October 2014

Five a side football match at Underhill Park

5 a side football a great success

  The inaugural Mumbles Community Council 5 a side competition was held at Underhill Park on Thursday as part of our teen festival, run in conjunction with the Red Cafe. Ten teams entered. The winning team was the “Swagglers” who beat the “Dribblers ”
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Teen events

Half term week saw the arrival of the football cage. Unfortunately the weather was dreadful and we couldn’t use Southend Gardens as planned, so we set up the cage in the Linden Centre, West Cross where young people could play in the dry and use the big screen to play video
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Standing Orders

These set out some of the rules about how we operate. Our current standing orders can be found here.  
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BIG CLEAN TO GIVE CITY A NEW SHEEN

The Evening Post Reporter, Helen Keates, under the above big headlines, tells us that “the City centre is being treated to an ultra clean ahead of the Christmas period”. All the pedestrian areas and street furniture such as benches and bins are getting a thorough
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TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE – NEWTON

The temporary road closure of Newton Road (Part) in south-westerly direction from its junction with Newton Villas, a distance of approximately 70 metres. The Order issued by the City Council will operate from Monday 3rd Nov 14 for 18 months or until the works are completed,
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Cage Football – Change of venue

Because of the terrible weather, the cage football is to be set up in the Linden Centre West Cross, all those who showed an interst have been informed but someone may ring the office. The 5 a side is still going ahesd. On Thursday Prizes wuill be awarded at the unplugged night at
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Event updates

                  On Friday 24th we held a quiz and musical evening at the West Cross Community Centre. The entertainment was provided by the Swansea Accordion Orchestra, who were brilliant. Next week we embark on the Teen Festival involving
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MCC at Mumbles Oyster Festival

The Dylan thomas story writing competition came to a climax during the Oyster Festival when the winners were awarded their certificates. We had an excellent response and many people are urging us to publish some of the entries. Three winners have been awarded tokens for £25 worth
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Yanks for the Memory

On Thursday 9th October at Newton Village Hall, John Powell gave an excellent lecture on GIs in Gower. There were many people with stories to tell about war brides, chewing gum, nylons and spam. There were a number of surprises too. A “genuine” GI whose name was
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