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Christ­mas pro­duce mar­ket Sat­ur­day, De­cem­ber 8, from 10am to 1pm the Christ­mas lo­cal pro­duce mar­ket will be held in the Me­mo­rial Hall. Free en­try. Light re­fresh­ments on sale.

Pon­ty­berem Work­ing­men’s Club events On Sat­ur­day, De­cem­ber 8, the club has a band night with per­for­mances by the Mock­ing Birds. Tick­ets £5 per en­trant which in­cludes en­try in the raf­fle draw. Doors open at 8pm. Fur­ther de­tails from the club chair­man, Richard, on 07530 860608. On the fol­low­ing Sat­ur­day, De­cem­ber 15, there is a charity night in sup­port of tack­ling de­men­tia or­gan­ised by Lli­nos and the club; tick­ets £5 per per­son. A charity raf­fle and a blind auc­tion fundraiser are to be held on the night. Doors open 7.30pm. To book or find out more ring the club on 01269 870214 or con­tact Richard, the chair­man, on his mobile num­ber shown above.

Over-50s Club To join or find out more about the club’s ac­tiv­i­ties con­tact Brenda on 870211.

Pon­ty­berem Cam­era Club Mem­bers meet on Mon­day evenings at the Me­mo­rial Hall from 6.45pm to 8.45pm. Fur­ther de­tails on 01269 871075. Com­mu­nity coun­cil meet­ing Com­mu­nity coun­cil­lors next meet in the Me­mo­rial Hall up­stairs con­fer­ence room from 7pm, Thurs­day, De­cem­ber 13. Pub­lic at­ten­dance wel­come. To find out more con­tact the clerk, Eryl Pel­low, on 01269 871075.

Hall and In­sti­tute Hire To hire the var­i­ous fa­cil­i­ties and for terms phone 01269 871075.


Alma Davies

72 Heol Llanelli, Trim­saran. 01554 810706

Sardis Gwyl Caro­lau Un­de­bol yn y Noddfa am 1.30yp.

Plas y Sarn Is closed on week­ends pend­ing build­ing work un­til fur­ther no­tice. Any­one wish­ing to book cel­e­bra­tion par­ties con­tact 810155 Mon­day to Fri­day 9am to 5pm.

Der­wen­deg surgery Open­ing hours: Morn­ing surgery Mon­day-Fri­day 9am-11.30am, re­cep­tion 8.30am-1pm. Af­ter­noon surgery: 2pm-5pm, closed Tues­day and Thurs­day af­ter­noon. Nurse surgery Mon­day: 4.30pm-6pm and Fri­day 9am-11am. Tele­phone 01554 810223. Trim­saran Ladies’ Choir Meet ev­ery Mon­day at 2pm in the Gospel Hall. Come and join in for a good time of to­geth­er­ness, no age limits. We are look­ing for ladies to join us.

Trim­saran com­puter help For be­gin­ners and im­provers on all types of com­put­ers. Bring your own lap­top, tablet or smart phone to learn how they can help you, or learn on our lap­tops. Ring Gra­ham on 810701 to book as many ses­sions as you need at Cafe Beca, Plas y Sarn. Mon­day after­noons pre­ferred. His­tory So­ci­ety Meet on the first Mon­day of the month at 6.30pm at Plas y Sarn. Come along for an in­ter­est­ing evening. The His­tory So­ci­ety Christ­mas din­ner will be held on Mon­day at Plas y Sarn at 6.30pm. The Christ­mas tree lights will be turned on at Plas y Sarn on Mon­day at 5.30 pm all wel­come to join in the fes­tiv­i­ties – carol singing, mulled wine and mince pies.


Les­ley Wil­liams

les­ley­[email protected]­

Dewi Sant Sun­day: The vil­lage Christ­mas carol ser­vice will be in Neuadd y Tymbl at 6pm. Come and join in the spirit of Christ­mas with Band Cr­w­bin and items by pupils of Ys­gol Llechyfedach and Ys­gol y Tymbl.

No­son Gymdei­tha­sol i bobl dros 40 oed Dewch i Neuadd y Tymbl i fwyn­hau bwyd, dawn­sio a chlonc o 8yh i 11.30yh ar yr ail ddydd Mawrth bob mis. Pris myne­diad £4.

