Caernarfon Herald - - YOUR COMMUNITY - with Iolo Grif­fiths

BACK2HOCKEY: Come and join the weekly ses­sion of hockey train­ing at Ys­gol Bryn­re­fail ev­ery Wed 6.30-7.30. Hockey equip­ment pro­vided for £2.

YOUTH CLUB: Ev­ery Mon­day and Wed­nes­day 7-9pm, at Ys­gol Bryn­re­fail. Every­body wel­come, year 8 up­wards. CAPEL Y RHOS: Tach­wedd 11 Y Parch Gwyn­daf Jones, am 10 o’r gloch. Ys­gol Sul.

HAFAN ELAN LLAN­RUG: Age Well Ac­tiv­i­ties for the lo­cal aged 50 and over pop­u­la­tion. Ac­tiv­i­ties held ev­ery Mon­day, Tues­day, Wed­nes­day and Fri­day in­clud­ing a lunch club, Bingo, gen­tle chair ex­er­cise and com­puter classes. Con­tact Eil­wen Char­ters on 01286 669 287 for more in­for­ma­tion.

CHRIST­MAS FAYRE: Ys­gol Bryn­re­fail, Llan­rug. Tues­day Novem­ber 13, 6.30-8.30, £2.50 en­trance fee to in­clude tea/cof­fee and mince pie. For more in­for­ma­tion or to book a stall, email Donna: robert­sjones. donna@ya­hoo.co.uk


CYLCH TI A FI: Baby and Tod­dler Group is held in Canol­fan Bro Llanwnda, Weds Term time 1.15-3pm. Par­ents, Car­ers and Child­min­ders all wel­come. CLWB FELIN­WNDA: Cyn­helir Clwb Felin­wnda yn y Ganol­fan Llanwnda pnawn Iau Tach­wedd 8 am 2 o’r gloch ST JOHN THE BAP­TIST’S CHURCH: 9.30aOf­feren/Eucharist (3rd Sun). 9.30am Boreol Weddi/Morn­ing Prayer (1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th Suns).


MORFA NE­FYN KNIT­TING GROUP: Come and knit, cro­chet, sew and chat at the Nan­horon Arms ev­ery Mon­day from 7.30-9pm. Just turn up and join this friendly group or con­tact Karen Cooper on 07747 800320 or 01758 720039 for de­tails. Do­na­tions of wool for char­ity [projects gratly ap­pre­ci­ated. CWMNI GWYNANT CYF: Are pleased to an­nounce that they have a sum of money avail­able for the ben­e­fit of the com­mu­nity. Ap­pli­ca­tions are in­vited from vol­un­tary or­gan­i­sa­tions in the com­mu­ni­ties of Nant Gwynant, Beddgelert and Nant­mor. Ap­pli­ca­tions, by let­ter, to Bethan Roberts, Hafod y Porth, Nant Gwynant, Caernar­fon LL55 4NG by De­cem­ber 1. The An­nual Gen­eral Meet­ing of Cwmni Gwynant Cyf. will be held on Thursday, Novem­ber 8 at 7.30pm at Nant Gwynant Vil­lage Hall.


ST PERIS CHURCH: Sun­day Novem­ber 11, 9:30am Morn­ing Prayer. Tues­day Novem­ber 13, 8am Morn­ing Prayer


CANOL­FAN LLYS LLY­WE­LYN: Cof­fee Morn­ing - ev­ery Fri­day, 10-30am-noon, Join us in a re­laxed, happy en­vi­ron­ment. Craft club - ev­ery other Wed­nes­day -10.30am on­wards, Do you have crafty fingers or would you like to learn a new craft?


