will be collected for their next trip, Carmarthen on Wednesday , November 13.

Cwmaman news

2:44pm Monday 21st October 2013

Correspondent: Mr Byron Evans, 25 Cwmaman Road, Garnant. 01269 822921.

Brynaman news

2:34pm Monday 21st October 2013

PENSIONERS NEWS – The ladies section will meet at the hall on Wednesday, October 30 when the guest speaker will be Mr Peter Morgan, Llanelli. Names will also be taken for the Carmarthen trip and the Christmas dinner at Tafarn y Deri, Llanedi.

Cwmaman news

5:04pm Monday 14th October 2013

CARNIVAL EVENT - Cwmaman Carnival and Event Funding Group host an evening of entertainment at Clwb Godre’r Mynydd Du, Glanaman this Saturday(October 19), featuring a “GI Elvis” impersonator, and local talented singer Lowri Taylor (nee Mangan), from 8pm(doors open 7pm) ; tickets are £5, available at the club, or from Janet (07790 144114) or Gordon (07779 986991) .

GCG, Cwmgors & Tairgwaith news

4:49pm Monday 14th October 2013

CWMGORS RFC - will be away against Vardre RFC on Saturday (October 19).

Brynaman news

3:44pm Monday 14th October 2013

ALLOTMENT MEETING - Brynaman Allotment Society (co-ordinated by the Black Mountain Centre) has acquired a large plot of land in a prime location of Brynaman through Carmarthen County Council.

GCG, Cwmgors and Tairgwaith news

12:00pm Monday 7th October 2013

GCG SPIRITIAL CENTRE - meets every Monday at Gwaun cae Gurwen Community Centre, New Road; doors open at 6.45pm, 7pm start; all welcomed.

Cwmaman news

12:00pm Monday 7th October 2013

CWIS,CYRI A CHIPS - Cynhelir Noson Cwis, Cyri a Chips yng Nghlwb Rygbir’r Aman nos Iau, Hydref 10fed (8pm); mynediad £3, y cynnwys bwyd.

GCG, Cwmgors & Tairgwaith news

3:25pm Friday 20th September 2013

MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT FUNDRAISER - A fundraising day for MacMillan Cancer Support will be held at Tairgwaith this Friday (September 27). Cakes, donated by local cake makers and the public, will be on sale at Tairgwaith Community centre from 2 till 5pm, with coffee, tea and sandwiches, plus entertainment from Jeff (after his great success last year).

Brynaman news

12:01pm Friday 20th September 2013

CAPEL GIBEA - Bydd tymor Chwaeroliaeth yn cychwyn dydd Llun nesaf, 30ain Medi am 7 o'r gloch gyda cyfarfod o ddiolchgarwch. Y swyddogion eleni yw Llywydd - Val Megicks; Ysgrifenyddes - Meiriona Lloyd; Trysorydd - Elsie Jones.

Cwmaman news

12:01pm Friday 20th September 2013

CWMAMMAN JUNIORS AFC - are looking for under 8s and under 9s to play for them; training is held at Grenig Park, and started on Thursday, September 19; all welcomed.

GCG, Cwmgors & Tairgwaith news

3:03pm Monday 16th September 2013

RECUPERATING - Janice Evans of Llwyncelyn Road, Tairgwaith is recuperating following recent hospital surgery. Get better soon.

Cwmllynfell news

2:57pm Monday 16th September 2013

SHORT MAT BOWLS - The club will be holding taster session in short mat bowls. If you are interested in trying the sport come along to Cwmllynfell hall on Sunday, September 22 between 2pm and 5pm, bowls will be provided, footwear should consist of trainers or a pair of slippers.

Cwmaman news

2:55pm Monday 16th September 2013

WELL DONE - Congratulations to Jason Senchal of Maesywern Road,Glanamman on completing the recent ten-peak race in the Lake District.Jason,along with work colleagues from his Merthyr workplace undertook the gruelling non stop 75km hike/run with over 5,600 metres of ascent,finishing in 14 hours ,and raising some £4,000 for the Tenovus charity.

Brynaman news

2:46pm Monday 16th September 2013

CHURCH SERVICE – Sunday services. St Catherine’s Church, Brynaman: 11am Holy Communion (1st, 3rd and 5th Sunday in the Month).

Cwarter Bach Community Council

2:00pm Friday 6th September 2013

THE first meeting of the Cwarter Bach Community Council after the Summer break took place at the Ystradowen Community Centre on Wednesday, September 4.

Cwmaman news

12:01pm Monday 2nd September 2013

GUIDE CAMP - Cwmaman guides had a wonderful time when they joined other guides from the county at a camp in Pontargothi. They had activities such as archery, it's a knock out, cooking on fire, and campfire songs.

