South West Wales News, Events & Opportunities

Each month, we pull together the region’s top headlines, and announcements from across our alliance, to create your Regional Round-up from 4theRegion.

From development and investment news to community projects, and business opportunities: we’ll make sure you’re in the know, so you can speak positively and confidently about what’s happening here in South West Wales.

Do you have an opportunity you’d like to share in our next round-up? Be sure to let us know!

June Regional Roundup 2023

MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Swansea University Swansea Half Marathon Making Strides for Mental Health

Mental health is one of the biggest wellbeing challenges we are currently facing. Swansea University is a registered charity, and many important research projects can only be undertaken with the support of donors. This year, they are undertaking their first community wide fundraising campaign. By sponsoring the Swansea University Swansea Half Marathon on June 11th, they are hoping to tell more people than ever before about their charitable status. Read More

Serco Restart Scheme shows commitment to older workers

Older workers often face prejudice and are overlooked. That’s why the Serco Restart Scheme has signed up to The Centre for Ageing Better Age-Friendly Employer Pledge and are showing their commitment to older workers. Serco has been chosen by the Department for Work and Pensions to deliver the Restart Scheme in Wales. The Age-Friendly Employer Pledge is a nationwide programme for employers committed to improving work for people in their 50s and 60s. Read More

JOBS & OPPORTUNITIES

Job Vacancies at NPTC Group of Colleges

NPTC Group of Colleges is a thriving Further Education College, employing nearly 900 professional and dedicated staff, on a full-time, part-time and sessional basis, across 9 campuses throughout Neath Port Talbot and Powys. They are keen to recruit talented individuals who are passionate about helping them to deliver the highest standards of education and training to local people, communities and businesses. Read More

Current Vacancies at Gower College Swansea

Looking for a fantastic opportunity to pass on your skills at Further Education level and inspire the next generation? Look no further! Here’s a list of Gower College Swansea’s current vacancies.

Living at Home Current Vacancies

Why does being a care professional offer such a good work-life balance? There’s no denying that the events of the past few years have served to highlight the importance of care professionals working in the care sector and the wonderful work they do. It’s thanks to the dedication of care professionals across the care sector that aged and vulnerable people are able to continue living safely and happily in their own homes. Read More

Job Opportunities and Working at Swansea University

Looking for a new job? Changing role? Interested in what Swansea University can offer you? A warm and welcoming University, they value people for their skills regardless of their background and are proudly named as a top employer in the annual Stonewall Equality Index. They know that people have commitments outside their job, so they provide a working environment that allows employees to achieve the right work/life balance. Read More

Job: Gallery Assistant

Looking for a new opportunity? Interested in providing an excellent visitor experience? The National Waterfront Museum have a new opportunity for a Gallery Assistant. Closing date for applications is 8 June. Find out more and apply here

Be part of a successful organisation

The roots of Pembrokeshire College can be traced back to 1956 with the main campus being situated in Pembrokeshire’s county town of Haverfordwest. They believe they have a responsibility to provide first class education and training to ensure that Wales has a workforce ready and able to meet the economic demands of the future and to promote community engagement in skills. Read More

Job opportunities in the automotive industry

Whether you are looking to start your career or have a wealth of experience and knowledge in your chosen profession, Day’s Motor Group have a range of full time and part time job opportunities in the car industry to suit most people. If you’re looking for a new & exciting opportunity, then why not take a look at the job vacancies they currently have available by clicking here.

Board Director (Trustee)

YMCA Swansea are currently looking to develop their board of directors (trustees) to bring in a wider range of skills and experience and strengthen their position as a trusted youth work provider. Read More

Jobs and Working at UWTSD

People are at the heart of everything the University of Wales Trinity Saint David does. They are proud of their dedicated and talented employees and work together as a team to make a difference to the lives of their students and the communities they serve. ‘Transforming education, transforming lives’ is their mission. If you would like to join them on this journey and make a difference too, then they would love to hear from you. Read More

Class 2 Hook Driver

As a growing business, Gavin Griffiths Group are looking to recruit a Class 2 Hook Driver. You will operate a rigid hooklift, keep a friendly and professional service with all customers, and work in a friendly environment. Work Monday to Friday, occasionally Saturday when required. Receive a competitive rate of pay. Join a growing and progressive business. To apply for this role, please send a CV to rhys2griffiths-group.co.uk 

TENDERS & CONTRACTS

Service & Maintenance contract for Community Equipment Services at Carmarthenshire & Pembrokeshire with out of hours support for Ceredigion

The 3 Authorities are looking to engage a supplier to carry out the servicing and maintenance of certain equipment used as part of the delivery of each of the Council’s Integrated Community Equipment Service (ICES). To register your interest for the Supplier Engagement Event on June 8th at 2pm, please email CRCorporateProcurement@carmarthenshire.gov.uk. Read More

Contract Notices for Neath Port Talbot Council

Neath Port Talbot wishes to appoint suitably qualified contractors to create a ‘living wall’ on Port Talbot multi-storey car park, and provide generators and associated services for Neath September Fair 2023.