DYSGWYR: Mae Pwyll­gor Ardal Nebo yn awyd­dus i helpu’r nifer cyny­d­dol o ddys­g­wyr yn yr ardal trwy se­fydlu grwp i sg­wr­sio a nhw. Y bwriad yw se­fydlu grwp o Gymru Cym­raeg lleol fydd yn fod­lon tre­fnu amser cyfleus i sg­wr­sio efo’r dysgwyr a thrwy hynny fod yn gy­morth ymar­ferol yn ych­wane­gol i’r gw­ersi ffur­fiol. Os oes rhy­wun yn fod­lon helpu efo’r gwaith yna ffoni­wch O.P. Huws 01286881176 neu Ali­son Jones 0128 881745. REMEMBRANCE SUN­DAY: A brief ser­vice will be held by the Nebo School War Me­mo­rial at 10:50am this Sun­day on the 100th an­niver­say of the end of the Great War & to re­mem­ber the sac­ri­fice of all those who died in all wars.


AGE WELL: Classes held at Ganol­fan Ne­fyn. Mon: Gen­tle Ex­er­cise 9.30-10.30am. In­ter­ac­tive Art 10.45am-12-45pm. Sil­ver Swans (bal­let ex­er­cise for over 50) will start again in Septem­ber. Wed: Craft/Art 9.30-11.30am. Drama Noon-1.30pm. Choir 1.30-3.30pm. Welsh for be­gin­ners and ad­vanced classes 2pm-3pm. Fri: Ex­er­cise for over 50s, 9.30-10.30am Line Danc­ing 2.30-4.pm. O DDRWS I DDRWS: runs a bus ser­vice from Llŷn to Ys­byty Gwynedd ev­ery Mon­day, Wed­nes­day and Fri­day for £1 each way. The bus starts out from Llŷn to ar­rive at Ys­byty Gwynedd con­ve­nient for vis­it­ing time 1.30pm-2.30pm. It will pick up from the vil­lages around Llŷn. Pas­sen­gers must book with O Ddrws i Ddrws on 01758 721777 or e mail odd­r­wsid­drws@ya­hoo. co.uk DROP-IN MIND­FUL­NESS SES­SIONS: Lunchtime drop-in mind­ful­ness prac­tice ses­sions open to all, from com­plete be­gin­ners to peo­ple who wish to keep their prac­tice topped up. Ideal for any­one who wishes to get a taste of mind­ful­ness. Held at the Doc­tor’s surgery (Ty Doc­tor), Ne­fyn, ev­ery 2 weeks on a Tues­day from 1-2pm. It is fine to come for the first half hour only. The ses­sions are run on a do­na­tion ba­sis. Sug­gested amount £5. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Tara: email - info@gwyned­dmind­ful­ness.co.uk. phone: 01766 530839, www.gwyned­dmind­ful­ness. co.uk. FLU CLIN­ICS: At Ty Doc­tor. If you are over 65, suf­fer with a chronic con­di­tion, or you are a carer, then you are en­ti­tled to a free Flu in­jec­tion. There are sev­eral flu clinic dates over the next few weeks to make it more con­ve­nient for pa­tients to be able to at­tend. An ap­point­ment will be nec­es­sary - Please phone Tŷ Doc­tor on 01758 721851 or Med­dygfa Aelhaearn on 01758 750514 CY­FAR­FOD BLYNYDDOL:- Y Ganol­fan, Ne­fyn, Tach­wedd 20 am 7yh.- croeso cynnes i bawb LI­BRARY: 01758 720873. Tues­day: Mu­diad Mei­thrin story and Rhyme ses­sion, 10.30-11.30am, Novem­ber 27. Wed­nes­day: Dig­i­tal Gwynedd Work­shop, dig­i­tal sup­port, 4-6pm. Novem­ber 7, 14, 21, 28. LLŷN MAR­ITIME MU­SEUM: The mu­seum and cof­fee bar will re­main open ev­ery Satur­day through­out the win­ter months (ex­cept for De­cem­ber 29) with events ar­ranged once a fort­night for children, adults and teenagers. Please see our Face­book page or web­site for full de­tails. On Satur­day Novem­ber 10 there will be a children’s Craft Ses­sion (1.30-3.00pm). An Im­prov­ing Your Dig­i­tal Skills free ses­sion for adults will be held on Satur­day af­ter­noon Novem­ber 24. On Satur­day De­cem­ber 8, there will be a Christ­mas Card Work­shop af­ter­noon for children with Menna Jones . On Satur­day De­cem­ber 22nd, a Christ­mas ta­ble flower and green­ery ar­range­ment class will be held with Doris Hughes of Tre­for (£10). Children’s ses­sion will cost £2 per head, and in­clude a drink and bis­cuit or fruit. Ring 01758 721313 or email afllmm@ya­hoo. com for fur­ther de­tails and to book a place.