Neuadd y Tymbl Mike or Mandy 07805 340188 or see Tum­ble Hall FB. This Fri­day: Wrestling. This Sat­ur­day: Christ­mas fair. De­cem­ber 21: Boy Ge­orge and Neil Di­a­mond trib­ute show. De­cem­ber 22: Boy Ge­orge & The Decades Band trib­ute show. Panto - book now for the pan­tomime, Dick Whit­ting­ton on Jan­uary 10 to 13. Reg­u­lar ac­tiv­i­ties: Stage School: Mondays. Meals on Wheels: For de­tails, please call 01269 841213. Line danc­ing: Thurs­days, 1.30pm-3.30pm. £4, cup of tea in­cluded. Clwb Cinio a Chlonc: (Over-60s’ lun­cheon club): Tues­days and Thurs­days, 10am-12.30pm. Cyfle i Bawb: Tues­days, 1.30pm. Tum­ble OAP: sec­ond Thurs­day of the month. Karate: Thurs­days, 5.30pm, 07976 612627. Zumba: Mon­day, Wed­nes­day 8pm-9pm, 07814975445. Happy Feet Clinic: ev­ery month, 01554 758286. Heart Clinic: Thurs­day.

Llan­non Com­mu­nity Coun­cil Meets on the third Wed­nes­day, of the month at 6.30 in Tum­ble Hall. Mem­bers of the pub­lic are wel­come. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact the clerk: 07971026493 [email protected] ccllan­ See FB Cy­munedau Mynydd Mawr Com­mu­ni­ties for com­mu­nity events and ac­tiv­i­ties in the coun­cil area.


Christ­mas bingo Lland­dowror Vil­lage As­so­ci­a­tion are hold­ing a Christ­mas bingo from 8pm on Tues­day, De­cem­ber 11 at the Black Lion Ho­tel, St Clears.


Gar­den­ing and Na­ture Group Paul O’Neill, from Ll­wyn­gar­reg, Llan­fall­teg, was the guest speaker at the meet­ing on Novem­ber 7. He gave a very in­ter­est­ing and amus­ing pre­sen­ta­tion en­ti­tled Plants I Have Killed. Chair­man Neil wel­comed three new mem­bers to the meet­ing. The an­nual din­ner has been ar­ranged for Wed­nes­day, Jan­uary 16, at the Car­pen­ters Arms, Laugharne, at the cost of £10 per per­son, to be paid at the De­cem­ber meet­ing, when the guest speaker will be Pete Whit­taker.


Cor­ran Singers Thurs­day, De­cem­ber 13, an­nual Cor­ran Singers’ Christ­mas con­cert. Tick­ets £6, starts at 7pm. Pay at door. All pro­ceeds to char­i­ties to be dis­trib­uted in 2019. On Sun­day, De­cem­ber 16, Car­ols at the Cor­ran Spa with the Cor­ran Singers at 4.30pm. Tick­ets to be booked at the Cor­ran Spa. Tel 427417. Mulled wine and mince pies on ar­rival. Funds for Bandi Ap­peal. On Tues­day, De­cem­ber 18, con­cert at Bwlch­newydd Chapel with Cor­ran Singers 7.30pm. On Wed­nes­day, De­cem­ber 19, Christ­in­gle Ser­vice at 2pm with the chil­dren from Laugharne School at the chapel. Rev­erend Carys But­ler wel­comes ev­ery­one along to sup­port the chil­dren. On Thurs­day, De­cem­ber 20, Com­mu­nity Can­dle­light Carol Ser­vice at the chapel sup­ported by the Cor­ran Singers with mulled wine and mince pies on ar­rival. 7pm start. Please bring a can­dle in a holder — let’s make it at­mo­spheric! Come along and sing your favourite car­ols. On Sun­day, De­cem­ber 23, St Martin’s Church carol ser­vice at the church sup­ported by the Cor­ran Singers. 6pm start.

Choir no­tice We’ve had a busy year so thanks to ev­ery­one for sup­port­ing us, hope we will see you some­time over Christ­mas. Choir will re­sume in Jan­uary on Thurs­day the 10th at 7.30pm. Any­one in­ter­ested in join­ing our mixed SATB choir please come along or ring Heather the MD for in­for­ma­tion. We would also like to have a deputy ac­com­pa­nist so if any­one knows of some­one who would love to get in­volved and help and be­come a mem­ber of our team, please con­tact Heather.

