Category Archives: Environment

Friends of the City of Swansea Botanical Complex

Founded in 1994 FCSBC has raised over £100,000 for projects to benefit Plantasia, Clyne Gardens & the Botanical Garden at Singleton. Currently we are fund raising to install the Edwardian Floral Clock in the Botanical Gardens in 2010. Main source of fund raising is the Garden Shop each Saturday April to end September in the Botanical Gardens, Sketty from 10.00 to 2.00 plus every Bank Holiday. Shop stocks vegetables, herbs, perennials, shrubs and trees. Staffed by local volunteers who are happy to share their experience.

Services Offered: gardening advice, practical information, plant sales, weekly volunteer work sessions

Contact Address: Botanical Gardens, Singleton Park, Sketty,
Swansea
SA2 9DU

Website: http://www.botanicsswansea.co.uk/

Contact E-mail Address: Friendsofbotanics@gmail.com

Please Describe Any Disabled Access That Is Available: Accessible to wheelchair users without assistance

Opening/Meeting Times: Our Wednesday shop is open from 18 January 2017, all year 10am - 2pm
We will also be open on Saturdays from 1 April 2017
Summer opening hours for Ornamental Gardens 10am - 6pm
During the month of August, we will be open every Sunday from 1.30pm in addition to our usual hours on Wed.& Sat.

Membership Costs/Charges: £5 per annum giving discount in our Garden Shop plus six local independent nurseries

Publications Produced: annual Newsletter

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National Trust – Abertawe Centre

A Voluntary Association of National Trust members to promote and prosper the work of the National Trust and to make membership more enjoyable by holding talks & social events. A varied programme of talks on heritage issues. In the summer we arrange two mid-week coach outings, two Sunday outings and a short break holiday going North and South in alternative years. We hold an annual Christmas lunch in November at a local venue and also a Spring lunch. Some of our members provide volunteer help at Pennard Car park twice a week through the summer and also work as stewards at Dinefwr. Indoor Meetings held in Sketty Parish Centre.

Description of Organisation: A Voluntary Association of National Trust members to promote and prosper the work of the National Trust and to make membership more enjoyable by holding talks & social events.

Website: www.ntswansea.org.uk

Contact Name: Mr Michael Simpson
Position In Organisation: Secretary

Contact Address: 35 Westland Avenue,
West Cross,
SA3 5NR

Contact Telephone: 01792 404345

Contact E-mail: ma.simpson3@tiscali.co.uk

If Parking Is Available Please Describe Your Parking Facilities? Ample parking usually parking

Opening Times: 7.30 pm 4th Wednesday of month October to April

Cost of Membership/Charges: £8 for an indiviual & £4 each extra member of the family at the same address

Cost of Membership/Charges: 3 newsletters per year

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Sustainable Swansea

Description: We work with community groups and aim to make Swansea a more sustainable place to live, work and visit.

Services Offered: Workshops, green mapping, advice, speakers at meeting.

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

Is public access available at this address: Yes

Facilities Available: Cafe, ethical shop, office space, info hub, meeting rooms, garden.

Website: www.sustainableswansea.net

Contact Name: Delyth Higgins / Dai Power
Position In Organisation: Community Outreach Officers

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

Contact Telephone Number: 01792 480200

Contact E-mail Address: delyth@environmentcentre.org.uk / dai@environmentcentre.org.uk

If Parking Is Available Please Describe Your Parking Facilities?: various on-street restricted parking

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

Status of organisation: Voluntary / Charity

Opening/Meeting Times: Public areas (Shop & cafe)
Monday - Friday 10am-4pm

What languages do you use within your organisation?: English & Welsh

Publications Produced: Numerous green maps:
Swansea green map
Faith map
Alternative travel map

Community green maps for Penlan, Townhill, Castle ward, Morriston, Pontarddulais, Gower, St Thomas & Port Tennant, Penderry, Central Swansea.

Swansea Sustainability Trail.

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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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Dunvant Horticultural Society

Description: The aim of the Dunvant Horticultural Society is to fulfil the needs of local people interested in acquiring knowledge of plant cultivation and care and give members the opportunity to see and learn what type of plants and vegetables etc., can be cultivated in their gardens.

Services Offered: Monthly talks, weekly saturday morning society shop and organised trips to gardens and horticultural shows.

