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Maesteg CC: The club is avail­able for hire for par­ties, chris­ten­ings, etc. Con­tact Ryan Parry 07712 243 589 and Lyn­don Hor­ri­gan 07971 943 284.

Ram­blers: Maesteg Ram­blers will meet this com­ing Sun­day at 9am for the 8 mile Magic For­est walk – con­tact.01656 723779. Re­mem­ber that you walk at your. own risk

Art So­ci­ety: The so­ci­ety meets at Maesteg Col­lege every Mon­day from 4pm6pm and work is cre­ated in a va­ri­ety of me­dia.

Yoga (seated): For peo­ple with mo­bil­ity dif­fi­cul­ties – gen­tle ex­er­cise aims to help the re­lease of ten­sion from the body. At St David’s Church (op­po­site Asda) Mon­days 10.30 am11.30am (ex­cept Bank Hol­i­days). Cost £4 per ses­sion.

Ukelele Club: The Maesteg Ukulele Club meet every Mon­day (ex­cept bank hol­i­days) at 7pm in the Cross Inn, Cwm­fe­lin/Maesteg. For all lev­els of play­ers – new mem­bers are wel­come.

Maesteg U3A: Meet at Cen­tral Church on the fourth Tues­day of the month – they next meet on Septem­ber 26 at 2pm.

U3A Maesteg U3A meet at Cen­tral Church on the fourth Tues­day of the month, which Is next week. at 2pm. As well as monthly meet­ings, there are in­ter­est groups which are set up by mem­bers – walk­ing (strid­ers, sight seek­ers and strollers), art ap­pre­ci­a­tion, mu­sic ap­pre­ci­a­tion, Fam­ily His­tory, French In­ter­ludes, book club, gar­den­ing and the oc­ca­sional quiz teams, plus reg­u­lar monthly lunches, a Quiz group and a The­atre group when ap­pro­pri­ate. For more in­for­ma­tion on what’s on dur­ing the month please visit our web site. www.

U3A is a self-help or­gan­i­sa­tion for peo­ple no longer in full time em­ploy­ment pro­vid­ing ed­u­ca­tional, cre­ative and leisure op­por­tu­ni­ties in a friendly en­vi­ron­ment.

Lo­cal U3As are so­cial co­op­er­a­tives which draw upon the knowl­edge, ex­pe­ri­ence and skills of their own mem­bers to or­gan­ise and pro­vide in­ter­est groups.

Booth’s Be­frien­ders: This is a new drop-in cen­tre at the sal­va­tion Army and they meet on the 2nd and 4th Wed­nes­day of the month – open to all with re­fresh­ments, wi-fi and more.

Parkin­son’s Sup­port: Maesteg Parkin­son’s Sup­port Group meet at Maesteg Hos­pi­tal one Wed­nes­day a month at 2pm. Con­tact Bernard Barns for de­tails on 733560.

Your part­ner is wel­come to at­tend with you to join this cheer­ful group, with speak­ers, trips and lunches.

Men’s Shed: The Men’s Shed Maesteg Head­quar­ters is open at the Court House every Thurs­day from 11am1.30pm.

They have been pro­duc­ing a monthly pod­cast which goes out live on Celtica Ra­dio on the last Wed­nes­day of the month at 8pm, and pod­casts are avail­able on the Shedquar­ters web­site (maesteg shedquar­ters. word­

Reg­u­lar ac­tiv­i­ties in­clude a mu­sic group, wood­work, guest speak­ers, paint­ing and other ac­tiv­i­ties and com­mu­nity events.

All wel­come, and a hot meal is cooked every week.

The Men’s Shed is part of a na­tional move­ment aimed at bring­ing men to­gether in a so­cial en­vi­ron­ment to get in­volved in ac­tiv­i­ties that in­ter­est them.

Spirit of Llynfi: TheL­lynfi Wood­land group meets on the first Satur­day of the month from Septem­ber. The group has been busy in­stalling pic­nic benches for fam­i­lies to en­joy their visit to the site.

New vol­un­teers are wel­come – con­tact llynfi wood­land group@gmail. com for de­tails.

Mur­der: There’s a Mur­der Mys­tery Book Club which is held at the li­brary in Maesteg Sports Cen­tre.

A book for the month is given, you read to a spec­i­fied page, ring Mar­tyn to say who you think is the mur­derer, then meet to dis­cuss the book on a Satur­day morn­ing.