Tess Sin­den

01994 230854 [email protected]­

Ys­gol Mei­drim news The chil­dren had in-house stalls sell­ing toys and cakes for Chil­dren in Need and raised £153.31, well done all. The school con­cert/carol ser­vice will be held on Thurs­day, De­cem­ber 6, at 6pm, in Mei­drim Youth Hall. The school would like to ex­tend a warm wel­come to the com­mu­nity. There will also be a raf­fle at this event and prizes would be wel­comed, please hand them in at the school. The Bingo Night will now be held on Fri­day, Jan­uary 18, in Mei­drim Youth Hall, £5 en­try in­clud­ing Bingo Book. Re­fresh­ments will be avail­able.

The Ru­ral Hwb On Mon­day after­noons the lo­cal po­lice com­mu­nity sup­port of­fi­cer will now be in at­ten­dance along­side Sian, the county coun­cil’s Ru­ral Hwb of­fi­cer and the mobile li­brary in Mei­drim car park from 2.30pm to 4pm. A One Stop Shop for all your ques­tions and con­cerns, not for­get­ting that join­ing the li­brary is free and with the long win­ter evenings ahead what could be bet­ter than curl­ing up with a good book. The Ru­ral Hwb of­fers in­for­ma­tion on em­ploy­ment, train­ing, blue badges, hous­ing, rent, re­cy­cling, vol­un­teer­ing, ben­e­fits and much, much more.

He­noed The next meet­ing is on Tues­day in Mei­drim Youth Hall when there will be a ser­vice of read­ings and car­ols. Af­ter­wards there will be a tea party and ev­ery­one is asked to bring a small gift for Santa’s sack and also an ap­pro­pri­ate item of food. Our Christ­mas din­ner is on Fri­day, De­cem­ber 7, at 1.30pm in the rugby club, Whit­land. Ev­ery mem­ber is asked to find their own mode of trans­port. We will also have a Christ­mas raf­fle. Please all bring a prize. On Sat­ur­day, De­cem­ber 15, we will be go­ing to Theatr Felin­fach to see a Welsh Pan­tomime. The bus will be leav­ing Mei­drim at 11am. There will be no meet­ing in Jan­uary.

Mei­drim and District Wel­fare Com­mit­tee Christ­mas party Sat­ur­day, De­cem­ber 15, from 5pm to 7pm at Mei­drim Church Hall. Entertainment and food pro­vided for the chil­dren and a visit from Santa. There will be a meal deal avail­able for the par­ents/grown-ups tur­key rolls, mince pie, tea or cof­fee price £3.50


Hazel Davies

07817 489072 hazel­[email protected]­

Ser­vices Trin­ity 9.30yb, Oedfa Gy­mun – Gweinidog. Taber­nacl: 11yb, Oedfa Gy­mun, Bedydd a der­byn aelo­dau – Gweinidog. Ys­gol Sul hefyd am 11yb. Bethel: 2yp, Oedfa Gy­mun a lawn­sio Apel Mada­gas­car – Gweinidog. Nasareth – 3.30yp, Oedfa Gy­mun – Parchedig Huw Ge­orge. English Con­gre­ga­tional Church: 10.30am, Com­mu­nion – Ian Jones. St Mary’s Church, Whit­land (Ad­vent Sun­day): 10am, Holy Com­mu­nion.

Whit­land Pro­duce Mar­ket Sec­ond Sat­ur­day of ev­ery month from 9.30am to 12.30pm. The next pro­duce mar­ket will be the Christ­mas mar­ket on De­cem­ber 8 in the Me­mo­rial Hall, as usual. For more in­for­ma­tion and up­dates please go to the Whit­land Pro­duce Mar­ket Face­book page. You can also leave a mes­sage on 01994 240127, mes­sage the Whit­land Pro­duce Mar­ket Face­book page or email [email protected] whit­land­memo­ri­al­

Open air Christ­mas mar­ket Stall­hold­ers from the Whit­land Pro­duce Mar­ket will also be present at the Whit­land Town Coun­cil Christ­mas lights switch-on open air mar­ket. An ex­tra chance to see what they have to of­fer and do a bit more of your Christ­mas shopping and in the process sup­port lo­cal peo­ple.

Whit­land Young Farm­ers Club On Mon­day evenings at 7.30pm. For young peo­ple aged be­tween 10 and 26. You don’t have to be a farmer to join the Whit­land Young Farm­ers Club.

Tai chi and Quigong Fri­day from 7pm to 8.30pm. Weekly classes suitable to all lev­els of fit­ness and abil­ity. Now only on Fri­day evenings, Mon­day morn­ing class has been can­celled. For more in­for­ma­tion please con­tact Paul Jen­nings on 01994 448810 or see www.west­walestaichi.

