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Winter 2017

Winter Snippets

Winter 2017

PIES AND PROSECCO IN PENNARD This is a Christmas Fair with a difference. A grand piano pop-up bar, FREE vodka sampling, and hot pies (from local parents who operate Lewis Pies) are some of the treats on offer. Local craftspeople

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October 2017

Snippets

Our monthly look at events and happenings plus other interesting bits and pieces

ARTISAN CRAFT FAIR KING ARTHUR There will be an Artisan Craft (some examples shown in the pictures right) and Food Fair held at the King Arthur, Reynoldston on Sunday 19 November from 11:00 to 16:00. Proceeds will go to the

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September 2017

Snippets

Our monthly look at events and happenings plus other interesting bits and bobs

    SWANSEA ECHOES OF THE PAST TRIP BACK IN TIME What an apt title for the latest – and 20th in consecutive years – pictorial nostalgia book from David Roberts, Swansea Echoes of the past is. There can be

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August 2017

Snippets for August

Our monthly look at events and happenings plus other interesting bits and bobs

SWANSEA REVISITED DAY TRIP DELIGHTS  There was a time when around this point in the calendar, people from all walks of life seemed to set off on a coach trip. Every street, shop, works or social club had their own

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July 2017

Snippets – July 2017

Our monthly look at events and happenings plus other interesting bits and bobs

  THE PLEASURES OF READING READING ROUND This September the award winning novelist and poet, Jo Mazelis is beginning a new Reading Round group at Galerie Simpson on Swansea’s High Street. A reading round is a little like a book

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June 2017

Snippets

Our monthly look at events and happenings plus other interesting bits and bobs

LETTER TO THE EDITOR May I thank you for publishing the item about our forthcoming John Mills guitar evening in Bay, complete with photo!  I have had a number of enquiries as a result. You offer a truly invaluable service to local

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May 2017

Snippets

Our monthly lookat events and happenings plus other interesting bits and bobs

  SWANSEA REVISITED LOLLY LICKERS! These ladies seem to have got it licked (see pic below). They were taking a break from their daily labours in the Fforestfach area of the city way back in the scorching sunshine of 1951.

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April 2017

SNIPPETS for April

Our monthly look at events and happenings plus other interesting bits and bobs

SAVE SWANSEA MUSEUM UPDATE FROM RISW Many thanks to everyone who signed our ‘Save Swansea Museum’ petition. The large number of responses (6,098 to date) and the comments many of you left show how much people in and beyond Swansea value

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February 2017

Snippets

Our monthly look at events and happenings plus other Interesting bits and bobs

BLACKPILL HISTORY SOCIETY DIARY DATES The doors of Vivian Hall Blackpill open at 10 am for a cup of something hot. Old, new and prospective members are welcome. Tea or coffee is free to members whilst a small charge is

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Winter 2016

Snippets – Winter 2016

Our monthly look at events and happenings plus other interesting bits and bobs

  SWANSEA REVISITED GRAND TIMES We are not too far away from the launch of the Grand Theatre’s spectacular annual pantomime and back in 1955 these young ladies certainly brought some colour into the lives of audiences at the theatre.

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October 2016

SNIPPETS

Our monthly look at events and happenings plus other bits and bobs

MUMBLES & GOWER THROUGH TIME – NEW PUBLICATION Published by Amberley Books this fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Mumbles and Gower have changed and developed over the last century. Juxtaposing images 100 years

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September 2016

Snippets

Our monthly look at events and happenings plus other bits and bobs

MARIE CURIE VOLUNTEER LEADER NEEDED Could you be a Marie Curie Volunteer? The local Swansea Volunteer Fundraising Group is dedicated to raising funds by hosting a range of fundraising and awareness events so that Marie Curie can continue to provide

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August 2016

Snippets

What's happening this August and other Interesting bits and bobs

PENLLERGARE WOODS GREEN FLAG AWARD WINNER  The Penllergare Trust is proud to earn the right to fly the Green Flag at Penllergare Valley Woods. Keep Wales Tidy has awarded the trust this honour in recognition of their excellent facilities and

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July 2016

Snippets – Memories are made of this


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Champagne champions! With the rugby season in full swing, teams everywhere will be trying their best to improve their position in whatever league they find themselves. That was certainly something that paid dividends for Dunvant RFC in 1993 when they

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July 2016

Snippets

Interesting bits and bobs and upcoming events

SWANSEA-MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS! JUST THE TICKET Time was when if you wanted to go anywhere in Swansea you went with The Transport. South Wales Transport to be precise, the bus company that carried the people of Swansea far

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June 2016

Snippets

Our monthly look at events and happenings plus other interesting bits and bobs

  SWANSEA – MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS! HATS THE WAY Hats certainly seemed to have been the order of the day at least with the fashion conscious women members of the congregation of Wesley Memorial Methodist Church, Townhill, who

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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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