In­ter­ested? Con­tact Mar­tyn at the li­brary.

Choir News: If you like to sing then join our friendly cho­ris­ters who come from all over the bor­ough.

Côr Meibion Maesteg a’r cylch/Maesteg Male Voice Choir re­hearse at the Celtic Club on Thurs­days and every other Tues­day from 7pm-9pm on Thurs­day with a 15-minute break and from 7pm-8.30pm on Tues­days with no break.

Côr Merched Cwm Llynfi, the Llynfi Val­ley Ladies Choir re­hearse at the Catholic Church – St Mary’s and St Pa­trick’s – on Wed­nes­days, from 7pm-9pm.

Maesteg Gleemen Male Voice Choir re­hearse at the Bri­tish Le­gion Club, from 7pm on Mon­days and Thurs­days.

Har­mony Ladies Choir re­hearse at Nanty Rugby Club, from 7.30pm-9pm on Mon­days.

Maesteg Chil­dren’s Choir: The chil­dren are guar­an­teed a great time learn­ing new songs.

They meet every Satur­day in the Crypt of St Michael’s Church from 10am-12noon and pay only £2 a week.

Cur­tain Up Youth The­atre: Meets every Tues­day at Maesteg Town Hall from 4.15pm for pri­mary school age chil­dren and 6pm for those of com­pre­hen­sive school age up to 18.

They are trained to a high stan­dard in all as­pects of stage-craft – act­ing, mime and move­ment.

Fee is £6 with an of­fer of £10 for 2 in the fam­ily.

Scouts, com­mu­nity based: The 3rd Maesteg Group meets at the build­ing in Ll­wydarth Road. Beavers (6-8 year-olds) meet Mon­day 5pm-6.30pm; Cubs (8-10) meet Thurs­days 5.30pm7pm and Scouts (10-14) meet Thurs­day 7.15pm9.15pm, all cost £3 each week.

The 631 (Maesteg) Squadron meet on Tues­day and Fri­day evenings at their Up­per Street HQ and wel­come boys and girls aged 13 and over.

The Court­house in Sta­tion Street Maesteg is open every Mon­day, Wed­nes­day and Thurs­day from 5.30pm7.30pm.

Plus there are dance groups of var­i­ous styles – ballet with Miss Sian, based in Church Street Maesteg (near the bus sta­tion); plus UDC from Caerau, Funk Force and Con­ta­gious from Maesteg.

MHM Wales: Emo­tional Well­be­ing Drop-in. Thurs­days 12.30pm4.30pm at Cen­tral Ec­u­meni­cal Church, Church Street, Maesteg. Over-50s Cof­fee Group every Wed­nes­day 2pm4pm at Lloyds Café, Maesteg.

Spe­cial Fam­i­lies: This is a fam­ily sup­port group in Maesteg for fam­i­lies that have chil­dren with dis­abil­i­ties.

Term Time Sup­port Group Cof­fee Morn­ing at Maesteg Sports Cen­tre Wed­nes­days, from1012noon – open to all.

Term Time Satur­day Ac­tiv­ity at Maesteg Sports Cen­tre, from 12noon-2pm, mem­bers only.

Con­tact Claire Ed­munds on 07588 460 796 or find Spe­cial Fam­i­lies Maesteg on Face­book.

Doggy Bags: Maesteg Coun­cil Of­fi­ices on Mon­day to Fri­day be­tween 10am-1pm have free doggy bags for dog own­ers to clear up the mess their an­i­mals make.

Pet Care: Hol­i­days away, not got enough hours in the day?

Llynfi Pet Care, in Maesteg area – dog walk­ing, pet sit­ting and house vis­its through­out the day. Con­tact Leah Pow­ell on 07966 351 244 or email: info@ llyn­fipet­care, or find them on Face­book.

Credit Union: Llynfi Val­ley Credit Union is open for busi­ness for just £1 mem­ber­ship join­ing fee. You’ll find it at 15a Tal­bot Street from 9am-1pm Mon­day to Satur­day, call 731392; or 177 Caerau Road, also from 9am-1pm, Mon­day to Fri­day, call 736267.

Food Bank: The ser­vice is kept stocked by gen­er­ous peo­ple and stores in the com­mu­nity. You can de­liver items to Noddfa in Caerau, Pe­niel in Maesteg, or Caerau De­vel­op­ment Trust via Dr Jill.

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