AIL GYLCHU: Mae bin ail-gylchu An­tur Waun­fawr wedi ei le­oli yng nghyntedd Ys­gol Gy­muned Penisarwaen. Coeso i un­rhyw un o’r Gy­muned ei ddefny­d­dio. Bydd yr ys­gol yn der­byn ar­ian am bob bin llawn. Gw­erth­fawro­gir eich cefno­gaeth. CYLCH TI A FI: A warm wel­come to par­ents, child­min­ders, ba­bies and tod­dlers to the weekly ses­sion at Penis­ar­waun Com­mu­nity School Hall ev­ery Mon­day 1.30 un­til 3pm. Ac­tiv­i­ties and spe­cial vis­i­tors ev­ery month. ST HE­LENS CHURCH:

Sun­day Novem­ber 11 Remembrance Sun­day. 10.45am Holy Com­mu­nion Ser­vice, 11am a ser­vice of Remembrance will be held by the ceno­taph a warm wel­come is ex­tended to all to this spe­cial ser­vice 100 yrs fol­low­ing the end of the 1st World war. CHURCH BELL: Will be rung as part of a na­tional Remembrance on Sun­day at 11am and then at 12.30 to go from a pe­riod of remembrance to thanks­giv­ing and at 7.05pm as part of a na­tional ring­ing out for peace. Any­one wish­ing to take part in the bell ring­ing at these times are wel­comed to pop in at take part. WHIST DRIVE: will be held at the Church hall on Tues­day Novem­ber 13 at 7pm new play­ers or learn­ers wel­come CASH BINGO: The fort­nightly cash bingo will be held at the Church hall tonight, Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 7 at 7pm


CAPEL FRON: Sun ser­vices at 10.30am. Evening Ser­vices will be held at Yr Hen Fanc at 5pm from Novem­ber 4 on­wards un­til fur­ther no­tice. Sun­day school dur­ing the morn­ing ser­vice. Ex­plor­ers (pri­mary school age) meet on Weds at 6-7pm dur­ing term time. Call Pete Camp­bell on 01766 770632. Croeso cynnes. AGE WELL: Ev­ery Fri­day at the Me­mo­rial Hall: 9:30am-12:30pm. Cof­fee Morn­ing: 9:30am-noon. In­door Bowls: 11am-noon. Lo­cal His­tory Club (Last Fri­day of ev­ery month): 10am-11am. Other oc­ca­sional var­i­ous ac­tiv­i­ties. Youth Club for the over 50s! Con­tact Stephen at info@acgm.co.uk BRIDGE CLUB: Tues­days at the Vil­lage Hall 7pm. Vis­i­tors and new mem­bers wel­come. Con­tact Dewi 01766 515949. HOLY TRIN­ITY CHURCH: Pen­rhyn­deu­draeth are hold­ing a dis­play of World War One mem­o­ra­bilia through­out Novem­ber. Items in­clude per­sonal let­ters from the War Front to par­ents in Pen­rhy­deu­draeth, Po­etry, Mu­sic and the Mark­ing of Graves and Memo­ri­als of those sol­diers from the parish who per­ished be­tween 1914 and 1917. The Remembrance Day Ser­vice takes place at 10.45am on Sun­day Novem­ber 11 and is fol­lowed by plac­ing of wreaths in Neuadd Goffa Pen­rhyn­deu­draeth. The church is open 9.30-3.30pm daily.


