3 PAGES OF COMMUNITY DIARY FOR BANGOR & ANGLESEY:
ST BEUNO’S CHURCH: Sunday, December 11, Eucharist service at 10am.
AMLWCH BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP: Meets on the second Tuesday of every month at the Amlwch Methodist Church schoolroom, 10.30am and 12.30pm. Call Richard on 07975539644. AMLWCH FOODBANK DISTRIBUTION POINT: Open to those in real hardship, and for some who struggle to make ends meet. The Foodbank is currently open on Weds from 11am-3pm, in Pantri Number 6, at 6 Queen Street. The basic system is a Referral System, but people can go along to get further information about eligibility. Contact 01407 839364 or 01407 764947. AMLWCH CANOE CLUB: Meets in Amlwch pool 8.15pm-9.30pm. If you would like to try kayaking the club allows three Taster Sessions at £5 per person per session. Minimum age 8 and conditions apply to under-16s, parent/carers must stay in attendance for the sessions. Suggest participants wear a T-shirt, the sessions will involve capsizing in a kayak. You can also visit on Facebook. DONATION DROP OFF POINT: Hospice at Home Gwynedd & Anglesey Drop off Point at its Distribution Centre. It is open on Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturdays, 10am-3pm to accept quality donations, at Unit 6, Site 9, Llwyn Onn Industrial Estate, LL68 9BQ Tel 01407 832178 (Opposite the Post Office Sorting Office). ANGLESEY CENTRAL LIONS: Is a local service organisation, and registered charity that raises money, holds events, and assists in events. During 2015 it donated £3,400 to local worthy causes. It needs new members to carry on with this success. Anyone interested in joining the club, phone 07802150399 for details. CITIZENS ADVICE: Bureau open Thursday 9.30am–2pm, Drop in. Advice line Cymru - Monday to Friday 9am-5pm 03444772020. You can also access www.Adviceguide.org. uk CAFE COFIO: New service by the Carers Trust for carers and those they care for. Tea/coffee in a relaxed atmosphere and learn more about services for people with memory problems, as well as taking part in various activities. Sessions take at Dinorben Hotel, Wednesdays, 2-4pm. For information ring 01492 542212. TAI CHI & QIGONG: Thursdays 11.30am -12.30pm. Memorial Hall £3.50, Age Well Class for over-50s. Tai Chi combines deep breathing and relaxation with slow and gentle movements. Contact Jeff Cushing 01248 352336 cymrutaichiwales.co.uk ST ELETH’S CHURCH: Is closed for refurbishment until further notice. Sunday Services will be held in St Eilian’s Church, Llaneilian at 9.30am and Eglwys Santes Gwenllwyfo, Llanwenllwyfo at 4pm. Further information: 01407831647 / 01407830182. BALLROOM/LATIN AMERICAN DANCE CLASS: Adult dance class Monday at the Memorial Hall. Adult Dance Class 8pm-9pm, Practise Session 9pm-10pm. Large dance floor so all levels welcome from beginner to advance. A fun way to get fit and meet new friends. For more information visit Anglesey Dance Facebook page, e-mailanglesey[email protected]mail.com or phone 07867 508734. AMLWCH AGE WELL: held a very successful craft fair raising over £250. A hearty thank you and congratulations to everyone involved and who supported the fair. There will be a lot going on in the centre leading up to and over the Christmas period – call into the centre to find out what is going on Monday to Thursday 9.30-3.30 to see Eileen or ring 01407 831862.
HOPE CHURCH: meets every Sunday at 10.30am in Ysgol Friars School Hall. ST JOHN’S METHODIST CHURCH: High St Bangor. Weekly Sunday Service 10.30am MASS: Our Lady and St James RC Church, upper Bangor: Mass times Sunday 10am and 5pm. BANGOR CATHEDRAL: Weekly Services. Monday: 8am Yr Offeren / Eucharist, noon Cathedral Prayer Group, 6.30pm University Anglican Society Service. Tuesday: 8am Boreol Weddi / Morning Prayer, 10.30am Yr Offeren / Eucharist, 5.30pm Choral Evensong. Wednesday: 8am Boreol Weddi / Morning Prayer, 10.30am Yr Offeren / Eucharist. Thursday: 8am Boreol Weddi / Morning Prayer, 10.30am Yr Offeren / Eucharist, 5.30pm Choral Evensong. Sunday: 8.30am Eucharist, 9.30am Yr Offeren / Boreol Weddi, 11am The Cathedral Eucharist, 3.15pm Choral Evensong. A welcome to all to the services. QUAKER MEETINGS: Sundays, 10.30am; Tuesdays, 1-1.30pm at the Friends Meeting House, Dean Street. For details, phone 01248 602156. BANGOR INDEPENDENT SPIRITUALIST CHURCH: The service includes hymns, prayers, clairvoyance and spiritual healing and takes place every Wednesday at 7pm at the Quaker Meeting House, Dean Street. The service will finish at approx 8.30pm with free refreshments and healing shortly later. Admission £2 to include refreshments and towards the church funds’. Phone 01407 840531. BANGOR CHRISTIAN SPIRITUALIST CHURCH: Was established in 1947 and is affiliated to the Greater World Spiritual Centre, London. Services at 7pm every Thursday at the Quaker Meeting House, Dean St with free refreshments after the Divine Service. No admission fee, only a free-will collection taken during the Service. There is a different guest speaker every week. Everyone is most welcome to attend. HIRAEL SURGERY: At Hirael Club. Jean Forsyth and Dewi Williams - Councillors for the Hirael Ward of Bangor hold a Surgery, 10am-2pm on the second Wednesday in each month to listen to and address residents’ issues and problems. Ring 01248 355 798 (Jean), or 01248 353699 (Dewi), to book an appointment. If no reply, leave a message with your contact