Macmillan Coffee Morning: Coffee Hafan Deg, Cwmfelin, is holding a Macmillan Coffee Morning on Thursday September 28 at 10am.
The residents are hoping that it will be well attended for this charity.
Macmillan Coffee Morning: The biggest coffee morning at Central Church on Friday, September 29, from 10am-12noon.
A cake stall and raffles will be there to raise extra funds for Macmillan nurses at Y Bwthyn, Princess of Wales Hospital.
Tickets £2 from church members.
Reunion: Calling all MAOS Ladies past and present, for a get together at Wetherspoons on Saturday, September 30 at 4pm – the only time they can reserve a space as it is the quiet period of the day and there’s a deposit of £3 per person (which we all get back).
So Sian asks you please to send the £3 from those who are coming by no later than Monday 25.
Town Hall Events: All tickets are available from the hall on 01656 815 915 or maestegtownhall.com
Strictly Cinema – The next film is on Wednesday September 27 at 11am. It’s La La Land. Tickets cost £5.50.
Rich Hall’s Hoedown – Thursday, September 28. Tickets cost £17.50.
Flu Injections: Llynfi Surgery has a Walk-in Clinic on Tuesdays October 3, 10, 17 and 24 from 1.30pm-3pm.
Local History: Llynfi Valley Historical Society will resume after the summer break on October 3 in St David’s Church at 7pm.
The speaker will be Gwenfyl Gardner and the subject, Duffryn Gardens and the Cory Family.
Harmony Concert: It’s Harmony’s 11th Annual Concert, being held at St David’s Church, Maesteg on Friday, October 6, at 7.15pm, with doors open at 6.30pm.
Helping them celebrate will be guest soloist soprano Jessica Robinson.
The ladies say they are also delighted that their compere for the evening will be Maesteg’s very own Ross PenhaleThomas, will bring his own very entertaining style to the evening.
Tickets cost £5 and are
now on sale from all choir members or contact their MD Wendy Murphy 07983 571 578.
Children’s Choir: Maesteg Children’s Choir, with their MD Enid Sian Hughes will be performing in aid of Action for Children.
The concert will be held at Central Church Maesteg on Thursday October 12 at 7pm.
Tickets cost £5 and are available form church members, choir members or pay at the door.
MAOS Show: The Snow Queen will spread her magic when Maesteg Amateur Operatic Society perform that Musical from October 19 to October 21at Maesteg Town Hall.
Helping to cause that magic to spread are director Sarah Thomas, MD Sue Heffey and choreographer Sue Bickle.
Tickets cost £ and are available form MAOS members or from the hall.
Big Lottery Fund: Staff from the Big Lottery Fund is offering one-to-one appointments to local voluntary groups and organisations to discuss funding opportunities when they visit Bridgend Association of Voluntary Organisations (BAVO) on Wednesday, October 25 in their office in Maesteg from 9.30am-3pm.
Thirty-minute meetings are available by appointment only. Every year the Big Lottery Fund distributes millions of pounds of National Lottery funding to good causes.
It funds not for profit and voluntary organisations to deliver projects that improve health, education, environment and improve the lives of people and communities most in need.
It can fund capital or revenue projects and has two grants available – Awards for All Wales which distributes grants from £300 to £10,000, and People and Places which distributes grants from £10,001 to £500,000 for projects lasting up to five years.
Both funds have recently had some changes, so you are strongly advised to check the eligibility of your project on the Big Lottery Fund website appointment.
If you’re interested in having an appointment at this session, you must register your interest by contacting BAVO on 01656 810400 or email: email@example.com by Friday, October 13.
Events Diary: There is a Town Events Diary in the Council Offices, accessible during office hours. All organizations in the valley are urged to enter individual events in that diary to avoid overlap or clashing of dinners/concerts, etc.
Special Dates: Do you have a 100th birthday coming up, or a Golden or Diamond Wedding and live in the Maesteg Town Council area? You, or your relatives, can inform the council. Then you can expect a special visit from the Mayor and consort bearing gifts. Or even a card from the Queen.
If you live in the Llangynwyd Middle Council area, then you contact their Clerk of the Council.