Your Llanelli Central correspondent is Janice Jones, 1 Clos Llanfihangel, Dafen, 01554 753749
CASM meets every Tuesday from 5.30pm to 8.30pm at St Barnabus Hall, Llewellyn Street, Llanelli. We are a confidential service, we can offer support and counselling for the carer, we can also meet up outside of group meetings for an informal chat. CASM is an independent organisation based in Llanelli, a volunteer-led group dedicated to supporting those who care for a loved one who suffers from alcoholism or drug addiction. We have all had experience of living with and caring for someone in addiction, we’ve all been there and have a wealth of knowledge of how to cope, for more details please ring Sarah, our chairperson on 07805 326063.
Llanelli U3A Today, boules group meets at Pavilion Fields, Pwll, at 10.15am and the monthly lecture will be held in the Felinfoel Community Resource Centre at 2pm. The subject is “Living on Air” and our speaker is Daloni Rees (please bring your own cup). Monday, walking group. This is our bluebell walk in Llanrhidian and Common Wood. Meet at car park at 10.15am. Tuesday, discussion group meets in Llanerch Community Centre at 2pm. Wednesday, May 15, craft group, meets in Felinfoel Community Resource Centre at 2pm and the theatre group is going to see an Agatha Christie
play at Ffwrnes Theatre at 7pm. Thursday, May 16, classical music appreciation group meets at Peter’s home at 2pm. Monday, May 20, book group meets at Caroline’s home at 11am – the group is reading The Accidental Stalker by Mary Powles, the snooker group meets at Terry Griffiths’ snooker hall at 10.15am for 10.30am, and the table tennis group meets in the leisure centre at 3pm. Tuesday, May 21, cycle group meets at 10.30am and will be riding from Llanelli to Burry Port, also the short walk group will visit Dinefwr Country Park, Llandeilo. Meet at 10.30am (group booking reduced entry fee – state U3A). Wednesday, May 22, breakfast club meets at Fresz Café from 8.30am to 10am. Thursday, May 23, quiz groups University Challenge meets at Julia’s home at 2pm and Agatha Quizties meet in Llanerch Community Centre at 2pm. Friday, May 24, play reading group meets at Julia’s home at 2pm. Sunday, May 26, Sunday lunch group meets in Rev James Public House, 180 Borough Road, Loughor, Swansea, at 12.30pm (please give your name to Rhuddwen if you want to join the group for lunch. For more information on any of these groups or on Llanelli U3A, please view our website, www.u3asites. org.uk/llanelli, or contact us on 07809 137744.
Pre-school storytime is held every Wednesday from 10.15am to 11.15am at Llanelli Children’s Library. Today’s subject is in the jungle.
Crafty Seniors invite all local knitters, those who crochet, sew or are in any way crafty to come along to Ffwrnes Theatre at 11.30am today. All levels of skills and age welcome.
Angela invites everyone to join her from 2pm to 3pm today for an hour of fun and laughter in Ffwrnes Theatre foyer.
Llanelli Hospital League of Friends will meet this evening in the hospital’s board room at 7pm. Llanelli Floral Art Society will hold a floral design club workshop in the Catholic Church Hall, Waunlanyrafon, at 7pm this evening.
Spanish night will be held at the Diplomat Hotel tomorrow evening. A three-course dinner
buffet for £24.95. Booking essential by rining 756156.
Llanelli Ramblers Will take a six-mile moderate circular walk in Pontardawe today. Ring John on 01792 864525. Tomorrow evening there will be a three-mile moderate walk in south Llanelli. More details from Huw or Adrienne on 751777.
Station Men’s Shed Meets every Friday and Saturday, from 10am to 2pm on Great Western Terrace, next to the north side of Llanelli Rail Station. The ‘shed’ is where like-minded men who want to share their practical skills, learn new expertise and explore their talents and interests and socialise in a stress-free environment. Bring whatever handy skills you have, or drop in just for a chat and cuppa! Ring Steve on 07582 647740 or Mike on 07852 119072.
Advice surgery Local AM Lee Waters will hold a public advice surgery from 2pm to 3.30pm in Morrisons cafe, Parc Pemberton, on Friday. The surgery will be an opportunity for Llanelli constituents to raise any particular concerns or issues with Mr Waters and he will be able to take them up on their behalf.
Repair Cafe will be held at Llanelli Library on Saturday from 10am to 1pm. Buffet lunch Will be held at Furnace Rugby Club on Sunday at 1pm. To purchase tickets at £10 per person. Admission by ticket, available by ringing 773349. Proceeds to Bloodwise and Parkinson’s.
Koinonia The cafe for everyone holds a coffee morning from 10am to noon at Ty Gwyn Community Church every Monday.
Low Vision Drop-in is held at Llanelli Blind Society, 18 Vaughan Street, every Monday from 10am to 1pm. Llanelli Amateur Radio Club
meets every Monday from 7pm to 9pm at Swiss Valley Community Centre. New members always welcome to this friendly and sociable group of all ages, with free tuition. For further information contact Steve on 07878 494337. BEAN Business Education and Networking will hold a networking lunch from 12.30pm to 2.30pm in the Selwyn Samuel Centre on Tuesday.
Sing With Us Choir Practices at the Atheneum in Llanelli Library every Tuesday from 6.30pm to 8pm. Anyone affected by cancer along with family and friends will receive a warm welcome.
Ladies’ dancercise A combination of exercise and freestyle dance with classes at Sandy Road Community Centre from 7pm to 8.30pm every Tuesday. Ring Ann Jones on 835090. Forum event for landlords will be held tomorrow from 6pm to 8.30pm at the Selwyn Samuel Centre. More information from Richard Brice on 899311.
Parc Howard Association will hold a plant sale on Saturday, May 18 opposite Parc Howard Mansion House from 9.30am to noon. There will be a variety of shrubs, herbaceous and bedding plants for sale. Local gardening clubs are welcome to a tour of the gardens (please give advance notice if interested). For more information or to book a stand please call 758516.