details. Representatives of the local Community Beat Team and Gwynedd Community Homes (CCG) may also be in attendance from time to time. BANGOR & MENAI BAHA’IS: The Baha’i Community of Bangor and Menai invite you to join in activities here. The Baha’i Faith is a world religion whose purpose is to unite all mankind in one universal cause, one common faith. Contact bangorba[email protected] gmail.com or 07577 777392. HIRAEL CLUB: Cash bingo every Tuesday. Doors open at 1.30pm for a start at 2pm. Also every Wednesday 7.30pm for a start at 7.45pm. Come along and enjoy the friendly atmosphere and light refreshments. GUIDING: Rainbow, Brownie and Guide units. Contact Pat Gadd on 01248 601868. ARMY CADETS: Parade every Tuesday at the Drill hall, Glynne Road from 7pm. If you are over 12 then come along. Call 01248 600363 for details. GLASINFRYN COMMUNITY CENTRE: Tai Chi Qigong class every Tuesday 6.307.30pm. Gentle energising exercises suitable for all. Beginners welcome. First class free. Jill Turner 01248 351672 YOGA: Mondays 10–11.30am, Garth Road Community Centre, (road to Bangor pier, left up hill at red post box) Call Katie 07717661717. BANGOR COMMUNITY CHURCH: Meet every Sunday 10.30am and 6.30pm at Coed Mawr Community Centre. PARKINSON’S CAFE: People with Parkinson’s, carers and friends, are warmly invited to meet at Tesco Cafe for a cuppa and chat on the third Monday of each month, for friendship and mutual support. At present this replaces the meetings at Coed Mawr Community Centre. ASSEMBLIES OF GOD: Pentecostal church. Prince’s Road, (off College Road) Upper Bangor. Meeting every Sunday 10.30am and 6.30pm. Warm welcome to all. BUDDHISM: Weekly meditation classes at Coleg Menai, Friddoedd Rd, on Tuesdays from 7-8.15pm. The sessions give an introduction to meditation and also explore some of Buddha’s practical teachings, both of which can help to reduce stress and increase happiness. For details phone 01492 878778 or see website meditatenorthwales. com. QIGONG CLASS: Monday 6.30-7.30pm, Coed Mawr Community Centre, (Behind McDonald’s Caernarfon Road). Qigong (pronounced Chi Kung) is an ancient Chinese health care system that integrates physical postures, breathing techniques and focused intention. Contact Jeff Cushing 01248 352336 cymrutaichiwales.co.uk £5 TAI CHI & QIGONG: Monday 7.30-9pm, Coed Mawr Community Centre (Behind McDonald’s Caernarfon Road) Admission £5. Tai Chi combines deep breathing and relaxation with slow and gentle movements. Contact Jeff Cushing 01248 352336 cymrutaichiwales.co.uk £6, (£5 concessions). TAI CHI & QIGONG: Bangor University. Tuesdays 1-2pm. Room F16 Memorial building, Deiniol Road (Opposite the science library) Admission £5. Tai Chi combines deep breathing and relaxation with slow and gentle movements. Contact Jeff Cushing 01248 352336 cymrutaichiwales.co.uk £5 YOGA CLASS: Tues 7.30-9pm, Coed Mawr Community Centre, (Behind McDonald’s Caernarfon Road) mixed ability class suitable for beginners. Contact Jeff Cushing 01248 352336 cymrutaichiwales.co.uk £6 (£5 concessions) block booking also available. RED CROSS: iseeks volunteer drivers and helpers to assist at Ysbyty Gwynedd and in people’s homes – contact Corinna on 01248 351103 BALLROOM AND LATIN AMERICAN DANCE CLASSES: At Canolfan Penrhosgarnedd, Bangor. Tuesdays. Beginners Class 7.30-8.15pm. Improvers Class 8.30-9.30pm. Sunday evenings. Beginners Class 7pm-7.45pm. Practice Dance 7.45-9pm. Private Lessons by arrangement. Qualified Teacher with the IDTA. Call Kerstina on 07920 446976. NHS RETIREMENT FELLOWSHIP: The Bangor Branch of The NHS Retirement Fellowship. The Christmas lunch will be at The Cricket Pavilion, Tea Room, Llandegai on Dec 13. Contact Sandra on 01248 352018 for details and to book. CARTREFI CYMUNEDOL GWYNEDD (CCG): Invites tenants and residents from across Gwynedd to a special family event at Pontio Arts and Innovation Centre on Saturday, December 10. A fun filled day for all the family with various free activities and an opportunity to receive useful advice and information on various matters from the housing association’s officers and partners. Children can get creative in the crafts corner as well as face painting, science stand, Dr Zigs’ bubble activities, two showings of Disney’s frozen film and much more. Also a special visit from Elsa from Frozen who will be handing out gifts and many competitions and prizes. Amongst the partners and agencies attending will be; Communities First, North Wales Fire and Rescue and the Stroke Association will also be there to take visitors’ blood pressure and to advise on healthy living. Come and see us and join in the fun! MORE IN COMMON CELEBRATION: The Hope not Hate North West Wales group invites all members of the community to an afternoon in memory of Jo Cox MP. A big Welsh welcome to everyone – including people from around the world who make up our diverse community. Choirs, cakes, and creative activities. Meet new people and make friends. Arts Initiative Gallery, Deiniol Centre, near the Bangor Clock Saturday, December 10, 1.30-4.30pm. Free entry. EUROPEAN FAIR: A traditional European Food and Craft Fair will take place in Bangor, around the Town Clock and High Street, from Thursday-Sunday, December 8-11, after an absence of three years. All of the traders will also wear their traditional local costumes from 100 years ago, as well as decorating their stall to represent the