Articles from issue : February 2021

Why is it important to make a will?

Private Client Team with Natalie Thomas - Associate Solicitor, DJM Solicitors

If you die without having made a will, your assets are automatically distributed according to the rules of intestacy. The distribution depends on whether you are married (or in a registered civil partnership) and whether you have any children. This

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The book department

With Dr Alyson Hitch

This month we take a fresh look at the seashore with photographer Rachael Talibart, learn pretty much everything there is to know about hedgehogs, find out what’s wrong with the internet, visit the unknown island of Madagascar, and take a

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A quick trip to Cambodia

To the ends of the earth with Nick Smith

Everybody who goes to Cambodia will inevitably visit the legendary temple complex of Angkor Wat, often described as one of the greatest travel destinations on the planet, and a pilgrimage site for trophy-hunting tourists the world over. But if you

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How to deal with coronavirus

With Dr Lamah El-Sharkawi - Bay cluster network

This has been a difficult year for many of us. Unfortunately, coronavirus (COVID-19) is continuing to spread in the area, however there are steps we can all take to try and minimise the spread. Furthermore, should you contract coronavirus the

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Family History with Charles Wilson-Watkins

Happy New Year.  So, let us unfurl this New Year, 2021. Flags – we see them in many different places. There are a few flags hoisted on a flag pole outside the Civic Centre, Oyster-mouth Road, and on the opposite

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Perspectives of a perfect day

Surfing with Chris 'Guts' Griffiths

2020 was by anyone’s reckoning a pretty shitty affair. The pandemic that had plagued the whole world and the lockdown restrictions that came with it had kept us all worried and frustrated in equal measure since early March. So, it

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Hinds' Sights with Liz Hinds

THIS MONTH LIZ LOOKS AT UNCONDITIONAL LOVE AND CONSIDERS THE EYE WATERING COST OF VALENTINE’S DAY A belated happy new year! Let’s hope for a better year than the one just gone but, no, I’m not going to talk about

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The Census is coming…

Census 2021 with the Office for National Statistics

Households across Swansea will soon be asked to take part in Census 2021, which will provide a snapshot of modern society. The census is a once-in-a-decade survey that gives us the most accurate estimate of all the people and households

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Unison Health & Safety Update

With Chris Cooze - Unison

ERIC PD Prevents Death Eliminate Can the risk of breaking social distancing be eliminated using alternate working methods like home working? If not: Reduce Can the risk of breaking social distancing be reduced by limiting the number of workers in

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W. Davies Ironmongers Sketty

W. Davies Paints OPEN NOW

There can’t be many people that haven’t popped into the ironmongers and hardware shop in Eversley Road at some time. During the lock-down last year, there seemed to be a socially distanced queue outside, every time I passed. It’s a

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