Is public access available at this address: no

Website: www.dunvanthorticulturalsociety.co.uk

Contact Name: John Roach
Position In Organisation: Secretary

Contact Address: Dunvant Horticultural Society, Fairwood View, Howells Road, Swansea, SA27RR

Contact Telephone Number: 01792 204290

Contact E-mail Address: dunvant.hort.soc@gmail.com

Status of organisation: Voluntary/Charity

Opening / Meeting Times: Monthly talks - 2nd tuesday of each month 7.30-9.30pm at Dunvant Community Centre.

What languages do you use within your organisation? English

Affiliations/Qualifications: Royal Horticultural Society The National Dahlia Society The British Fuchsia Society

Membership Costs / Charges: £2 per year

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Local aid charity shop

All funds raised are used to provide support and services to children and community special needs. We provide low cost affordable household items and furniture for the whole community.  Volunteers are always needed to cover 4 hour shifts. Work experience and training opportunities are also run from the shop, volunteers are able to access accredited training and build skills in customer care, basic money skills, health and safety, recycling and disability awareness.

Contact Name: Mrs Amanda Lervy

Contact Telephone: 01792 655771

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South Wales Record Society

The Society publishes a regular series of texts and other works relating to the history of South Wales. For an annual subscription of £3 members receive these at a substantial discount.

Website: www.southwalesrecordsociety.co.uk

Contact Name: Mrs. Rosemary Davies

Position In Organisation: Secretary

Contact Address: 7 Gifford Close
Two Locks
Cwmbran
NP44 7NX

Contact E-mail: thesouthwalesrecordsociety@gmail.com

Affiliations/Qualifications: Associate Member British Records Association

Cost of Membership/Charges: £3 Annually in April - Members obtain our publications at a substantial discount

Publications Produced: 18 Books of edited texts relating to the history of South Wales, full list available from secretary.

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The Village Gardeners Newton

We are a new gardening club whith a lively membership. We have talks on all aspects of gardening and lectures on peoples travels to other countries and gardens

Address: The Village Hall
Caswell Rd
Newton
Swansea

Public Access At This Address: Yes

Contact Name: Peter Robinson

Position In Organisation: Chairman

Contact Address: 16 Hendy Close
Derwenfawr
Swansea
SA2 8BB

Contact Telephone: 01792 297681

Contact E-mail: robinsonpete1@hotmail.co.uk

If Parking Is Available Please Describe Your Parking Facilities?:
Ample parking in St Peters Church grounds and on the road outside the Hall

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

Status Of Organisation: Private (Non-Profit)

Opening Times: We meet on the second Monday of every month at 7.30 pm. doors open from 7.00pm for tea and biscuits

What languages Do You Use Within Your Organisation?: English

Cost of Membership/Charges:
Membership. £2. per year and £1.50 per meeting

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Penllergare Valley Woods

Description of Organisation: On the northern fringe of Swansea lies Penllergare Valley Woods, you'll find this secret and magical place. A place that is gradually being revived and restored by local volunteers for everyone to enjoy. You may enjoy the Woods any time of the day while our community Coffee Shop is open every day from 10am til 4pm.

Services offered: Woodland, river and lakeside walks, Guided walks, Community Coffee Shop, Woodland Centre meeting room

Address: Penllergare Valley Woods,
Penllergaer,
Swansea,
SA4 9GS

Penllergare Trust, Penllergare Valley Woods, Penllergaer, Swansea, SA4 9GS

Public Access At This Address:
Yes

Website: www.penllergare.org

Contact Name: Lee Turner
Position in Organisation: General Manager

Contact Address: The Penllergare Trust
Penllergare Valley Woods,
Penllergaer,
Swansea,
SA4 9GS

Contact Telephone: 01792 344224

Contact Email: contact@penllergare.org

If Parking Is Available Please Describe Your Parking Facilities?:
Car Park charges apply - 50p for 1 hour, £2 all day (Barrier open 9am - 5pm from 1st November - 31st March)

Please Describe Any Disabled Access:
Our coffee shop is fully accessible. There are also 2 disabled park bays in the Visitor Car park and disabled toilet/baby changing facilities. Access for disabled people, wheelchairs and pushchairs around the estate is limited due to the steep nature of this historic picturesque site.