region they come from. For more information visit www.traditionalmarket. co.uk or Facebook: http://www.facebook. com/traditionalmarket FRIENDS OF ALAW DAY UNIT: Ysbyty Gwynedd. An evening of “Carols and Christmas Songs” was held at the Ucheldre Centre on Thursday, December 1 in aid of the Alaw Day Unit/Ward, Ysbyty Gwynedd. The concert included contributions by The Holyhead & Bangor Male Voice Choir, conductor Gwilym Lewis, Trio Canig, Hannah Dunne, Magee Family, Compere Mr Al Diamond. The Friends of Alaw Day Unit/ Ward thank all who helped and supported this worthy cause. Special thanks to all the artistes & audience. The amount raised was £1,754.72. All monies raised will be used by the staff of Alaw Day Unit/Ward to help & alleviate in treatment of Cancer, and is very gratefully received by the patients and staff. WORLD SHIP SOCIETY: The North Wales branch of the World Ship Society will meet on Saturday December 10 at 2pm at the Hirael Club in Ambrose Street off Beach Road in Hirael, and the Chairman will present a show which includes some items on past Mersey shipping and other ships. A welcome is extended to all ship enthusiasts in the area and a small charge is made to cover costs. For more information ring 01745 825824 in the evenings. BANGOR BIRD GROUP: The final meeting of the Bangor Bird Group for the autumn term is the Christmas party and quiz on Wednesday December 14. The first meeting of the Spring term is on WednesdaJanuary 4 when Chris Jones will give a talk “Kruger to Cape Town: Birding South Africa” The meetings are held at 7.30pm in the ground floor lecture room of the University’s Brambell Building on Deiniol Road. Cost - £2 to non-members. Membership subscription: £15, concessions £10 & £12. For further details ring 01248 714678
OASIS CHURCH: Oasis Church in Margaret St welcomes you to the all age service at 10.30am each Sunday morning. The music is lively and you will hear teaching from the Bible made relevant to contemporary life situations. Contact the minister Philip Evans 07881504670 or email of[email protected] ociministries.com YOGA: With Kath Turner. Wednesday 8-9.30pm at the Iorwerth Rowlands Centre Gentle yoga for the young at Heart with Kath Turner 10-11.30am at Beaumaris Leisure Centre. www.kathturneryoga.com or email [email protected]internet.com or phone 01248 750029 DRU YOGA CLASSES: Beginners welcome - try your first class for free! Wednesdays 9.30-11am (term based). Bulkeley Hotel, 19 Castle Street. Contact: 01248 602900 Ext 223 or chris[email protected]worldwide.com. SINGING FOR JOY: Come and join the Singing For Joy Choir at the David Hughes Centre, Thursdays from 12-2pm. Contact Joy on 01248 811519 or email joyleed[email protected] YOGA: Come along for a gentle class, and feel the difference. Mondays, 1-2.30pm, Beaumaris Leisure Centre. Contact Katie on 07717661717. ROYAL VOLUNTARY SERVICE: Lunch Club – Ysgoldy, Capel y Drindod, Rosemary Lane. Every Tuesday 11.45am. Register before attending by phoning Nicola Collins on 01248 661915. RNLI: Beaumaris RNLI always seeks new volunteers to help run the lifesaving service. If you are aged 17 or over, physically fit, work or live within 10 minutes of the lifeboat station and eager to join a lifesaving organisation then docome by and say hello. Volunteers meet every Thursday at 6pm for weekly training exercises. REFUGEE RELIEF COLLECTION: Members of Anglesey Labour Party, working with Refugee Relief Ynys Mon, will be collecting clothes and camping equipment for refugees in Lebanon on Saturday December 10. Winter temperatures in Lebanon can be freezing, with families, old people, mothers and children camping in tents. Need clean, warm clothes and layers for babies, children and adults (S and Med sizes); hats, socks, gloves, scarves, boots and trainers. Also complete tents and sleeping bags. Saturday December 10, 11am-3pm at Beaumaris Town Hall and Llanfaes Community Centre
ST ANDREW’S CHURCH SERVICES: Sundays at 11am, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Sunday Holy Communion. On the 4th Sunday a shorter all age service followed by tea and coffee. Fridays at 10am Holy Communion. Also each Tuesday at 10am the church hall is open for tea and coffee. CHRISTMAS CONCERT: with Cantabile Ladies Choir and Handbells. Friday December 16, 7 30pm at Saint Andrews Church. Tickets £5 in aid of charity. RELAXATION AND T’AI CHI CLASSES: Gentle Exercise; Helps Co-ordination; Improves Mobility, Calms the Mind; Aids Circulation; Improves Balance. A gentle, effective form of exercise; Suitable for all ages and abilities; Informal relaxed classes with emphasis on enjoyment. Professional Instructor. Every Friday 10.am-11.15am At Goronwy Owen Hall. Admission £5. Enquiries: 01248 853207. TAI CHI AND QIGONG: Thursday 10-11am, Goronwy Owen Hall, £5. Contact Jeff Cushing 01248 352336 cymrutaichiwales. co.uk BENLLECH 50+: Meets in the Benllech Community & Ex-Servicemen’s Hall, Every Thursday 2pm-4pm, Visitors welcome for small charge, new members always welcome, varied programme, outings, games afternoons, presentations, gardening afternoons, occasional parties, coffee mornings, darts, tea and chat, always a cheerful afternoon. The club will be closed on December 22 and December 29 and will reopen on January 5. The Christmas party is on December 15, members only. The club wishes all its members and friends a Very Happy Christmas and Healthy New Year.
