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Your Bancfff­fos­f­fellen & Cr­w­biin cor­re­spon­dentt iis Kei­itth Evans,, 43 Brandy­way,, Pont­ty­berem,, 011269 8711955,, kei­it­the­[email protected] bt­ti­int­ter­

Cr­w­bin Band dis­tinc­tions On Novem­ber 24 the band had a suc­cess­ful day at the fi­nal con­test of 2018 or­gan­ised by the South East Wales Brass Band As­so­ci­a­tion at Wil­low High School, Cardiff. The chal­leng­ing test piece, Oceans by Goff Richards, in­volved five com­pet­ing bands which re­sulted in Cr­w­bin Band se­cur­ing sec­ond place to the win­ners RAF St Athan Vol­un­tary Band; Aber­tillery Town Band was third fol­lowed by New­port Bor­ough Brass and Pen­clawdd Brass. In the trom­bone sec­tion in­volv­ing Marc Scaife and Mor­gan Roberts both were highly com­mended and ad­judged to be the best per­form­ers within the sec­ond sec­tion. With the Welsh League con­test sea­son over for an­other year Cr­w­bin Band won the run­ners-up spot in Sec­tion 2 for the sec­ond con­sec­u­tive year and se­cur­ing the Steve and Jeff Trot­man Memo­rial Tro­phy. This Satur­day the Band are guest per­form­ers along­side Britain’s Got Tal­ent win­ner Gruffyd Wyn, Ys­gol Pon­ty­berem and Cor Lland­darog a’r Cylch from at 7pm in the memo­rial Hall. On Fri­day, De­cem­ber 14, the band holds its Christ­mas con­cert with Ys­gol Maes y Gwen­draeth pupils in the Memo­rial Hall from 7pm. Ticket avail­able from the Hall re­cep­tion desk on 01269 871075. Com­mu­nity coun­cil meet­ing Com­mu­nity coun­cil­lors next meet in the Memo­rial Hall from 7pm, on Thurs­day, De­cem­ber 13. Pub­lic at­ten­dance wel­come. To find out more con­tact the clerk, Eryl Pel­low, on 01269 871075. Li­brary Open­ing times are Mon­days 10am to noon; Wed­nes­days 10am to 1pm and 4pm to 7pm. Users can bor­row up to 10 books while there is free in­ter­net ac­cess dur­ing li­brary open­ing hours. DVDs can be rented. Caroll Skell­ton,, 4 Green­hi­il­lll,, Y Graiig,, Burry Port.. SA16 0DP 01554 834371 car­ollmskell­[email protected]­in­ter­

British Le­gion head­quar­ters The Le­gion build­ing is to open down­stairs for bingo, but you may wish to check in ad­vance. Usu­ally at 8pm. Ad­mis­sion 50p, last bingo books 7.50pm.

St Mary’s Church pan­tomime Mother Goose will be held in the Memo­rial Hall to­day at 7pm.Tick­ets are £4 adults and £2 chil­dren. Fam­ily ticket of two adults and two chil­dren is £10. Com­mu­nity carol con­cert On Fri­day the Burry Port Male choir are host­ing their an­nual Carol con­cert in the Memo­rial Hall at 6.30pm with en­ter­tain­ment from lo­cal school­child­ren.Tick­ets avail­able on the door. Christ­mas fair This is hosted by the Methodist Church with en­trance via the Les­lie Grif­fiths Cen­tre on Glan­more Ter­race, Burry Port, SA16 0NE on Satur­day from 10am un­til 3pm. Free en­trance and meet Santa is also free. Cof­fee and mince pies wii be served for which we would wel­come dona­tions. There will be var­i­ous stalls. Pro­ceeds will be shared be­tween the Methodist Church and SSAFA (the Armed forces char­ity).

Band Christ­mas con­cert On Satur­day Burry Port Town band are de­lighted to an­nounce their Christ­mas con­cert in the Memo­rial Hall at 7pm fea­tur­ing cabaret style seat­ing and a fully li­censed bar dur­ing the evening. Their guests will be Osian Bowen and the band will share the stage with our ju­nior band. We also wel­come back the Welsh ac­tor Hefin Ioan as our com­pere. Tick­ets are avail­able on the door for £10 and you can buy in ad­vance from any of our part­ners - Burry Port Pre­mier Stores,El­gan Jones Butch­ers and Burn’s Parc Y Bocs Farm Shop.

Adult learn­ing meet­ing On Tues­day in the Memo­rial Hall Burry Port from 10am to 2pm. Please go along if you are in­ter­ested and per­haps we can get some cour­ses in Burry Port. Pen­sion­ers’ Christ­mas lunch If you would like to at­tend this event on Thurs­day, De­cem­ber 13. Doors open at noon, tick­ets can be ob­tained at the coun­cil of­fice at a cost of £2 each. There will be

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