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Dogs Trust Appeal
Thursday 1st of January '15 - Thursday 12th of March '15
Dogs Trust Bridgend are appealing for towels and blankets to keep the dogs warm and dry. If you cn help out with any donations please drop them off at the centre between 12pm 4pm every day except for a Wednesday.

Peru Team 2015
Thursday 1st of January '15 - Monday 20th of July '15
In July 2015, Jenna Abuleil from Porthcawl Comprehensive School will travel to Peru. She will help out in the rural communities there. She's currently fundraising. Find out more and donate via the link below.

Sainsbury's Charity Calendar
Thursday 15th of January '15 - Saturday 31st of January '15
Help raise funds for local charity Y Bont. Buy a charity calendar from Sainsbury's Bridgend customer services. The calendar was designed by local school children from our community. Buy yours for £4.50. Call 01656 648951 to reserve yours. All proceeds will be donated to Y Bont - a local charity for pre-school disabled children.

Appeal for Youth Leaders!
Monday 19th of January '15 - Thursday 19th of February '15
Pencoed Bridgend division of St John Cymru Wales are looking to recruit adult leaders for their youth section. They meet on a Monday night. The division provides first aid training along with a large variety of other subjects to young members. Being an adult leader you will be provided with a number of training/activity opportunities. Leaders need to be 18 years or older and will require a full DBS check. Find out more on the website below.

Peter Pan: Wrath of the Hook
Monday 26th of January '15 - Friday 30th of January '15
Blaengarw Panto Group bring you a traditional Panto with a modern twist! Join the family entertainment with colourful characters ay Blaengarw Workmen's Hall from 6.30pm. Tickets are £4 and the show starts at 7.15pm. Call Garry Sage on 07858725910 for more information! Proceeds go to the Chernobyl Children's Lifeline and local charities!

Tea & Talk Budgeting Workshop
Monday 26th of January '15
Need help managing your money in 2015? Come along to a FREE event at the Richard Price Centre in Llangeinor between 2pm and 4pm. This event will be run by Bridgend Citizen Advice Bureau. The workshop will cover dealing with debt, money management and benefit entitlement. You can also enjoy a free hot or cold drink. Everyone's welcome!

Local Cake Sale
Thursday 29th of January '15
Afon Y Felin Primary School in North Cornelly are holding a cake sale! Come along and enjoy a home made cake and a cuppa! Everyone's welcome between 2pm and 4pm. Money raised for the school.

Free Accredited First Aid Training (Level 2)
Friday 30th of January '15
Noddfa Community Project in Caerau are hosting a free course to all living in Bridgend Communities First postcode area. No experience is needed. This course will include practical activities to give confidence in dealing with real life emergency situations such as strokes, head injuries and severe allergic reactions. Transport provided with a free lunch and refreshments. To book a place or for more information, call Lisa on 07792 663645.

Bridgend Parkinson's Charity Night
Saturday 31st of January '15
Enjoy and evening in memory of Gary Watkins at Tondu Rugby Club from 7.30pm. Tickets are £10 and include buffet and disco. All proceeds will be donated to Parkinson's UK. Call Jenny Watkins on 01656 725019 for more information. Tickets will be available on the door.

Cancer Research Sky Dive
Sunday 1st of February '15 - Monday 1st of June '15
Six local bus drivers from the First Cymru Maesteg Depot are fundraising for Cancer Research by doing a Sky Dive! They are looking for local support and donations! Find out more by emailing Neil Bowden on the address below.

Free Manual Handling Course
Wednesday 11th of February '15 - Friday 13th of February '15
Bridgend Communities First Manual Handling and Health and Safety course will take place at Brackla Tabernacle between 9.30am and 4pm. This is a free of charge accredited three day level 2 course. Find out how to prevent accidents and reduce the risks in health and safety! Learn about safer handling for a range of everyday tasks. Organised by Bridgend Communities First in partnership with Workers' Education Association. Free to all those living in Bridgend Communities First postcode areas. Advance booking is required. Call Jessica Jones on 01656 643634 or 07974 399194 for more information and to book.

Glamorgan YFC Pantomime Finals 2015
Thursday 12th of February '15 - Saturday 14th of February '15
Glamorgan Federation of Young Farmers Clubs present their annual pantomime finals. There'll be three evenings full of dames, baddies and ugly sisters at the Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl! The seven YFC clubs in Glamorgan, made up of members aged 10-26 will go head to head for the opportunity to represent the County at the Wales finals at the Swansea Grand Theatre in March. Order of performance: Thursday 12th Feb - Wick and Maendy. Friday 13th Feb -Bridgend, Gelligaer and Llantrisant. Saturday 14th Feb - Gower and Neath. More information via the web link below.

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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