GRAND CHRISTMAS MARKET: will be held at Benllech Community & Ex Servicemen’s Hall (behind Tesco Store) On Wednesday December 7, with stalls indoors and outdoors. Christmas lights will switch on at 4.30pm. And Santa arrives at 5.30pm. Do come and visit, and experience this festive event, and get some presents. Coffee and Mince pies will be available. ANGLESEY FLOWER CLUB: Come along at 7pm next Tuesday, December 13 to the Benllech Community and Ex Servicemen’s Hall for Isle of Anglesey Flower Club’s Christmas demonstration entitled Elvis at Christmas with NAFAS area demonstrator Tina Pound from Telford. Festive food is being served at 7pm and then Tina’s demonstration at 7.30pm. Catch up with friends and make new ones and see what is on offer for next years programme. Membership for 2017, £30 and visitors £6 per visit.
GUIDING: Brownie unit. Contact Pat Gadd on 01248 601868. DRU YOGA CLASSES: Thursdays 6.15-7.45pm. Cost/class: £7. At Dru Centre, Nant Ffrancon, Bethesda. Contact: 01248 602900, chris[email protected]worldwide.com, www.druyoga.com. BETHESDA MARKET: Marchnad Ogwen at Neuadd Ogwen, Bethesda on Saturday, December 10 from 9.30-1.30. A range of goods and foods for Christmas. A warm welcome. www.marchnadogwen.co.uk. Facebook ans Twitter.
EGLWYS ST EDERN CHURCH: Monthly services. 2nd Sunday, 9.30am Holy Communion English. 4th Sunday, 9.30am Offeren Cymraeg. Coffee morning: Was held on Saturday, November 26 to raise money for Alzheimer’s. It was a great turn out from the local people, crafters and brilliant donations from local buisnesess. Thanks to everyone for your support and generosity, you helped us smash goal of £250 and made £760 for a worthy cause.
EISTEDDFOD GENEDLAETHOL YNYS MÔN 2017: Pwyllgor Apêl Bodffordd / Bodwrog / Llandrygarn / Trefor. Cynhelir Noson o Ganu Carolau yn Eglwys St Llwydian, Heneglwys, Bodffordd nos Fercher Rhagfyr 21 am 7yh. Mynediad £3 (yn cynnwys gwin cynnes a mins-pei) a’r elw at Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Ynys Môn 2017. Croeso cynnes i bawb.
COMMUNITY BINGO: In Bodorgan Community Centre every Thursday doors open at 6.30, for 8pm eyes down. All proceeds to the school. ROYAL VOLUNTARY SERVICE: Lunch Club at Ysgol Gynradd Bodorgan, every other Tuesday during term time. If you would like to attend the lunch clubs or volunteer as a helper, register before attending by phoning Nicola Collins on 01248 661915.
TAI CHI AND QIGONG: Age Well class for over 50s. Wednesday 10am-11am Community Centre. Brynsiencyn. Contact Jeff Cushing 01248 352336 cymrutaichiwales.co.uk £5.
SEILO: Y pregethwr gwadd nos Sul nesaf Rhagfyr 11 am 6yh fydd Myfyr Roberts, Ponrhydybont.
TABLE TENNIS: Cemaes Bay Table Tennis Social Club is a small group, who meet on a Tuesday between 7.30pm-9.30pm at Cemaes Bay village hall. There are three tables and all equipment is provided. Each session costs £2 which includes tea/coffee during the break. New players to the game are very welcome. Call Rachel on 01407 710893. RNLI: A fund raising Christmas event for the RNLI will be held at the stag Cemaes Bay on December 10 between noon and 2pm. Come along for a sherry and mince pie and try your luck at the mystery tombola and buy a ticket for £1 for a chance to win the luxury Christmas hamper. Tickets can be bought at the venture shop, in the high street before the event. All in aid of the RNLI held at the stag with kind permission of Mr Keith Fitton. CEMAES HISTORY GROUP: The next meeting will take place on Friday, December 9. Dr Tom Conway will give an illustrated talk entitled ‘The Battle Of Jutland- The Answer’ this will be held at the David Hughes Memorial Hall, Cemaes Bay at 7.30pm. Admission is £3 and all are welcome.
EGLWYS Y SANTES GWENLLWYFO: Y Sul cyntaf a’r trydydd Y Cymun Bendigaid 4yh. Yr ail a’r pedwerydd Yr Hwyrol Weddi 4yh.
YR HEN FECWS/THE OLD BAKEHOUSE: Tuesdays 11.30am-12.30pm, Chair Exercise. Wednesdays, 7pm Bingo. Fridays from 10.30am Coffee/tea and meet up with friends and neighbours and make new friends. Friday Film 7pm, 1st and 3rd Fridays, Come and see award winning and fairly new films £3. Details [email protected] tiscali.co.uk or 01248430147. YR YSGOL GYMUNED / DWYRAN SCHOOL: Mindful yoga with Elaine, Thursdays, 7.30-9.25pm, [email protected] tiscali.co.uk or 01248430147.
ST MICHAEL’S CHURCH: Sunday December 11, Eucharist service at 10am. Christmas Messy Church/Llanast y Llan, Nadolig Canolfan Esceifog/Gaerwen Community Centre 11.30am-1.30pm Sunday December 11. Crafts, Games, Stories. Fun and Food, all for free. Every Child must be accompanied by an Adult. (Midweek service) December 13, Bilingual Eucharist service in the Cabin at 10.30am followed by tea and coffee. A warm welcome to everyone.