CHRIST CHURCH: Sun­day Novem­ber 11, Remembrance Sun­day, Ser­vice At War Me­mo­rial, Peny­groes 10.50am. Wor­ship on Wed­nes­days 10am- a short ser­vice fol­lowed by re­fresh­ments and a chat. TREFN OED­FAON CAPELI: Tach­wedd 11. Capel Cal­faria – Oedfa am 10yb o dan ofal y Parch Ddr Rhys Ll­wyd; Capel y Groes – Oedfa am 10yb o dan ofal y Parch Dafydd Ll Hughes; Capel Soar – Oedfa am 10yb o dan ofal Y Parch Iwan Llewe­lyn Jones - Bedydd (Ys­gol Sul), dim Oedfa hwyrol.

TEAMS 4 U: Apel Bo­cus Nadolig y Plant. Ces­glir boc­sus yn Festri Capel Soar, Peny­groes rhwng 6-8 yh nos Wener Tach­wedd 9; 6-8yh Nos Wener Tach­wedd 16, a rhwng 10 y bore a han­ner dydd Sad­wrn Tach­wedd 17.

WATERSPRINGS CHURCH: Wor­ship ser­vice – Suns 10.30am. Bi­ble Study and Prayer – Thurs 7pm at The Melt­ing Pot Cafe. The Red Lion, 19 High Street. Con­tact: 01286 880650 ~ 07958 729020. watersprings.org.uk ~ info@watersprings. org.uk NANTLLE VALE DOG TRAIN­ING CLUB: Is a Ken­nel Club reg­is­tered dog train­ing club. The classes are held in the Me­mo­rial Hall Mar­ket Place. It runs puppy classes, obe­di­ence train­ing, ring craft and a fun agility ses­sion. It also of­fers train­ing for The Ken­nel Club Good Ci­ti­zen Dog Scheme ‘Puppy’ ‘Bronze’ Sil­ver’ and ‘Gold’. The classes are held on a Tues­day and Thursday from 6pm. Phone 01286 831092 for de­tails. IT AD­VICE: Need help with the com­puter, lap­top or tablet? Need to set up e-mail ac­count? Want to learn about in­ter­net shop­ping or search your fam­ily tree? Come to drop-in ses­sions at Peny­groes Li­brary on Fri­days 2-4pm. Free ad­mis­sion. ARMY CADETS: Ev­ery Wed­nes­day 7-9pm at ACF Cen­tre, County Road LL53 6EF. Ages 12 (year 11) – 18 years.Learn out­door pur­suits, field craft, team work, com­mu­nity events, First Aid, DoE awards etc. LI­BRARY: Tel 01286 880427. Fri­day: Di­ti­tal Gwynedd Work­shop, dig­i­tal sup­port, 1-3pm, Novem­ber 2, 9, 16, 23, 30. Autism aware in­for­ma­tion stand, 2-4pm, Novem­ber 9.


CAPEL BRYNAERAU: Tach­wedd 11 am 2yp Mr Dewi Jones, Pwll­heli.


