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It is run by Christo­pher Davies fu­neral di­rec­tor for Co-op Funer­al­care. per­fect place to start your Christ­mas shop­ping.

We are a small char­ity that works with chil­dren with ad­di­tional needs and their fam­i­lies.

For more in­for­ma­tion visit our web­site, www. cynon­va­l­ley­pals.co.uk, find us on Face­book or call 07967 845 056 or 07875 701 847.

We have some spe­cial­ity equip­ment that we use for our hol­i­day playschemes and need some­where to store it.

If a lo­cal busi­ness or any­one else could help us out with the do­na­tion of a plas­tic out­door shed we would be very grate­ful. ser­vices on of­fer email: [email protected] hori­zon­s­men­tal health.co.uk or you can call the cen­tre on 01685 881113.

New Hori­zons men­tal health char­ity has a cen­tre in Aber­dare which is open at the fol­low­ing times:

Mon­days, 4pm-8pm – Youth Project;

Tues­days, 11am-1pm – ac­tiv­i­ties, groups and train­ing;

Wed­nes­days, 9am-4pm – ac­tiv­i­ties, groups and train­ing. Closed bank hol­i­days. The team pro­vides sup­port and ad­vice, talks ac­tiv­i­ties such as mu­sic, art and craft, Wii, and free in­ter­net.

For your chance of win­ning please pick up your tick­ets at Rowan Tree Can­cer Cen­tre in Moun­tain Ash, Rowan Tree Can­cer Care Char­ity shop in Moun­tain Ash or Rowan Tree Can­cer Care Bridal Wear and Char­ity shop at Pon­typridd.

All you need is four lucky num­bers be­tween 1 and 24.

Tick­ets cost £1, and you must be 16+ to en­ter.

The draw takes place Fri­days at Cynon Val­ley In­door Bowls Cen­tre in Moun­tain Ash.

If you or your fam­ily have been touched by can­cer and you want to have the op­por­tu­nity of be­ing taught a re­lax­ing ther­a­peu­tic craft, please join our new classes on Mon­days, from 1.30pm3.30pm (work­ing with felt.) We are de­lighted to have Eva Leslie’s Nee­dle Felt­ing at our cen­tre in Moun­tain Ash.

If you are in­ter­ested, please can you con­tact the cen­tre on 01443 479 369 to re­serve your place.

If any­one has any un­wanted cloth­ing and/or toys we would ap­pre­ci­ate do­na­tions to our char­ity shops in Moun­tain Ash and Pon­typridd.

We can also ar­range for our char­ity van to pick up any do­na­tions on a Tues­day or a Fri­day – please con­tact the of­fice on 01443 479 369 for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion about this.

Do­na­tions of goodqual­ity cloth­ing, bridal wear, evening wear and oc­ca­sion wear, books, elec­tri­cal items or any other un­wanted items will also all be grate­fully re­ceived at the Rowan Tree char­ity shops.

Gift Aid is one of the sim­plest and most ef­fec­tive ways of giv­ing to a char­ity of your choice.

Gift Aid is a scheme in­tro­duced by the In­land Rev­enue which al­lows us to claim 25p for ev­ery £1 that you do­nate – as long as you get at least that amount in tax and give the char­ity per­mis­sion to claim.

It is a fan­tas­tic scheme that makes do­na­tions go even fur­ther at no ex­tra cost.

For ex­am­ple, if you do­nate £10 then we can claim £2.50, mak­ing your do­na­tion worth £12.50.

The guide­lines re­quires a Gift Aid Dec­la­ra­tion Form to be com­pleted

This then gives us the data we need to be able to claim Gift Aid.

Rowan Tree has va­can­cies for trus­tees and a chair­per­son on the man­age­ment com­mit­tee.

If you are in­ter­ested and feel you are the right per­son to help us con­tinue our ex­cel­lent sup­port and ser­vices to RCT, ap­ply in writ­ing to Rhian Dash, Chief Ex­ec­u­tive Of­fi­cer, Rowan Tree Can­cer Care, 58/60 Com­mer­cial Street, Moun­tain Ash, CF45 3PW, or email. [email protected] rowantreecan­cer­care. co.uk

We have a large se­lec­tion of do­nated wigs avail­able in our cen­tre to pur­chase. Real hair wigs from £20 and syn­thetic wigs from £10. Call the cen­tre on 01443 479369 for ap­point­ment.Can You Help Us?: If any­one has fundrais­ing ideas for the char­ity then please get in touch with us on the num­ber above.

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