ST CYBI’S CHURCH: Sun Dec 11 at 11am Eucharist. Wed Dec 14 at 10.30am Eucharist. CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL: Opening service on Monday Dec 12 at 6pm, supported by the Rotary Club of Holyhead and the choirs of Ysgol Parch Thomas Ellis, Ysgol Llaingoch and Ysgol Kingsland. ST DAVID’S CHURCH: Sun Dec 11 at 9.15am Eucharist. ENGLISH METHODIST CHURCH: Meets at St David’s, Morawelon at 11am on Sundays. ELIM PENTECOSTAL CHURCH: Sunday 10.30am. Home groups/Mini Rockers parents and toddlers/Prayer meeting/The Gap (Youth programme). Contact www. elimholyhead.com, tel 01407 238101. SPIRITUALISTS: Holyhead Spiritualists Association - meetings held at Llaingoch Community Centre every Thursday at 7pm. BAPTISTS: Holyhead English Baptist Church, Newry Street (next to the Town Hall). Services each Sunday at 10.30am and 6pm. Sunday School / Junior Church also at 10.30am. Fortnightly Ladies Meeting; Thursdays at 2pm. Children’s Club; alternate Thursdays 4-6pm. Various Bible Studies. Alpha Course on Fridays at 7pm. For info: contact Rev Clive Alder 01407 764947. QUAKERS: Local Quaker meetings for worship are held at the Ucheldre Centre on the second and fourth Sunday of every month. Contact 01407 763070. For information, visit www.crynwyrcymru.org. uk and www.northwalesquakers.org.uk ROYAL BRITISH LEGION: Holyhead Branch, The Royal British Legion now meets at London Road Community Centre, first Wednesday monthly (except August) at 7.30pm. Any new members will be offered a warm welcome. PHYSICALLY DISABLED: Meets in Kingsland Community Centre, opposite Kingsland Primary School. It invites anyone with a disability to join. On the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at 2.30-4.30pm. Transport available. Ring 01407 760326 for details. This is a happy club with plenty going on such as quizzes, games, talks, demos, trips out for meals, and afternoon tea and a chat. Do get in touch. You will be welcome at this happy and friendly club. A TEAM CHARITY SHOP: in Boston Street are looking for good quality furniture, men’s/ladies clothing, bric-a-brac, bedding, prams and cots. For collection phone Rose on 07872901281 or 07972673853. ROYAL VOLUNTARY SERVICE: Lunch Club at Gwelfor Community centre, Every Monday at 11.45am. Register before attending by phoning Nicola Collins on 01248 661915 PARKINSON’S: Join Holyhead and District Parkinsons Support Group for laughter and chats at Boston Centre Stage, Boston Street: 2pm-4pm; every 3rd Thursday in the month; easy access from nearby car park. Future meetings: December 15 (Christmas lunch). Dates in 2017: January 19: February 16: March 16: April 20: May 18.This small, friendly group will make you very welcome. Provides tea or coffee and cake, as well as information on how to manage and improve your condition. It also ensures a wide range of speakers on a variety of interesting topics. Ring Mary 762627 or Gordon 860700 for more details. AIR TRAINING CORPS: (ATC) Parade times 7pm-9.30pm Mondays and Thursdays at Maeshyfryd Road, Holyhead. Tel 01407 769931, 12 to 18 yrs. Why not come and check it out - welcome. ANGLESEY FOOD BANK: Is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 11am-3pm at the Elim Church, Longford Road. HOLYHEAD CANCER SUPPORT GROUP: is a registered charity set up to offer support to those who are suffering from Cancer and are recovering from Cancer. Meetings take place at the Penucheldre Centre in Millbank on Wednesdays from 11am-3.30pm and a variety of activities and therapies are offered in a pleasant and friendly atmosphere. Transport can be provided in the Holyhead area to bring you to and from meetings. For more information ring 01407 860794 in the evenings. GATEWAY: Holyhead Gateway Club meets on Saturdays at Gwelfor Community Centre, between 10am and noon. YOGA: On Tuesdays at 10.30am, yoga class at Holyhead Sports Centre under Roseanne Preston, qualified tutor. For details ring 01407 769517 or 07759105504. ISLE OF ANGLESEY CHORAL SOCIETY: presents “A Ceremony of Carols” at Ucheldre Arts Centre, Holyhead, on Friday, December 16 at 7.30pm. Music by Faure, Britten, Mozart and other well known composers. The concert will be directed by our new Musical Director, Matthias Wurz, accompanied on piano by Ellie Lighton and a guest harp accompanist. Tickets £7, Concessions £6 and Children £3 available from Ucheldre Arts Centre.” FESTIVE FUN: At RSPB South Stack. Christmas tree decorating, using recycled materials, December 11, 10am-3pm, £5. Guided Festive Walk, December 27 and 31, 11am. £3 non-mmember, £2 member.Details rspb.org.uk/soutstack, 01407 762100. DONATIONS IN MEMORY: £165 in memory of Mr Dennis Twiss, towards St Ffraid’s Church. In memory of Mrs Adrienne Elizabeth Magee, £1,200 towards Epilepsy Research UK. In memory of Mr Gerald Price Williams, £370 towards Friends of Alaw Ward. £155 in memory of Mrs Norma Anne Kelly, towards Motor Neurone Disease Association. In memory of Mr Jeff Foulkes, £1,100 towards Hospice At Home (£550) and Friends of Alaw Ward (£550). £75 in memory of the late Ivy Williams towards MENCAP. In memory of Mr George Lomas, d£47 towards Dementia UK. £75 in memory of Mr Trevor Eric Saunders, towards a Family Charity. In memory of Mr Carl John Headon, £80 towards Friends of Alaw Ward. In memory of Cecilia Worrall, donations totalling £440 towards NSPCC (£220) and Trearddur Bay Lifeboat £220). Donations totalling £110 in memory of Mary Payne, towards Cancer Research UK. In memory of Daniel Doherty Porter, donations totalling £125 towards Ysbyty Gwynedd League of Friends. Donations totalling £285 in memory of the late Mr Fred Clarke towards RNLI (Holyhead Branch). In memory of Mrs Daphne King-Brewster, donations totalling £475 towards St Cybi’s Church, Holyhead. SANTA TOUR: Holyhead Round Table will be taking to the Streets in the evening on Wednesday and Thursday, December 21-22, Santa in his Grotto will be going around some streets around Holyhead and Valley, the route can be found on the Holyhead & District Round Table Facebook page or Website. Round Table are sorry they cannot visit every area or street, but the volunteers will cover as much as possible, fingers crossed the weather will be kind. HOLYHEAD HOTSPUR LOTTO: This weeks winning numbers were: 15,10,22. There was no winner this week so next week’s jackpot will be £300.
