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Pontardawe news

12:01pm Monday 13th January 2014

YN Y CAPELI - Dydd Sul, Ionawr 19 - Ebenezer: 10.30am Gwasanaeth. Alltwen: 9.30am Parchg. G. M. Jones. Soar: 10.30am Gwasanaeth. Saron: 2.30pm Brawd Gareth Hopkin. Bethesda: 3pm Gwasanaeth. Tabernacl: 10.30am Brawd Owen Pugh. Y Baran: Dim Oedfa. Capel y Graig: 3pm Gwasanaeth. Gellionnen: 11am Service. San Pedr: 10.30am Rev. G. Green Vicar. Mount Elim: 10.30am and 6pm Pastor Steffan Jones. River of Life Church, Dyffryn Road, Allwen: 5pm Mr Steadman.

Ystradowen news

12:01pm Monday 13th January 2014

100 CLUB DRAW - Ystradowen Community Centre 100 Club draw took place on December 19.

Pontardawe news

1:07pm Monday 16th December 2013

RAFA - The association met at the Jubilee club on December 5 for their usual meeting. There were 12 members present for a good discussion, chaired as usual by Don Spicer.

Pontardawe news

5:41pm Monday 2nd December 2013

YN Y CAPELI - Rhagfyr 8fed. Ebenezer: Gwasanaeth 10.30am. Alltwen: Parchg G M Jones 9.30am. Soar: Brawd Eifion Walters 10.30am. Saron: Brawd Dorian Richards 2.30pm. Bethesda: Gwasanaeth 3pm. Tabernacl: Dr Phil Davies 3pm. Y Baran: Ni fydd oedfa. Capel y Graig: Gwasanaeth 3pm. Gellionnen: Service at 11am. San Pedr: Rev Gary Green Vicar 10.30am. Mount Elim: Pastor S Jones 10.30am, 6pm. River of Life Church: Mr Steadman 5pm.

Pontardawe news

3:13pm Monday 25th November 2013

YN Y CAPELI - Rhagfyr 1af. Ebenezer: Gwasanaeth 10.30am. Alltwen: Parchg G M Jones 9.30am. Soar: Parchg Ieuan Davies 10.30am. Saron: Pastor Ron Williams 2.30pm. Bethesda: Gwasanaeth 3pm. Tabernacl: Brawd Owen Pugh 10.30am. Y Baran: Brawd Eifion Walters 2.30pm. Capel y Graig: Gwasanaeth 3pm. Gellionnen: Service at 11am. San Pedr: Rev G Green Vicar 10.30am. Mount Elim: Pastor S Jones 10.30am, 6pm. River of Life Church, Alltwen: 5pm.

Pontardawe news

1:17pm Monday 4th November 2013

YN Y CAPELI - Ebenezer: bore am 10.30 Gwasanaeth. Alltwen: bore am 9.30 Parchg. G. M. Jones. Soar: bore am 10.30 Parchg. Ivor Rees. Saron: prynhawn am 2.30 Parchg. Ieuan Davies. Bethesda: prynhawn am 3 o'r gloch Gwasanaeth. Tabernacle: 11am Annual Remembrance Church Service at St. Peters Church. Y Baran: Ni fydd Oedfa. Capel y Graig: prynhawn am 3 o'r gloch Gwasanaeth. Gellionnen: 11am Service. San Pedr: 10.30am Revd. Gary Green (Vicar). Mount Elim: 10.30am and 6pm Pastor S. Jones. River of Live Church, Alltwen: 5pm Mr Steadman.

Pontardawe news

3:01pm Monday 21st October 2013

YN Y CAPELI – Hydref 27ain. Ebenezer: Gwasanaeth 10.30am. Alltwen: Parchg G M Jones 9.30am. Soar: Parchg G Reynolds, 10.30am. Saron: Brawd Dorian Richards, 2.30pm. Bethesda: Gwasanaeth 3pm. Tabernacl: Y Chwiorydd 10.30am. Y Baran: Ni fydd oedfa. Capel y Graig: Gwasanaeth 3pm. Gellionnen: Service at 11am. San Pedr: Rev G Green Vicar 10.30am. Mount Elim: Pastor S Jones 10.30am, 6pm. River of Life Church, Alltwen: Mr Steadman 5pm.

