News and Events

Mayor's Appeal Events

Each year Tredegar Town Mayor will select a local charity or organisation to be the recipient of their appeal and it is the responsibility of the Mayor to organisation fundraising events. This year the recipient is the Hospice of the Valleys and planned up coming events are:-

Mayor 2016/17

Saturday 15th October 2016, Tredegar Mayor's Appeal Golf Day

Once again this year's fundraising golf day will be held at Tredegar and Rhymney Golf Club with tee off times from 10am. All are welcome whatever your golfing ability and monies raised will be in aid of Cllr Jacqueline Thomas' Mayor's Appeal for Dementia and Multiple Sclerosis Society. It will be a Stableford event with Teams of 4, best 3 scores to count. Entry is £40 per team of 4 and booking to participate can be done by contacting the Club Tel: 01685 840743.

Mayor 2015/16

Saturday 9th April 2016

Tredegar Mayor Councillor Geraint Meredith will be undertaking a charity bike ride, in aid of his Mayor's Appeal, starting at 10am from Bedwellty House and Park, Tredegar. The ride will take him along the Taff Trail down to Cardiff Bay. If you wish to show your support via sponsorship or donation please contact the Town Council office Tel: 01495 722352 or Cllr Meredith Tel: 01495 726366 for further information.

Tredegar Town Mayor's Christmas Evening, Friday 11th December 2015

Tredegar Mayor Cllr Geraint Meredith will be holding a fundraising evening in aid of his Mayor's Appeal Valley Sands on Friday 11th December 2015 in The Carriage Room, Bedwellty House, Tredegar. The evening will start at 7pm and is a formal/smart casual occasion. There will be entertainment from a poet and magician with a buffet during the evening. Tickets are £15.00 and are available from Town Council Offices or Cllr Meredith.

Three Welsh Peaks Challenge, Saturday 22nd August 2015

Our Mayor, Cllr Geraint Meredith, will be undertaking the Welsh Three Peaks Challenge to raise funds for his Mayor's Appeal which this year is in aid of Valley Sands. The group will be starting the challenge on Snowdon, followed by Cadair Idris and finally Pen Y Fan, aiming to complete all three within fifteen hours! Anyone wishing to sponsor Cllr Meredith or make a donation can either call into the Tredegar Town Council offices or contact Cllr Meredith.

 

Mayor 2014/15

Tredegar Mayor's Christmas Ball, Saturday 29th November 2014

Tredegar Mayor, Cllr Ryan Watkins, will be holding a Christmas Ball in The Carriage House at Bedwellty House, Tredegar in aid of his Mayor's Appeal which this year is for the RNIB.
Tickets are £25 each which includes a three courses of fine dining. There will be entertainment from an 18 piece swing band and a small raffle/auction being held. Dresscode is evening wear. Tickets are available from Cllr Ryan Watkins Tel: 07572 066210 or at Jan's (40 Commercial Street, Tredegar) Tel: 01495 724888.

The Mimics, 7pm Friday 14th November 2014 - CANCELLED

Come along to Tredegar RFC for a night of music and laughter with The Mimics. These truly entertaining ladies are once again helping to raise funds for the Tredegar Mayor's Appeal which this year is in aid of RNIB. Tickets are only £3.50p and available from Jan's (40 Commercial Street, Tredegar), Tredegar RFC or Ryan Tel: 07572 066210.


Mayor 2013/14

Tredegar Mayor's Christmas Dinner & Dance, Saturday 21st December 2013

Tredegar Mayor, Cllr Tommy Smith, will be holding a Christmas Dinner and Dance at Bedwellty House, Tredegar in aid of his Mayor's Appeal which this year is for The Valleys Life After Stroke Group.
Tickets are £20 each which includes a three course meal followed by tea/coffee and mince pies. There will be entertainment throughout the evening and a small raffle. Tickets are available from Cllr Tommy Smith or Tredegar Town Council Tel: 01495 722352.

Cabaret evening with Billy Caine, Friday 15th November 2013

Tredegar Constitutional (Con) Club presents an evening of cabaret with Billy Caine, in aid of Tredegar's Mayor's Appeal. Doors open 7pm, tickets are £5 available from Tredegar Con Club Tel: 01495 722307.

