Articles in Category : Snippets

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

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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April 2016

Snippets

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

RAJ PLUMBING AND HEATING WINNER ANNOUNCED Plumbing and heating engineer, Robert Jamison (left) came up with a novel way to reward his customers last year. Every householder who had a new Worcester Bosch boiler fitted by RAJ Plumbing and Heating,

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Coast Italia – A Double Date

Editor Lesley Williams reports on recent events at Swansea High Street's Italian hot spot

  CAPPUCCINO GIRLS When Mal Pope first conceived the idea of a musical set in a cafe/bar he envisaged the audience being an intrinsic part of the production, sitting in the theatre, eating and drinking – the ultimate in audience

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March 2016

Snippets

Interesting bits and bobs plus diary dates for March

    LITERARY WORLD MOURNS UMBERTO ECO We asked our literary consultant Sarla Langdon for her thoughts after the sad news of the passing of one of the literary giants. The death of Italian octogenarian intellectual Umberto Eco on Feb

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