council news

New Chairman & Vice-Chairman Elected

SAMARITANS volunteer and former BT manager Helen Mitchell has replaced Linda Tyler-Lloyd as the chairwoman of Mumbles Community Council.

Mrs Mitchell, 66, of St Andrews Close, Mayals, is chairwoman of the highways committee and has worked hard to promote road safety issues.

Her hobbies include her family, music, supporting the Swans, and theatre.

Her predecessor, who is a Swansea councillor, served in the position for two years. The council’s new vice-chairman is John Beach, of Picket Mead Road, Newton. He is a former chairman of the council.