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Should We Sell Pontardawe’s Mayor Chains To Spend The Money On The Community?

We recently held a poll on line which was open for three days. 210 of you cast your vote. Below is the wording and the subsequent result. Vince from the Ponty Mag is to propose to the Town Council that the council sells the Mayors chains (valued at £13,000) as the money can be better spent within the community. He ...
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Food Review; Mosaic

I nervously stepped in to Alisters car as we made our way to Mosiac in Swansea for some food, Only a couple of weeks earlier Alister had borrowed my car for a couple of days and managed to smash the back window!. As you can imagine this annoyed me a little but nowhere near as much as when I realised ...
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Bioluminescent Plankton Wales

Bioluminescent Plankton is normally associated with Tropical environments such as Florida or Costa Rica or the Caribbean Has been spotted along the Welsh coast line this summer it has been seen from Anglel in Pembroke shire to southern down in the vale of Glamorgan, it’s been spotted on Southerndown, Ogmore Porthcawl which was Newton and restbay, Aberavon, surprisingly not Swansea ...
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Happy 70th Birthday to the NHS from Rebecca Evans

Seventy years on from the birth of the National Health Service in Wales, it is great to see communities coming together to commemorate this special occasion and to share why the NHS is special to them. It was especially lovely to see Gower’s own Aneira Thomas – the first baby born in the NHS – leading the celebrations! We know ...
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The 2018 Decky Memorial Touch rugby tournament at Loughor RFC

The 2018 Decky Memorial Touch rugby tournament at Loughor RFC is looking for teams! Get in touch as soon as possible because places are filling up fast. Last years Touch Rugby Tournament was a huge success with over 750 people attending and we raised over £5000 for the cardiac unit in Morriston Hospital. While last year was during my term ...
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An Apple a Day

I was born in the early 1940s and some of my earliest memories are of being strongly encouraged to drink orange juice, rose-hip syrup, cod liver oil, and eat Marmite. I was told by my grandmother, whom I lived with, that the Doctor had sent these for me to make me “a big strong girl” Thinking back, I am not ...
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RSPCA-Annual Dog Show

Llys Nini celebrated their 21st Birthday in style at their Annual Dog of the Year Show on Sunday 15/7/18 The sun was shining, there were Rescue Mums Lottie and Ellie re-uniting with their 15 Puppies fastest recall completion, the pooch paddling pools were out and every one enjoyed. A spectacular 21st Dog Friendly Birthday Cake was donated by Doggie Desserts ...
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Pontarddulais Ladies RFC

Pontarddulais RFC have had a Ladies team for nearly 3 years and in that time we have had a number of successes including a full season of league rugby, a number of tours and reaching the semi final of the national bowl competition in our 2nd season! We have players who have gone on to play at the highest levels ...
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Pavement Parking Needs a Major rethink says Gower MP

Laws surrounding pavement parking need a major rethink according to Tonia Antoniazzi MP. It’s heartbreaking to hear the stories of constituents and the problems they face every day which are caused by pavement parking. I visited a street scene set up in Parliament by the charity Guide Dogs to learn more about the challenges that people with sight loss face ...
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Whats On Pontarddulais Library

Wiggle and Jiggle – rhyme-time for 0-5 year olds, Monday 6th, 13thAugust 2:15 – 2.45. Siglo a Wiglo – Welsh rhyme-time for 0-5 year olds with MenterIaithAbertawe, Monday 20thAugust 2:15 -2:45. Lego Club – Get creative with Lego, all ages welcome. Friday 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st August 4pm – 5:30pm. Mischievous Jugglers – Learn to juggle every Friday from ...
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