February 2014

SCAMS AWARENESS MONTH IN MAY

  Age Cymru wants to find people to speak to the media about their experiences of scams during Scams Awareness Month in May. These could either be people who have been scammed or family members of people who have been scammed. They may have been targeted by rogue builders;
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NHS WATCHDOG SURVEY

  “NHS Patients’ Watchdog launch On-line Survey  Urgent  appointments with the GP    Patients’ across Wales are being given the opportunity to rate accessing their GP in a National Survey launched by the Community Health Council.   The Survey asks how easy it was to
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MUMBLES COMMUNITY COUNCIL – PLANNING COMMITTEE

As a statutory body Mumbles Community Council receives copies of all planning applications submitted to Swansea City Council before they go through their Planning Committee. Mumbles Planning Sub Committee then make a recommendation to the full Mumbles Council before submission to
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LANGLAND BRASSERIE EXTENSION

MUMBLES Community Council has objected to Langland Brasserie’s expansion plans. The owner of the seaside restaurant wants to build three decking areas on a grassy section opposite — just across the coastal path — for up to 70 diners, as previously reported in the Post. The
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STREET LIGHT FIRE

It is reported that a lamppost in Castle Road, Mumbles caught fire and affected the remaining lights in the street. The fire service was at hand and made the faulty street  lamp safe.
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MUMBLES RNLI – NEW TAMAR LIFEBOAT

The Mumbles Tamar Lifeboat has had its trial run from the newly built station at the end of Mumbles Pier. This is the fourth new Tamar boat to be stationed in Wales. The Tamar features the latest in technology to enhance its lifesaving capabilities and is two metres longer that
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CITY COUNCIL TAX 5% INCREASE FORECAST

It was announced in the Evening Post, by Reporter Richard Youle that the Swansea Council tax will increase, during 2014/15 by 5%. This will raise £4million  by increasing Band D householders paying £1,079.98 (excluding the South Wales Police precept), up £51.42 from the current
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