Contract Notices for Swansea Council

These tenders from Swansea Council are for video footage, wall ties replacement and cavity wall insulation removal, flooring works, LED bollards, Swansea Flying Start childcare expansion, electrical and canopy ventilation/controls heating installations works at Gwyrosydd School, a substance misuse support service, electrical rewiring at Pontarddulais Comprehensive School, and replacement of theatre drapes, pelmets and side curtains at Swansea Grand Theatre.

SU185(23) Rebound Nightclub Refurbishment Works

Tenders are required for refurbishment works to Rebound Nightclub, in line with the Stage 3 design information and Swansea University standard specifications issued within appendices. The work comprises of remodelling works to the first floor of the Union House building on Singleton Campus. Read More

Online Deal-Sharing Platform for Angels Invest Wales

Angels Invest Wales is inviting tenders for the provision of an online deal sharing platform. The platform must offer the ability to showcase investment opportunities to interested investors in a clear, attractive way allowing for efficient review by the investor. Read More

Purchase of Hook Loader Containers

Pembrokeshire County Council invites you to submit a bid for the purchase of hook loader containers. The Council is inviting quotes for the purchase of four 40cu enclosed containers and eight 40cuyd open top containers. The containers are to be used at recycling centres. They will be transported by a CHEM type TS20 standard hook lift 8 x 4 vehicles. The build and construction must be entirely suitable for this purpose and must be a proven “quality container”. Read More

Contract Notices for Carmarthenshire Council

Carmarthenshire County Council wishes to establish a new Construction Professional Services Framework and appoint suitably qualified consultants to provide it with property-related project management and full design team services. It also requires contractors to provide sewage removal services, sewerage-related services and associated remedial works required for the delivery and operation of its property maintenance, highways and flood defence assets.

DEVELOPMENT

Penderyn’s new whisky distillery buildings in Swansea are complete

A hotly anticipated new attraction has been built in Swansea after three years of work. A substantial part of the former Hafod Morfa Copperworks site has now been transformed and the keys have been handed to “world-class” whisky business, Penderyn Distillery. The Penderyn Distillery buildings were saved, improved, and newly built by John Weaver Contractors, on behalf of Swansea Council, on the historic site which dates back to 1809. Read More

31 affordable rented homes are planned for a countryside site in Swansea

An affordable housing development could be coming to a field in Pontlliw, near Swansea. Housing association Pobl Group wants to build 22 houses and bungalows and nine flats east of Clordir Road, a couple of hundred metres from the village’s primary school. All the Pobl Group properties would be rental, according to planning documents submitted as part of a pre-planning consultation being carried out by Asbri Planning. Read More

Swansea Hotel Earmarked Amid Soaring Demand

A hotel has been earmarked next door to Swansea Arena. Swansea Council said it has identified a location for a hotel as the new arena drives demand from leisure and business travellers. It comes as a report from Colliers said that three new hotels could be needed in the city by 2026. The report said staycationers seeking out Swansea as a great place to stay are making it one of the “fastest-growing” destinations in the UK for hotel accommodation demand. Read More

SWANSEA BAY CITY DEAL

New video footage goes inside Kingsway development

This new video footage takes you inside the office development that’s taking shape at the former Oceana nightclub site in Swansea city centre. The scheme, once operational, will provide space for 600 workers in sectors like tech and digital. The landmark building will include unique internal and external public spaces with a reception area, balconies, a green rooftop terrace, atriums, dedicated event areas, meeting spaces and food, beverage and retail outlets. Read More

BUSINESS NEWS

It’s like Toy Story! Port Talbot refuse worker Richard gets his own lifelike action figure

