Community Organisations                                    Sefydliadau Cymunedol

Welcome to the Directory of Community Organisations

We are pleased to offer any community organisation based in Pontyclun the opportunity to place their information on the website free of charge. Please provide: name of community organisation, 100 word description, single photograph, contact name and phone number, e-mail address and website link for the organisation. Please contact Paul Griffiths on 01443 229301 or e-mail henry@hexiawebservices.co.uk to make an entry.

Cantorian Pontyclun

J Woodington

Cantorian Pontyclun

We are a Ladies Choir which meets at St Paul's Church Hall in Pontyclun at 7.30 pm every Tuesday evening.

Forgotten Felines

Cat rescue

Forgotten Felines

We specialise in rehoming cats that are feral or disabled.

We have been going since 1st June 2018 and rehomed over 20 special kittens and cats.

Lantrisant and District Local History Society

Jeff Brown

Lantrisant and District Local History Society

We research local history and stimulate interest in local history among local people.

In the winter months we meet on the second Tuesday of each month at 7.30pm at Pontyclun Community Centre. In the summer months we visit places of historical interest.

Llantrisant & District Probus Club

Ray Hughes

Llantrisant & District Probus Club

We meet at the club house of Pontyclun RFC at 10.30 am on every third Tuesday of the month. We have refreshments and speakers who cover a variety of topics. We also have lunches, dinners and visits.

Merched y Wawr

Beti Thomas

Merched y Wawr

This group promotes educational and cultural activities for ladies through the medium of Welsh.

Meetings take place on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at Talbot Green Community Centre.

Mid Glamorgan Bridge Club

David Barwood

Mid Glamorgan Bridge Club

We meet at Pontyclun Community Centre on Tuesday mornings 10 12 noon; Wednesday afternoons 1 30 - 4 30pm and Thursday evenings 7 - 10 30pm.

Miskin and Mwyndy Women's Institute

Gill Webber

Miskin and Mwyndy Women's Institute

This WI meets every second Thursday of each month at 7.00 pm at Talbot Green Pavilion, Llanlay Road, Talbot Green

  • 01443 224251

Miskin Manor Cricket Club

Keith Davies

Miskin Manor Cricket Club

Our club promotes participation in cricket for members of all ages, gender and ethnic backgrounds. We have juniors from 6 to 15 years old and senior members of all ages after 16.

Parkinson's Cafe

Pontyclun Athletic Club 2pm-3:30pm Last Thursday of every month

Parkinson's Cafe

Open to people living with Parkinson's, Their family, carers and friends.

Come and join your local group for friendship, support, information, coffee and cake.

  • 01443 227448

Parkinson's Cafe

Pontyclun Athletic Club 2pm-3:30pm Last Thursday of every month

Parkinson's Cafe

Open to people living with Parkinson's, Their family, carers and friends.

Come and join your local group for friendship, support, information, coffee and cake.

  • 01443 227448

Pontyclun Athletic Bowls Club

Ray Davies

Pontyclun Athletic Bowls Club

We aim to foster and encourage people of all ages to play the game of bowls. We meet at any time on the bowling green from April to September.

Pontyclun Bosom Pals

Barbara Powell

Pontyclun Bosom Pals

We are a breast cancer support group which helps and provides emotional support to patients, carers and families; relieving the sickness of people directly affected by breast cancer in Pontyclun and the surrounding areas.

We meet at 7.30 pm on the 1st Monday of each month at The Pavilion on Lanelay Road in Talbot Green.

Pontyclun Ladies Bowls Club

Avril Davies

Pontyclun Ladies Bowls Club

Our club aims to promote a healthy outdoor competitive team sport specifically for women of all ages and abilities. We bowl between April and September each year on the green at Pontyclun Athletic Club.

  • 01443 222260

Pontyclun Ladies Short Green Bowling Club

Lynva Bowen

Pontyclun Ladies Short Green Bowling Club

We aim to provide sporting opportunities for women of all ages. During our season we meet three times a week

  • 01443 223861

Pontyclun Old Age Pensioners' Association

Ron Grant

Pontyclun Old Age Pensioners' Association

Our association provides a meeting place for OAPs to meet, socialise and take part in activities.

We meet on the first Monday of every month at the Pontyclun Community Centre.

  • 01443 22759

Pontyclun Petanque Club

Petanque, or boule, is a game which is exceptionally open with a huge age range.

Pontyclun Petanque Club

Established in March 2014 the Pontyclun Petanque Club is looking for new members! All experience levels are welcome from past masters to total newbies!

Description

We're a new Petanque club with a mixture of ages and experience. Some of our members have played at National level with several having qualified for Regional and National competitions representing Wales and some having only played a couple of games as an excuse to get out in the sunshine and enjoy the fresh air and a beer / wine afterwards!