Status of Organisation: Voluntary/Charity
What languages Do You Use Within Your Organisation?: Bilingual (Welsh/English)
Charity Number: 1082128
Company Number: 4004593

Cost of Membership/Charges:
Become a Friend of Penllergare, the membership arm of Penllergare Trust from £15 http://www.penllergare.org/become-a-friend/

Publications Produced:
Penllergare, Echoes of Valley Wood, An Anthology; General leaflet with map

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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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Gower Society

Encouraging an appreciation of the area of the lordship of Gower, its history, natural history and society. Campaigns on conservation issues and publishes on local interest. Organises walks and talks.

Address: The Gower Society,
Swansea Museum,
Victoria Road,
Swansea
City and County of Swansea
SA1 1SN

thegowersociety.org.uk

Contact Name: Mr Malcolm Ridge
Position In Organisation: Chairman

Contact Address: The Gower Society,
Swansea Museum,
Victoria Road,
Swansea
City and County of Swansea
SA1 1SN

Contact Telephone: 01792 371665

Contact E-mail: chairman@gowersociety.org.uk

If Parking Is Available Please Describe Your Parking Facilities? Not Applicable

Status Of Organisation: Voluntary/Charity

Affiliations/Qualifications:
Affiliated to a number of local and national conservation and history groups.

Charity Number: 258372

Publications Produced: Newsletter Journal general and specialist books on Gower

Please Add Any Other Details Contact Name: Steve Davies
Position In Organisation: Web Manager
Contact Telephone Number: 01792206912

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Sketty and District Horticultural Society

The purpose of the Society is to provide information on a wide range of gardening and related topics, and to provide friendship. Our members (currently120) cover a wide spectrum of interests and knowledge, but all share an enjoyment of gardens and beauty of nature.

Description of Organisation:
Generally we have a speaker, some refreshments, and then the opportunity to ask questions of our speaker. In April we hold our Spring Show, and have a buffet. This is a popular evening, and the display of spring flowers en masse is truly beautiful. Members are welcome to enter their flowers and potted plants, which are sorted into various classes before judging takes place. At Christmas we have a Social evening, when members bring along their surplus plants, which can be purchased at nominal prices. We organise coach trips to gardens of particular interest usually twice a year. We have been able to arrange discounts with local businesses for your gardening needs.

Address: We meet in the Parish Centre, De la Beche Road, on the 1st Monday of each month, with the exception of August.

Contact Name: Mr Peter Beck
Position In Organisation: Chairman / Secretary

Contact Address: 24 Hazelmere Road,
Sketty,
Swansea
SA2 0SN

Contact Telephone: 01792 280527

Contact E-mail: peterbeck@btinternet.com

If Parking Is Available Please Describe Your Parking Facilities? There is a large car park alongside the Parish Centre, and there are good disabled access facilities.

Cost of Membership/Charges: Annual subscription is £10, which includes refreshments at each meeting. We charge £3 to attend the Spring Show and £1.50 for the Christmas Social, where members are also asked to bring along a plate of food. A raffle is held in April (at the Spring Show) and at the Christmas Social. The cost of the raffle ticket is included in the price of the ticket for each event.

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Sculpture by the Sea UK

A team of professional artists specialising in Environmental Art workshops and events for schools and communities. The aim is to enhance natural creativity and well-being, as well as raise environmental awareness. Annual Community Sculpture Festival run each year during July with free workshops for participants of all ages and cultures. See our website for further information and details of previous festivals. Available to book throughout the year @ £200.00 per workshop day, (Funded concessions sometimes available).

Services Offered: Workshops in schools and locations (e.g. nature reserves/ beach/ other venues). The workshops link in with Foundation Phase for early years and outdoor creative learning for older children / young people

Address: "Bali Hai"
Thistleboon Drive,
Mumbles,
Swansea
City and County of Swansea
SA3 4JB

Contact Name: Sarah Holden (Managing Artist)
Contact Telephone: 01792 367571

Contact E-mail: info@sculpturebythe sea.co.uk

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Swansea Museum

Local Museum reflecting Swansea local history, special exhibitions & events. Tramshed annexe and nearby floating exhibits in Marina. Collection centre site also open to public each Wednesday. City and County of Swansea Language Line is available. Some limited Welsh speakers on staff. Swansea Museum is an accredited Museum. The museum is currently installing lift to all floors. Steps to negotiate at present.

