Bancffosfelen & Crwbin
Your Bancffosfelen & Crwbin correspondent is Keith Evans, 43 Brandyway, Pontyberem, 01269 871955, keithe[email protected] btinternet.com
Post Office Opening days and times are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday between 2pm and 5pm. Further information on 0345 6112970.
Crwbin Silver Band Rehearsals each Tuesday 7pm to 9pm and each Sunday 6pm to 8pm in the Crwbin Band Room.
Food item donations To assist local residents in need of support a food donations bank has been placed in the foyer of the Memorial Hall. Contributions gratefully received during opening hours. FFRINDIAU of Felinfoel (Friends of Felinfoel) donated a cheque of £1,000 to Wales Air Ambulance. Pictured are representatives of Wales Air Ambulance and Felinfoel fundraisers Huw Richards and John Evans and Darren Rees of Llanelli Rural Council. which includes tea or coffee. Stalls include cakes, books, jewellery, bric-a-brac, clothes, toys, tombola etc. Please come along and support St Mary’s and pick up a bargain at the same time. Pembrey and Burry Port WI This is on Tuesday at 2pm in Jerusalem Chapel vestry. The speaker is Ian Goddard on From Fleece to Rugs. The competition is a knitted or crochet item. The WI meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month. New members welcome.
Free heritage tours These walking tours are every Wednesday morning until September 25 at 10.30am from Café Lolfa, Stepney Road. Enquiries to 07946 583110. Singing For the Soul The next one is today and they are held on the first and third Wednesday of the month from 2.30pm and 4.30pm in Jerusalem Chapel vestry. Group singing has a host of benefits like improving breathing, posture, mental health, confidence and self-esteem. No experience necessary. Cost £3 per session to include refreshments. This is in association with the Pembrey and Burry Port WI. Enquiries to Dawn on 07773 312033.
Vintage day The Animal Lifeline Wales charity shop (next to the vets) is holding a vintage day on Saturday from 9.30am to 4pm. On sale will be vintage and vintagestyle clothes and accessories, jewellery, linens, records, books and bric-a-brac.All proceeds to the registered animal charity. Litter pick The Pembrey and Burry Port Grab and Bag volunteer group will be meeting at the rugby club area opposite the clubhouse on Friday, June 28 from 10am to noon. All equipment is provided but please be sure to bring a pair of gloves. As well as cleaning up our local areas volunteers can also sign up to receive time credits. Everyone is welcome but children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. For further information please ring 07971 131184.
NAAFI coffee morning This is in the Royal British Legion on July 5 from 10.30am to 12.30pm. It is for combined forces members and family to attend. Also for blue light service members too.
Car boot sales These continue every Saturday, weather permitting, at the harbour field, Burry Port, at £6 per car, vans, cars with trailers, campervan and people carrier size cost £9. Large vans and trade sellers are £16. No more than two tables or additional tables are £2 each. No reservation of pitches as they are on a first come first served basis. Please do not set up or arrive before 7am for the benefit of volunteers and nearby houses. Please remove all unsold items and litter before you leave.
Friends of Tenovus Cancer Care The Pembrey and Burry Port friends have a Meet with Us group on the first Tuesday of the month from 6.30pm to 7.30pm in Pembrey Church Hall, Randell Square, Pembrey. Come along and meet our friends group for a cuppa, a chat and maybe join our volunteer list and help us put the fun in fundraising. Refreshments and a raffle available. For more information contact Angela at pembrey burryporttenovus [email protected]
Ty Golau Group This is a health and wellbeing group for people with slight memory problems, Alzheimer’s/dementia-type illnesses and meets every Wednesday at Mynyddygarreg Community Hall from 10.30am to noon.Activities include reminiscence therapy, themed quizzes, singalongs, simple cookery and much more. Why not come along, keep your brain active, meet new friends and have some fun. For information contact Janet Lewis on 01554 890896. Dads’ group Only Men Allowed Dads’ Group with staff member Ken every Wednesday afternoon from 1pm to 3pm at the Burry Port Family Centre in the Old Junior School Stepney Road Burry Port. These sessions are open to male parents, step-parents, guardians and carers from the locality. For further information contact 01554 834063.
Photographic Society The society meets every Wednesday at 7.30pm in Pembrey and new members are always welcome. Full details www.pembreyburryport-ps.co.uk or by calling 07974 001049.
Ty Mair Family Centre Burry Port Family Centre, Stepney Road, extends a warm welcome to all. There are a variety of trips and outings. Please find us on Facebook – Burry Port Family Centre – and ‘like’ our page or ring us on 01554 834063.
Cefn Sidan U3A Meetings in June include tomorrow, the luncheon club are at the Forest Arms, Brechfa – meet in the car park at noon. Friday, the cycle group meet at the harbour entrance by the blue mussels at 10.30am. Monday, the drama group is at 2.15pm. Tuesday is the Silver Screen cinema trip via the 10.50am bus. Wednesday, June 26, at 9am the long walk group is going to Dan yr Ogof Caves. Thursday, June 27, at 11.10am the first topic for the Discussion group at Peter’s is Resit Driving Test at Age? There is Welsh conversation every Friday afternoon at 2pm. Most meetings usually take place in the Memorial Hall annexe, plus various other venues as on the monthly schedule. Call Chris on 01554 834232 or Heulwen on 833651.