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Local History Club

The Llanfihangel-ar-arth and Parish Local History Club will recommence its series of talks and presentations in the Autumn.

We will be meeting on November 1st and November 29th.

November 1st – Nigel Callaghan, Tre’r Ddôl, will talk about Taverns in Cardiganshire and Carmarthenshire (in Welsh).

The meetings will be held in Neuadd yr Ysgol, Llanfihangel at 7:30pm.

Entrance will be £3.00 which will include refreshments and a raffle.

A warm welcome to everyone.

Regeneration Group meeting

Could you support us?

The Pencader and District Regeneration Group is keen to have more people supporting its activities.

The next meeting will be on Monday 19th November at 7:30 pm, in the Pavilion.

Please come along.

“ Clecs Distributors are urgently needed for Pencader village – if you enjoy walking and meeting people and would like to help please contact Jane on 01559 384187 or Stuart 01559 384709”


Our meetings take place on the THIRD Monday in the month in the Pavilion, Pencader, at 7:30pm.

May 2018

PCSOs Eleri Morgan and Shanice Thomas updated members present on their activities in the area. PCSO Shanice is responsible for Pencader and hopes to start the Community Speed Watch again.

The Garden & Craft Show will be held on Saturday 8th September, 2018. The schedule will go in the June issue of Clecs Bro Cader.

June 2018

A complaint re an item in Parish Pump was discussed. The Chairman will go and see the gentleman.

The June Clecs Bro Cader will be last one as the Editor is retiring and no one else has come forward.

There are so many comments on what a good publication it is, yet no one is able to help edit it. Posters will be put around villages in the hope of someone coming forward.

Facebook: the Community page has 110 followers. The latest meeting had been posted but with no response to it.

July 2018

An advert for a new Clecs Bro Cader Editor resulted in a volunteer from New Inn willing to take it on. The Chairman had called several times to see the writer of the complaint discussed at the last meeting but not been able to speak to him yet. PCSO Shanice Thomas reported on matters concerning residents, mainly relating to speeding, dog (or their owners) issues and a suspicious van seen on Maescader.

If you feel you would like to join the Group, please come along to the next meeting held at 7:30pm at the Pavilion on the third Monday of the month.

2018 Fun Garden & Craft Show

Saturday, September 8th dawned at the Pavilion when some 42 competitors brought in their various entries for this year’s Show. There were several new faces plus some faithful participants and it was a delight to see the paintings from the children from Ysgol Cae’r Felin lining the walls as you went in. There were 178 entries as well as some 60 paintings from the school children.  It had been an exceptional summer this year and there were some amazing entries on display, particularly the runner beans. The cup for the most points in the Garden Produce section was awarded to Raymond Lewis of Dolgran Road. This was kindly donated by Dr & Mrs Coles

Frances Fuller of Alltwalis won the Oliver Evans Trophy for the best entries in the Flower section.  The photo shows her being presented with the shield by Cllr Linda Evans.

The shield for the most points in the Handicraft Section was won by Edwina Davies of Pencader, seen here being presented with the shield by Cllr Linda Evans. The Helen Rose Wilson cup for the highest number of points in the Cookery section was presented to Karen Bowen of Llanfihangel ar Arth. The Overall Winner with the highest number of points was won by Frances Fuller. The Children’s prize was shared between Gwenny Radford and Elsi Williams.  Elsi is seen here collecting her trophy from Cllr Linda.   Some of the school children with their entries. The Committee would like to thank all those who helped in any way: PIDA for the use of the Pavilion, Premier Stores for the refreshments to keep everyone going, all those who loaned tables and fetched and carried them, the Judges and Stewards for giving up their time, donors of cups and trophies and anyone else who helped towards the event.  However our main thanks go to the residents of our Parish who proudly brought their entries to support this community event.  Without them there would be no Garden & Craft Show, so thank you and we hope to see you all again next year

Llandysul and Pont-Tyweli Walking Weekend

Friday 28th, 29th & 30th September 2018

This is the third year for the Walking Weekend, run by the Llandysul and Pont-Tyweli Walkers are Welcome group. There are 8 walks this year beginning with a local history walk around Pont- Tyweli on Friday evening. There is a walk aimed at Welsh Learners of all abilities and there is a family activity walk in Woodland, plus walks of various length and skill in woodland, river valleys and the coastal path.

On Saturday evening at 8:00pm there is a Twmpath (country dance) with Erwyd Howells and Bryan Jones at the Porth Hotel, Llandysul, £4.00. Everyone is welcome. The weekend finishes with a Welsh tea at the Porth Hotel from 4:00pm which is free for walkers with a token or £5.00 per head if not talking part in walks. To book call 01559 362202.

Walks are priced at £4.00 per person per walk booked in advance or £5.00 on the day. There is no charge for children under 16. The price of walks covers all administration and transport where necessary. Closing date for bookings is 14th September. The Weekend is supported by Llandysul Community Council and Dolen Teifi Community Transport.

For full details please see the website or pick up a leaflet

Merched y Wawr Pencader a’r Cylch

Merched y Wawr meets in different location in the area throughout the year. This year we will be celebrating our 50th anniversary.

