December 2019

So that’s it – Summer is gone.

Welcome winter with your long comforting, dark nights, the open fire accompanied by its wood smoke, soot and dust permeating the rest of the house.

Being still “under the doctor” (my farm workers of seventy years ago would say) has resulted in my reliance on kindly friends and neighbours for shopping and transport. The latter seems mainly for trips to the hospital, parts of which operate for outpatients well into the evening.

I am assured that the street lighting has been improved by replacing the old ones with ones that emit a “white light” and more efficient. Such is progress for those who wish to see it.

Although I hear much vis-a-vis happenings in the Parish it would be foolhardy to comment without checking facts rather than repeating tittle tattle.

So I refrain from any further comment.

Many thanks to Keith and Jane for their determination to produce the October edition of Clecs Bro Cader, and with the current one. It does not say anything for the lack of response to the pleas for help in its production.

I would like to make a correction to the last Parish Pump – the three defibrillators were funded by the Brechfa Forest wind farm and not Statkraft as I reported – my apologies to all.

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Stuart Wilson Tel: 384709

October 2019

Many thanks to all those, especially from this group, who have so freely given me their time and support, over the past three months. You know who you are and I truly love you all (in my way!) for your kindness and support. By December I plan to be almost as good as new again. Improvements occur weekly I notice.

The defibrillators have started arriving and it is planned that there will soon be one near you. Watch for further details. The supply of these important machines is from several sources; I understand that Statkraft have supplied one in Alltwalis, one in Gwyddgrug and the one at Pencader cemetery. Other funding is supplying the remaining ones in Pencader, Llanfihangel and Pontyweli. New Inn has been fortunate to have had one privately funded by an anonymous benefactor. More information when it is known.

Autumn Clean Up Saturday 12th October, please meet up at the Pavilion at 10.00am in the effort to make a difference to your area.

Clarification– the Regeneration group is not a charity, never has been and never will be. Whatever profit we make at the events we organise (usually little) goes into general funds used for running the group. Insurance, venue hire and other expenses all have to be met. Of course if you are really concerned then you could come along to our meetings and see the financial report presented at each meeting. You will be welcome on the third Monday of the month at 7.30pm at the Pavilion.

God Spot – Acts 2 Verses 19 – 20

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This Small Corner

If any one wants a copy of Steve Dubé’s book on the history of Pencader there are some available at Llwyngwen. Originally for sale at £9.99 they can now be purchased for £7.50. Ring Stuart if you wish to buy a copy.

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