Jeremy Miles AM to visit Maerdy Youth

Maerdy Youth are excited to be welcoming our local Assembly Member Jeremy Miles to their meeting this Wednesday evening (5th September) where he will be explaining what an assembly member does and answering questions about the Welsh Government. He will… read more

Free Fresh Food Today

We will be distributing free fresh food again today, courtesy of Tesco as part of their surplus food community food connection scheme. Pop in to Canolfan Maerdy anytime after 10.30 am and before 5pm to collect a variety of bread,… read more

Free School Holiday Meals

Just a little reminder to all school age young people aged 11+ that this is the last week for free breakfasts and lunches at Canolfan Maerdy. Call in any time between 10 and 11.30am for breakfast and 12 and 2.30… read more

New online fundraising facility

Would you like to help us unlock free money? We are very excited to share our new online donation button with you! This means it is now really easy for anyone to support us wherever they are. We also have… read more

Maerdy Youth has the Street Mark

Did you know that Maerdy Youth have been awarded the Street Mark by Street Games? This enables the group to provide a range of sports to support Street Games’ mission to change sport, change communities and change lives by helping… read more

Children’s Commissioner Visits Canolfan Maerdy

We were delighted to Welcome Sally Holland, the Children’s Commissioner for Wales, to Canolfan Maerdy’s Lots of Tots Nursery yesterday.  The children had a lovely time playing with her and Jane Houston, the Community Ambassador.  Sally and Jane enjoyed listening to the… read more


As you are aware, the weather forecast is not good for tomorrow and Friday. Therefore, it is unlikely that the main office will be open tomorrow or Friday but we will see what each morning brings and make the final… read more

Save up to £933/year on childcare

The government has launched a new scheme called Tax-Free Childcare (TFC) and parents cannot benefit from the savings from TFC and Childcare Vouchers at the same time. Childcare Vouchers will close to new joiners from 6th April 2018.  However, anyone… read more

Learn to cook on a budget

KEEP CALM AND COOK ON! Feed your family for less … would you like to provide low cost healthy meals and learn how to cook on a budget?  If so, we have a group for you meeting each Friday afternoon.

Today’s Carers Service Health/Wellbeing Event

Our community support officer, Leander, and business support officer, Becky, are having a busy morning at the Neath Port Talbot Carers Service Health and Wellbeing Event, which is being held in The Centre, Baglan. Lots of interesting information and freebies… read more