FELLOWSHIP: The Gwynedd/Ynys Mon branch of the NHS Retirement Fellowship. The Christmas lunch will be at the Cricket Pavilion Tea Rooms Llandegai on December 13, at noon, to book contact Sandra on 01248 352018. To become a member contact Louise on 01248 353340.
ST TEGFAN’S CHURCH: Sunday December 11 - Family Service at 9.30am. Welsh Holy Eucharist at 5pm. A Bilingual Carol Service will be held at 5pm on Sunday December 18 with Beaumaris Band and Fred Evans leading. A Christingle Serrvice will be held at St Tegfan’s at 3pm on Christmas Eve Saturday December 24. TAI CHI & QIGONG: Monday 2.30-3.30pm. Community Hall (top of the village near the childrens play park) Admission £5. Tai Chi combines deep breathing and relaxation with slow and gentle movements.Contact Jeff Cushing 01248 352336 cymrutaichiwales.co.uk YOGA CLASS: Mixed ability also suitable for beginners. Thursday 7.30-9pm. Llandegfan Parish Hall. £6/£5per class as pay as you go (or you can pay as a block booking for 6 weeks, £30/£24). Contact Jeff Cushing 01248 352336 cymrutaichiwales. co.uk
ST EDWEN’S CHURCH: Service in the Candlelit Church every Sunday at 11.15am. The Christmas Carol Servlce will be held at Llanedwen Church on Sunday, December 18 at 11.15am.
ST EILIAN’S CHURCH: Service next Sunday will be at the usual time of 9.30am.
ST MACHRAETH CHURCH: Holy communion service every fourth Sunday of the month at 10am.
ST MAELOG’S CHURCH: Come and share our Service of Nine Lessons and Carols this Sunday, December 11, at 10.30am. The following Sunday, December 18, you will be welcome at the Christingle service. usual mid-week communion on Weds at 10am.
REFUGEE RELIEF COLLECTION: Members of Anglesey Labour Party, working with Refugee Relief Ynys Mon, will be collecting clothes and camping equipment for refugees in Lebanon on Saturday December 10. Winter temperatures in Lebanon can be freezing, with families, old people, mothers and children camping in tents. Need clean, warm clothes and layers for babies, children and adults (S and Med sizes); hats, socks, gloves, scarves, boots and trainers. Also complete tents and sleeping bags. Saturday December 10, 11am-3pm at Beaumaris Town Hall and Llanfaes Community Centre.
EGLWYS Y SANTES FAIR: Sun, Dec 11, 10am, Bilingual Holy Eucharist. Mon, Dec 12, 5.30-6.30pm, Rainbows, Church Hall. Tues, Dec 13, Brownies and Guides, Church Hall. Wed, Dec 14, 10am, Bilingual Communion in Church Hall, followed by refreshments and chat; 1.30-2.30pm, Mini Moli; 7.30pm, Prayer/Bible Group. Thurs, Dec 15, 9.30-10.30am, Soft Play, Church Hall; 2pm, Mothers’ Union in Action. Fri, Dec 16, 5.30-6.30pm, Play Beavers; 6.30-7.30pm, Cub Scouts; 7-9pm, Scouts, Church Hall. WEEKLY DRAW: The winner of the football clubs weekly draw on Saturday Dec 3 were Iona and Bryn.
ST FFINAN’S CHURCH: Sunday December 11, Eucharist service at 9am. EGLWYS ST MIHANGEL: December 11 no service.
ST CADWALADR’S CHURCH: Sunday December 11, Joint Bilingual Eucharist service at 11.15am. Christingle Service Monday December 12, at 5.30pm.
ST CAFFO’S CHURCH: Sunday December 11, no service. Christingle Service Tuesday December 13 at 6pm.
CILDWRN CHURCH: Sunday Services, (Evangelical), 10am and 6pm. Morning Service simultaneously translated to English. Contact Rev Hywel Davies 01248 723086. ST CYNGAR’S CHURCH SERVICES: Sunday services 8am Bilingual Communion, 9.30am Gwasanaeth Cymraeg, 11am English service. Wed 10am Bilingual Communion followed by tea/coffee in the Church Hall. TAI CHI & QIGONG: Age Well Class. (For over 50s) Monday 10-11am. Town Hall, Llangefni (on the ground floor in the town hall nr. the clock) Admission £4. Contact Jeff Cushing 01248 352336 cymrutaichiwales.co.uk.
ST CRISTOLUS CHURCH: Sunday December 11, no service. Christingle Service Wednesday December 14 at 6pm.
CAPEL IFAN (A): Cynheir Cyngerdd Gŵyl y Geni, Nos Sul, Rhagfyr 18 am 7.30yh gyda Lleisiau Llannerch, Mebion y Foel, Eirlys Myfanwy Davies (Mezzo Soprano), Anthony Stuart Lloyd (Bass). Cyfeilydd Grês Pritchard. Llywydd, Glyn Williams, Borth y Gest. Cyflwynydd Donald glyn Pritchard. Tocyn £10, ar gael o 01248 470385, neu 01248 470579. Elw at eisteddfod Genedlaethol Môn, 2017.