CATHOLIC CHURCH: New win­ter Mass times from Sun­day, Novem­ber 4: St Joseph’s, Pwll­heli Sat. 6.30pm and Sun. 9am. Church of the Most Holy Redeemer, Porthmadog Sun. 11.30am. GUID­ING: Brownie unit. Con­tact Anne Faza­k­er­ley on 01766 770360. GIRLGUIDING PORTHMADOG: Runs a Rain­bow Unit for 5-7 year old girls on Mon­days at 5.30pm. If in­ter­ested in join­ing come along or for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion ring Ann Faza­k­er­ley 01766 770360. SCOUTS: Porthmadog Scouts are meet­ing time from 6-8pm on Thurs. If you fancy try­ing out some new ex­pe­ri­ences come along and pay a visit! Con­tact: Lau­ren Evans 07825133347. ARMY CADETS: Ev­ery Wed­nes­day 7-9pm at ACF Cen­tre, Snow­don Street LL49 9DF. Age 12 (year 11) – 18 years. Learn out­door pur­suits, field craft, team work, com­mu­nity events, First Aid, DoE awards etc. AGE CYMRU: Gwynedd a Mon are look­ing for vol­un­teers to as­sist in the run­ning of the char­ity shop on the High Street, Porthmadog. Du­ties to in­clude sort­ing do­na­tions re­ceived, as­sist­ing with stock dis­play, serv­ing cus­tomers and hav­ing a chat with cus­tomers pop­ping in to the shop. For in­for­ma­tion con­tact 01286 677711. CHURCH IN WALES: Ser­vice each Sun at 9.30am, Parish Church of St John, Pe­namser Road. HIS­TORY TALKS: Welsh His­tory talks on 2nd Fri­day of the month and Ro­man His­tory talks on last Fri­day of each month, both 11am, at Pen­rhyn­deu­draeth Church Hall. Con­tact Syd Ca­plan 01766 522238, email syd­ney.ca­plan@bt­in­ter­net.com. SSAFA GWYNEDD: are re­quest­ing new case­work­ers in the Gwynedd area to help and sup­port our vet­er­ans and their fam­i­lies. If you can help,con­tact Andy Wil­liams 07958524298. LI­BRARY: 01766 514091. Mon­day: Ex­hi­bi­tion of pho­tos and sto­ries of dis­placed peo­ple by Chris­tian Aid , Nov 19-24. Go on­line (help with com­put­ers, prior book­ing re­quired), 10am-noon, Novem­ber 19, 26. Colour­ing for re­lax­ation, 10.30am-11.30am, Novem­ber 12, 19, 26. Tues­day: Story and Rhyme Time Mu­diad Mei­thrin, 1.30-2.30pm, Novem­ber 13. Story, Craft and song with Doti for children un­der 12 months old, 1.30-2.30pm, Novem­ber 20. Wed­nes­day: Board games, 10.30-11.30am, Novem­ber 7, 14, 21, 28. Thursday: Dig­i­tal help with tablets, I-pad, lap­top, 10am-12.30pm. Novem­ber 8, 15, 22, 29. Fri­day: Story ses­sion for un­der 5 year olds, 2.15-3pm, Novem­ber 9, 16, 23, 30.


