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Sunday services: All Saints Church Penyfai:
First Sunday of the month: Holy Eucharist at 10am.
Second Sunday of the month: Holy Eucharist 11.30am.
Third Sunday of the month: Morning Prayer, 8.30am.
Forth Sunday of the month: Benefice Eucharist 11am.
Fifth Sunday of the month: Benefice Eucharist at 11am, followed by lunch.
For more information, contact the Rev Anthony Beer on 01656 859487.
Smyrna Chapel services: A traditional Sunday school service in Smyrna Chapel, Penyfai, always starts at 10.30am and the evening services take place in Smyrna Chapel starting at 6pm.
There is a coffee morning every Tuesday in the Smyrna Chapel vestry from 10am12noon where stalls of produce are also on offer.
Bible studies take place on Thursdays at 7.15pm and are led by Marlyn James and Dorothy Evans. Newcomers to the village of Penyfai are always made very welcome.
Local shop: Congratulations go to Sandra Tickner of the Selection Box Shop, Penyfai, from friends and customers for being one of the top 100 independent run stores in the United kingdom for the second year running.
Back to school: It was back to school this week for the pupils of the Penyfai Church in Wales school after the summer holiday break so I’m sure they’ve enjoyed catching up with all their classmates on what they all did in the summer holidays. Some children will be starting school for the first time while others will be changing classes and having new teachers. The headteacher makes everyone welcome in this very friendly school
Penyfai WI News: The next meeting of the Penyfai WI will be on September 18 when
Community council: There will be a lot to discuss in the September meeting of the Newcastle Higher Community Council after the August break.
The agenda is being complied by the clerk to the council John Richfield.
Reports will be given by councillors from Penyfai and Aberkenfig and advice is needed on police matters with certain scams operating in car parks in the area.
Play and Community Playgroup: The playgroup is open to children from two to four years of age and is held from 9.15am3pm in the afternoon from Monday to Friday during term time.
For more information, call 07813 392 464. for the quiz are priced at £5.