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Your Pon­ty­berem cor­re­spon­dent is Keith Evans, 43 Brandy­way, Pon­ty­berem. 01269 871955. kei­the­[email protected] bt­in­ter­net.com

Cake and con­ver­sa­tion To­day from 10am to 1pm two lo­cal men­tal health groups host a cake and chat meet­ing for the pub­lic in the Me­mo­rial Hall. Eleanor Shaw, artis­tic direc­tor of Peo­ple Speak Up, will set out how men­tal well­ness im­proves by work­ing with com­mu­ni­ties and for peo­ple, clients and car­ers to share their experience­s and meet new peo­ple. The event is co-spon­sored by West Wales Action for Men­tal Health. Free en­try. To find out more phone 07972 651920 or email [email protected] peo­ple­s­peakup.co.uk

Com­mu­nity coun­cil To­mor­row from 7pm Pon­ty­berem com­mu­nity coun­cil­lors gather in the Me­mo­rial Hall con­fer­ence room for their monthly meet­ing. Pub­lic at­ten­dance wel­come, dis­abled ac­cess avail­able. Fur­ther de­tails from the coun­cil clerk, Eryl Pel­low, on 01269 871075.

Pram race On Fri­day from 6.30pm, on the eve of the Pon­ty­berem Car­ni­val the vil­lage hosts a fun pram race from the Me­mo­rial Hall.

Sil­ver Band sum­mer con­cert This Fri­day from 7pm the Me­mo­rial Hall is the venue for prize-win­ning Cr­w­bin Sil­ver Band’s sum­mer con­cert. They will be joined on stage by pupils from Ys­gol Bancf­fos­fe­len, Ys­gol Llan­non and Ys­gol Bro Myrd­din, Car­marthen, for a mu­si­cal feast. Ad­mis­sion tick­ets will be on sale at the door at £5 and £3. Un­der their mu­si­cal direc­tor An­drew Jones the Cr­w­bin Band have been busy re­hears­ing for the Na­tional Eisteddfod at Llan­r­wst in Au­gust. In­quiries to the hall re­cep­tion on 01269 871075.

Car­ni­val and Welsh cy­cle race On Satur­day, Pon­ty­berem hosts both the an­nual car­ni­val and a key stage of the Ovo En­ergy Women’s Tour of Bri­tain. Around 1pm the race fea­tures. From 2pm at the New Lodge Inn a colour­ful car­ni­val pro­ces­sion marches through the vil­lage to the park. The park will see the car­ni­val en­ter­tain­ments for chil­dren with as­sorted games, don­key rides, plus an ar­ray of other ac­tiv­i­ties. Ad­di­tional volunteers can con­tact the Me­mo­rial Hall on 01269 871075.

Church ser­vices Capel Ifan Sun­day

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