A renowned Marvel Comics artist has created an action figure of Neath Port Talbot Council refuse worker Richard Brace as part of a campaign by public services union UNISON to raise awareness of the role councils play in providing vital everyday services. Richard, 33, lives in Neath and has worked for the council for over nine years. He began as a litter picker, moved into the recycling team and after getting his HGV licence four years ago, went on to bin collections. Read More

The Welsh House bar and restaurant replaces Marco Pierre White Steakhouse in Swansea Marina

The Welsh House is home to SA1’s largest alfresco dining and drinking area which “has the sun all day and evening”, and it will host live music every weekend with performances from local Welsh artists. The main focus for the restaurant is supporting local Welsh suppliers and sourcing local produce whenever possible, whilst creating “core Welsh partnerships”. Read More

New Welsh bakery sells out every day since it opened

A new Welsh bakery has opened on one of the trendiest high streets in the country and it has sold out every day since it’s opened. On its opening weekend on May 5 in Narberth, Rock N Dough Bakehouse had sold out of pastries by 7.30am and even after doubling the number of loaves and croissants he makes every morning, baker Karl Abraham is struggling to keep up. Read More

A new cabaret bar is set to open on Swansea’s Wind Street this summer

Martin Jones and Marc Scofield explained “We’ve had Main Stage Cardiff for three years now, it’s been so successful and we really wanted to expand. We’ve had a lot of customers come and see us in Cardiff, from Swansea, so felt opening a bar in Swansea would be the right place! Main Stage will host cabaret shows with drag queens every Friday and Saturday and we’ll have events and drag karaoke in the week.” Read More

Fish and chip shop burned down in Mumbles pier fire set to re-open

A restaurant which was completely destroyed in a massive fire on Mumbles Pier will reopen this year. The huge fire in September 2022 completely ruined the popular Copperfish restaurant at the end of the pier. The owners of Mumbles Pier; Fred and Bert Bollom hope to have the takeaway aspect of Copperfish up and running by July 2023 ready for the summer season – with the restaurant opening by Winter 2023. Read More

HEALTH & LIFE SCIENCE

Actions agreed in Well-being Plan 2023-28 to build the Neath Port Talbot we all want

A detailed path has been agreed towards improving health and wellbeing across Neath Port Talbot over the next five years. The Leader of Neath Port Talbot Council and Chair of the Neath Port Talbot Public Services Board, Cllr Steve Hunt, said: “In the coming year we’ll begin implementing our ideas, seeking out new ways to involve people in our work of building together the Neath Port Talbot we all want to live and work in.” Read More

Proud to play a key role in the development of new building health and well-being British Standard

EFT Consult are enormously proud to have played an instrumental role in the development and launch of a ground-breaking new British Standard, BS40102-1. This pioneering document addresses key issues that affect the health and well-being of individuals by providing standards to measure, monitor and evaluate the quality of indoor environments, which aligns with the principles Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015. Read More

Young business owner’s sweet gesture to people who’ve lost their hair

A young hair stylist from Swansea has been inspired to help people who’ve lost their hair for medical reasons after watching her own mum go through gruelling chemotherapy. Mandy Nicholls was diagnosed with breast cancer out of the blue last year and she had to undergo several rounds of chemotherapy and radiotherapy throughout the year. But it was her daughter, Grace Nicholls, who helped make the gruelling process more bearable. Read More

New Study: Type 2 Diabetes Drug Could Treat Autoimmune Disorders

Canagliflozin is a drug that controls blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes, however researchers at Swansea University have found an unexpected role for the drug involving the human immune system. Read More

CIRCULAR ECONOMY & ENVIRONMENT

Hydrogen buses are being trialled in Neath Port Talbot and Swansea

An exciting demonstration of green zero emission public transport is underway in Neath Port Talbot and Swansea. Bus operator South Wales Transport and private hire operator Hyppo Hydrogen solutions are providing transport services to the communities using locally produced ‘green hydrogen’ made from renewable energy and local water. Read More

Neath Port Talbot councillors approve next stages in 16,000-job Celtic Freeport project

The next steps include creating a company to run the Freeport and setting up the decision making arrangement for investing the public funds provided by the governments to achieve the Freeport objectives. Neath Port Talbot Council Leader, Steve Hunt, said: “Freeport status will be truly transformational for this region. It will act as a catalyst for significant economic growth linked to the rapidly developing offshore wind sector and wider renewables agenda.” Read More

Big step forward in £4bn tidal lagoon, floating homes, battery plant and solar farm project for Swansea

