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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@ c2c­fit­ 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@ og­ or ring 01656 840914.

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