News & Events


Gala Concert – 11 September, 2013

A truly memorable evening is in store as local and national Welsh stars raise money for the Ray Gravell and Friends Charitable Trust. This will be the first of annual concerts to be staged by the Trust and the evening includes performances from The Three Tenors, Rhys Meirion, Aled Hall, and Alun Rhys Jenkins; Lleisiau’r Cwm and the multiple award-winning Burry Port Town Band

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Trust Events for 2013

The events organised for 2013 are as follows; Two golf days at Machynys on May 15th and June 19th , followed by the final at Ashburnham in July. The Summer Party Racenight at Ffos Las on August 1st. An Autumn concert, details of which will be announced in the Summer — & much more

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Frankie and Benny’s host a Charity Breakfast

Swansea restaurant Frankie & Benny’s will be giving away FREE breakfasts for a minimum donation of £2 to the Ray Gravell & Friends Charitable Trust on Friday, February 22. The Wind Street eaterie will be offering their full traditional breakfast menu of eggs benedict or triple stack pancakes or double sausage and egg muffin free to customers in return for a donation to the Trust set up in memory of Ray Gravell.

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July Press Release

The Ray Gravell And Friends Charitable Trust has handed out a further £20,000 in donations to worthy causes and charities in West Wales. The Movement Centre, a charity which offers an innovative and unique form of physiotherapy to children with celebral palsy and other movement control problems, has been given £4,850.

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Trust News Update

Charities and worthy causes throughout West Wales received more than £40,000 in donations from the Ray Gravell And Friends Charitable Trust last week. At their first meeting of 2012 the Trustees approved the immediate distribution of £40,000 donations to a variety of charities and organisations, and also set aside a further £30,000 which has been earmarked for applications already received.

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Frankie and Benny’s Charity Breakfast

Frankie and Benny’s are hosting a Charity Breakfast breakfast to help support Ray Gravell & Friends Charitable Trust on the 25th May 2012. Frankie & Benny’s Carmarthen will be giving away FREE breakfasts for a minimum donation of £2 to Ray Gravell & Friends Charitable Trust on Friday 25th May following the fantastic success and money raised for Ray Gravell Charitable Trust at Llanelli Frankie and Benny’s in April

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Ray Gravell and Friends Trustees Meeting

Donations totalling more than £25,000 have been awarded to six Carmarthenshire organisations by the Ray Gravell And Friends Charitable Trust. The Marie Curie Nursing Service has been given £5,000, Breakthro Llanelli and Breakthro Carmarthen have each been given £5,000, the Llanelli branch of Parkinson’s UK will receive £4,000, St John Cymru in Ammanford will receive £3,000, and the Carmarthenshire Youth and Children’s Association in Llanelli, has been given £2,000.

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