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February 29, 2016

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The Post Office in Alderwood Road, West Cross has been closed for the last two weeks for a refit, but today at 1pm it will re-open.

The opening hours will be extended from 8.30 am until 7pm in the week and on Saturdays 8.30am to 5.30pm and Sundays 9am to 4pm.

A new look has been designed with customers able to access serivces, including special delivery, local collect, home shopping returns and many other services.

Why not pay them a visit!

The Evening Post reporter, Chris Peregrine on the 29th Feb 2016, has written an article about a business man,  Andrew Hiscott of Mumbles who wanted to promote his gardening business on Facebook.

It would appear that this may have backfired on him as his storage shed was broken into and the valuable contents , around £2000 were stolen, so his busness venture has been put on hold.

If you have any information about this matter, please contact the police on 101 or Crimestoppers 0800 555 111.

A memorial to MARGARET AND JENNIE ACE has been unveiled close to Mumbles pier, near to where the sisters helped save members of the Mumbles lifeboat crew after it struck rocks below the lighthouse on a stormy January morning in 1883.

The lifeboat, called the Wolverhampton, got into trouble after it was launched to help a German ship called the Prinz Prinz Aldabert, after it had struck rocks at Mumbles Head.

They both received gold brooches from the Empress of Germany for looking after the German ship’s crew.

(read the full account in the Evening Post, 28 Feb. 2016)

Reported in the Evening Post, 26 Feb 2016 by Geraint Thomas, Reporter, is the story of 90 year old, Ted Palmer who has been awarded the Order of Legion d’Honneur by the French Government.

Ted, of St.Andrew’s Close, Mayals took part in some of the most dangerous campaigns of the war, including Operation Overlord which saw the D-Day landings.

We say congratulations to Ted for his valiant efforts and well deserved.

(Read the full account of this story in the Evening Post)