July 2013

Our Powers

Community Council powers are set out by statute. To find out more about the powers that Mumbles Community Council has, please¬†follow this link.  
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Our Structure

MCC has a committee structure.  Committees discuss the issues under their control and make recommendations to full Council.
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Our Role

Community and town councils are the grassroots level of local governance in Wales. There are over 730 community and town councils throughout Wales. Some represent populations of fewer than 200 people, others populations of over 45,000 people; but they all work to improve the
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Our History

In 1889 Oystermouth Urban District Council was established and was responsible for local administration until it voted in 1918 to hand over its powers to Swansea. It ceased to exist in 1923 and Oystermouth and Mumbles came under the direct control of Swansea. Many in the area
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RNLI Mumbles Raft Race 2013

A great day was had by all. Plenty of sunshine and lots of wonderfully strange craft took to the calm waters off Mumbles Prom at Norton and headed in the direction (I think) of Knab Rock. The Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress were aboard the RNLI Lifeboat as was the Chairman of
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Recycling in Swansea

The Swansea Leader reports that the Swansea Council are introducing quad bins over the coming months as part of a campaign to encourage residents ( and I presume visitors) to dispose of their recyclables as thoughtfully as they do at home. These on-street bins will have pink and
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Coastal Path detour Langland

Please note that a section of the All Wales Coastal Path has been closed between Langland Bay and Limeslade Bay on Gower. A 10 metres section of the path has been closed off due to a minor landslide and a diversionary route has been put in place by Swansea City staff. Please take
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Oystermouth castle guard

Oystermouth Castle needs guards?

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”
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