Pontardawe news

12:01pm Friday 11th October 2013

CROSS CENTRE, PONTARDAWE - For the next fortnight, there will be an exhibition of paintings and drawings by students under Hillary Brianston. They will be shown between 12pm and 3pm every Thursday.

Pontardawe news

2:45pm Monday 7th October 2013

YN Y CAPELI - Hydref 13. Ebenezer: Gwasanaeth am 10.30am. Alltwen: Parchg G M Jones 9.30am. Soar: Parchg Clive Williams 10.30am. Saron: Brawd Gerwyn Morgan (c) 2.30pm. Bethesda: Gwasanaeth am 3pm. Tabernacl: Brawd Tudur Dylan Jones 10.30am. Y Baran :Ni fydd oedfa. Capel y Graig: Gwasanaeth am 3pm. Gellionnen: Service at 11am. San Pedr: Rev Gary Green Vicar 10.30am. Mount Elim: Pastor S Jones 10.30am, 6pm. River of Life Church, Alltwen: Mr Steadman 5pm.

Pontardawe news

2:02pm Monday 30th September 2013

YN Y CAPELI - Hydref 6fed. Ebenezer: Gwasanaeth am 10.30am. Alltwen: Parchg G M Jones 9.30am. Soar: Ms Einir Jones 10.30am. Saron: Pastor D Jenkins 2.30pm. Bethesda: Gwasanaeth am 3pm. Tabernacl: Brawd Owen Pugh 10.30am. Y Baran: Brawd D C Davies 2.30pm. Capel y Graig: Gwasanaeth am 3pm. Gellionnen: Service at 11am. San Pedr: Rev Gary Green Vicar 10.30am. Mount Elim: Pastor S Jones 10.30am, 6pm. River of Life Church, Alltwen: Mr Steadman 5pm.

Cwmllynfell news

12:59pm Friday 20th September 2013

MACMILLAN COFFEE MORNING - Come and join us on Friday, September 27 at 10am and help raise money for this worthy cause.

Ystalyfera & Godrergraig news

12:01pm Friday 20th September 2013

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - The AGM of Ystalyfera Development Trust will take place on Wednesday, October 9 at 6pm at the Trust's office. All old and news members are welcome. If you wish to become a Trustee please contact Elaine on 01639 843965.

Pontardawe news

12:01pm Friday 20th September 2013

YN Y CAPELI - Medi 29ain. Ebenezer: Gwasanaeth am 10.30am. Alltwen: Parchg G M Jones 9.30am. Soar: Parchg Carwyn Arthur 10.30am. Saron: Dr Phil Davies 2.30pm. Bethesda: Gwasanaeth am 3pm. Tabernacl: Mr Lewis Rees 10.30am. Y Baran: Ni fydd oedfa. Capel y Graig: Gwasanaeth am 3pm. Gellionnen: Service at 11am. San Pedr: Rev Gary Green Vicar 10.30am. Mount Elim: Pastor S Jones 10.30am, 6pm. River of Life Church, Dyffryn Road, Alltwen: Mr Steadman, 5pm.

Ystradowen news

12:01pm Wednesday 18th September 2013

YSTRADOWEN COMMUNITY CENTRE - There is a trip to Llandudno from October 14 to 18. If anyone is interested in a short break to Llandudno, we have four spaces left on the bus. Staying at the seafront Ambassador Hotel, half board and including evening entertainment. Please call Ystradowen Community Centre on 01638 830406 for more information.

Pontardawe news

12:01pm Tuesday 17th September 2013

YN Y CAPELI – Medi 22ain. Ebenezer: Gwasanaeth am 10.30am. Alltwen: Parchg G M Jones 9.30am. Soar: Parchg Byron Davies 10.30am. Saron: Bawd Eifion Walters 2pm. Bethesda: Gwasanaeth am 3pm. Tabernacl: Parchg Clive Williams 5.30pm. Y Baran: Ni fydd oedfa. Capel y Graig: Gwasanaeth am 3pm. Gellionnen: Service at 11am. San Pedr: Vicar Rev Gary Green 10.30am. Mount Elim: Pastor S Jones 10.30am and 6pm. River of Life Church, Dyffryn Road, Alltwen: Mr Steadman, 5pm.