Book­worm Theatre Group A small theatre group for young peo­ple aimed at the lo­cal home ed­u­ca­tion com­mu­nity. On Fri­day morn­ings dur­ing term time. Con­tact Vikki Perry on 07934168711, [email protected]­wormthe­atre­ or www.face­ book­wormthe­atre­group.

Heaven Dance Academy Ev­ery Tues­day from 4pm to 7pm. Teach­ing gym­nas­tics (non-com­pet­i­tive), acro/ rhyth­mic train­ing, all forms of dance (street, freestyle disco, lyri­cal, con­tem­po­rary, rock’n’roll, bal­let and com­mer­cial). For any in­for­ma­tion on th­ese classes, con­tact Carima on 07552 640953.

Lit­tle Melodies Weekly Wed­nes­day ses­sions at 10.15am. Restart­ing on to­day, fun and en­er­getic, mu­si­cal, singing and move­ment ses­sion, with nurs­ery rhymes, songs, bean bags, in­stru­ments, dolls, ted­dies, bub­bles and lots more to en­hance a child’s pre-school ed­u­ca­tion. If you and your lit­tle ones en­joy mu­sic and dance then Lit­tle Melodies is the place to go. Con­tact Amanda Davies on 07870 459502 or 01834 871441, email MyLit­[email protected], visit www. lit­ or look them up on Face­book.

Whit­land Bump, Breast­feed­ing and Be­yond Ev­ery Thurs­day, 10.30am to 12.30pm. If you are ex­pect­ing a baby, just had a baby or need BF sup­port, get in touch and we can at the very least sign­post you to ef­fec­tive sup­port. On the first Thurs­day of the month there is a baby mas­sage ses­sion and on the sec­ond Thurs­day the health vis­i­tor joins the group for ad­vice and sup­port.

Whist drive Wed­nes­day at 7.30pm. Ev­ery sec­ond and fourth Wed­nes­day of each month in the Me­mo­rial Hall. Whit­land and District Male Choir Thurs­day, 7.30pm. The choir is al­ways look­ing for new cho­ris­ters and wel­comes any prospec­tive mem­bers to call in. Call Hugh Lewis on 01994 240437. Hall for hire For more in­for­ma­tion on the ac­tiv­i­ties tak­ing place in the Whit­land Me­mo­rial Hall please leave a mes­sage on 01994 240127, email [email protected]­land memo­ri­al­ or send us a mes­sage on the Whit­land Me­mo­rial Hall page on Face­book.

NatWest Mobile Bank NatWest Mobile bank in Whit­land on Tues­days 1pm-2pm be­hind the rugby club. Llan­winio WI We nor­mally meet at Llan­winio Com­mu­nity Hall on the sec­ond Tues­day of ev­ery month at 2pm. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact the pres­i­dent, Anne Sum­mer­bell, on 01994 484278.

Afon Taf Gar­den­ing Club Meet­ings take place on the third Thurs­day of ev­ery month at 7.30pm at Whit­land Town Hall.


Church ser­vices 8am, Llandsyul Com­mu­nion; 11am, fam­ily ser­vice; 2pm, Ban­gor Teifi spe­cial Christ­mas ser­vice and mulled wine and mince pies.

Cof­fee evening Llandy­sul Church’s cof­fee evening is from 4pm to 7pm to­mor­row at the church hall.

Cy­tun Rhag­fyr 9, no­son o ganu caro­lau yng Nghapel Peny­bont am 7yh. Dewch gefnogi papur y deil­lion yng ngh­wmni Sul­wyn Thomas a Rhian Evans, ar­weinydd Daniel Rees yng ngh­wmni Cor Ry­bgi Castell Newydd Em­lyn.

Tre­groes Church De­cem­ber 8 carol ser­vice at 7.30pm with mince pies and mulled wine, all pro­ceeds to HUTS New­cas­tle Em­lyn.

Calan hen Bydd yr wyl ar ddydd Sad­wrn, Ion­awr 12, i dechrau am 10yb gyda gwasanaeth ac yn gorf­fen tuag 2.15yp. Eleni gan obei­thio y bydd pawb yn medru aros i gly­wed yr eglwsyi i gyd. Llan­geler church Carol ser­vice on De­cem­ber 16 at 3.30pm at the church. On De­cem­ber 23, Ply­gain at 9.45am.

St James, Rhos Christ­mas morn­ing ser­vice at 9am.

