January 2016

Budget

The budget is an essential tool for controlling the council’s finances. It demonstrates that your council will have sufficient income to carry out its activities and policies. By checking spending against budget plans on a regular basis at council meetings, the council controls
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WILD FLOWERS FOR SWANSEA

Swansea Leader advises that the wildflowers initiative has been positive so they will be bringing them back again this year. Residents will have their chance to do the same on their own patches of land because packets of the Swansea Mix will be available at the Botanical Gardens
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BLUE PLAQUE HONOUR

The Swansea Leader, issue 101 for January 2016, lets us know that a Blue Plaque in honour of the two sisters who saved sailors from drowning off Mumbles in the 19th Century will be next in line. Margaret and Jennie Ace, the daughters of Mumbles lighthouse keeper William Ace,
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PROM CYCLISTS SAFETY WORRIES

City and Community Councillor, Linda Tyler Lloyd has responded to a letter in the Evening Post regarding the dangers of cyclists speeding along the promenade between Blackpill and Mumbles. She has stated , for a long time, that the speed of the cyclists is dreadful and has tried
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ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS IN MUMBLES

A report by Nick Parry, Evening Post Reporter today tells us that a raid by Immigration officers brought about the arrest of two men at the premises of Chutney’s, Newton Road at 6pm on Friday. Both men of Bangladeshi origin, one aged 25 years who had overstayed his visa and
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MUMBLES CRICKET CLUB EXTENSION

Proposals to extend the clubhouse at the Mumbles Cricket Club are in hand, at an estimated cost of £100,000. The support from Mumbles Community Council has been requested in the amount of £5000. Further details are available from the Council on  mumbles.gov.uk  or by phone 01792
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ALL SAINTS MUSICAL DIRECTORS RETIRING

The whole of Mumbles and elswhere in Swansea will miss the dynamics of Les and Penny Ryan with their musical leadership at All Saints Church. It has been reported that they intend to retire after nearly 14 years as directors of music. We all wish them well and thank them for
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MUMBLES POST OFFICE ON THE MOVE

You will know by now (I hope) that the Post Office in Mumbles will be moving on March 30th 2016 to the premises of LEWIS NEWS on Newton Road. The usual retail goods will still be available at LEWIS NEWS after the move. see the full report in the Evening Post, January 7th.
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June 2016

7 June Special Meeting 6pm Agenda Minutes 13 June Planning 5.15pm Agenda Minutes 14 June Full Meeting 7.pm Agenda Minutes 27 June Development 6pm Agenda Minutes 27 June Highways 7pm Agenda Minutes 28 June Special Meeting 7pm Agenda Minutes 29 June Media & Marketing 6pm Agenda
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Mumbles Community Council offfice flooded

Due to a leak of water from an adjoining office into the Council chamber. it is necessary to keep the office closed until the drying-out period has been completed. This could take at least 2 weeks. The committee meetings due to take place on the 4th, 5th and 6th of January will
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