Articles

May 2016

Family History with Charles Wilson-Watkins

Charles is a researcher and family historian. Do get in touch if you need helpmin finding out more about YOUR ancestry swanseafamily-history@yahoo.co.uk

It’s Good To Talk THE CONCLUSION OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR CAME ON THE 7TH/8TH MAY 1945. THE COUNTRY CELEBRATED ON WHAT CAME TO BE KNOWN AS VE DAY – VICTORY IN EUROPE DAY, AND THIS MONTH MARKS THE 71ST

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May 2016

WINTER WALKING IN LANZAROTE

The Bay welcomes Stephen Miles as a contributor

  REGULAR BAY READER STEPHEN MILES CONTACTED US AFTER HE HAD PACKED HIS WALKING BOOTS AND ESCAPED THE DREADFUL WINTER WEATHER WITH A WALKING HOLIDAY TO LANZAROTE For those who like getting their boots on and venturing out into the

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May 2016

Snippets

Interesting events, bits and bobs

KEEP RENOVATION WASTE OUT OF LANDFILL WITH A FREE APP  Wales has been leading the way when it comes to reducing levels of waste sent to landfill and now a new iPhone app launched in April will help home-owners check

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May 2016

Llys Nini

The Bay's monthly column that tries to match small furry and feathered friends with new forever homes

LOOKING FOR LOVE Llys Nini Animal Centre has lots of small furry friends looking for a bit of love and and a new home. In this our new monthly column we try to match these BFFs (Best Furry/Feathered Friends) with

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May 2016

Classic Motors

With Ashley Lovering

LIVING THE DREAM This month Ashley brings us an American classic, a 1957 Chevrolet owned by Gary Morgan Gary’s passion for classic American cars started back in the 80s when he invested in a Dodge van, but it wasn’t until

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May 2016

Garden Birdwatch

With Amanda Skull

BIRD FEEDING TIPS Welcome to this month’s Bird Watch. I’m one of two Ambassadors for the British Trust for Ornithology’s (BTO) Garden BirdWatch Scheme in South Wales. Subject of the Month: Feeding The types of food you offer your garden

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May 2016

Motoring SOS

ASG and AA to the rescue

Each month, we – TheBAY – have to transport 9,000 copies of the magazine from our storage unit in Fforestfach to the homes of nine deliverers in Swansea and Gower. The remaining 6,500 copies are collected by the delivery company

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May 2016

Important Information for Landlords

With the start of the new financial year now underway, Land-lords need to start planning on how to deal with the many tax changes that start this year and how that will directly affect them says Hannah McCartan MD of Swansea based McCartan Lettings

  The first of the changes to the wear and tear allowance will affect every landlord with a furnished rental property. Wear & Tear Allowances – So what are the changes? From 6th April 2016 the 10% allowance will be

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May 2016

Vegan Recipe with Rachel Jamison

Rachel of Nutri Balance Swansea is a nutritionist with over 10 years’ experience.

This month Rachel has an indulgent pudding for us, proving that even nutrition experts recognise that we sometimes need a treat. CHOCOLATE LOVE POTS INGREDIENTS 200 g dairy-free dark chocolate (at least 75% cocoa solids) 700 g silken tofu 6

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May 2016

BAY Health & Wellbeing with ROSIE JONES – Osteopath

ROSIE IS AN OSTEOPATH WITH SWANSEA BODY KINETICS AT THE NATURAL HEALTH SERVICE IN PAGE STREET, SWANSEA. THIS MONTH ROSIE EXPLAINS THE CAUSES AND TREATMENTS FOR SHOULDER PAIN

Shoulder pain and the acromioclavicular joint/AC joint If you are experiencing pain on the top of your shoulder you may well have a problem with your AC joint. I have found this to be particularly common in trades-people and those

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April 2016

Year End Tax

with Simon Hodge Coast & City Chartered Accountant and Tax Advisor

SIMON HODGE OF COAST AND CITY ACCOUNTANCY LOOKS AT WHAT SPRING BRINGS TO BUSINESS OWNERS AND COMPANIES AT THE START OF THE NEW FINANCIAL YEAR The arrival of spring coincides with the tax year end and the traditional year end

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