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Charity Calendar on sale!
Saturday 1st of November '14 - Wednesday 31st of December '14
Male regulars of the Ancient Briton Pub in Newton, Porthcawl have put together a charity calendar for Prostate Cancer UK. The calendars are on sale at the Ancient Briton NOW! for £5.

Christmas Music by the Sea!
Saturday 15th of November '14 - Saturday 20th of December '14
Enjoy live music in Porthcawl every Saturday afternoon on the run up to Christmas. Come along to the promenade at Coney Beach next to the log cabin Xmas market. Donations will be collected for Marie Curie cancer care.
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Christmas Coffee and Craft Afternoon
Monday 24th of November '14
Count down to Christmas in style with Bridgend Communities First! Enjoy a cuppa with friends and learn how to make your own Christmas cards between 1pm and 3pm at Pyle Life Centre. Free of charge to those living in Communities First postcode areas. Call Jess on 01656 643634 for more info.

Puppy Walker Recruitment Day
Tuesday 25th of November '14
Calling all Puppy fans! Guide Dogs Cymru are holding a very special event at Trinity Church, Porthcawl. They are looking to recruit new Puppy walkers in the area. Come along between 11am and 3pm to find out more. Call Steve on 07785 907728 for more information.

Christmas Fair at Coleg Cymunedol Y Dderwen
Tuesday 25th of November '14
The PTA at Coleg Cymunedol Y Dderwen in Ynysawdre are holding a Christmas fair at the school between 5.30pm and 8pm. There'll be over 40 stalls with a variety of presents to buy. Come along and help raise money for the school! There'll also be a raffle and refreshments will be available.

Fairtrade and Oxfam Event at Bridgend College
Wednesday 26th of November '14
Level 3 Travel and Tourism students will raise money for Fairtrade and Oxfam by serving milkshakes, banana splits, tea and biscuits at the Bridgend College open day/evening! There'll be a banana riding a bike and the opportunity to win a £5 voucher to be used at the college restaurant for the best selfie taken on the night with a banana! Join in teh fun between 4.30pm and 7pm. Everyone's welcome!

Young Adult Carer Exhibition
Wednesday 26th of November '14
Young Adult Carers from the Bridgend Community's Voice Project have been working on pieces of art to demonstrate their feelings towards caring and promote their rights as young adult carers. The art work will be on show between 4:30pm and 6pm at the Heronston Hotel in Bridgend. Call Rhian Bennett on 01656 658479 for more information.

Christmas Coffee and Craft Morning
Wednesday 26th of November '14
Count down to christmas in style with Bridgend Communities First! Visit Caerau Development Trust between 10am and 12.30pm. Try Christmas card making whilst enjoying a cuppa with friends! Free of charge for those living in Bridgend Communities First postcode areas. Call Lisa 01656 642619 for more information.

Carol Service in Maesteg
Friday 28th of November '14
The Salvation Army Maesteg are holding a charity Christmas carol and toy appeal concert at Bethal Community Church, Castle Street, Maesteg. It starts at 7.15pm. Charities benefiting are West Glamorgan Council of alcohol and drug addiction, the Salvation Army and Cancer Research. Noteworthy mixed choir, Maesteg children's choir, the Salvation Army band and selected soloists will perform It's £4.00 per adult children £2.00. Everyone's welcome.

Gilfach's Got Talent
Friday 28th of November '14
Charity night to raise money and awareness for the Stroke Assotiation. Enjoy a night of talent night at the Gilfach Goch Social Club. Can you sing or dance? Are you a comedian? Or do you have any other talent Call 07805063175 for more information.

Fundraising Christmas Fayre in Cornelly
Friday 28th of November '14
Afon-Y-Felin Primary School are holding a Christmas Fayre between 3pm and 6pm. There'll be mince pies, mulled wine and Santa! Refreshments will be on sale and there'll be lots of stalls. There's lots to see and do for the whole family and everybody is welcome!

Christmas Coffee and Craft Morning
Friday 28th of November '14
Count down to christmas in style with Bridgend Communities First! Visit Maesteg Sports Centre between 10.30am and 12.30pm. Try Christmas card making while enjoying a cuppa with friends! Free of charge for those living in Bridgend Communities First postcode areas. Call Lisa on 01656 642619 for more information.

Charity Christmas Fayre
Saturday 29th of November '14
Help raise funds at Bryncethin Memorial Hall between 12pm and 4pm! In March, local lady Leanne Tomlin will be trekking 84km across the Sahara Desert in aid of Cancer Research Wales. Enjoy a festive family day out with free entry. There'll be lots of lovely stalls with mince pies, mulled wine, beauty, jewellery, handbags, sweets and much more. There'll also be a raffle. Everyone's welcome!

