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Your Hendy cor­re­spon­dent is Steve Lloy­dJanes, 95 Is­coed Road, Hendy. 01792 882018. slloy­d­[email protected]

Fes­ti­val Four­teen mem­bers of the Pon­tard­du­lais and Hendy Fes­ti­val Com­mit­tee met last­week at Pon­tard­du­lais Rugby Club, the com­mit­tee dis­cussed the plan­ning of the sum­mer fete. They were pleased to hear that nine lo­cal bands had shown an in­ter­est in the bat­tle of the bands com­pe­ti­tion which will see the bands bat­tle it out in var­i­ous heats through­out May. The win­ning band will then be in­vited to play live at the sum­mer party on the pitch at Pon­tard­du­lais Rugby Pitch on Satur­day, June 29. Plan­ning for the sum­mer fete and sum­mer event was well un­der way. The Rock­wood Dog Stunt Team will be re­turn­ing to put on an­other dog dis­play at the sum­mer fete and will once again en­ter­tain the fam­i­lies. Ra­dio Tir­coed will also be at the sum­mer event, there will be lots to do and see with lo­cal com­mu­nity stalls and crafters al­ready book­ing their stalls for the June event. Gor­seinon’s West End Gy­mas­tics will also be do­ing a dis­play in the cen­tre field as will Star Dance Street Academy. There will also be other ac­tiv­i­ties such as the pop­u­lar West Wales Zorbs and the laser clay pi­geon shoot to en­ter­tain the crowds. The com­mit­tee also dis­cussed the var­i­ous other ac­tiv­i­ties which will take place in June in­clud­ing the 5k fun run, and the lo­cal in­ter schools sports day. The schools which in­clude Ys­gol Yr Hendy, Llanedi, Bry­ni­ago and Pon­tard­du­lais Ju­nior will be in­vited to con­tinue to take part in the var­i­ous other ac­tiv­i­ties such as the writ­ing of short sto­ries where the win­ning school re­ceives a shield for the best short story based on the theme of the sum­mer event. Each com­mit­tee mem­ber were given let­ters to pass onto their pa­trons which thanks the pa­trons for their past sup­port and ex­plains what this years fes­ti­val and ac­tiv­i­ties will look like, dur­ing the com­ing weeks the com­mit­tee will be pro­mot­ing its ac­tiv­i­ties and plan­ning on their Face­book page. The next fes­ti­val com­mit­tee meet­ing will be held on Tues­day, May 14.

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