Facilities Available: Small on site shop. Education service. Special events & changing exhibitions, in addition to permanent collection.

www.swanseaheritage.net

Contact Name: Mrs Garethe El-Tawab
Position In Organisation: Curator

Contact Address: Swansea Museum,
Victoria Road,
Maritime Quarter,

Contact Telephone: 01792 653763

If Parking Is Available Please Describe Your Parking Facilities? Limitedf ree parking on forecourt. Additional parking at rear in grounds (but currently unavailable due to building work)

Opening Times: Open to all 10.00am - 5.00pm (closed Mondays, except Bank Holidays)

Cost of Membership/Charges: Open to all and free admission.

Publications Produced: Local publications on shop sale. Varied local information brochures FOC

Please Add Any Other Details Mr Roger Gale
Exhibition Events Officer

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National Waterfront Museum

The National Waterfront Museum tells the story of industry, innovation, local history and national history of  Wales, now and over the last 300 years. Real, everyday objects mixed with the latest interactive multi-media technology bring to life the stories behind the Industrial Revolution that changed the face of Wales. You can be plunged into poverty, wallow in wealth or even dabble with danger! The Museum also boasts an annual fun-packed events programme, check out the website for more details.

Address: National Waterfront Museum,
Maritime Quarter,
Swansea
SA1 3RD

Facilities Available: Cafe, gift shop, picnic area accessible toilet and baby changing facilities. Wheelchairs available on request.

Website: http://www.museumwales.ac.uk

Contact Telephone: 029 2057 3600

Contact E-mail: waterfront@museumwales.ac.uk

If Parking Is Available Please Describe Your Parking Facilities? Pay and display car park

Daily 10am - 5pm

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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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Swansea Access For Everyone

SAFE is the local access group for the City and County of Swansea. We are working towards a built environment that is accessible to all whatever their ability.

Address: Dyfatty Community Centre.

Contact Name: Mr Bendan Campbell

Contact Address: 12a St David
SA1 3LG

Contact Telephone: 01792 641767
Contact Fax: 01792 899916

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

If Parking Is Available Please Describe Your Parking Facilities? Unspecified offstreet parking

Opening Times: 11a.m. to 2p.m. Mon-Fri Meetings held on the fourth Friday of each month (except Aug and Dec) at 6.30p.m

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Swansea and District Organic Gardening Group

A friendly group of gardeners who enjoy meeting to listen to talks, visit gardens, order gardening supplies at reduced prices and maintain a small demonstration garden at the environment centre, pier street

Website: http://homepage.ntlworld.com/v.kennewell

Contact Name: Mrs Jane Jones
Position In Organisation: Secretary

Contact Address: 15 Heatherslade Road
SA3 2DD

Contact Telephone: 01792 234705

Contact E-mail: janphil@heatherslade15.fsnet.co.uk

Please Describe Any Disabled Access That Is Available: Accessible to wheelchair users without assistance

Opening Times: 7 pm on the first Wednesday of the month, but visits may be at other times eg weekends

Affiliations/Qualifications:Local Group of HDRA (also known as Garden Organic)

Cost of Membership/Charges: membership £5

Publications Produced: Newsletter published three times a year

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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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Bonymaen Community Partnership

The Community Partnership is made up of Community Members, Agencies and Businesses all active in the Bonymaen,WinchWen, Pentrechwyth, Cwm and Pentre Dwr area. The aim of the Partnership is to work together to bring about social and economic regeneration in the area. In addition to supporting community members in the organisation of community events the Partnership also ensures sustainable benefits for the area.

Description of Organisation: Advice on FundingTraining opportunities Volunteering OpportunitiesSupport for community groupsInternet & office support for community groups

Office hours Monday - Friday 9-5meetings 6.30pm-8pm

Website: karen.grunhut@swansea.gov.uk

Contact Name: Karen Grunhut
Position In Organisation: Position In Organisation: Co-ordinator

Contact Address: 55-57 Caernarvon Way
Bonymaen
SA1 7HJ

Contact Telephone: 01792 464751
Contact Fax: 01792 475229

Publications Produced: Community View The editorial team is represented on the Partnership

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Singleton Allotment Association

