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Garw Valley Heritage Society: The Garw Valley Heritage Society, in conjunction with the Local and Family History Centre, Bridgend, will be holding an exhibition in the Blaengarw Workmen’s Hall until this Saturday, September 30.
Part of the Cadw Open Doors Project 2017, the exhibition will cover the Medieval history of Glamorgan, and the more recent Industrialisation of the Garw Valley.
Opening times are from 10am-4pm and refreshments will be available.
The venue has toilet facilities and wheelchair access, so come along for an insight into olden times, and an enjoyable trip down Memory Lane.
Happy Birthday to Betti Jones: The family and friends of Elizabeth Jones (Betti) would like to congratulate her on achieving the milestone age of 100 on October 5.
Elizabeth was born and raised in Pontyrhyl and has made it her lifelong home.
She has many friends and family who admire her for her kindnesses over the years and wish to remind her what a special lady she is.
Pontycymer RFC: This Saturday, September 30, Pontycymer welcome Britton Ferry rugby club to Lawrence Park for a Division Three West Central clash. The kick off time for this match is 2.30pm.
The draw has recently been made for round two of this season’s WRU National Bowl
Pact News: The next pact meeting for Pontycymer/ Blaengarw will be at 6pm on October 9 in Pontycymer Police Station.
The next PACT meeting for Bettws will be at 2pm on October 26 in Bettws Life Centre.
Ladies’ choir: Ogmore Valley Ladies’ Choir have their practice night on Wednesdays at Canolfan, Bethlehem, Commercial Street, at 7pm. All over 18s are welcome.
Pilates class: Thursdays at 6.15pm at Litchard Mission Church, Litchard, Bridgend. For beginners and intermediate. Contact Ruth on 07786 627 335 or email ruth@ c2cfitness.co.uk for further details.
Blackmill Over- 50s: Blackmill Over-50s meet at the local Community Centre on Wednesdays at 7pm. New members are always welcome.
Boxing Club: Why not join the Nantymoel Amateur Boxing Club every Monday & Wednesday for a Ladies Boxfit. This is on the following nights from 6pm-7pm with a charge of £4. Boxing club address is Bethania Row, Ogmore Vale ( but the entrance is at the back on High Street opposite the Non-Pol Club).
Coffee Mornings: Christchurch outreach group would like to thank everyone who attended our coffee morning last month.
The grand total amounted to £450 which was sent to Christian Aid for Sierra-Leone.
Why not go along to Christchurch Chapel Corbett Street, Ogmore Vale this Thursday, September 28, when they have a coffee morning with a cake stall, book stall, china and clothes stalls and not forgetting a raffle,etc.
It will be from 9.30am10.45am. So why not join them for a coffee and its free admission
Your News: Please remember to send any news or information to me by 10.30pm on Wednesday night every week.
Email: gazette@ ogmore-vale.co.uk or ring 01656 840914.