2:44pm Monday 21st October 2013 in Your Local News
Correspondent: Mr Byron Evans, 25 Cwmaman Road, Garnant. 01269 822921.
CHARITY SHOW - Tickets are now available for a Charity Show at Garnant Club on Saturday, November 9, at 7pm, raising money for the Dementia /Alzheimers’ Societies. Singer Dan Watts and comedy hypnotist Rob Muir return to entertain, and tickets (£5) are available from Garnant Club, Jane (07791-048592) or Faye (07525-393760) .
CWMAMMAN OAP GROUP - will be meeting as usual on Thursday at the Centre, new members welcomed. Our trip to Carmarthen is on Wednesday, November 6, leaving the Raven stop at 10. 30am; contact Ann (822699) if you would like to go along.
A speedy recovery to all members ill in hospital or at home, and we thank all the ladies donated gifts for the weekly raffle.
CHARITY DARTS TOURNAMENT - A successful Charity Darts tournament, the annual Lee Horton Memorial event, held at Garnant Club on October 12, raised some £270 for British Heart Foundation Wales; thanks to all who supported the event.
REARRANGED MATCH - Amman United have a rearranged home fixture this Saturday (October 26) against Aberystwyth, originally scheduled for December 21 and brought forward.
DOSBARTH DERBYN - Y tymor yma, thema’r dosbarth derbyn yn Ysgol y Bedol yw Pobol a’u Swyddi; rydyn ni wedi datblygu ardal chwarae rol cyffrous yn y dosbarth, sef gweithdy Bob y Bildar. Mae’r plant wrth eu bodd yn gwisgo i fyny a defnyddio’r offer!
Mae plant blwyddyn 1 wedi body n gyffrous iawn yn cynllunio a chreu ein mannau chwarae rol ysbyty; rydym yn edrych ymlaen at ddysgu mwy am ein thema Ein Corff ar Synhwyrau.
LEARNING TO SWIM - Mrs Campbell and Miss John’s classes at Ysgol y Bedol have been thoroughly enjoying their swimming lessons at Ammanford Pool and having lots of fun in the process!
ANNUAL VISIT - Martin Geraint with his Jambori made his annual visit to Ysgol y Bedol’s Infants recently.
POPPY APPEAL - Anyone able to help with this year’s Poppy Appeal collection with Garnant Royal British Legion in their 90th year, is asked to contact Kevin Madge (825438) as soon as possible.
CHRIST CHURCH, GARNANT - Sunday Service this week at 9. 30am.
YN Y CAPELI - Dydd Sul, Hydref 27:Calfaria, Garnant:Y Parchedig Meurig Dodd (3. 30pm); Bethel Newydd, Garnant: Cyrddau Mawr (Carmel) (bore), Y Parchedig Derwyn Morris Jones, Abertawe.
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.
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, hot food, games, sweets, refreshments, fun tattoos, prizes for best Fancy Dress costunes, and more. All welcomed!
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.
HALLOWEEN PARTY - Smartees Day Nursery, Garnant will be holding a Halloween Party on Thursday, October 31 from 4 to 6pm, with hot dogs, crisps, pop, cakes , face painting and fun glitter tattoos; admission £2 per child.
BIRTHDAY NEWS - Mr Desmond Griffiths , a member of the well-known local Griffiths family, and now a resident at Garnant House Residential Home, celebrates his 92nd birthday tomorrow (October 24) .
WEDDING ANNIVERSARIES - Vernon and Mary Thomas of Jolly Road, Garnant celebrated their 49th wedding anniversary on October 17.
Meanwhile Ken and Christine Llewelyn of 6, Parc Glan yr Afon also celebrate 49 years of marriage, tomorrow (October 24) .
CUP WEEKEND - Cwmamman United soccer club will be home against Clydach Wasps of the Gwent League in the third round of the FAW Trophy on Saturday (October 26).
HARVEST THANKSGIVING SERVICE - Ysgol y Bedol pupils made the short journey to Christ Church , Garnant for their “Harvest Thanksgiving service “, held on October 9.
GRAND FIREWORKS DISPLAY - Garnant Golf Club welcomes everyone to a Fireworks Display on Tuesday, November 5 from 7pm, admission £4 (children £2) .
FUN QUIZ AND FOOD - Garnant Golf Club will also host a Food and Quiz Night on Friday, November 8 from 8pm, with prizes, entry £5 per person.
P. A. C. T. MEETING - The next Police and Community Together meeting will be on Wednesday, November 6 at 7pm.
HALLOWEEN FANCY DRESS PARTY - Amman United Rugby Club will be holding a “Halloween Fancy Dress Party” this Saturday (October 26) , to coincide with Kathryn Price’s 30th birthday celebrations.
Meanwhile, the children get their turn, for a Family Halloween Party at Clwb yr Aman on Friday, November 1, at 6pm.
REMEMBRANCE DAY SERVICE – The service will be held in the new memorial hall in the Ysgol y Bedol school grounds, Garnant at 10. 45am on November 10, followed by service at Christchurch Garnant. All are welcome.