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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: bavo@bavo.org.uk 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.

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