Christmas Shopping Fayre Fundraiser
Saturday 29th of November '14
Enjoy some Christmas shopping at Brackla Community Centre between 3.30pm and 6pm. Entry is £1 per adult which includes raffle entry. Stalls include handmade cards, body shop items, hand knitted baby gifts, candles, jewellery, Christmas goods and lots more. There'll also be face painting, tea, coffee and soft drinks. All profits are for Dance Crazy Junior Latin teams who are competing in the British Latin Formation Championships in Blackpool during April 2015.

Home-Start Bridgend First Birthday!
Saturday 29th of November '14
Home-Start Bridgend will be celebrating the 1st birthday of their charity shop in Bridgend town centre! Come along for a slice of cake while watching the Christmas parade pass by. A few special guests will be popping in from 12pm.

All Saints Church Christmas Fayre
Saturday 29th of November '14
Enjoy a festive fayre from 11.30am. It's free entry with a raffle, games, tombola, mulled wine, cake stall, guess the teddy bears name and lots of other stalls. Come along to All Saints Church in Porthcawl!

Fundraising Christmas Fayre
Saturday 29th of November '14
Enjoy a Christmas Fayre at Aberkenfig Welfare Hall. Organised by Bridgend Castle Players, there'll be craft stalls, gift stalls, Santa in his grotto and lots more! Come along between 12pm and 4pm. Everyone's welcome!

Charity Christmas Fayre
Saturday 29th of November '14
In March 2015, local girl Leanne will be trekking 84km across the Sahara Desert in aid of Cancer Research Wales. To help raise funds, there'll be a Christmas fayre at Bryncethin Memorial Hall between 12pm and 4pm. All proceeds will be donated to Cancer Research Wales. There'll be lots including South Wales photo booth, face painting, candles, crafts, cakes, cupcakes, pick-n-mix, sweet cart, jewellery, bags, scarves, handmade gifts, skin and body care and much more!

Charity Christmas Fair
Sunday 30th of November '14
Start your Christmas shopping between 1pm and 4pm at Bettws Life Centre. There'll be lots of stalls selling great Christmas gift ideas including, cupcakes, jewellery, scarves, make-up, candles and lots more! Refreshments will be on sale. It's £3 entry with a raffle ticket. Everyone's welcome!

Christmas Tree Festival at St Mary's Nolton
Tuesday 2nd of December '14 - Saturday 6th of December '14
The annual Christmas tree festival takes place from Tuesday 2nd December till Saturday 6th December. During this time the church will be open for viewing. Then on Saturday 6th there'll be entertainment during the day and a concert in the evening featuring the Bridgend big band sound and other artists. Tickets are available for the concert from the parish office. There are 40 plus Christmas trees decorated and lit in the spirit of Christmas by the local community. The event will raise funds for Bro Morgannwg baby loss group.

Christmas Fayre at Trelales Primary School
Tuesday 2nd of December '14
Come along to the annual friends of Trelales Christmas Fayre at Trelales Primary School in Laleston. It starts at 5.30pm. There'll be gift stalls, tombola, raffle, refreshments and a visit from Father Christmas!

Christmas Cabaret and Dinner
Saturday 6th of December '14
Step into Christmas is a two man show performed by tenor Greg Arthur, and pianist Rob Marshall. There'll be Christmas songs along with some festive tales, fun and audience participation. Enjoy a two course meal in good company and step into Christmas at Cornelly community centre. Tickets are available from the Community Hub, Heol Llan. Call 01656 670812 for more information.

Peter Pan Pantomime!
Thursday 11th of December '14 - Wednesday 17th of December '14
This Christmas, Bridgend College presents Peter Pan at the Sony Theatre. Follow Peter, the Lost Boys and the Darling children as they take a magical journey to Neverland. Ride the Jolly Roger with Captain Hook, Smee and the gang! Proceeds from the event go to the Great Ormond Street Hospital. Single and group bookings available. Don't miss out! Tickets are selling quickly! Buy yours by clicking the link below.

Jukesy's Christmas Party!
Saturday 20th of December '14
Bridge FM Breakfast DJ, Lee Jukes hosts his own Christmas party at the Brewery Field (Bridgend Rugby Club) in Bridgend! Loads of fun, games and Christmas music. There'll be a raffle for Macmillan cancer support and prizes for the best Xmas fancy dress and Xmas jumper. Join in the fun from 7pm. Tickets are £5 and on sale from Monday 20th October at the Brewery Field and Sainsbury's Bridgend. Limited tickets, get yours early to avoid disappointment.

Volunteer Uganda Team 2015
Sunday 5th of July '15 - Wednesday 15th of July '15
In July 2015, twelve pupils and two teachers from Maesteg Comprehensive School will be visiting Uganda to help the local communities. There'll be lots of fundraising events leading up to the date. Find out more and donate by clicking the web link below.

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