Have you read Issue 88 November 2013 yet?

The front page suggests that you “Join the great debate on the future of city services”. Firstly, it advises that the Welsh Government has told the City Council that they can see a 3.1% reduction in funding which equates to more that £12 million for next year and that on top of that the Council will also have to account for inflation—– etc. etc.

The Council will also have to make savings of £45million between now and 2017, including £25million which is to be made during 2014/15.

It reports that Dean Taylor, Director of Corporate Services said “It’s great to have had so much feedback and the opportunity to listen to what people have to say”. He goes on referring to “This isn’t simply a money-saving exercise”.

If you wish to get invloved in this debate, go to or email

Their is also a booklet on the subject available at your local library etc. or phone 01792 636092 for a copy.

It is with sympathy we record the passing of Mrs. Pat Thomas, who for many years worked as the ‘Lollipop Lady’ at the Mayals Primary School, West Cross.

She was affectionately known to the Pupils and Staff as “Auntie Pat”.

In recognition of her devotion to her work at the school, the Mumbles Community Council awarded her the “Honour of Mumbles”.

A certificate was presented to her on the 13th October 2005 at the old Royal Brtish Legion Club, Newton Road, Mumbles.

Her furneral service will be held at 1.00 pm on Thrsday 14th November at Christchurch, Swansea

11 November Planning 6.30pm Agenda Minutes
12 November Full Council 7.00pm Agenda Minutes
20 November Events 6.00pm Agenda Minutes
Community Planning 7.00pm Agenda Minutes
25 November Development 6.30pm Agenda Minutes
Highways 7.30pm Agenda Minutes
27 November IT & Publications 6.00pm Agenda Minutes
Finance & General Purposes 7.00pm Agenda Minutes

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Householder Permitted Development Rights
Last updated 22 July 2013
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Proposed changes to Householder Permitted Development Rights
We are consulting on changes to allow more improvements and clarify what permitted development you can do. Householder Permitted Development Rights Frequently Asked Questions
Responses to technical questions about changes to Householder Permitted Development Rights that come into force on 30 September 2013. Readers and software
Certain information on this site requires that you have the right software to view it. This page offers links to freely available viewers and readers. You can make some improvements, alterations and extensions to your home without needing planning permission. These are called Permitted Development Rights.
These rights are allowed under the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 1995 (GPDO).

We have amended the GPDO to give you flexibility to make more changes to your home without needing to make a planning application.

The guidance below will help you to interpret the amendments.

You should note that the guidance is not an authoritative interpretation of the law, that is a matter for the courts. You should get advice from your Local Planning Authority if there is any doubt whether your proposal would be permitted development.

These changes to householder permitted development rights will come into force on 30 September 2013.

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(this information has been passed to the Mumbles Community Council from U3A)
In the College of Human and Health Sciences at Swansea University we welcome the involvement of local people in our health programmes. It is important that our students who are training to be health professionals have input from people with a range of health conditions as part of their education.
We have an active service user and carer involvement health group, and would like to invite you to become part of it if you are interested. We involve people in interviewing students, classroom teaching, making teaching resources and evaluating programmes.
If you are interested in finding out more, we are having a recruitment event on Friday 25th October at 10am. This is an opportunity to find out more about involvement opportunities, and to explore the potential benefits for you and for us.
We have a website you may be interested to look at –
We will be talking about how you can get involved, the types of activities, payment and expenses, and there will be the opportunity to talk with some of our current members who will be sharing their experiences. There will be plenty of tea, coffee and light refreshments. The event will be held from 10am-12noon at Swansea University, in the Vivian Tower, rm 120, on the first floor.
If you would like to attend, please contact Alison Miles – by email –  or telephone – 01792 518548.

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