Our first meeting will be in the vestry of Tabernacle chapel Pencader on September 24th at 7:30pm. Topic for this will be an Exhibition of Quilts by Eirwen Robinson of Llanfyrnach.

New members, Welsh speakers and learners are most welcome.


Used Postage Stamps

The Royal National Institute for the Blind recycle used British and Foreign Stamps, they are usually sold by weight, the British stamps can be expected to sell for £10.00 per kilo and the foreign stamps for up to £15.00 per kilo. The money raised goes to help blind and partially sighted people. Sorting the stamps into separate piles…British and Foreign, leave about 1cm. of envelope around each stamp.

400g of stamps have been collected and it would be nice to have 1 kilo to make it more worthwhile sending the parcel so please continue to save your stamps.

If you can help, please take them to Avril, The Green House, Pencader or drop them off to Glyncoch, Alltwalis. 01559 384499

Thank you

Frances Fuller

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Online version of the latest edition is available here

Pencader WI

Recent meetings have been most entertaining. In March we met at the Porth Hotel for our St. David’s Day lunch. As usual, we held our meeting and enjoyed traditional Welsh cooking at the same time.

April’s meeting was very lively. Richard Keen, the Ukulele Man, visited. He brought with him enough ukuleles for everyone to play. We had a wonderful time. After some practice, we were able to play ‘Singing the Blues” together, albeit quite slowly! Richard was a very entertaining speaker: it was a fun afternoon.

May’s outing to Aberglasney Gardens was lovely. We were given a tour of the upper gardens and enjoyed afternoon tea afterwards. Luckily, the rain held off until we were back on the mini bus ready to come home!

We have many more interesting meetings planned for this year:

Tuesday 5th June talk on bees and how to attract them

Tuesday 3rd July day trip to Llanelli House

Tuesday 4th September talk by a Trading Standards Officer

Tuesday 2nd October the importance of walking for good health

If you would like to join us at any time, we’d be pleased to see you.

Meetings are held in the Pavilion at 2pm on the 1st Tuesday of the month.

W.I. members can also take part in many other activities and events, organised by the Federation. eg Book Clubs, Dominoes, Darts, Craft workshops, Walks, competitions, Fashion Shows and short holidays.

(Mary recently enjoyed a trip to Holland with the W.I.)

So, if you are thinking about joining, remember there’s a lot more to W.I. than monthly meetings in the Pavilion.

Pencader Carnival 2018


**WEDNESDAY: Childrens sports evening… From 5pm and ages 4 – 14
An evening of traditional sports to include egg n spoon, bean bag, wheelbarrow and running races, also tug
of war and British bulldog. Medals will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places and each child will receive a
free hot dog and refreshments during the event. Bar will open at 7.30…

**THURSDAY: Treasure hunt by car…
6pm start and £5 entry fee per vehicle with £20 and shield for 1st place, £10 for 2nd and £5 for 3rd.
Bar will be open at 6pm and Jeff Mason will be serving up his delicious pork rolls…

**FRIDAY:Tippit and Curry night..7pm start and cash prizes depending on the amount of entries. Bar open
at 6pm…

**SATURDAY: Carnival day. From midday – Open fancy dress, £5 per child for all day bouncy castle fun to
include a gladiator duel, Y Ddraig Goch giant castle, giant jenga and giant connect 4 with lots more. 2 lots
of soft play with small castle and slide for the little ones at £1 per child for all day fun. The favourites, Zorbs
are back and the 2 table tennis tables will be available. Wales Air Ambulance, Mobile police unit and the
Amazing Llandysul fire crew will be supporting again this year.
The floats procession will start from Dolgran at 1pm and judging will take place on the field. A whopping
£100 cash prize for 1st place float, £50 for 2nd and £25 for 3rd.

Good food and refreshments will be served throughout the day…

**EVENING: Party time with the Trillbies. A band to suit all ages. The auction will be held during the
evening and Grubz will be providing a delicious selection of their home reared food…

**SUNDAY: The annual duck race, Tug of war and egg throwing fun. Grubz will be providing food
throughout the day…

If you’d like to advertise in this years Carnival programme, prices are £40 full page £25 half page and £10
business card size.

*Stalls are £5 per table and if electricity is required we kindly ask for a donation towards the electric. Could
I also remind you to bring your own table and if electricity is required to bring your own cable.
*The Duck Race forms can be found in:

Farmers Arms
Avrils Flower shop
Pencader Chippy
Local Bargain (Middle shop)
Premier (Spar)
Family Centre
Windy Corner garage
Rach’s Comb Mirror Scissors
Cylch Meithrin
Cae’r Felin School
Spar (Pontweli)
Valley Services

*The 1000 duck race is raising funds for the Pencader tennis court project.

Cash prizes kindly sponsored by J Davies & son.
*1st prize £100, 2nd prize £60, 3rd prize £30, 4th prize £10
Find us on Facebook ‘Pencader Carnival 2018′ or contact myself Jody Williams on 07891268009 if you
require any further information.
Fingers crossed for great weather and we hope to see you all in Pencader Carnival 2018

Gift Day