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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 10am-12noon 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.
Woodland News: The next meeting of the Coed Penyfai Woodland Trust will take place on the last Thursday night of September at 8pm, the agenda will be full this month with reports from the volunteer day in
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.
Cancer Research UK: The annual Tough 10 Run: Help Beat Cancer Sooner event is again being held in Margam Park on October 14 at 11am. Check out: tinyurl.com/ margamparkrun2017 for entry information. Entry is £25. Twinning Association: The Pencoed group hold their official evening this Wednesday, September 27. This will be in Pencoed Miners’ Welfare Hall starting at 6.30pm.
There will be a hog roast followed by desserts. There will also be entertainment by Penybont Folk Dancers. Tickets cost £10.
Email: melands@ hotmail.com for more information and ticket availability.
Porthcawl Male Voice Choir Celebrity Concert: This year the concert will be held in The Grand Pavilion this Saturday, September 30 and the guest celebrity will be Mike Doyle.
Tickets are available at
Ty Hafan Rainbow Run: Anyone interested in entering the 2017 annual Ty Hafan 5k Rainbow Run can register online or on the day.
Registration will start at 11.30am on Saturday, October 7 in the Ty Hafan Event Village on the Promenade in front of the Coney Beach Amusement Park (CF36 5BT) in Porthcawl.
Anybody over the age of five can enter with a proviso that everyone under-16 has to be accompanied by an adult.
You can either register as an individual at a cost of £13 or as a group at a cost of £10 per person (five minimum).
The charity would like competitors to try and raise a minimum of £50 in sponsorship (£20 for under-16s) and everyone who raises the required amount will be entered into a raffle for a day-out paintballing for a party of 10.
Quiz Night: Porthcawl Museum and Historical Society is holding a quiz evening at the Hi-Tide on Thursday, October 5 at 8pm.
Bar meals are available and tickets cost £5.