Pontardawe news

3:51pm Friday 6th September 2013

YN Y CAPELI - Medi 15fed. Ebenezer: Gwasanaeth am 10.30am. Alltwen: Parchg G M Jones 9.30am. Soar: Brawd Eifion Walters 10.30am. Saron: Ms Lorraine King 2.30pm. Tabernacl: Brawd Owen Pugh 10.30am. Bethesda: Gwasanaeth am 3pm. Y Baran: Ni fydd oedfa. Capel y Graig: Gwasanaeth am 3pm. Gellionnen: Service at 11am. San Pedr: Vicar Rev Gary Green 10.30am. Mount Elim: Pastor S Jones 10.30am, 6pm. River of Life Church, Alltwen, Dyffryn Road: Mr Steadman, 5pm.

Cwmtawe news

12:01pm Thursday 5th September 2013

CATCH FIRST QUARTERLY REPORT - CATCH (Cwmtawe Action To Combat Hardship) issued its first food pack on June 4.

Pontardawe news

12:01pm Monday 2nd September 2013

POWERLIFTING COMP - On Saturday, September 7 at the Jubilee club Pontardawe, a competition on power lifting will be held organised by Ken Williams, this will be another great day. First lift 11am.

Musical success for Swansea Valley school

South Wales Guardian: (985160)

12:02pm Friday 30th August 2013

Cwmtawe comprehensive school, Pontardawe pupils were successful again this year at the Urdd Eisteddfod finals in Pembrokeshire.

Pontardawe news

12:33pm Friday 5th July 2013

YN Y CAPELI - Gorffennaf 14

Ystradowen fuel club

12:00am Sunday 9th June 2013

Clwb Olew Ystradowen Fuel Club aims to save members money by bringing communities together to make the most of their joint buyingpowerso reducing the price of oil and passing the benefit onto members.

Swansea Valley OAP group

9:00am Wednesday 5th June 2013

Branches of the Swansea Valley OAP Association will all meet at the Cross Centre on June 10 at 2pm for their regular meeting.

Mr & Mrs Buffet evening

8:57am Tuesday 4th June 2013

A Mr & Mrs Buffet evening will be held at the Ystradowen Community Centre on Thursday June 6 at 7pm.

Yn y Capeli

9:03am Wednesday 27th March 2013

Mawrth 31.

Pontardawe Yn y Capeli

9:00am Saturday 16th February 2013

Chwefror 17. Ebeneser: Gwasanaeth 10.30am.

History society lecture

1:00pm Sunday 16th September 2012

Swansea Valley History Society have arranged a lecture on ‘The Garth’ Rhydyfro, to be given by Peter Jackson at the Cross Centre, Pontardawe at 7pm on Wednesday, September 19.

Ystradowen Community Centre news

5:00pm Tuesday 11th September 2012

Just to keep you up dated on the progress at the centre.

Ready, Steady, Go For It!

12:50pm Friday 11th May 2012

Drop in to Ystradgynlais Welfare hall next Wednesday, May 16 for a range of activities, get help with your digital camera, decorate a cup cake, find out about funding for training opportunities, careers and jobs, Peoples Collection, collect course give-aways, enter the prize drawandmuch more.

Yn y Capeli

12:50pm Thursday 10th May 2012

Mai 13.

Success at Cwmtawe community school

12:50pm Wednesday 9th May 2012

Key stage three pupils recently spent two days finding out about plants and animals around the world by visiting the Eden Project in Cornwall and Longleat Safari Park.

Classes for the community

9:50am Wednesday 9th May 2012

Bored?

Ponty senior citizens

1:10pm Monday 16th January 2012

The group will not be meeting until Friday, February 1, and any changes will be announced in plenty of time.

Tabernacle Chapel, Pontardawe

1:10pm Thursday 12th January 2012

The annual carol service at the chapel organised annually for residents of Danybryn residential home was held on December 11. The Chapel was quite full with a lot of supporters. Ysgol Gymraeg Pontardawe pupils took part with some wonderful singing with Christopher Lewis as accompanist and also at the organ. Present at the service was AM Gwenda Thomas - Councillor Harry Bebell and Mrs Babell Mayor and Mayoress NPTCBC councillor Huw Evans Deputy Mayor Pontardawe town council. A good afternoon’s carol singing.

