Winter Newsletter 2017

Note to our Subscribers - We’ve just sent out the latest Newsletter according to your individual preferences. 

If you wish to change your format preference or any of your contact details, please let us know via the ‘Update My Details’ Link, at the bottom-left of the Members Navigational Links Page, HERE.

 As always, we’ve also archived a copy of this Newsletter to the ODA Digital Archive, HERE

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Cylchgrawn Y Gaeaf 2017

Nodyn i’n Tanysgrifwyr - ‘Rydym wedi dosbarthu eich Cylchgrawn diweddaraf, yn unol â'ch  gofynion chi,  

Os fysech eisiau newid eich dewis fformat, neu eich manylion cyswllt, gadewch i ni wybod unrhyw bryd drwy'r ddolen ‘Update My Details’ sydd ar waelod-chwith y Tudalen Dolenni Aelodau, YMA

November 20th 2017

Xmas Lunch  - 1/12/17

Dear All,  

Just to let you know that the date for expressing your intention of joining us at the lunch, has now closed,

Any problems please Contact us

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Cinio Nadolig  - 1/12/17

Annwyl Pawb,

Mond i adael i chi wybod, bod y dyddiad oedd angen i chi adael i ni wybod os oeddech chi am ddod i’r cinio, wedi mynd heibio.

Unrhyw drafferth, cysylltwch â ni os gwelwch yn dda

November 17th 2017

Xmas Lunch  - 1/12/17

Dear All - if you’d like to join us at the above event - please fill out one of the forms and submit your payment as per the instructions as soon as possible -Further details are HERE

Any problems - Contact us

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Cinio Nadolig  - 1/12/17

Annwyl Pawb - Os fyddwch chi'n licio ymuno a ni yn y digwyddiad uchod, allwch chi lenwi'r ffurflen berthnasol, a thalu gynta’ bosib os gwelwch yn dda.

Manylion pellach YMA

Unrhyw drafferth, cysylltwch â ni

October 19th 2017

Rucksack Walks Schedule

Annwyl Pawb / Dear All,

The 2017/18 Autumn-Winter Rucksack Walks Schedule is now available to subscribed Members: HERE.   

The dates are also available via the ODA Events Calendar:  HERE.  

These pages are for subscribed members, but the walks are open to everyone. If you’re having difficulty in accessing these pages, or if you wish to join us, then please let us know:  HERE.

Diolch / Thanks!

October 4th 2017

Summer 2017 Newsletter   /   Cylchgrawn Yr Haf 2017

Members should keep a look out for your copy of the latest edition of the newsletter, either by post or email depending on your chosen format, during the next few days.

This edition coincides with the regular change to your Website Login and Password details, so look out for those as well.

Any problems - contact us or Hefin Williams directly. 

Not Subscribed?  If you wish to access to the Members only section of the Website, and to receive tri-annual copies of our newsletter, please JOIN US!

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Aelodau - Yn dibynnu ar y fformat a ddewiswyd gennych, edrychwch allan am eich copi chi o'r rhifyn diweddaraf o'r cylchgrawn, a fydd yn eich cyrraedd chi naill ai drwy'r post neu e-bost yn ystod y dyddiau nesaf. 

Mae'r rhifyn hwn yn cyd-fynd a’r newid rheolaidd i'ch Mewngofnodi Gwefan a'ch Cyfrinair, felly edrychwch allan am rhain hefyd.

Unrhiw broblem, cysylltwch a ni, neu Hefin Williams yn uniongyrchol.

Heb Danysgrifio?  Os hoffech chi fynediad i'r adran Aelodau o'r Wefan, a derbyn tri copï o'n cylchlythyr yn flynyddol, YMUNWCH Â NI os gwelwch yn dda!

August 23rd 2017

Rhai atgofion Friars 1557 - 2017  /  Friars 1557 - 2017 Some Memories

Diolch i Storiel, gallwn rŵan ddangos y Fideo ddaru nhw greu i’r arddangosfa ‘Dathliad 460′ a fu yno eleni.  

(Gall ein Tanysgrifwyr gweld y fideo trwy'r linc, sydd gyferbyn a ‘Dathliad 460′, ar y tudalen YMA)

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With thanks to Storiel, we may now show the Video they created for the ‘460 Celebration’ exhibition, that was shown there earlier this year  

(Subscribed Members may view the video via the links on the ‘460 Celebrations’ section HERE)

August 23rd 2017

ODA Breakfast Social

Just a regular, informal get together - See ODA Events Calendar for Details or contact us.

August 16th 2017


Dear All,

Please note that the Rucksack Walk previously scheduled for August18th  has been POSTPONED until Friday 25/8/17…  See member’s news or members’ Events Calendar for details.  Otherwise, please contact us



August 14th 2017

2017/18 Subscriptions are Overdue…

Dear All,
If you’ve not already paid your subscription for this year, please note the grace period is about to end - the Summer 2017 Newsletter is almost ready to be sent to the Printers, by which time we need confirmation of Subscribed Members.  If you’re a current member and not sure if you’ve paid for this year, please check the Members list HERE

The password to view the Members’ pages changes when the Summer Newsletter is issued, marking the end of the ‘grace period’.  If you think the information against your name is wrong, then please let us know ASAP.  New subscribers can join us at any time

Subscription membership runs April to March annually, but if you’ve missed the recent reminders, then to be sure of your Summer Newsletter, please act now. 

In case it helps, we have a PayPal account which may help you.  New Applicant should also fill out the Membership Application form, however, existing members don’t unless your details have changed.  Just follow the instructions and pick the membership type that suits you HERE.  

If you just wish to resign your membership, then please let us know and we’ll make sure your records are updated accordingly and if you prefer, we won’t trouble you further.  If you do decide to leave us, we would sincerely appreciate your Feedback [HERE]

Many thanks in anticipation!



Membership Coordination

July 23rd 2017

Grwpiau Panoramic Groups

Diolch i Ysgol Friars, ‘rydym wedi medru copïo a chynnwys lluniau o 1925,1931 a 1935 i’n Casgliad Panoramig

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Thanks to Ysgol Friars, we’ve been able to copy and include photographs from 1925, 1931 and 1935 into our Panoramic Collection

July 16th 2017
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