Category Archives: Political/Pressure Groups

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,
City and County of Swansea

Contact Name: Mr Malcolm Ridge
Position In Organisation: Chairman

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

Contact Telephone: 01792 371665

Contact E-mail:

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

Status Of Organisation: Voluntary/Charity

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


West Wales Dyslexia Association

The aim is to help people who are dyslexic: adults, children and their families, to learn how to overcome their problems and make the most of their potential; to collect and provide information about dyslexia; to encourage better understanding in schools and by teachers; to call for better educational facilities.  

Services Offered: We aim to keep up to date with local schools and educational services and provide support for teachers and parents, and for all those involved in higher education. We support adults with dyslexia and liaise with employers. We give advice and understanding and assessments for both children and adults. We hold meetings with speakers on different aspects of dyslexia and other learning difficulties where you can chat informally and share experiences. We have a Newsletter to keep you up to date with our work. Members receive Contact, the magazine of the British Dyslexia Association. A Help line is available between 6pm and 9pm on weekdays. HELP LINE :- 07702 665799.

Address: Private address

Public Access At This Address: No


Contact Name: Claire Sykes
Position In Organisation: Chair

Contact Address:
171 Gower Road,

Contact Mobile: General helpline: 07702 665799 (weekday evenings)

Contact E-mail:

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

Status Of Organisation: Voluntary/Charity

Opening Times: Irregular

What languages Do You Use Within Your Organisation? English

Affiliations/Qualifications:The Association is affiliated to the British Dyslexia Association and run entirely by volunteers and funded by subscriptions and donations.

Charity Number: 1003503 (Click to access the Charity Commission Site)

Cost of Membership/Charges: Family membership £15 per annum. Associate membership £20 per annum. Members receive a newsletter to keep you up to date with our work and Contact magazine of the British Dyslexia Society.

Publications Produced: Contact magazine of the British Dyslexia Society


Swansea Civic Society

Swansea Civic Society is committed to working locally towards promoting a quality, attractive, safe and sustainable built environment. The Society wishes to encourage local pride in our city, local history, from its industrial origins to the modern city it now is. Executive members therefore keep a careful scrutiny over planning applications and other proposals for significant change. the Society aims to be constructive in its own proposals and in its responses to any planning or strategy documents that are produced for consultation. The Society aims to keep our members updated on current proposals and to share its vies on ongoing issues. On the occasions where the Society agrees an issue should be brought more clearly into the public domain, necessary steps will be taken to achieve that end.

Contact Name: Phillipa Watkins

Contact Telephone: 01792 203574 (Philippa Watkins),
01792 207110 (Eileen Watkins)

Contact E-mail:,


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

Contact Telephone: 01792 641767
Contact Fax: 01792 899916

Contact E-mail:

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


Swansea Bay Regional Equality Council (SBREC)

Based in Swansea, covering the Swansea Bay area , SBREC strives to deliver a holistic service in respect of race equality matters including helping individuals with complaints and helping organisations with policy, training and service delivery issues which are race equality proofed

Description of Organisation: Courses Case-work
Complainant aid for race matters
Help with policy development
Organisational support for fledgling organisations


Contact Name: Mr Taha Idris
Position In Organisation: Director

Contact Address:
3rd Floor Grove House
Grove Place

Contact Telephone: 01792 457035
Contact Fax: 01792 459374

Contact E-mail:

Opening Times: 9am - 5pm Monday to Thursday9am - 4.30pm Friday Other times by arrangement

Cost of Membership/Charges: £3 for 3 years for individuals
£6 pa for organisations

Publications Produced: Newsletters Leaflets Research publications


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


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

Contact Address: 55-57 Caernarvon Way

Contact Telephone: 01792 464751
Contact Fax: 01792 475229

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


West Glamorgan Forum

Advocacy service run with Volunteers and staff for adults 25+ with learning disabilities. There are 2 projects currently running. 1 is Citizen Advocacy (1 to 1) the other is Self Advocacy Social Groups.

Description of Organisation: Advocacy - long term or Crisis Advocacy - short term. Also evening group social activities.


Contact Name: Mrs Karen Evans

Contact Address: 142 Walter Road,

Contact Telephone: 01792 646573
Contact Fax: 01792 646509

Contact E-mail:

Opening Times: 8.30am to 5.30pm Monday - Friday Office Hours 7pm to 9pm for Self Advocacy

Publications Produced:
Leaflets, 1/4 ly Newsletter