The News Page/ Y Dudalen Newyddion

Croeso i’r Dudalen Newyddion. Welcome to the News Page

Dyma lle byddwn yn gosod y newyddion a digwyddiadau yn yr ardal

This where we will put all the news about events in and around our village.

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A message from Philip Milner

A message from Philip Milner: “It is with sadness that we announce the passing of John Milner following a short illness. He was 97 and had enjoyed a wonderful and full life. He was fully lucid right up to the end. He will be buried with his wife Margret in Cilycwm, which is the place close to his heart.

Everyone is welcome to attend the funeral which will take place at Cilycwm church at 2pm on Thursday Jan 30th. Dress code is a matter for your own discretion. Traditional black is fine or you could wear something more colourful if you prefer.”

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Ffair Adeiladau Rhestredig – Listed Building Fair

(English below.)

Ty Newton, Parc Dinefwr, Llandeilo
Dydd Sul 9fed Chwefror 2020

9:30am – 5:00pm

Ymunwch â ni yn y digwyddiad diddorol hwn, sy’n rhad ac am ddim ac yn cael ei drefnu gan Dîm Treftadaeth Adeiledig Sir Gaerfyrddin ar gyfer unrhyw un â diddordeb mewn adeiladau hen a rhestredig. 

At Newton House, Dinefwr Park, Llandeilo

Sunday 9th February 2020

9:30am – 5.00pm

Join us at this free and informative event brought to you by Carmarthenshire’s Built Heritage Team for anyone with an interest in old and listed buildings.

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Community Council Minutes – 5th November

The Community Council Minutes for the Council Meeting on the 5th November 2019 are now available.

Please click here.

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Croeso n’ol …………Welcome back………!!

After a few decades, the name New York again features as a cottage in Cilycwm.

A saying from the old residents of this community –

Cilycwm is only as BIG as from New York to Pennsylvania.

New York , a small cottage by Penstacan, last known resident in 1843 – William & Margaret Thomas (a miner) baptised his son David.

Pennsylvania, a cottage just below Ysgol Cilycwm, where a small stream joins the Gwenlais.  Last known resident was Rees Thomas who died at the age of 64 in 1830.


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Restoring local rivers. 7.30 – Wednesday Jan 8th, 2020, Neuadd Arms

Remember to come and find out how to make a positive difference to the stunning waterways of our local area, and importantly how to gain some new skills and knowledge to help the effort to increase the survival rates of some of out iconic fish species.7.30 – Wednesday Jan 8th, 2020, Neuadd Arms Cilycwm. See you there!

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Congratulations to Neuadd Arms!

Congratulations to The Neauadd Fawr Arms in Cilycwm for coming 18th in the Walesoline – 50 best pubs in Wales.

“In the remote and beautiful surroundings of the upper Tywi valley you’ll find the little village of Cilycwm and the Neuadd Arms. After strolling along the river in nearby Rhandirmwyn, hunting for the cave of Twm Sion Cati or heading up to the enormous Llyn Brianne, it’s a perfect place to call for a pint. And if you’re hungry after all that fresh West Wales air, the Neuadd Arms serves up its own farm-raised Welsh lamb, free range eggs from a nearby farm and meat supplied by butcher from Llandovery, just down the road. ” Steffan Rhys, Walesonline

Image: Phillip Halling/Creative Commons
Image: Phillip Halling/Creative Commons
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Cilycwm Community Council

The Agenda for the Community Council Meeting on 7th January 2020 is now available.

Please click here.

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Cilycwm Christmas Day services and raffle result.

St Michael’s Church raffle for their Christmas Hamper was drawn on December18th in the Neuadd . The winner was Diane Addis of Cilycwm.  

Cilycwm Christmas Day Services are as follows:

Plygain at 06:00 a.m.

Eucharist at 10:00 a.m. – English

All members of St. Michael’s Church would like to thank the local community for their support and wish all a very Happy Christmas and New Year.’

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Cilycwm Community Council – Environmental and Biodiversity Statement

You can read the CCC statement on Environmental and Biodiversity C

– please click here

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Wendy Price – a good year for running

You might have seen this young lady pounding the rural lanes of Cilycwm this year.

Congratulations / Llongyfarchiadau to Wendy Price who won her first Welsh vest representing Wales at the British & Irish Masters Cross Country Championships, held at Aintree.  She also had a very good time in the London Marathon and numerous other races.

Wendy Price, born and raised in Penfedw Fach.  Good luck in 2020!

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