The Patrick Sheen Singers, Friday 6th December 2013

Cllr Anita Hobbs has arranged a Concert by the Patrick Sheen Singers at St George's Church, Tredegar. The concert is at 7pm and tickets are £5 each with all proceeds in aid of Tredegar Mayor's Appeal Valleys Life After Stroke Group. Tickets are available from Cllr Hobbs Tel: 07808 401855 or St George's Church Tel: 01495 722672.

Tredegar Mayor's Appeal 2013/14 Raffle

Tickets are now available for the Tredegar Mayor's Appeal Raffle which has some fantastic prizes. Each ticket costs £1 and are available to purchase from Cllr Tommy Smith. Local businesses have been so generous with the prizes, ranging from a bench donated by Carillion to various gift vouchers so please show your support and grab a ticket or two.

Rock'n'Roll with Kevin Davidge, Saturday 12th October 2013

Tredegar and Rhymney Golf Club will be hosts to an evening of fun, fab 60s and 70s music performed by Kevin Davidge. Doors open at 6.30pm and tickets are available from Tredegar Town Council for £3/ticket. All proceeds are in aid of Tredegar Mayor's Appeal. For futher information please contact Tredegar Town Council Tel: 01495 722352 or via website contact form.

Charity Golf Day, Saturday 7th September 2013

This year's Charity Golf Day will be on Saturday 7th September 2013 at Tredegar & Rhymney Golf Club with the first tee off at 10am. The Charity Golf Day event will be teams of four Stableford Competition with best three scores on each hole. The entry fee is £40 per Visitors team and £20 per Members team with multiple prizes to be won. Further information on taking part is available from Tredegar & Rhymney Golf Club Tel: 01685 840743 or Tredegar Town Council Tel: 01495 722352. Also anyone wishing to make a donation or offer sponsorship for a hole please contact Tredegar Town Council Tel: 01495 722352 (recognition for any sponsorship/donations will be given on the day and on our website).

 

Mayor 2012/13

Tredegar Mayor's Appeal Ball, Saturday 27th April 2013

Tredegar's Mayor Cllr Andrew Cotton will be holding a Ball in aid of his Mayor's Appeal in The Carriage Room, Bedwellty House, Tredegar. The evening will commence at 7pm, includes a three course meal and rock'n'roll muscial entertainment from Chris Summerill and The Huricances. Dress code for the evening is Smart. Tickets are £25 each and will be available from Cllr Cotton. For further information contact Tredegar Town Council Tel: 01495 722352

Mayor's Ball Poster

John Hartson - Sunday 17th February 2013

Soccer Speaker and Tredegar Town Council Mayor wishes to invite you to spend the afternoon with John Hartson, former Wales, Celtic, Arsenal and West Ham striker. The event is in aid of the Tredegar Mayor's Appeal and will be held at the Rhyd Hall, Tredegar from 3pm. Tickets cost £20 each and are available from The Rhyd Hall Tel; 01495 722615, Tredegar Town Council Offices Tel: 01495 722352 or Cllr Andrew Cotton Tel: 07884 071414.

Saturday 13th October 2012 - Charity Golf Day

Tredegar and Rymney Golf Club will be hosting this year's Mayor's Appeal Charity Golf Day with the first tee off at 10am. It will be a Team of four Stableford Competition with best 3 scores on each hole. Entry fee is £40 per Visitors Team and £20 per Members Team, with multiple prizes to be won on the day. All proceeds will be donated to Tredegar Mayor's Appeal which this year is in aid of The John Hartson Foundation. Everyone is welcome but if you cannot play and would still like to show your support then please sponsor an hole. For further information contact Tredegar and Rhymney Golf Club Tel: 01685 840743 or Tredegar Town Council Tel: 01495 722352.

