12:00pm Monday 7th October 2013 in Your Local News
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.
A Quiz, Curry and chips Night at Amman United RFC on Thursday, October 10 (8pm), entry £3 includes food.
ADVICE SURGERY CHANGE - County Cllr Kevin Madge had to cancel his scheduled Advice Surgery last Friday (October 4), and has now rearranged it for tonight(Wednesday) October 9 at Garnant Club (7.30pm).
CARNIVAL EVENT - Cwmaman Carnival and Event Funding Group host an evening of entertainment at Clwb Godre’r Mynydd Du, Glanaman next Saturday(October 19), featuring a GI Elvis impersonator, and local talented singer Lowri Taylor (nee Mangan), from 8pm (doors open 7pm); tickets are £5.
WINTER GARDEN WORKSHOP - Garnant Family Centre are providing a free Garden Workshop with Dan Morris on Tuesday, October 29 at 10am, offering advice and information on Winter gardening in the Community Garden, SA18 2EP ; spooky crafts for all, hot soup, tea/coffee also available. Contact Eira on 01269 825941 for more details, or just come along on the day.
POPPY VOLUNTEERS WANTED - Poppy Secretary Cllr Kevin Madge is asking for volunteers to help this year’s Poppy Appeal in Cwmaman; any friends, members or volunteers who would be able to go around the community in late October/early November to help the Garnant branch, which is in its 90th year, please contact Kevin (01269 825438) as soon as possible.
BABY CLINIC - Jane Williams will be at Garnant Family Centre today, Wednesday, October 9 for a Baby clinic, between 10am and 11am, with health advice and information; there will also be tea/coffee available.
ADVICE SURGERY - County Cllr Kevin Madge, the local member for Garnant will hold an Advice Surgery at Garnant Club lounge this Friday (October 11) at 7pm.
CHARITY POOL - Garnant Club will be holding a fund-raising Charity Pool tournament on Saturday, October 12 from 6pm; all welcomed, entry £2.50, with all proceeds towards a worthy cause, MacMillan Cancer Support; there will also be a charity raffle.
HALLOWEEN FAMILY NIGHT - Garnant Club will again be holding their popular annual Fancy Dress Halloween Family Night on Saturday, October 26, starting at 6pm, with a disco, games, sweets, refreshments, fun tattoos, prizes for best Fancy Dress costunes, and more. All welcomed!
BIRTHDAY NEWS - Very best wishes to a well-known Garnant lady, Mrs Doreen Davies of 78, Cwmaman Road, who will be celebrating her 90th birthday tomorrow (Thursday), October 10. Doreen is the oldest surviving resident of the former Springfield Terrace, as it was known.
FIRE SAFETY EVENT - Garnant Family Centre will be holding a Fire Safety event on Tuesday, October 22 from 11am to 12 noon, offering free advice on fire safety, home safety and free alarms.
You can also stay for the Lunch Club if you wish (Adults £1, children 50p).
FAMILY BIKE RIDE/LITTER PICK - If you feel like a bit of exercise,and also want to help clean up our locality, then Garnant Family Centre are holding a Family Bike ride and Litter-pick during half-term,on Monday,October 28,between 10am and 1pm;contact 01269;825941 for more details.
CWMAMMAN SENIORS - Cwmaman OAP branch will meet tomorrow (Thursday) at the Community Centre, High Street, Glanaman; new members are warmly welcomed.
A speedy recovery to all members indisposed at home,or in hospital.Thankyou to those ladies who kindly donated raffle prizes.
CWMAMMAN UNITED AFC have drawn Clydach Wasps of the Gwent League at home in the third round of the FAW Trophy to be played on October 26.
SAPPHIRE WEDDING ANNIVERSARY - Mel and Carol Powell of Maesyrhendre celebrate their Sapphire (45th) wedding anniversary on Saturday (October 12).
CHRIST CHURCH, GARNANT - Sunday Service this week at 9.30am.
YN Y CAPELI - Dydd Sul, Hydref 13: Calfaria, Garnant: Mr E. Walters, Rhydyfro; Bethel Newydd, Garnant: Gwasanaeth Diolchgarwch (bore).
GOLDEN WEDDING - Celebrating their 50th (Golden) wedding anniversary on October 5 (Saturday) were Garnant couple Terry and Eirwen Windsor of 47, Maesybedol, who were married at Bethel Newydd Chapel, Garnant on October 5, 1963.
Eirwen is a native of Garnant, while Terry,who hails from Gwaun cae Gurwen originally, formerly worked at Steer Pit and had a milk round in the Garnant area, before spending numerous years driving lorries for T.Richard Jones before retiring.
The couple have two daughters, Alison and Angela, and are the proud grandparents of four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
BOOTCAMP - SW Fitness at the Green Unit,Riverside Walk, Glanaman hosts a Body Blast Bootcamp on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (10am-11am and 12.30-1.30pm).
Shane Williams’ facility also offers a Rise and Shine Bootcamp every Monday, Wednesday and Friday (6am-7am) Each session is £2.50.
CWMAMAN RAINBOWS AND BROWNIES - Rainbows meet Thursdays at the Community Centre,Glanamman(4.45pm-5.45),for girls aged 5-7.
Brownies, for girls aged 7-10,meet Thursdays(6-7.30pm)at Glanamman Guide/Scout Hall.New members warmly welcomed!
CHARITY BIKE RIDE - Eighteen hardy cyclists set off from the Fishermens’ Club, Glanamman last Sunday, on a sponsored Paul Pugh Charity Bike Ride, to the Sugar Loaf and back, a distance of some 62 miles, and the saddle-sore band, who all completed the distance, managed to raise £985 for the worthy cause, which is expected to rise when all monies are in. Organisers thank everyone who kindly sponsored the event,and all the riders who gave up their Sunday for the event.