May 2014

HIDDEN HISTORIES OF GOWER

A West Cross resident, Gary Gregor has written a new historical book, entitled ‘Hidden Histories’. It features details of  a facsinating area known as Gower, according to the secretary of the Gower Society. (see the Evening Post , May 24th for full details)
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ALL SAINTS CHURCH RECEPTION

See the report by Evening Post Reporter, Richard Youle  on May 22nd. All Saints Church, Mumbles held a wedding reception in the main body of the church. What a great idea!  The Vicar, Canon Keith Evans explained that the church is in need of a new roof and repairs to the tower 
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Coastal Communities Grant

Mumbles Community Council have applied to the Coastal Communities Fund for a grant of £172,000 as lead partner in a project looking to maximise Tourism opportunities for the unique, distinctive Gateway town to Gower; to sustain distinctiveness and improve the economic growth of
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NEW SEA FRONTAGE IN MUMBLES

Well what do you think of this? Please let us know how you feel. Can it or will it improve the area behind Boots and provide more car parking for visitors and residents? If you want to see the plans in detail, copies are available to view in the Community Council offices.
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KEEP CYCLISTS OFF THE PAVEMENT!!

A report by Richard Youle, Evening Post Reporter on Thursday 15th May 14. Highlighted the danger to pedestrians of cyclists riding on pavements. He tells us about two pedestrians who were struck by cycliststs and each lost the sight in one eye. CYCLISTS PLEASE BE AWARE OF
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RUN TO SUPPORT THE RNLI

A half  marathon is being organised by JCP Solicitors in support of fund raising for the Mumbles RNLI Charity. A further £136,000 is being sought before the appeal closes in September. Details of the route for the 13.1 mile event on the 20th July is still being finalised. See the
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LANGLAND BAY LUXURY HOMES PLAN REJECTED

A report in the Evening Post, 5th May 14 tells us that a planning application for luxury homes in a four house development at Langland Bay has been turned down as it is described as a “carbuncle”. City Councillor, Miles Thomas said that many residents in the area had
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Tablet training for City Councillors

The Evening Post, 5th May 14 states that the 72 Swansea City Councillors will be asked to complete a training course to improve their skills in the use of Information Technology (I.T.). A report suggests that any costs would be minimal and would be met from existing budgets. It
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TREE VANDALS RETURN

The Evening Post Reporter, Nino Williams in an interview with Cllr Linda Tyler-Lloyd reports that “Around a dozen trees in Clyne Gardens have been slashed and gouged, with what is thought to have been a knife or screwdriver.” See the full report in the Evening Post ,
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RNLI LIFEGUARDS ON DUTY

RNLI Lifeguards will be on duty for the May Day Bank Holiday weekend at Caswell and Langland Bays. Do enjoy the wonderful beaches and facilities that Mumbles has to offer. The Lifeguards will be on duty between 10am and 6pm. BE CAREFUL OUT THERE IN THE WATER. USE PLENTY OF SUNSCREEN!
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