PRENTEG SEWING CLUB: Meet ev­ery other Wed at the Vil­lage Hall Prenteg 7pm-9pm £2 per meet­ing. Ev­ery­one wel­come be­gin­ner or ex­pert, in­for­mal group who help each other. For more de­tails con­tact Deb­o­rah Dawe 01766 512510 or Lor­raine Jones 01766 514385. ALA ROAD CHURCH: op­po­site the Po­lice Sta­tion, ser­vices start at 11.15am. Sun­day, Novem­ber 11, Mr An­drew Set­ta­tree ST PETER’S CHURCH: Ser­vice times: Sun­day 10.30am Holy Eucharist/Of­feren Sanc­taidd Bilin­gual, 4pm Gos­ber Cym­raeg First Sun­day in the month. Mon­day 9.30am Celtic Morn­ing Prayer English. Tues­day 10.30am Holy Eucharist/Of­feren Sanc­taidd, Bilin­gual. Fri­day 3.30pm Med­i­ta­tion and Bene­dic­tion, English. Satur­day 10am Holy Eucharist/Of­feren Sanc­taidd, Bilin­gual. CATHOLIC CHURCH: New win­ter Mass times from Sun­day, Novem­ber 4: St Joseph’s, Pwll­heli Sat. 6.30pm and Sun. 9am. Church of the Most Holy Redeemer, Porthmadog Sun. 11.30am. CRYNWYR PWLL­HELI: Mae Crynwyr Pwll­heli yn cy­far­fod yn vestri Capel y Drindod y Sul cyntaf y mis am 11.30yb, a ped­w­erydd nos Iau y mis am 7.30yh. Croeso cynnes i pawb. WOMEN’S AID: De Gwynedd Women’s Aid pro­vides sup­port to all women liv­ing in Dwyfor and Meiri­on­nydd who have suf­fered or are cur­rently suf­fer­ing do­mes­tic abuse, re­gard­less of age, mar­i­tal sta­tus, cul­ture and lan­guage, with or with­out children. We of­fer free con­fi­den­tial in­for­ma­tion and help on ben­e­fits and hous­ing, and we are there also to those who just need some­one to talk to. Con­tact on 01758 701005, or call in at Canol­fan Felin Fach, Pwll­heli. There to help you. MU­SIC: Ev­ery Mon­day, be­tween 7-9pm, at All­ports Fish and Chips Shop with lo­cal jazz mu­si­cians. Free ad­mis­sion. Phone 01758 612641. CANOL­FAN FELIN FACH: Pro­vides a daily drop in ser­vice for any­one who needs com­pany, sup­port, help in fill­ing forms and other in­for­ma­tion re­gard­ing Well­be­ing. Any­body can call in with­out a prior ap­point­ment and we guar­an­tee you a warm wel­come. Open Tues­day -Fri­day 9am un­til 4pm. The Cen­tre pro­vides and of­fers a wide range of leisure ac­tiv­i­ties board games, pool, darts and domi­noes, Also have an Arts and Craft group ev­ery Wed­nes­day, Thursday and Fri­day 10.30am-3pm. Dis­trib­utes Food Bank vouch­ers ev­ery Tues­day and Fri­day for peo­ple who are in a cri­sis, If it is a bank hol­i­day we will is­sue these on the day be­fore. Also have a face­book page so that you can fol­low us and be up­dated with trips and other ac­tiv­i­ties. Call Sami or Mari (Sup­port work­ers) on 01758 701 611 or visit the Cen­tre on Pen­lan Street, Pwll­heli. SESIWN SIARAD: Welsh learn­ers at all lev­els are very wel­come to come along to an in­for­mal drop-in chat ses­sion on Satur­day morn­ings be­tween 10.30 and 12.30 at Caffi Gwalia in the High Street. Plan to meet ev­ery Satur­day apart from Christ­mas/New Year, Easter and July/ Au­gust. Phone Howard Jones on 01758 730519 for more in­for­ma­tion. TI A FI PWLL­HELI: Ev­ery Thurs at Ys­gol Fei­thrin Pwll­heli, Fron­deg, 1pm-2.30pm if you re­quire any fur­ther in­for­ma­tion, do not hes­i­tate to con­tact us at Ys­gol Fei­thrin Fron­deg, Pwll­heli. Ti a Fi Pwll­heli has been run vol­un­tar­ily for 8yrs+ and with­out vol­un­tary sup­port this pro­vi­sion would not ex­ist. A big thank you to them! YOGA PWLL­HELI: Come along to Yoga ses­sions, will now be ev­ery Mon and Fri be­tween 10–11:30am at Capel y Drindod, Pwll­heli. The cost per ses­sion is £4. PO­LICE SURGERY: If any­thing’s both­er­ing you or if you have any ideas re­gard­ing im­prov­ing com­mu­nity safety, come to the Po­lice Surgery, be­tween 10am-11am on the first Wed of each month, in Pwll­heli Po­lice Sta­tion, Ala