Swansea Council is in the “final stages” of agreeing to lease a number of sites to DST Innovations, the company leading the Swansea Port Development Project. The project would be worth £114m a year to the local economy and create up to 2,500 full-time jobs. It could include a tidal lagoon, a floating solar facility, a hyper-scale data centre, an oceanic and climate change research centre, eco-homes anchored in the water, and a new district heating system. Read More

Swansea Trio Part of Expert Group Seeking to Reduce Wales Net Zero Target

Swansea University academics are playing a key role in exploring how Wales can speed up its transition to net zero and help amend its target to 2035 from 2050. And now they want to hear from public with their views, ideas and experiences to help them tackle the major challenges facing Welsh policymakers. Read More

Children’s food movement unites at national awards

The Gower Field to Fork project has won the “Yummy award for the best local initative improving childrens food” at the Sustain: The Alliance For Better Food And Farming 2023 Childrens Food Summit in Leeds. This project was a fantastic demonstration of what can be done through collaboration. We’re massively proud to have been involved and huge applause to everyone who made it happen. Read More

University Becomes First in Wales to Reach Important Waste-Reduction Milestone

Swansea University’s commitment to sustainability and minimising waste has been recognised by the Carbon Trust. It has just become the first Welsh university to achieve the prestigious Zero Waste to Landfill certification. The Carbon Trust is a global climate consultancy driven by the mission to accelerate the move to a decarbonised future. Its Zero Waste to Landfill certification recognises organisations which demonstrate leadership in waste management. Read More

The students hoping to benefit from the vast renewable energy expansion planned for Wales

Ethan Adams and Jack Hale said they barely knew anything about renewable energy when they signed up to a brand new course at Pembrokeshire College, but that has changed. They now have a solid grasp of floating offshore windfarms, which are shaping up to be a significant source of jobs and investment in the Celtic Sea. People will be needed to assemble, install and maintain the turbines, connect them to the grid, and refine and improve their design. Read More

RWE deploy cutting-edge carbon capture technology at Pembroke Power Station

RWE has unveiled plans for three groundbreaking carbon capture projects, positioning itself as a trailblazer to decarbonise the UK’s power sector. Once realised, the project will facilitate the long-term generation of up to 2.2 GW of secure, flexible, and decarbonised power, capable of capturing approximately 5 million tonnes of CO2 annually. This staggering achievement is tantamount to removing one million petrol-driven cars from the roads. Read More

Hundreds of council homes in Swansea to get solar panels

More than 1,200 council homes in Swansea will have solar panels installed on their roofs over the next four years to help generate electricity and reduce the cost of energy. Around £26m has been set aside for the project which will see hundreds of PV solar panels installed and specialist batteries introduced to generate and store energy for electric power and light – energy which will be able to be used by individual residents “on demand”. Read More

VISITOR ECONOMY & TOURISM

New Tourism Ambassador scheme module explores Carmarthenshire’s unique relationship with Cymraeg

Carmarthenshire County Council is urging more people to get involved and become a Carmarthenshire Ambassador. Following the successful launch of the Carmarthenshire Ambassador scheme in January 2023, Carmarthenshire County Council is pleased to announce that a new module ‘Welsh Language in Carmarthenshire’, which discovers how Cymraeg is integral to the identity of everyday lives of our communities. Read More

Aberavon Beach wins 2023 Seaside Award

Aberavon Beach has been named as one of country’s best beaches by environmental charity Keep Wales Tidy which has awarded it the prestigious Seaside Award for 2023. The annual Seaside Awards play a vital role in protecting Wales’s precious marine environment and are recognised around the world as a symbol of quality and good beach management. Read More

A journey on the South West Wales Connected Line

South West Wales Connected is part of the Community Rail Network. Starting at Port Talbot, on the eastern edge of Swansea Bay, your journey takes you to the vibrant city of Swansea and along the Welsh coast to the historic town of Carmarthen. From here the line travels through rolling lush green hills, offering glimpses of historic castles and churches, destined for the spectacular Pembrokeshire coast. Read More

Work has started on the £250m new Wildfox adventure holiday resort in the Afan Valley

The development will take a long time – with the man leading the project hoping it will be ready by 2027. But work has to start somewhere, and fencing and temporary footpath closures are now being set up. When it finally opens, guests will be accommodated in 570 lodges and 130 apartments and rooms, while enjoying a wide range of indoor and outdoor adventure activities such as wild swimming, mountain biking, hiking, canyoning, bouldering and more. Read More

