PLAQUE UNVEILED TO BRAVE SISTERS

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
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AWARD FOR TED PALMER OF MAYALS

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
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TRAFFIC HOLD-UPS AT DUNNS LANE JUNCTION, OYSTERMOUTH

Despite strenuous efforts by 3 councillors, and the assurance I received from WW, yesterday at 2.45pm, that the traffic lights on Oystermouth Square would be recalibrated to allow a better flow of traffic into West Cross , Mumbles and surrounding areas, this morning I received a
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GLEN ROAD, WEST CROSS – TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER

Notice – The City Council has made an order to temporary prohibit any vehicle proceeding along Glen Road from its junction with Castle Road in a north-westerly direction to its junction with Lundy Drive, a distance of approximately 720 metres in order that replacement work
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February 2016

8 February Planning 6.15pm Agenda Minutes 9 February Full Council 7pm Agenda Minutes 22 February Development 6pm Agenda Minutes 22 February Highways 7pm Agenda Minutes 23 February Media & Marketing 6pm Agenda Minutes 23 February F&GP 7pm Agenda Minutes 24 February Events
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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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