Self-managed allotments

Address: Singleton Allotment Association,
Sketty Lane,
Swansea

Contact Name: Polly Gordon
Position In Organisation: Parks Development Officer

Contact Address: Regeneration Culture and Tourism
Community Parks Officer,
Penllergaer Offices
SA4 9JG

Contact Telephone: 01792 635485

Contact E-mail: culture.recreation@swansea gov.uk

Please Describe Any Disabled Access That Is Available: No access to wheelchair users

Affiliations/Qualifications:National Society of Allotment and Lesiure Gardeners

Publications Produced: Members Information Sheets, Quarterly Newsletter for Members

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Swansea Ramblers

We are a group of walkers affiliated to the Ramblers Association (UK) dedicated to enjoying and protecting our beautiful countryside. We produce a full programme of varied walks throughout the year and also enjoy various social events.

Description of Organisation: We are a group of walkers affiliated to the Ramblers Association (UK) dedicated to enjoying and protecting our beautiful countryside. We produce a full programme of varied walks throughout the year and also enjoy various social events

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

Contact Name: Ms Zetta Flew
Position In Organisation: Secretary

Contact Address: Meadowcroft
Southgate,
Swansea
SA3 2DF

Contact Telephone: 01792 232060
Status Of Organisation: Voluntary/Charity

Cost of Membership/Charges: Standard Ramblers Association annual subscription (available on RA website)

Publications Produced: Walking programmes published every six months and sent to all our Members. Also two book publications which are currently out of print: Walking Around Gower and Walking around Northern Gower and Swansea Valley. A number of self guided walks are available free of charge on our "Evening Post" section of the website.

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Loughor Boating Club

All types of water crafts and activities available. Fishing competion held late autumn/early winter, £1,000 prize money. Annual Regatta towards the end of May. Other clubs and societies are welcome to approach the club to use their facilities. This is a community club that welcomes non members.

The club has a restaurant that is open Thursdays – Sundays providing good quality food at reasonable prices. Launch & compound storage facilities available at reasonable prices.

Website: http://www.loughorboatingclub.com

Contact Name: Gareth Lloyd-Davies
Position In Organisation: Treasurer

Contact Address: Glan-yr Afon, Loughor

Contact Telephone: 01792 893147

Contact E-mail:mike@loc.fsnet.co.uk

Cost of Membership/Charges: Adults: £10 & Families: £12.50

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Swansea Bay Orienteering Club

Orienteering

Website: www.sboc.org.uk

Contact Name: Mr Roger Stein

Contact Address:
8 Lunnon Close, Parkmill

Contact Telephone: 01792 371450

Contact E-mail: contact@sboc.org.uk

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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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Swansea Astronomical Society

Meetings with speakers, which take place at 7pm in lecture room 2 of Fulton House at Swansea University College, are held on the second and fourth Thursday of each month, from October until May inclusive

Services Offered: Advice available on setting up/using own telescope equipment and on astrophotgraphy.

Public Access At This Address: No

Star parties organised at various venues over the winter months.

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

Contact Name: Brian Stokes
Position In Organisation: chairman

Contact Address:
3 Huntingdon Close,
West Cross,
Swansea
SA3 5AL

Contact Telephone: 01792 426850

Contact E-mail: brian.stokes10@ntlworld.com

Status Of Organisation: Voluntary/Charity
Charity Number: 517700

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Pennard Garden Society

A village based society with wide interests. Our Secretary is Janet Jones 234705.

Services Offered: We meet at 7.15 on the second Monday of the month from October to April in the small hall of Pennard Community Hall and organise outings to gardens in the summer months.Our Annual Show of vegetables, fruit, flowers and produce takes place on the second weekend of August in Pennard Community Hall. The show is open to members and all residents of the parish of Pennard .

Public Access At This Address: Yes

Contact Name: Janet Jones
Position In Organisation: Programme Secretary

Contact Address: 15 Heatherslade Road
Southgate
Swansea
SA3 2DD

Contact Telephone: 01792 234705

Contact E-mail: janphil15@waitrose.com

If Parking Is Available Please Describe Your Parking Facilities? Car park adjacent to Community Hall

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

Status Of Organisation: Voluntary/Charity

Opening Times: 7.15 pm second Monday in the month

Cost of Membership/Charges:
£3 pa individual renewable each January
£5 pa couple renewable each January

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