An article in the Evening Post 2nd July 13 reports that Oystermouth Castle which has stood for over 800 years is in need of ‘volunteer’ guards to keep it safe from vandals. It quotes “Police in the seaside village have launched a “Castle Watch” scheme to encourage residents to keep an eye on Oystermouth Castle and its grounds.” If you wish to participate contact Mumbles PCSO Lucy Lewis. (additional information available from Jason Evans 5146050 or email firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mumbles takes its name from the headland and islands stretching into the west of Swansea Bay. The area includes Oystermouth Castle, Mumbles Pier and Lighthouse, and is made up of the Mayals, Newton, Oystermouth and West Cross electoral wards, with an elected Community Council.rmouth and West Cross electoral wards, with an elected Community Council.
The closure of the Longfields Centre announced in 2011 is now being replaced with 15 houses. The past support of Catherine Zeta Jones has been to no avail. See letter in Evening Post (Ted Richards) 2nd July 13
Mumbles has had a community Council since 1987.