Brynaman news

12:01pm Monday 2nd September 2013

BRYNAMAN RAINBOWS - Rainbows start back on September 9th at 4.30p.m-5.30pm. If you would like your daughter to join in the fun, craft, songs, games, laughter and giggles of the rainbows contact Delyth Roberts on 01269 822302

Cwmaman news

6:39pm Thursday 22nd August 2013

P.A.C.T. MEETING - The next Cwmaman Police and Community Together meeting will be tonight, Wednesday, September 4 at 7pm, at Bro Ryan Hall, Glanaman.

GCG, Cwmgors and Tairgwaith news

6:33pm Thursday 22nd August 2013

TRIP DATE - Gwaun cae Gurwen OAP branch’s next trip will be to Narberth and Tenby on September 14. Anyone interested in coming along, please contact Enid (826165).

Black Mountain Centre community events

6:30pm Thursday 22nd August 2013

The following events will take place at the Black Mountain Centre, Brynaman: Friday, August 30 from 1.30pm-4pm – Peppa Pig & Friends Kids Party.

Computer club have giving to a T!

South Wales Guardian: Members of Gorslas Computer Course donated cash every time they bought a hot drink throughout their session to the Ty Hafan children's hospice.

12:02pm Wednesday 24th July 2013

Members of the Gorslas Computer Course have proved themselves a class act at the keyboard and away from it.

Brynaman heritage club

3:37pm Monday 15th July 2013

TREFTADAETH BRYNAMAN HERITAGE - Cofiwch am y noson arbennig heno, am 7

Cwmaman news

2:10pm Monday 15th July 2013

CHARITY FUND RAISER - Tickets are available for a charity fund raising show for Cancer UK at Garnant Club this Saturday, July 20. Artists include vocalist Dan Watts, comedy hypnotist Rob Muir, and Tecwen Twist, with a karaoke, raffle with great prizes, and more. Contact Garnant Club, or Indulgence (Garnant), Sam(07792 932268) or Kari (07710 570637) for tickets (£5).

Gwaun Cae Gurwen, Cwmgors & Tairgwaith news

2:09pm Monday 15th July 2013

WESTON OUTING - Please contact Enid on 01269;826165 if interested in joining a trip to Weston super mare this Saturday (July 20), organised by GCG OAP branch. Everyone is welcomed.

Cwarter Bach

2:09pm Monday 15th July 2013

The July meeting of Cwarter Bach Community Council was held at The Black Mountain Centre on July 3.

MP’S Surgery

12:00pm Friday 7th June 2013

County Councillor Kevin Madge will be holding his surgery at Garnant Club on June 14 from 7pm until 7.30pm.

Taith cerdded Carreg Cennen

5:00am Thursday 6th June 2013

Dydd Sadwrn, Mehefin 8fed, yn dechrau am 10am o faes parcio, Glanaman.

Quiz night

12:00am Wednesday 5th June 2013

Cwmaman Group of Churches are holding a Quiz Night in The Square & Compass on Monday next (June 10) starting at 6.30pm for 7pm.

Garnant family centre

8:46am Tuesday 4th June 2013

Assertiveness Training ‘The Art of Saying No’ takes place every Monday for 5 weeks from June 3 at 10am.

EISTEDDFOD 2014 - PWYLLGOR

8:45am Tuesday 4th June 2013

Cynhelir cyfarfod cyhoeddus yng Nghlwb yr Aman nos Fercher Mehefin 12, am 7 o’r gloch, er mwyn sefydlu Pwyllgor Apêl lleol ar gyfer Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Sir Gaerfyrddin 2014.

Charity night

8:56am Tuesday 4th June 2013

Eileen Bassiri of Hendre Road, Garnant will be holding a fundraising Live Music Night and Auction at the Farmers Arms, Glynmoch, Glanaman this Friday (June 7) at 8pm.

Events at Brynamman Black Mountain centre

8:57am Wednesday 27th March 2013

Friday, April 19: Charity race night at the centre. First race at 7pm, £6 entry which includes all bets for the evening.

Kevin Madge holds advice surgery

12:00pm Sunday 24th March 2013

County Councillor Kevin Madge’s next Advice Surgery will take place next Thursday, March 28 at Ysgol y Bedol between 5.30pm and 6pm.

Everyone welcome to gardening club

1:00pm Tuesday 19th February 2013

The first Gardening Club meeting of the year will be held at Maesybedol Garden Eco Lodge on Saturday, February 23 at 11am.

Group's return after break

12:00pm Sunday 17th February 2013

After the half term break, Garnant Family Centre and Ysgol y Bedol’s Happy Families returns on Wednesday, February 20 with Hairdressing (Coleg Sit Gar) plus Fitness, between 9.30am and 11.45am at the school.






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