Village Christmas Card Delivery 14th December

mail_envelopesGet your Christmas cards delivered around the village and help support the Village Hall!

Bring cards to the hall between 10 am and 12 noon on Sunday 14th December.

Please make sure they are clearly marked with the full name of the recipient and their house name. Cards will be delivered to houses in The Narth, Pen-y-Fan, Maryland and The Cabin in return for a small donation.holly_header

Films on The Narth: Belle showing on Friday 28 November

Films BelleFilms on The Narth’s next presentation is Belle, based on the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the mixed race illegitimate daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral who was raised by aristocrats in 18th Century England.  The film shows events that shaped the developing anti-slavery movement at the time, providing a fascinating insight into the period, as well as an engrossing, romantic story.  Gugu Mbatha-Raw gives a wonderful, touching performance in the title role, supported by a great cast, including Emily Watson, Tom Wilkinson, Penelope Wilton and Matthew Goode. Continue reading

Community Led Plan Questionnaire

This stage of the consultation period for the community led plan is now closed and the questionnaires are being analysed by our independent auditor at adventa.  You can still download the questionnaires here for your general interest:

Download paper copies for printing (pdfs):  Adult Questionnaire  /  Young People’s Questionnaire

The results will be published on this web site in due course.

If you have any questions about this please contact Marilyn Dunkelman on 01600 860031 or use the Contact Us form on this web site.

What is a Community Led Plan?

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Films on The Narth: Next Presentation on Friday 24 October

Films HerThe next presentation is Her, starring Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams and Scarlett Johansson
A lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with his computer’s operating system. Set in the near future, when computers have moved on to a more sophisticated level of consciousness, this completely original story is moving and emotionally intense. There are some adult scenes. A brilliantly made film with a strong message about what it means to be human.
Cert 15, 126 minutes    Internet movie database page

The film starts at 7.30 pm in the Village Hall and costs £4.50 (no need to book).  Doors open at 7 pm and ice cream, tea and coffee are available before the film.

Contact Marilyn Dunkelman on 01600 860031 or email

Forestry Commission Barriers in Pen-y-fan: Consultation 14th October

Natural Resources Wales (now responsible for the work of the Forestry Commission) are holding a drop-in session at The Village Hall on Tuesday 14th October between 3.30 pm and 6.30 pm for consultation on the barriers they plan to erect at Maryland, Pen-y-fan and Cleddon forest entrances. Local residents are encouraged to go along to give their views.

For more information you can contact Natural Resources Wales about this on 300 065 3000.

Beer and Skittles Night: Saturday 27 September – RESULTS!


UPDATE: A good fun evening for all, ending in a play off between R. Kedward, R. Edwards, K. Hawkins, C. Miles & T. Parker  to determine 2nd, 3rd & 4th place. First place was won by Phil Bowen & in descending order Tony Parker came second, Charles Miles 3rd & Ken Hawkins 4th.

A big thank you to Sally Welsh for donating & taking care of the raffle. The raffle raised £45 for the village hall funds.  Sally also provided the most delicious welsh cakes. Hopefully we can make this a regular feature in our village calendar. Continue reading

The Future of the Village Hall: AGM Monday 13th October

This year, more than ever, we need residents to attend the AGM, as we anticipate a wide-ranging discussion about whether there is a future for the Village Hall.  All residents are invited to come along for a glass of wine.

If you are interested in contributing to the work of the Committee and would like to find out more about what is involved, any of the existing members would be pleased to help you.

In addition to the discussion, the new Committee will be elected at this meeting and there are several vacancies to be filled, including Chair, Treasurer and Secretary.

The meeting starts at 7.45pm in the hall.