EDUCATION

Appointment of new Vice-Chancellor

Professor Elwen Evans has been appointed Vice-Chancellor of the University of Wales and the University of Wales Trinity Saint David. She succeeds Professor Medwin Hughes, who retires having been in post for 23 years. Professor Evans is renowned as a creative and dynamic leader with a demonstrable track record in successful programmes of transformation, cultural change, and strategic development. She joins institutions that have never been afraid of change. Read More

Pioneering Learning Resource Helps Academic Win Top Teaching Award

Swansea academic Tom Wilkinson has been honoured for helping to develop inspirational ways of teaching immunology to students during Covid. Besides introducing immunology across all years and programmes, he was also part of the team which created a special set of resources for remote learning. This led to him being recognised at the British Society for Immunology inaugural awards and named one of the two joint winners of the Teaching Excellence Award. Read More

Gower College Swansea hosts SkillBuild regional heat

The largest and longest-running construction skills competition in the UK returns, as Gower College Swansea prepare to host 80-100 students for the SkillBuild 2023 South Wales regional heat. SkillBuild is delivered by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) and showcases some of the brightest talent, as highly skilled learners and apprentices go head-to-head to be crowned winner of their chosen trade. Read More

From hammer and chisel to laptop and pen: UWTSD student carves his way to success

A stonemason who returned to education at University of Wales Trinity Saint David lands his dream graduate role after gaining vital experience and industry insight, plus a very special commission opportunity. Jon Langstone, a BSc Construction Management student has secured a role as a Graduate Project Manager with a civil and structural engineering firm based in Cardiff, which he will start after graduation this summer. Read More

Gower College Swansea secures a Stonewall Bronze award for leading LGBTQ+ inclusive employers

In the latest Stonewall Top Employers list, Gower College Swansea is ranked 12th amongst employers headquartered in Wales and 25th in the Education Sector in the UK. Over the past year, Gower College Swansea has undertaken significant strides towards creating an inclusive working environment, including establishing a LGBTQ+ network that works to promote LGBTQ+ rights and inclusivity across the College. Read More

Arinze Ifeakandu Wins Swansea University Dylan Thomas Prize 2023 for ‘Exhilarating’ Debut God’s Children Are Little Broken Things

Chair of Judges, Di Speirs, said “A kaleidoscopic reflection of queer life and love in Nigeria, the constraints, the dangers and the humanity, which left us excited to know what Arinze Ifeakandu will write next.” Awarded for the best published literary work in the English language written by an author aged 39 or under, the Prize celebrates the international world of fiction in all its forms including poetry, novels, short stories, and drama. Read More

UPCOMING EVENTS

UWTSD Illustration Degree Show – Look
Until 29 June
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
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Tiny Tiger’s Kung Fu
Every Monday 09:45 – 10:45
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Free Yoga & Relaxation for women
Every Monday 14:00 – 15:00
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Self Help Book Club!
Every Monday 16:00 – 17:00
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Kung Fu Wales (Little Dragons)
Every Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 17:00 – 18:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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VIP Class Acts
Every Monday 17:00 – 19:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Kung Fu Wales
Every Monday 18:30 – 20:15
Every Tuesday & Wednesday 18:30 – 19:30
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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SkillBuild 2023
6 June 09:00 – 16:00
Jubilee Court Campus, Gower College Swansea
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Regional Holistic & Business Training For Personal Trainers
6 June 11:00 – 16:00
LC Swansea
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Community Yoga Class
Every Tuesday 12:00 – 12:50
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Platfform 2023
6 June 13:00
Canolfan S4C Yr Egin, Carmarthen
Hosted by University of Wales Trinity Saint David
For more information email alison.franks@uwtsd.ac.uk or llinos.jones@uwtsd.ac.uk

