The Line Dancing Group will be holding its last meeting at the Community Centre between 2.00pm and 3.30pm on Tuesday 17th December.2019. There have been issues over the floor covering and are moving to a new venue.
For further information please contact/cyswllt – Ursula on/ar 01974-821732.
HOW ARE WE DOING & WHAT ELSE CAN BE DONE?
Your Community Centre is now in its 11th year and new challenges are always been looked for.
The Centre has been wholly run by volunteers since its inception. No payments or expenses have been paid. Volunteers pay their annual membership fee and for any function that they attend. Nothing is free. This has also included the three months labour for the recent works, refitting the kitchen, updating the toilets, replacing the guttering, and all general maintenance and decoration. All of this has made a huge saving which has enabled more money to be spent on the fabric of the Community Centre.
We would like to know what you would like to be available at the Centre, new groups, interests, equipment. Also, at the same time, let us what you consider to be the strengths and weaknesses of the Centre.
We now have ‘facebook’ up and running, our website and the monthly newsletter. Any suggestions with regards to these platforms are also welcome.
Please let the newsletter editor or a Trustee know if you have any ideas for a new group. No formal structure would be needed as a community group. Just provide a contact, book the room and facilities you require and collect a contribution for the room hire. In the past we have had suggestions for a ‘Book Club’, ‘Film Club’, ‘Keep Fit Group’ (exercise bikes) and a monthly 60’s and 70’s Music Night. A suggestion has been put forward to have ‘Afternoon Tea’ for a cuppa, cake and biscuits.
The purchase of the old school, and many of the projects carried out, would not have been possible without the generous donations made by residents in the village. We thank all of you for your kind and continued support.
Have a think and let us know. You can post a note to the Community Centre, contact a Trustee, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
MacMILLAN COFFEE MORNING
Our Coffee Morning on Thursday 3rd October, 2019, raised £106.00 from payments and donations. Thank you to everyone. Thank you for your continuing support.
Membership for Cymuned Pennant Community was due from 1st October, 2019.
The annual membership fee has been increased to £10.00. The last increase was 5 years ago. This works out at just under 20 pence per week to help your Community Centre supply the monthly newsletter, web site and running costs.
A 2019/20 membership form can be downloaded from the website or collected from the Community Centre. Could new members please complete in full and with renewals, if there are no changes, just sign and date the form.
PENNANT TI A FI MOTHER & TODDLERS GROUP
Canolfan Gymuned Pennant Community Centre
9.30am to 11.30am on dydd Gwener Fridays
We have a new group commencing at the Community Centre from Friday 15th November, 2019. Come along ‘cloncan, chwarae, canu, mwynhau / chat, play, sing, enjoy’.
Cost £2.50 +50c am bob plenty ychwanegol / 50p for each additional child.
Contact Hayley 07900-105513, Lynne 07919-978522 or email email@example.com
Thank you to everyone who has so far made a donation towards works to be carried out at your Community Centre. Your anonymity will be respected.
Trying to make things a little better, warmer and save energy.
DYFFRYN ARTH COMMUNITY CHOIR
Come and join the new Dyffryn Arth Community Choir and “Sing away the winter blues!” Commencing: Wednesday 11th September 7.00 p.m. in the Pennant Chapel.
No experience necessary. Those with experience will help those without. Varied programmes and genres.
Please contact Wendy Edmonds if interested:
Telephone: 01545 570411
Dewch i ymuno â Chôr Cymuned newydd Dyffryn Arth, a “Chanu blues y gaeaf iffwrdd!”
Dyddiad dechrau: dydd Mercher 11eg Medi 7.00 yh Capel Pennant.
Nid oes angen profiad. Bydd y rheini sydd â phrofiad yn helpu’r rhai sydd heb brofiad. Rhaglen a genres
Cysylltwch os oes diddordeb gyda chi â Wendy Edmonds:
Ffôn: 01545 570411
SPONSORSHIP/DONATIONS FOR YOUR COMMUNITY CENTRE
If you wish to donate money for concrete blocks, to build the new entrance lobby, please see any of the Trustees. If you wish your donation to be anonymous just say at the time.
Hopefully we can make a good start to provide better facilities and make the building less draughty.
This would be followed by a storeroom and office facility and an efficient and controllable heating system. Our highest expenditure is for electricity.
