||Our latest club
newsletter is now available here
||The locations for our 2019 outings
have been announced and can be found here or on our outings page
|Chinese New Year Dinner
||On 8th February we held a Chinese New
Year Dinner. Our Chef for the evening, Linda Thomas, produced a wonderful
variety of traditional Chinese dishes enjoyed by all. It was a lovely
social occasion and the sum of £250 was raised which has been spent
on a new electric cooker and its installation. This will make future
events so much easier to cater for as it's more efficient and slightly
bigger than our previous model. A big thank you to Linda, it was a
||On 13th December
2018 our dear friend and long standing Club member Bronwyn Davies
sadly passed away very suddenly. Bron served as Chair of the Ladies
Section and was a Committee Member for very many years and will be
very sadly missed.
Club AGM took place on 12th October 2018. All Officers were re-elected
to retain their present positions with the exception of Gwen Bradford
who wished to stand down as Assistant Secretary. Gwen was thanked
for all the years of hard work and service to the Committee. Gwyneth
Jenkins also stood down from the Committee due to ill health, but
has been thanked for many years of service and support to the Club.
|Annual Christmas Fundraiser
Annual Christmas Fund Raiser took place on 17th November 2018. We
raised over £1,000. We would like to thank all those who helped and
supported this event. we are very grateful to you all.
48th Annual Show took place on Saturday 1st September 2018. The
weather was kind to us and the show was very well attended. This
were 53 entrants who between them put on 455 exhibits. This was
the 4th highest figure for exhibits recorded over the last 11
years. We had a strong Novice Section entry and this class was
by Amy Paice.
This year we introduced 3 classes for Children
but unfortunately the number of entries here were disappointing
but we hope that perhaps
next year when word gets around this may improve. The show concluded
with an auction of produce, a wonderful raffle and the presentation
A great success! Thank you to all who supported
Annual plant sale was a great success, thanks to all who supported
and members who helped
make it very worthwhile. We made over £2,000 which will help
maintain Cliff Cottage for the benefit of the Community.
Laleston Gardening Club is extremely grateful to Zoar's Ark Neath
our main supplier of garden products, Mackworth Arms Laleston, Caring
Laundry Laleston and Pimento Deli Broadlands for their kind sponsorship
of our Annual Plant Sale. Thank you so much!