Saturday 8th September 2012 - TredFest

Tredegar Mayor's Appeal, in aid of The John Hartson Foundation, presents TredFest is a live music festival taking place at The Rhyd Hall in Tredegar. Doors open at 1.30pm, tickets are £4 inadvance & £5 on the Doors. For further details or to book tickets www.facebook.com/TredFest or 01495 722615/01495 722352

Saturday 19th May 2012

'Now & Then' are offering the Ultimate 60's Experience plus 60's pop quiz at the Rhyd Hall, Tredegar. Starts at 8pm till late! Tickets are £4 inadvance and available from The Rhyd Hall, Cllr Cotton, Tredegar Council Offices and members of Now & Then. Payment can be made at the door on the evening at £5. This is the first fundraising event which is being held for the forthcoming Mayor Cllr Andrew Cotton. Cllr Cotton's Mayor's Appeal will be in aid of the John Hartson Foundation.

 

Mayor 2011/12

Saturday 10th March 2012 - The Mimics

The Mimics are performing at The Moose Hall, Tredegar in aid of our Mayor's Appeal. Entry is £3 per person and the show starts at 7pm. Tickets available from Cllr Bernard Willis and the Town Council Office.

Mayor's Appeal Raffle

Tickets are now on sale for this year's Mayor's Appeal and there are some fantastic prizes on offer:-

1st Prize: London Theatre Weekend Break for 2 (Donated by Ron Skinner & Sons)
2nd Prize: Helicopter Ride for 2 (Donated by Jim Davies Civil Engineering)
3rd Prize: Photography session up to the value of £50 (Donated by Unique Photography Services)
4th Prize: Meal for 2 & bottle of wine (Donated by Wetherspoons)
5th Prize: £20 Voucher (Donated by The Sunshack)
6th Prize: £20 Meal Voucher (Donated by The Fir Tree Inn)
7th Prize: £20 Voucher (Donated by Little Gems)
8th Prize: Gift from Gemtime Jewellers
9th Prize: £20 Voucher (Donated by Cheveux Hair & Beauty Spot)
10th Prize: Bouquet of Flowers (Donated by Park Place Florists)

Tickets are £1.00 each and available from Cllr Bernard Willis, other Members of Tredegar Town Council, at the Town Council Offices and Saron Congregational Church.  Telephone 01495 722352 for further details on how to purchase a ticket.

The Draw will take place at noon on 1st March 2012 - The Council Chamber, Bedwellty House, Tredegar.

Friday 24th February 2012

The Patrick Sheen Singers are performing a concert for the Tredegar Mayor's Appeal which this year is in aid of The Alzheimer's Society. Concert will commence at 7pm, St George's Church, Tredegar. Tickets are £5 each, available from Anita Hobbs Tel: 01495 717916/07808 401855 or from St George's Church Tel: 01495 722672.

 

Mayor 2010/11

Saturday 9th April 2011, Mayor's Charity Show

The Mimics will present their show in aid of the Mayor's Appeal at the Woodlands Sports & Social Club, Ashvale, Tredegar. Doors will open at 6.30pm with the show commencing at 7pm. Tickets are £5 each and available to buy from Tredegar Town Council Offices and Tredegar Town Councillors. A raffle will be held on the night and remember all funds raised goes to this year's Appeal recipient "Hospice of the Valleys", so come on and join in at what will be a fun evening of entertainment.

Saturday 20th November 2010, Rhydfest 2 - The Generation Gap

This event is in aid of Tredegar Mayor's Appeal, Hospice of the Valleys, and is being held at The Rhyd, Tredegar. Bands playing are Mimesis and Fusion.  £5.00 per ticket, available from Tredegar Town Council Offices. Please contact Tel: 01495 722352 for further details or tickets.

Click on Mayor's Blog November 2010 for a summary of the evening.

Saturday 9th October 2010, Mayor's Charity Golf Day

This event is in aid of Tredegar Mayor's Appeal, Hospice of the Valleys, and is being held at Tredegar and Rhymney Golf Club. The competition is teams of four STABLEFORD competition, best 3 scores on each hole.  Entry fee is £40 per Visitors Team and £20 per Members Team with multiple prizes to be won. The First Tee off will be at 10am. Please contact Tredegar & Rhymney Golf Club Tel: 01685 840743 for further details or registration.

For an update on how the Charity Golf day went click on Mayor's Golf Day.