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The AGM for the Ll­wyd­coed Com­mu­nity Ac­tion Group will take place at 10am on Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 20.

If you wish to pro­pose any­one for the post of chair­per­son, vice chair­per­son, sec­re­tary or trea­surer, please sub­mit de­tails to An­nette Davies on 01685 875 029 by Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 13 at the lat­est.

Co-op Funer­al­care Be­reave­ment and Lone­li­ness Group is once a month at Christchurch, East Av­enue, Gadlys, Aber­dare CF44 8AS at 10am.

Every­one is wel­come to come along to meet new friends, re­fresh­ments – tea, cof­fee and bis­cuits are pro­vided.

It is run by Christo­pher Davies fu­neral di­rec­tor for Co-op Funer­al­care.

The num­bers drawn on Fri­day, Septem­ber 21 were 13, 15, 16, 20.

The jack­pot rolls over to next week. The to­tal prize fund is £260. Get your tick­ets for next week’s draw at the Mu­seum Shop.

You can pur­chase a weekly ticket, a monthly ticket or a full three months. All pro­ceeds are used for projects in the mu­seum. Af­ter­noon tea, hot and cold lunches, morn­ing cof­fee and cake. New ex­hi­bi­tion from IB Cymru mark­ing the Welsh con­tri­bu­tion to the Span­ish Civil War. Of­fi­cial Launch on Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 5 from 6pm in­clud­ing a book launch of “You Are Le­gend” by Gra­ham Davies.

By All Sorts art group – a col­lec­tion of work. Now open! The per­fect place to start your Christ­mas Shop­ping.

We are a small char­ity that works with chil­dren with ad­di­tional needs and their fam­i­lies.

For more in­for­ma­tion visit our web­site, www. cynon­va­l­ley­pals.co.uk, find us on Face­book or call 07967 845 056 or 07875 701 847.

We have some spe­cial­ity equip­ment that we use for our hol­i­day playschemes and need some­where to store it. If a lo­cal busi­ness or any­one else could help us out with the do­na­tion of a plas­tic out­door shed we would be very grate­ful.

A Vet­er­ans Group is cur­rently be­ing held at the Com­mu­nity Cen­tre in Fern­hill Es­tate for all vet­er­ans. Ev­ery Mon­day from 10am un­til noon.

Cour­ses avail­able in­clude: Mind­ful­ness at Moun­tain Ash Rugby Club­house: Ox­ford Street, Moun­tain Ash, CF45 3PL, Thurs­days, 6pm-7.30pm.

Mind­ful­ness at The Feel Good Fac­tory, Aber­cynon Road, Ynys­boeth, Moun­tain Ash, CF45 4XZ, Tues­day and Thurs­day, 10am-11.30am. more in­for­ma­tion about ser­vices on of­fer email: info@ new hori­zons-men­tal health.co.uk or you can call the cen­tre on 01685 881113.

New Hori­zons men­tal health char­ity has a cen­tre in Aber­dare which is open at the fol­low­ing times:

Mon­days, 4pm-8pm – Youth Project;

Tues­days, 11am-1pm – ac­tiv­i­ties, groups and train­ing;

Wed­nes­days, 9am-4pm – ac­tiv­i­ties, groups and train­ing.

Closed bank hol­i­days.

The team pro­vides sup­port and ad­vice, talks ac­tiv­i­ties such as mu­sic, art and craft, Wii, and free in­ter­net. be­ing taught a re­lax­ing ther­a­peu­tic craft, please join our new classes on Mon­days, from 1.30pm3.30pm (work­ing with felt.)

We are de­lighted to have Eva Les­lie’s Nee­dle Felt­ing joy at our cen­tre in Moun­tain Ash.

If you are in­ter­ested, please can you con­tact the cen­tre on 01443 479369 to re­serve your place

If any­one has any un­wanted cloth­ing and/or toys we would ap­pre­ci­ate do­na­tions to our char­ity shops in Moun­tain Ash and Pon­typridd.

We can also ar­range for our char­ity van to pick up any do­na­tions on a Tues­day or a Fri­day – please con­tact the of­fice on 01443 479 369 for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion about this.

Do­na­tions of good qual­ity cloth­ing, bridal wear, evening wear and oc­ca­sional wear, books, elec­tri­cal items or any other un­wanted items will also all be grate­fully re­ceived at the Rowan Tree Char­ity Shops.

Gift Aid is one of the sim­plest and most ef­fec­tive ways of giv­ing to a Char­ity. Gift Aid is a scheme in­tro­duced by the In­land Rev­enue which al­lows us to claim 25p for ev­ery £1 that you do­nate – as long as you get at least that amount in tax and give the char­ity per­mis­sion to claim.

It is a fan­tas­tic scheme that makes do­na­tions go even fur­ther at no ex­tra cost.

For ex­am­ple if you do­nate £10 then we can claim £2.50, mak­ing your do­na­tion worth £12.50.

The guide­lines re­quires a Gift Aid Dec­la­ra­tion Form to be com­pleted

This then gives us the data we need to be able to claim Gift Aid.

We have a large se­lec­tion of do­nated wigs avail­able in our cen­tre to pur­chase.

Real hair wigs from £20 and syn­thetic wigs from £10.

Please call the cen­tre on 01443 479369 to ar­range an ap­point­ment for wig fit­ting.

If any­one has fundrais­ing ideas for the char­ity then please get in touch with us on the num­ber above

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