Capel Mair Christ­mas Eve ser­vice at 7pm.

Pen­boyr Bydd gwasanaeth o’r Ply­gain ar fore Nadolig am 6yb.

Fam­ily cen­tre The AGM will be on Wed­nes­day, De­cem­ber 5, with a party at 3.30pm and the AGM at 4.30pm. Cy­dymdeimlo Yn ddwys â theulu Trevor Bowen, Can­ton, Gor­rig, ar ei far­wolaeth yn ddi­wed­dar

MCC A very en­joy­able evening was spent at the Red Lion, Drefach Felin­dre, on Sat­ur­day when mem­bers had such a lovely Christ­mas meal. Thanks to Ann and staff and to all who came for the meet­ing. Presents were ex­changed.

Neuadd Pen­rhi­wl­lan Since the be­gin­ning of this year Pen­rhi­wl­lan Hall has donated a sub­stan­tial amount of money to dif­fer­ent char­i­ties. Ym mis Me­hefin yn di­lyn cyn­gerdd ll­wyd­ddi­an­nus iawn yng ngh­wmni aelo­dau Hafod­wennog, Cen Davies a Cen­nydd Jones, tros­glwyd­dwyd £1,000 i elusen HUTS. Ym mis Medi cyflwyn­wyd rhod­dion o £150 yr un i Cy­morth Cyntaf Castell­newydd Em­lyn a Llandy­sul o elw’r noswei­thiau bingo a gwei­th­gared­dau eraill. Cyn­hali­wyd bore coffi Macmil­lan ll­wyd­di­an­nus a hwy­lus yn Neuadd Pen­rhi­wl­lan ar fore Mercher, Medi 26. Cas­glwyd £250 tuag at y gronfa. Di­olch bawb am eu hae­lioni

Bingo Pen­trecwrt A very en­joy­able bingo in a full hall was held on Fri­day, Novem­ber 16, with the pro­ceeds go­ing to the wel­fare com­mit­tee of Llan­geler. Thanks to all. Please re­mem­ber Christ­mas bingo on Fri­day, De­cem­ber 7, at the hall. Pontsian A very en­joy­able and suc­cess­ful Christ­mas fayre was held at Pontsian Hall once again on Sun­day, Novem­ber 18, and it was nice to see so many beau­ti­ful stalls fill­ing the hall. Thanks to all who pre­pared and worked hard to pro­duce such a lovely event. Capel Dewi A lovely Christ­mas fair was held at Capel Dewi Church Hall on Sat­ur­day, Novem­ber 17, and it was lovely to see the hall full. Thanks to all who ar­ranged and worked hard to have a suc­cess­ful event.

Pen­blwydd ha­pus Pen­blwydd ha­pus ar­ben­nig i Ieuan Jones ar ei ben­blwydd ar­ben­nig, pob dy­mu­niad da iddo. Tre­groes An­other evening of film was held at Tre­groes Hall on Thurs­day, Novem­ber 15. Thanks to all who at­tended and saw the film to re­mem­ber the fallen. CYD This was held at the Porth on Thurs­day, Novem­ber 15, and it was nice to see more mem­bers at­tend­ing to have a chat and to help the Welsh learn­ers. Pwyll­gor Cened­laethol yr Hoe­lion Wyth No­son o ad­lo­ni­ant yng ngh­wmni Bois y Rhe­dyn yn Nha­farn Ffos­traol ar nos Wener am 8yh, pris to­cyn £7, elw tuag Am­bi­wlans Awyr Cymru a chronfa Cyfle Bawb, Urdd Gobaith Cymru.


ii­iLlan­geler Vestry 100 Club Novem­ber win­ners were: 1. Ber­wyn Thomas, Ce­narth. 2. Ann Davies, Kingsmeadow. 3. Joy Pon­sonby-Lewes, Llysnewydd. Next draw will take place on Mon­day, De­cem­ber 10th at 2.30pm.

Ser­vices On Sun­day af­ter­noon, De­cem­ber 16, there will be a carol ser­vice at the church. You are all warmly in­vited to join us to cel­e­brate Christ­mas in the tra­di­tional way. This year the col­lec­tion will be donated to Bo­bath Cymru for all the good work they do in help­ing chil­dren in the lo­cal area. On Mon­day, De­cem­ber 17 and Tues­day, De­cem­ber 18, the church will be open and once again we will have a Tree of Re­mem­brance on which we can all hang a mes­sage in mem­ory of a loved one.

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