If you've never played, and have no idea what it is, drop us a message and we'll let you know when we're next having a practice session which you're welcome to watch but would always be encouraged to take part in! If you can throw a tennis ball the length of an estate car you have everything you need to start!

Pontyclun Petanque Club

Petanque, or boule, is a game which is exceptionally open with a huge age range.

Pontyclun Petanque Club

Established in March 2014 the Pontyclun Petanque Club is looking for new members! All experience levels are welcome from past masters to total newbies!

Description

We're a new Petanque club with a mixture of ages and experience. Some of our members have played at National level with several having qualified for Regional and National competitions representing Wales and some having only played a couple of games as an excuse to get out in the sunshine and enjoy the fresh air and a beer / wine afterwards!

If you've never played, and have no idea what it is, drop us a message and we'll let you know when we're next having a practice session which you're welcome to watch but would always be encouraged to take part in! If you can throw a tennis ball the length of an estate car you have everything you need to start!

Pontyclun Women's Institute

Sylvia Cole

Pontyclun Women's Institute

Pontyclun W.I. believes having fun. We welcome women of all ages and backgrounds. We meet on the third Tuesday of each month in Pontyclun Community Centre.

It is an opportunity to meet monthly with like minded women. We have speakers of interest followed by tea and chat! Outings, theatre visits, walking groups, and lunches out are regularly available. For those wishing to learn new skills or hobbies workshops and events are organised. The WI has its own residential college and we have taken ourselves away for 4/5 day trips - always great fun.

  • 01443 223278

RCT District Explorer Scouts

Andy Rees

RCT District Explorer Scouts

There are units of Explorer Scouts for 14-18 year old young people with another unit for those aged 18-25. There are a range of activities including the achievement of Duke of Edinbrough awards. The groups meet weekly in the evenings at a range of locations.

RCT Wind Band

RCT Wind Band

A relaxed and friendly community wind band for players of all ages and abilities (grade 2 standard would be an advantage)

The Band enjoys playing music from stage & screen, Disney, pop and more..

Rehearsals are on a Monday 6pm -8pm at Y Pant Comprehensive school.

New members always welcome.

Alison...07899696767

Beryl.....07855935679

St. Paul’s Players

St Paul's Players Amateur Dramatics Society

St. Paul’s Players

The St. Paul’s Players are a collection of local volunteers from in and around Pontyclun, who for charity every year dust off their vocal chords, neon wigs and pantaloons to perform for their adoring public! This well established and beloved local treat has been going since 1983! If you would like to join the cast or crew, auditions start Sept every year, enquire at St. Paul’s church or at the following.

St. Paul’s Players

St Paul's Players Amateur Dramatics Society

St. Paul’s Players

The St. Paul’s Players are a collection of local volunteers from in and around Pontyclun, who for charity every year dust off their vocal chords, neon wigs and pantaloons to perform for their adoring public! This well established and beloved local treat has been going since 1983! If you would like to join the cast or crew, auditions start Sept every year, enquire at St. Paul’s church or at the following.

Taff Ely (Llantrisant) Ramblers Association

Tracey Williams

Taff Ely (Llantrisant) Ramblers Association

Walking group which meets Saturday, Sunday and Thursday for walks of varying distance - many staring at Llantrisant Leisure Centre.

The Community Shop

The Community Shop

The Community Shop

We provide help for good causes and individuals in need, by selling books, bric-a-brac, household goods, toys, prams and much more. The shop is the venture of the parish of Pontyclun with Talygarn. We welcome customers and donations. We are willing to help other parishes looking to set up similar projects. Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat 9-3.

  • 01443 222444

Valleys and Vale Speakers Club

Valleys and Vale Speakers Club

The club assists members and visitors to improve

their speaking skills, this is achieved in a friendly

environment where all receive support and have fun.

We have a meeting every second Tuesday at 19.15

at Bethel Centre in Pontyclun.

For more information contact

Phil Miers on 07772607892

  • 07772607892

Young at Heart (Monday Club)

Alwynne Morgan

Young at Heart (Monday Club)

We bring together men and women aged over 50 years to generate well-being through exercise and social contact

Young at Heart Over 50's Club

Ann Bennett

Young at Heart Over 50's Club

Meet at Llantrisant Leisure Centre Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 2 -4pm. Various activities such as keep fit, line dancing etc.

Young at Heart Tuesday Group

Maureen Berry

Young at Heart Tuesday Group

We provide physical and social activities for all persons aged 50 and over. Administered by an elected committee including four officers. The Club meets every Tuesday afternoon, 2-4 pm, during term time at the Llantrisant Leisure Centre.

  • 01443 222683