Don’t let us lose these vi­tal ser­vices

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BRID­GEND Bor­ough Coun­cil (BCBC) will soon be ap­prov­ing the bud­get for the 2018/19

Coy­tra­hen: A Night of fi­nan­cial year.

Times are tough, we Welsh Nostal­gia, Mu­sic know that and pen­cils and Com­edy fea­tur­ing will need to be sharpKeith David and Den­nis ened ev­ery­where. Lang at the Coy­tra­hen

So, it comes as Com­mu­nity Cen­tre on no sur­prise that our Fri­day, March 2. Tick­ers coun­cil tax will in£5, Doors open at 7pm.

Fam­ily His­tory: The crease whilst ser­vices will re­duce or in some next Meet­ing of the cases may be axed Brid­gend Branch of al­to­gether. the Glam­or­gan Fam­ily

Two com­mu­nity His­tory So­ci­ety will be ser­vices are cur­rently on Mon­day, Fe­bru­ary un­der­go­ing pub­lic 19 at the Len Evans con­sul­ta­tion which Cen­tre, Heol Per­sondy, are very im­por­tant to Aberken­fig, CF31 9RF. res­i­dents. The Speaker will be Mrs

The­yarethe potenElla Dodd who will Speak tial clo­sure of town on ‘Child­hood Mem­o­ries cen­tre pub­lic toi­lets of Coity Vil­lage. Doors and the with­drawal of open 7pm, for a 7.30pm all fund­ing from some start. Every­one Wel­come.

Coy­tra­hen Drama: lo­cal Brid­gend and Val­ley bus routes and Ali­son Neil, a re­peat com­plete with­drawal award-win­ner for her of lo­cal bus trans­port se­ries of one women in Porth­cawl. shows, is back at the

It is es­sen­tial that Com­mu­nity Cen­tre res­i­dents are able to Coy­tra­hen to tell the get out and about to story of E. Nes­bit in ac­cess health fa­cil­i­ties ‘Larks and Magic’ on or well-be­ing ac­tiviFri­day, Fe­bru­ary 16 at ties, shop­ping or just 7pm. Nes­bit was the meet­ing friends. au­thor of ‘The Rail­way

Our town cen­tres Chil­dren’ ‘Five Chil­dren are un­der great pre­sand It’ and is cred­ited as sure due to out-ofthe first mod­ern writer town stores, busi­ness for chil­dren, she was also rates and other costs a Fabian So­cial­ist with such as park­ing a bo­hemian life style charges, and ax­ing bus who mixed with range ser­vices and clos­ing of fig­ures from Ge­orge pub­lic toi­lets is not the Bernard Shaw to noel way for­ward. Coward. Free en­try and a

In Porth­cawl, for Bar will be avail­able. in­stance, a su­per new The pub­lic­ity says health cen­tre will open ‘des­tined to de­light on the edge of town in au­di­ences wher­ever 2019 but BCBC are exshe tours’ and this plor­ing cut­ting the bus has cer­tainly been the ser­vice which would case with Ali­son Neil’s en­able the ma­jor­ity of pre­vi­ous ef­forts.

Smyrna Pen-Y-Fai: The res­i­dents to get there.

We can­not al­low Sun­day school would im­por­tant fa­cil­i­ties like to in­vite the chil­dren that we use ev­ery day of the sur­round­ing such as pub­lic toi­lets area who are aged four and bus ser­vices to and over to join them dis­ap­pear. on Sun­day morn­ing

Both con­sul­ta­tions be­tween 10.30am and are very im­por­tant. noon for sto­ries, singing Please, please, please and fun with arts and per­se­vere and fill them craft work. in. You can find the The Sun­day ser­vice is con­sul­ta­tions on the held at 6pm and is led by BCBC web­site at www. Rev Al­wyn Evans. brid­gend.gov.uk All are very wel­come to

If you need a pa­per the ser­vice and to join us copy then these can be for re­fresh­ments in the ac­cessed through the vestry af­ter­wards. web­site. If in dif­fi­culty Cof­fee morn­ing is held tele­phone BCBC on on Tues­day be­tween 643643 and ask for a 10am-noon with good form. com­pany and a raf­fle is

If you have any di­falso held in aid of lo­cal fi­culty fill­ing them in char­i­ties. you can con­tact your Bi­ble study takes place lo­cal coun­cil­lor – we on Thurs­day evening at are here to help you. 7.15pm and is led in

turn by Mrs Mar­lyn

Spir­i­tual Heal­ing: Spir­i­tual heal­ing is of­fered each Tues­day from 6pm-7.30pm at the Yny­saw­dre Com­mu­nity Cen­tre (at the junc­tion of Bryn Road and Heol-yrYs­gol).