We want to make a big impact in improving your Community Centre. We would record all the donors details say they would be displayed at the Centre.
We are hoping to carry out works in August which would probably have to include a measure of decorating. If you would be able to help please let us know when we confirm the dates.
PLEASE HELP IF YOU CAN
MESSAGE TO ALL
“On Wednesday 15th May we will be finally leaving Wales to go and live closer to our family in England. In the 15 years we have been in Pennant we have made many friends and we simply have too much to sort out before we go to properly say goodbye to everyone. So this is just to say thank you to all who have made us feel so much at home here. We will miss you all.
Rob and Judy Carpenter xxx”
Formerly of Lanlwyd
PENS FOR SALE
We have black ink biros for sale bearing the legend ‘Cymuned Pennant Community Ltd’.
Pens have a red rubber finish with chrome rings and a plunger retractable stylus. There is a rubber soft touch pad at the one end to use on touch screens. Cost £1.00 with all profits going to Cymuned.
NEW EMAIL ADDRESS
Any messages for Cymuned, or allied connections, should be addressed to the new Email address of firstname.lastname@example.org
PENNANT 2009 to 2019
I have been living in Pennant since December 2001 and have been involved in community projects and groups over this time. My wife was employed as a police officer in Aberystwyth and our daughter was educated at Pennant School, Aberaeron High School, and after graduating from Cardiff University she is completing her Masters. I am proud to live in Pennant.
With the formation of Cymuned in 2009 we have seen many changes in community facilities that are available. This has literally provided a ‘Centre’ to the community. Many villages/communities, close to ours, have no community facility to bring residents, being they old or new, together.
Over the years we have lost ardent supporters with the deaths of good friends and neighbours and some who have moved away. This year has been no exception and we have seen a large influx of new residents who are welcomed to our community.
People may not use the Community Centre at the present time but in future years they may appreciate somewhere to socialise and attend groups, events and functions. I think that in the long term it could be a case of ‘use it or lose it’.
Let us make this a year when people appreciate what an asset the Community Centre is for everyone. With your support we could put on live shows again and broaden the scope of use.
FUNDRAISING:CAR BOOT SALE
Thank you to everyone that donated items Sunday 19th August, 2018, for the car boot sale. Also many thanks to all those that gave their time on the day to sell those items.
On the day we raised £210.00.
We still have items left and will try to have a pitch again to raise more funds for your Community Centre
If you have an email address why not pass it to the newsletter editor. This saves the community money and you will get your monthly newsletter, updates on crime in the area, any scams and information of events that are taking place locally.
If you have an email address why not pass it to the newsletter editor. This saves the community money and you will get updates on crime in the area, any scams or events that are taking place locally.
CYMUNED 100TH EDITION
On this the 100th Edition of The Cymuned Newsletter it is only fitting that I take this opportunity to sincerely thank Malcolm for his dedication and perseverance in editing the newsletter throughout it’s existence. It is the vehicle that binds the community together and ensures that we are all aware of the activities within Cymuned and the surrounding community.
The first edition, published in November 2009, referred to the setting up of Cymuned Pennant as a result of a consensus within the area for retaining the school as a community centre. The view was that the centre was to be an inclusive organisation open to all to use and contribute to it’s running.
I trust that we have kept to those ideals in maintaining the centre as a vibrant facility for the whole area which the community now owns.
This has only been possible through the tireless efforts the volunteers that organise events and maintain the building and strive to improve the facilities.
Thanks to you all
Dafydd Edwards (Chairman/Trustee)
I have attached a copy of the first newsletter which goes to illustrate how things have moved on and developed in your community.
Things will always change and, over the period that the newsletter has been published, we have lost loved ones and some good friends.
At this time there are12 properties in the village up for sale.
The newsletter attempts to keep you up to date with changes taking place with the local authority, benefits and grants and crime.
More importantly it is there for you. If you have any news or details of events in the area,
personal celebrations or articles of interest please let me know.
I will endeavour to keep you informed.
USE THE SPARE CAPACITY
From looking at the monthly calendar, for your Community Centre, you can see that we are probably busier than any other local village hall or community centre.
However, we have vacancies for other groups or societies to make use of the hard earned facilities.
If you would like a Music Club, History Group, Book Club, Afternoon Tea Club, or any other interest group please let us know. Remember – No committee required. Just let us know when and arrangements will be put in place. Simple!