CHURCH: Services 1st and 3rd Sundays of month, 11am. Ring 01407730501 for details.
LLANTRISANT CHURCH: Services every second Sunday of the month at 3pm.
CRIST-Y-BRENIN CHURCH: Sunday December 11, no service.
ST EUGRAD’S CHURCH: December 11, 11.30am Holy Communion. BALLROOM/LATIN AMERICAN DANCE CLASS: Children and adult dance classes Friday at the Marian-Glass Community Centre (Hen Ysgol). Children 5-6pm, Private Lesson available 6pm-7pm, Adult Dance Class 7pm-8pm, Practise Session 8pm-9pm, all levels welcome from beginner to advance. A fun way to get fit and meet new friends. For more information visit Anglesey Dance Facebook page, e-mailanglesey[email protected]mail.com or phone 07867 508734.
ST MARY’S CHURCH: Sunday December 11 - Bilingual Family Service at 11am. The Grand Draw will take place after the service. A Bilingual (said) Morning Prayer will be held at 8.30am on Thursday December 8 and 15. A Christingle Service will be held at St Mary’s at 3pm on Christmas Eve Saturday December 24. MINDFUL YOGA: with Elaine, Tuesdays, 7.30-9.25pm at Ysgol y Borth. Wednesdays, 10am-11.25am at Ysgoldy Capel Mawr. [email protected]cali.co.uk or 01248430147 MENAI BRIDGE CIVIC SOCIETY: Next meeting, December 9, at 2.30pm. Liz Bird gives a talk about “The Emma” (1809-64) Biography of a Merchant Ship and Whaler. At the War Memorial Community Centre, Water Street, Menai Bridge. SQUIRREL TALK: Dr Craig Shuttleworth of The Red Squirrel Trust Wales will give a talk about the diseases causing squirrel deaths on the Menai Coast, on December 12 at the Thomas Telford Centre, Menai Bridge. Mulled wine and mince pies will be served, and donations given on the night will go towards the cost of tesing dead squirrels for diseases. To book a place email hollyredsquir[email protected] or ring Holly on 07397953543. CAMERA: Beaumaris and Menai Bridge’s meeting at 7:30pm on Friday December 9 is a joint meeting with Cefni Camera Club, in the hall of St Anne’s Catholic Church, in Dale Street, Menai Bridge. For more info see the website: http://bmbcc.cffgc.co.uk/
ST GALLGO’S CHURCH: Decr 11, 8.30am Holy Communion, 10yb Boreol Weddi. SINGING FOR PLEASURE: presents A Christmas Concert at Moelfre Community School on Friday, December 9 at 7pm, and Saturday, December 10 at 2 30pm. Admission £3.50 including Refreshments, Tickets available from any members, or ring 01248 410415 or 01248 410857, or pay at the door. Proceeds to St David’s Hospice, Llandudno.
EGLWYS BACH COMMUNITY HALL: CUPPA AND CHAT/PANAD A SGWRS: Why don’t you drop in on Fridays between 10.30 to noon to meet friends old and new over tea/coffee and homemade cake? Book and magazine exchange, free raffle.Make a special visit this Friday 25th November when there will be Christmas Stalls. To find out more ring 01248 440328. PLAY CIRCLE/CHWAERAECYLCH: Softplay sessions Thursdays 9.30 - 11.30am for babies/toddlers. £2 to include drink. Ring Andrea 01248 723063 for information. PILATES: Tuesdays 1-2pm . Contact Sue on 07808347253 for details. KEEP FIT: Sessions are held on Tuesdays 6-7pm. £4. Contact Angharad on 07811106812 or visit Facebook “Anywhere Personal Training”. NEWBOROUGH WALKING GROUP: The group meets on Thursdays outside Eglwys Bach 10am for a two hour walk, weather permitting, transport provided if the walk is further afield. All levels of fitness catered for. Ring 01248 440391 to find out more. BABANOD RHOSYR: Are you a parent/ carer or Registered Childminder of a baby or toddler? If so,visit this friendly group that meets on Mondays and Fridays 1.00pm - 2.30pm in Eglwys Bach Community Hall. If you live locally to Newborough or further away and want a fun and safe environment for your baby or toddler and would like to make new friends too, why don’t you call in and give it a try! 50p each adult and each child. Ring Andrea on 01248 723063 for information. PRITCHARD JONES INSTITUTE: Oriel Rhosyr, open to all, Tuesday 10am-2pm. Computer Courses, Thursdays, 1-3.30pm. Library, open Monday 10am-noon, Wednesday 2-5pm. Friday 2-4pm.
WEDDING: THE Marriage took place on November 26 at Chateau Rhianfa, Menai Bridge, of Dr Eleri Holmes daughter of Mr and Mrs Adrian and Angharad Holmes of Sarn Fraint, Penmynydd, to Mr Brian Edward Flynn of Chorlton, Manchester, son of Mr and Mrs David and Kathleen Flynn of Rochdale, Manchester. The Best Man was Mr Anthony Flynn, the groom’s friend and the Chief Bridesmaid was Miss Sophie Marshall, of Warrington. The Bridesmaids were Miss Gemma Williams, of London, Mrs Fran Robinson and Mrs Caroline Lockwood of Northern Ireland, friends of the bride. The Page Boy was the Bride’s nephew Master Ifor William Holmes of Llanfairpwll and the Flower Girl was the Bride’s niece Miss Mabli Christine Holmes of Llanfairpwll. The ushers were Dr Timothy Holmes, the bride’s brother and Mr Stephen Griffin of Manchester. The readings at the service were read by Mr John Bowen, the Bride’s Godfather, Dr Alison Firth, the bride’s friend and Miss Katie Stretton the grooms niece.The couple will live in Manchester where they both work and the honeymoon is spent in Copenhagen, Denmark. A celebratory hog roast party was held at Sarn Fraint on Sunday, Nov 27 to farewell the happy couple and all family and friends who had travelled to Anglesey for the weekend. The couple and their family would like to thank all friends and family for their good wishes.