Road. SCHOOL UNI­FORMS: Sec­ond Hand Ys­gol Cymerau School Uni­forms, now at Caffi Glan Y Môr, South Beach – Con­tact 01758 612434 Stocks are cur­rently run­ning low for Sec­ond Hand Ys­gol Cymerau School Uni­forms there­fore they would be grate­ful of any jumpers, coats or polo shirts with the Ys­gol Cymerau logo on them to sell. All prof­its are do­nated to the school’s Ffrindiau Ys­gol Cymerau Friends. PWLL­HELI AD­VICE SES­SIONS: Tues 2-5pm, CIP, 8 Lower Cardiff Road. If you need ad­vice on Em­ploy­ment Prob­lems, Hous­ing Is­sues, Wel­fare Ben­e­fits, Con­sumer Rights, Debt Ad­vice, and more then drop in to see us. Avalon Ad­vice CIC 01248 361911 www.aval­on­ad­vice.info GUID­ING: Rain­bow, Brownie and Guide units. Con­tact Sera Wil­liams on 07917 303435, ser­amr@bt­in­ter­net.com. PFC: Pwll­helI Foot­ball pre-sea­son train­ing at Glan y Môr school fields ev­ery Tues 7pm. All new play­ers very wel­come. PWLL­HELI YOUTH CLUB: For young peo­ple aged 12 to 19 from 7pm to 9pm on Tues and Thurs. At Fron­deg, Pwll­heli. Con­tact Vicky Wil­liams at vick­yvlw@ icloud.com. Bad­minton: Ev­ery Thursday noon to 1pm in the Leisure cen­tre, £1.50. All ages wel­come. RU­RAL MAR­KET: Pwll­heli Ru­ral Mar­ket takes place ev­ery Wed be­tween 9am-12pm at St Peter’s Church with home bak­ing, crafts, plants, cards and re­fresh­ments BRIDGE CLUB: Mon­days & Wed­nes­days 7pm at the Vestry Ala Road. Vis­i­tors & new mem­bers wel­come. Con­tact Eleanor 01758 713285 or Sian 01758 614324. Fun bridge lessons free - all abil­i­ties - con­tact Eleanor. See Pwll­heli Bridge Club web­site. GWYNEDD COUN­CIL OPUS: can sup­port peo­ple aged 25 and over on their jour­ney to work, vol­un­teer­ing and train­ing. This sup­port in­cludes ini­tial one to one meet­ings, Work Star as­sess­ments and com­ple­tion of an ac­tion plan, Group work ac­tiv­i­ties to im­prove con­fi­dence and self-es­teem, Train­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties to im­prove skills, Vol­un­teer­ing and work place­ments to gain prac­ti­cal work ex­pe­ri­ence, Job search and CV writ­ing skills, and In­ter­view tech­niques. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact the team on 01286 682 730 or Opus@gwynedd.llyw.cymru. OPUS is funded by the Euro­pean So­cial Fund. SOROPTIMIST IN­TER­NA­TIONAL OF SOUTH CAERNARVONSHIRE: An in­ter­na­tional or­gan­i­sa­tion help­ing women and girls achieve their po­ten­tial by in­spir­ing ac­tion and cre­at­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties to trans­form lives through a global net­work of mem­bers lo­cally and in­ter­na­tion­ally. Meet­ings held twice a month in ei­ther Cric­ci­eth or Llan­nor. So­cial events are held to raise funds for lo­cal and na­tional char­i­ties. New mem­bers wel­come. See the Face­book page or ring Margery Grif­fin 078111 86969 for more in­for­ma­tion. BANC BWYD PWLL­HELI FOOD­BANK: Thanks all the chapels, churches and schools who have sup­ported us with do­na­tions for Harvest Thanks­giv­ing, and ev­ery­one who do­nates food and toi­letries in the trol­ley in ASDA Pwll­heli. All the sup­port re­ceived lo­cally is an enor­mous help to those lo­cal peo­ple in cri­sis who are re­ferred to the Food­bank by spe­cial­ist agen­cies. Thank you ev­ery­one, with your help the Food­bank was able to give a to­tal of 28 food packs in Septem­ber, mak­ing a to­tal for the year of 385. The number for the com­ing months is likely to in­crease as sea­sonal work ends and win­ter weather be­gins to take hold. SSAFA GWYNEDD: Seeks new case­work­ers in the Gwynedd area to help and sup­port our vet­er­ans and their fam­i­lies. If you can help, con­tact Andy Wil­liams 07958524298.

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