Yn y Capeli Pontardawe

1:12pm Tuesday 10th January 2012

Ionawr 15fed. Ebenezer: Parchg P Jenkins 10.30am. Alltwen: Y Gweinidog 9.30am. Soar: Gwasanaeth am 10.30am.

Pontardawe lights switch-on

10:40am Thursday 1st December 2011

THE Pontardawe Christmas parade starts from Church Street at 6pm on Friday, December 2, making its way to the Arts Centre by 6.30pm where themayor of Neath Port Talbot, Harry Bebell, accompanied by Father Christmas, will switch on the town’s Christmas lights.

Pontardawe Sunday services

8:30am Thursday 15th September 2011

Medi 18fed. Ebenezer: Brawd Eric Francis 10.30.

Pontardawe townswomen choir

1:30pm Wednesday 14th September 2011

The choir hve restarted their rehearsals, they meet every Tuesday evening in the vestry of Tabernacle Chapel, and are ably looked after by Mrs Riona Bowen with the Baton and piano.

Swansea valley rotary club

1:30pm Wednesday 14th September 2011

A summer nights barbecue took place at the Dillwyn Arms hotel, Pontardawe on August 31. It also involved a fancy dress with loads of prizes for everyone.

Pontardawe seniors news

11:30am Wednesday 14th September 2011

Back in circulation after more than a month off, the seniors were given a good musical talk on composer 'Schuman' and as well his life history, the Rev Clive Williams played some lovely music composed by him.

School friends achieve great success

9:30am Wednesday 14th September 2011

Two friends from the Neath area are very fond of doing things together, grew up together, went to the same schools, and did very well in schools exams.

Yes campaign

11:51am Thursday 10th February 2011

The launch of the Yes campaign at Ystradgynlais Welfare hall takes place on this Thursday, February 10 at 7pm.

Launch of Big Innovation Programme

11:51am Thursday 10th February 2011

For information, Round one of the Big Lottery Fund's Big Innovation programme has just been launched and will be open for applications until February 21.

Heritage talks

11:50am Thursday 10th February 2011

Local historian Brian Davies will present a historical account of Ystradgynlais and its surrounding village on the following dates at Ystradgynlais library. February 21 at 7pm; February 28 at 7pm; March 7 at 7pm.

Piano exam success

11:50am Thursday 10th February 2011

Pupils entered by Irene Murdoch of Godrergraig have achieved the following results: Distinctions were awarded to Owain Lloyd Hughes (preparatory); Emily Morgan (step one); Sian Hughes (step one); Sofia Ortega Davies (step one); Charlie Bloomer (grade 2).

Swansea valley Rotary club

11:49am Thursday 10th February 2011

In conjunction with Cwmtawe community school, Ysgol Gyfun Ystalyfera and Maesydderwen, held their annual school debating competition and quiz night on January 26 at Cwmtawe school.

Pontardawe

3:27pm Thursday 28th January 2010

Bu plant côr yr ysgol gymraeg yn ymweld ag archfarohuad Tesco, yn diddanu cwsmeriaid wrth ganu carolau Nadolig. Yn ogystal a hyn, canodd y côr yng ngwasanaeth garolau Capel Ebenezer Rhos, i godi arian ar gyfer Ysbyty Gellinudd.

Canal society

3:25pm Thursday 28th January 2010

The City and county of Swansea have granted the society the use of the disused canal museum in Coed Gwilym Park. They aim to use the outside (caged) area to develop an exhibition of canal artefacts.

Morriston Orpheus choir

11:38am Wednesday 16th September 2009

The annual supporters concert for the above was held on Saturday, September 5, at the Tabernacle Chapel, Morriston. Four young soloists were competing for this young singer of the year competition guest accompanist was Mr Jeffrey Howard. The winner was Catrin Aur Davies (soprano), musical director was Joy Amman Davies with Jo Seullin as accompanist.

Townswomen guild

11:37am Wednesday 16th September 2009

On September 2 members met for their monthly meeting at the cross centre, nothing of great importance, but a good old chin wag, amongst themselves, and perhaps some new ideas for the next meeting or two.

100 years old

11:36am Wednesday 16th September 2009

Mrs Catherine Ann Lewis of 65 Alltywerin Road, Pontardawe will be celebrating their wonderful achievement of 100 years of age on September 19, more news will follow in next edition.






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