Please note that a section of the All Wales Coastal Path has been closed between Langland Bay and Limeslade Bay on Gower.
A 10 metres section of the path has been closed off due to a minor landslide and a diversionary route has been put in place by Swansea City staff.
Please take care when using this part of the Coastal Path.
An article in the Evening Post 2nd July 13 reports that Oystermouth Castle which has stood for over 800 years is in need of ‘volunteer’ guards to keep it safe from vandals. It quotes “Police in the seaside village have launched a “Castle Watch” scheme to encourage residents to keep an eye on Oystermouth Castle and its grounds.” If you wish to participate contact Mumbles PCSO Lucy Lewis. (additional information available from Jason Evans 5146050 or email email@example.com)
Mumbles takes its name from the headland and islands stretching into the west of Swansea Bay. The area includes Oystermouth Castle, Mumbles Pier and Lighthouse, and is made up of the Mayals, Newton, Oystermouth and West Cross electoral wards, with an elected Community Council.rmouth and West Cross electoral wards, with an elected Community Council.
The closure of the Longfields Centre announced in 2011 is now being replaced with 15 houses. The past support of Catherine Zeta Jones has been to no avail. See letter in Evening Post (Ted Richards) 2nd July 13
Mumbles has had a community Council since 1987.
THE Ospreys face Mumbles Cricket Club in a Twenty20 charity clash on August 9.
The teams have played each other twice since the inaugural fixture in 2009, with honours even at one apiece. The 2010 and 2012 fixtures were rained off.
The August 9 fixture starts at 4pm at Mumbles CC’s Marespool Ground.
Money raised will go to a yet-to-be-confirmed charity.
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Albert Henry Percival Tyler (Bert), dearly loved and cherished father of Councillor Linda Tyler-Lloyd, and father-in-law of Tony.
He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.