There is no charge for the ser­vice but a small do­na­tion to help de­fray ex­penses is ap­pre­ci­ated.

For more in­for­ma­tion phone Mrs Bryant on 01656 657463 or 07890 234235.

Chris­tian Spir­i­tu­al­ist: A Chris­tian Spir­i­tu­al­ist Church meets each Sun­day at 6.30pm at the Yny­saw­dre Com­mu­nity Cen­tre.

For more in­for­ma­tion phone Mrs Bryant on 01656 657463 or 07890 234235.

Nazareth Chapel: Nazareth Bap­tist Chapel Bryncethin of­fers a ser­vice at 4pm each Sun­day.

For in­for­ma­tion re­gard­ing weddings and funer­als please con­tact An­drew Davies on 01656 663652.

Items: Please send any items to the ad­dress at the head of the col­umn by the Wed­nes­day evening for pub­li­ca­tion the fol­low­ing week. the pass­ing of Mrs Mary Blet­soe. Mary passed away at the Princess of Wales Hospi­tal on Jan­uary 4 after a long ill­ness. Mary will be greatly missed by her fam­ily, hus­band Roger, son and daugh­ter Steven and Susan, grand­chil­dren and all at Grace Church, and the lo­cal Lym­phoma So­cial group.

Quiz: Nolton church will be hold­ing a Chris­tian Aid Quiz on Thurs­day, Fe­bru­ary 22 at 7pm in Nolton Hall details will fol­low.

Fes­ti­val: The Christ­mas Tree fes­ti­val held at Nolton church raised nearly £2300. A tremen­dous amount of money, well done all who sup­ported this an­nual event.

Cof­fee Morn­ings: The Syr­ian Cof­fee Morn­ings will re­sume on Fri­day, Fe­bru­ary 16 be­tween 11am and 1pm in Nolton Hall. The ac­tiv­ity will be ’The kitchen Gar­den’ and Zumba. Made­line Moon MP and Jayne Con­lon, Ex­ec­u­tive Di­rec­tor of the Welsh Refugee Coun­cil, will be vis­it­ing. All ladies wel­come to join in.

Con­cert: Cel­e­brate St David’s Day with a Three Choir con­cert at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Ewenny Road, Brid­gend. The con­cert or­gan­ised by St. John’s House, (for­mer Hos­pice) New­cas­tle Hill will be held on Fri­day, March 2 at 7pm. The Choirs tak­ing part will be Brid­gend Male Choir, Vo­celle Ladies Choir and the chil­dren from Old­cas­tle School Choir. Tick­ets are priced at £6 and can be bought from Felic­ity jewellers, Nolton Street.

Ac­tiv­i­ties: What ac­tiv­i­ties would you like to see hap­pen­ing on a Mon­day morn­ing at the Car­ers Cen­tre, Park Street. For ex­am­ple, crafts, knit­ting, em­broi­dery, paint­ing and draw­ing, or if you a crafter come and share your craft with Car­ers on a Mon­day morn­ing. Please con­tact ng or any other ideas would be wel­come. Please con­tact He­len, man­ager@brid­gend The Brid­gend Car­ers Cen­tre at 87 Park Street, sup­port peo­ple car­ing for fam­ily mem­bers, part­ners, friends, or neigh­bours. They can help with in­for­ma­tion, sup­port, and so­cial events.

In­door Bowls: is a great way to make new friends and have some ex­er­cise. New and ex­pe­ri­enced bowlers of all ages are wel­come at Ogwr In­door Bowls club, Brid­gend Life Cen­tre, New­bridge Fields. Free coach­ing avail­able ev­ery Satur­day from 10am-12 noon. Just turn up or con­tact brid­gendin­door­bowls@ gmail.com

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