ST MICHAEL’S CHURCH: December 11, 11.30am Morning Prayer.
YOGA CLASS: Yoga with Kath Turner. Tuesday 7-8.30pm at Ysgol Gymuned Pentraeth. www.kathturneryoga.com or email [email protected]internet.com or phone 01248 750029. ST MARY’S CHURCH: Sunday Services at 11am. Will be: 1st Sunday Morning prayer, 2nd Sunday Holy communion, 3rd Family and young peoples service, 4th Holy communion. WHIST: The Whist Club had their annual dinner on Friday Dec 2 at the Bull Hotel and following the meal held a whist and the winners were: Highest Score: Jean Parry, 1st Lady Ella Price, 2nd Jean Owen, 3rd Glyn Roberts. High half: Margaret Thomas. Gents: 1st Gwynfor Parry, 2nd Alun Hughes, 3rd Rhiannon Lewis. High half: Dafydd Owen. All members present received a Raffle prize.
ST GWENFAEN’S CHURCH: Sun Dec 11 at 9.15am Morning Prayer.
VILLAGE HALL: This coming Saturday St Maelog’s Church holds a Christmas Fair in the Hall from 10am to 2pm. On Monday, December 12 is the WI’s Christmas Show in the afternoon and Indoor Bowling in the evening. On the following Saturday, 17th, is the final Local Food & Craft Market of the year. Then at 4pm it is the Bingo Christmas Party. (Please refer to the ‘What’s On’, posted on the outside notice board for further details of times and regular classes etc). The Hall will be closed from December 18 until January 2, 2017. The Committee thanks everyone for their support throughout 2016 and wishes all a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy, Healthy & Prosperous New Year. CHRISTMAS FAIR: St Maelog’s Church are holding their Christmas Fair in the Village Hall on Saturday, December 10, from 10.30 to 2.30. Lots of stalls and games, light lunches available. Everyone welcome
COFIO GŴYL Y GENI: Carolau yng Nghapel Pisgah (Bedyddwyr), Nos Lun, Rhagfyr 19 am 7yh. Arweinydd y gân, Ann Peters Jones, Bodedern, a cheir eitemau gan Bethan Elin an Triawd Edern. Cyflwynydd, John Roberts, Llanfairpwll. Dewch i gefnogi Tŷ Gobaith. Bydd croeso cynnes yn eich aros.
THE BARN NEW LIFE CENTRE: Cae Uchaf, Rhosybol, LL68 9TR. Tel 07789260811. Be comfortable with God’s grace. Join the meeting at 10.30am every Sunday.
ST FFRAID’S CHURCH: Sun Dec 11 at 11am Morning Prayer. TREARDDUR BAY FC LOTTO: Winning numbers in the Trearddur Bay FC Three Ball Lotto for Sunday, December 4, were 7, 10, 24. There was no winner. Next draw Sunday, December 11 at The Driftwood, Trearddur Bay at 7pm. Tickets on sale at the Trearddur Stores, The Driftwood, South Stack Hotel Holyhead, The Albert Vaults Holyhead and any Player or Committee member. Next jackpot = £350. RNLI LADIES GUILD: The annual Christmas Carol Service will be held at St Ffraid’s Church at 7pm on Friday, December 16. The Menai Bridge Brass Band will be in attendance.This is always a popular event&well supported. All are welcome.
ST BEUNO’S CHURCH: Sunday December 11, Joint Bilingual Eucharist service at Llangadwaladr at 11.15am.
ST MICHAEL’S CHURCH: Sunday December 11, Nine Lessons and Carols 11-15am. Thursday morning Holy Communion 10am followed by Bible Study in St Michael’s Centre. Saturday December 10, MESSY CHURCH in St Michael’s Church Hall, Pendyffryn Estate, 10.30am till noon. All primary school age children welcome who must be accompanied by an adult. A fun packed morning of crafts and singing followed by a free buffet lunch. HEAR TO HELP: Free minor repairs to NHS hearing aids, battery supply, re-tubing and advice at the NHS Volunteer Community Service drop-in, second Monday of each month, noon-2pm at the Valley Hotel.
SUNDAY MASS: Anglesey Centre of Mission Catholic Church Sunday Mass Times: St Anne’s RC Church, Dale Street, Menai Bridge: Saturday, 5.45pm, vigil mass; Our Lady Queen of Martyrs RC Church, Rating Row, Beaumaris: Sunday, 9am; St Joseph’s RC Church, Lon Penmynydd, Llangefni: Sunday, 11am; Fr Joe Daly OMI 01248 810318. St Mary Help of Christians RC Church, Longford Rd Holyhead: Saturday, 6pm, vigil mass; Sunday, 11am; St Therese RC Church, Maelog Rd, Rhosneigr: Sunday, 9am; Fr Frank Murray OMI 01407 762457. St David’s RC Church, Athol St, Cemaes Bay: Saturday, 6pm, vigil mass; Our Lady of Lourdes RC Church, Beach Road, Benllech: Sunday, 9am; Our Lady Star of the Sea RC Church, Bull Bay Rd, Amlwch: Sunday, 11am; 01407 830361. For details, contact Stephen J Smith, administrator to the Anglesey Centre of Mission on 01407 763332 or email [email protected]connect. com or Pauline Thomas, pastoral associate, on 01248 717331 or email paulinepasas[email protected] btinternet.com.