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.

Last Friday saw some members travel to Eastbourne for a Turkey and Tinsel break.

Next meeting is on Monday (December 2).

CARDIFF SHOPPER - Interested in a Christmas shopping trip to Cardiff on Wednesday, December 11, organised by GCG OAP branch? Contact Enid (826165), there are a few available seats.

HOSPITAL NEWS - Best wishes to Mary Richmond of Brook Terrace, Tairgwaith has been readmitted to Llanelli Hospital.

CHURCH SERVICE - December 1. Llanfair Church, Cwmgors: 11am Communion. Readers: Mrs Margaret Thomas and Mr John Thomas; Sidesperson Mrs Margaret Thomas.

CHRISTMAS FAIR - Gwaun cae Gurwen Primary school will be holding their annual Christmas Fair on Friday, December 6. Anyone interested in having a stall at the Fair, please contact Rhian (07970 650008 (after 4pm), or leave a message. Cost per table is £5.

BEREAVEMENT - Mr Thomas William (“Tom”) Hadley of Clwyd Road, Gwaun cae Gurwen, passed away, peacefully at the Amman Valley Hospital on November 15.

Tom was the beloved father of Michelle, Mark and Matthew, a respected father in law of Glyn and Helena, and a devoted grandfather of Lowri, Nicholas, Angharad, Ffion, Elinor and Shannon, a loving great-grandfather of Jordan, Amelia Grace and Hari, and a dear brother of Ken, Brian and the late Douglas. Tom will be sadly-missed by all his family and friends.

The funeral was on Friday (November 22) at Llanelli Crematorium.

SWIMMING CHARITY FUNDRAISERS - Emily Hinshelwood and her daughter Eira McCallum, of Tairgwaith , are undertaking a fund raising charity swim over 22 miles (the equivalent of the English Cannel), largely at Pontardawe Swimming Baths, to raise money for a Spinal Injuries charity.

Emily and Eira are doing the Aspire Charity Swim, and anyone wishing to donate to this worthy cause can visit aspirechannelswim.co.uk/EiraMcCallum

POLICE AND COMMUNITY TOGETHER - The next local P.A.C.T. meeting will be tonight (Wednesday), November 27 , commencing at 6.30pm at Gwaun cae Gurwen Community Hall; all welcomed.