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The Environment Centre

Any other names/acronyms which you are known by: Environment Centre Swansea

Description: The Environment Centre, Swansea, is a local charity which aims to:

  • Empower people to take action and improve their local environment
  • Develop joint solutions to sustainability issues, working with partners and local communities
  • Promote awareness of environmental challenges, especially among young people, community leaders and decision makers

Services Offered: - We hold regular workshops which help build eco skills and raise awareness of low impact living.

Organisation/Service Address: The Environment Centre Pier Street Swansea
SA1 1RY

Is public access available at this address: Yes

Facilities Available:

  • Meeting rooms for hire at very competitive rates
  • Office and hot desk hire for not for profit groups and affordable prices
  • Our shop stocks products to help you live your green and ethical lifestyle
  • Our cafe is open and from July 2016 we will be hosting a series of discussions and activities for you to exchange ideas and take collective action on some of the biggest environmental issues facing our planet

Website: www.environmentcentre.org.uk

Contact Name: Hannah Mitchell
Position In Organisation: Resource Officer

Contact Address: The Environment Centre Pier Street Swansea
SA1 1RY

Contact Telephone Number: 01792 480 200

Contact E-mail Address: info@environmentcentre.org.uk

If Parking Is Available Please Describe Your Parking Facilities?: Free 2 and 3 hour parking bays are available outside and around the centre. There is also a pay and display car park on East Borrows Road

Please Describe Any Disabled Access That Is Available: Access without assistance

Status of organisation: Voluntary/Charity

Opening/Meeting Times: Currently Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm We do have events and activities outside of these hours please check our website and sign up to our newsletter to be kept up to date.

What languages do you use within your organisation?: English and Welsh
Registered Charity Number: 1039378

Membership Costs/Charges: Student / Concession £8.00, Individual Waged £12.00, Family £20.00

Organisation Membership:
A – Voluntary Groups (no paid staff) - £20.00
B – Charity (paid staff), Small Business - £25.00
C – Local Authority Project, College Dept, Medium Business - £45.00
D – Large Business, Local Authority Dept - £100.00

Please add any other details: We are interested in hearing your ideas and finding out about what your organisation is doing. Take a look at our aims and please get in contact.

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Nature Conservation Team

Description of Organisation: The Nature Conservation Team aims to protect, enhance and raise awareness of areas of ecological and landscape importance within the City and County of Swansea for the benefit of wildlife and people

Services Offered: The Nature Conservation Team undertake a wide range of services including:

Address:
Biodiversity Team
Civic Centre
Swansea
SA1 3SN

Public Access At This Address: Yes

Website: http://www.swansea.gov.uk/natureconservationteam

Contact Name: Jo Mullett
Position In Organisation: Education Officer

Contact Address: Biodiversity Team
Civic Centre
Swansea
SA1 3SN

Contact Telephone: 01792 635784

Contact E-mail: nature.conservation@swansea.gov.uk

Please Describe Any Disabled Access That Is Available: Access with assistance

Status Of Organisation: Statutory

Cost of Membership/Charges: Most events for the general public are free although there is a small fee in some cases!

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Swansea Community Farm

To provide facilities and opportunities for City dwellers of ALL ages to become actively involved with growing plants and vegetables, tending animals learning about the environment on a daily basis.

http://www.swanseacommunityfarm.org.uk/

Contact Name: Mr Ray Dancer
Contact Telephone: 01792 578384

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Gower Ornithological Society

Since 1956 GOS has been welcoming members to indoor and outdoor meetings to learn about and keep track of birds locally. The records we gather are published annually in “Gower birds”

Website: http://www.glamorganbirds.org.uk

Contact Name: Mrs Jane Jones
Position In Organisation: Secretary

Contact Address: 22 Kilfield Road,
Bishopston,
SA3 3DL

Contact Telephone: 01792 232316

Contact E-mail: gowerbirds@hotmail.co.uk

Cost of Membership/Charges: Family £14. per year Member £12. per year Senior £8. per year Student £6. per year Junior £6 per year

Publications Produced: "Gower Birds". Annual records of Birds in City & County of Swansea and County Borough of Neath Port Talbot.

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Wildlife Trust of S&W Wales

Description of Organisation:
Local group of the Wildlife Trust, the largest UK voluntary organisation dedicated to
conserving the full range of the UK’s habitats and species

Services Offered: The local West Glam group offers indoor talks and outdoor events throughout the year in Swansea and Gower

Address: West Glamorgan Group
C/O Civic Centre
Swansea
SA1 3SN

Public Access At This Address:
No

Website: "http://www.welshwildlife.org/where-i-live/local-groups/"

Contact Name: Jo Mullet
Position In Organisation:Chairman

Contact Address: West Glamorgan Group
C/O Civic Centre
Swansea
SA1 3SN

Contact Telephone: 07967127364

Contact E-mail: jo.mullett@swansea.gov.uk

Please Describe Any Disabled Access That Is Available: (Access With/Without Assistance Or No Access)
Access without assistance

Status Of Organisation: Voluntary/Charity

Opening Times: Our indoor talks start 7.30pm prompt every 2nd Tuesday of the month (except Jan, July & August) at the Environment Centre, Pier Street, Swansea

Affiliations/Qualifications:e.g. membership of professional bodies

Charity Number: 1091562
Company Number: 4398959

Cost of Membership/Charges:
Non members of the Wildlife Trust welcome. Donations welcome for events

Publications Produced:
Events leaflets avaiable from jo.mullett@swansea.gov.uk

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