Tyfu Tawe
6 June 13:00 – 13:30
Swansea University Singleton Park Campus (Next to the Horton Building)
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Women’s Outdoor Walking Group
Every Tuesday 13:15
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Small Business Meeting with Leader of Swansea Council
6 June 17:30 – 20:00
Grand Hotel, Swansea
Hosted by FSB Wales
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Choirs For Good
Every Tuesday 17:45 – 18:45
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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BUTI MVMNT
Every Tuesday 18:30
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Zumba
Every Tuesday 18:30
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Swansea In Gloom Walking Tour
6 June 19:30 – 21:15
HQ Urban Kitchen, Swansea
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Welly Wednesday
7 June 11:00 – 12:00
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
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Google Workshop with Google Garage and Introbiz Swansea and West Wales
7 June 11:00 – 13:00
Meadow House Holiday Park, Summerhill
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Business Bootcamp
7 June 13:00
Online
Hosted by Swansea University
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Welly Wednesday
7 June 13:00 – 14:00
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
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Bay Beach Clean
7 June 13:00 – 15:00
Swansea University Bay Campus
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Swansea Crafties
Every Wednesday 13:00 – 15:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Garden Taster Sessions – Drop in Volunteering
7 June 14:30 – 16:00
The Environment Centre, Swansea
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Walking your Soul Home
7 June 16:30 – 19:00
Bishops Wood Roundhouse, Bishops Wood Nature, Reserve, Caswell Bay
Facilitated by Tanya Nash, Future Clarity and WINS Cardiff Hub Lead and Rhian Sherrington, WINS Founder
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Access Pilates
Every Wednesday 18:00 – 18:55
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Pembrokeshire Marine Code training event – Coastal Flora & Fauna
7 June 18:00 – 20:30
Phoenix Community Centre, Goodwick
Hosted by Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum
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Experimental Life drawing with Sarah Poland
7 June 18:30 – 20:30
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Catalyst business networking – THE local independent not for profit event
8 June 07:00 – 09:00
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
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Talking About Physical Activity & Sedentary Behaviour in the Right Way
8 June 09:30 – 16:00
Swansea University Bay Campus
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Walking for Wellbeing
Every Thursday 12:00
Sea wall opposite The Secret Beach Bar & Kitchen, Swansea
Hosted by The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Community Together Creative Writing Workshops
Every Thursday 13:30 – 15:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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World Gin Day Preview with Distill & Fill
8 June 19:00 – 23:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Burlesque Chair Dancing Lessons
Every Thursday 19:30
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Free 4 Week Argentine Tango Course. Next Level: Novice to Intermediate
8 June 20:00 – 22:0
Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea University Singleton Park Campus
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Access Pilates
Every Friday morning
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Energy Awareness and Support Drop-in Sessions @ Penlan Foodbank
9 June 10:00 – 12:00
South Penlan Community Centre – Foodbank, Swansea
Hosted by The Environment Centre
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The Queens Hall Food & Craft Market
Every Friday 10:00 – 15:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Men’s Shed
Every Friday 11:45 – 13:15
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Men’s Tai Chi Class
Every Friday 13:45 – 14:45
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Embrace You! Women’s Wellbeing Group
Every Friday 15:00 – 16:00
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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End of Year Social – Y1 Mech Eng
9 June 16:00 – 19:00
Engineering Central, Swansea University Bay Campus
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Hatha Flow Yoga
Every Friday 18:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Rasha
9 June 19:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Live Music: The Kinky Wizzards + Taxi Rank + Adam ‘Longbody’ Jenkins
9 June 19:00 – 10 June 01:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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UWTSD Carmarthen Open Day
10 June 09:30 – 15:00
University of Wales Trinity Sant David Carmarthen Campus
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Pier Street Party – Great Big Green Week and Bike Week
10 June 10:00 – 14:00
The Environment Centre, Swansea
Hosted by The Environment Centre, Wheelrights Swansea and Swansea Environmental Forum
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Family Harp Weekend
10 – 11 June 10:00 – 17:30
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
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Free PHOTO COLLAGE WORKSHOP with artist Asiya Clarke
10 June 13:00 – 15:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Gŵyl Tawe
10 June 11:00 – 19:00
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
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Legal Innovation Lab Wales Showcase
12 June 09:30 – 13 June 13:00
Swansea University Singleton Park Campus
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FREE Monday Argentine Tango Classes in Swansea
12 June 19:30 – 22:30
Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea University Singleton Park Campus
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The Arts Society West Wales: The Conservation of National Trust Libraries
13 June 11:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Exploring Democracy
13 June 18:00 – 21:00
Founders & Co, Swansea
Hosted by The CAE
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Marina Litter Pick
14 June 10:00 – 12:00
The Environment Centre, Swansea
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Welly Wednesday
14 June 11:00 – 12:00
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
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Questioning Assessment – Staff Workshop
14 June 12:00 – 13:00
Swansea University Singleton Park Campus
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Welly Wednesday
14 June 13:00 – 14:00
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
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Garden Taster Sessions – Drop in Volunteering
14 June 14:30 – 16:00
The Environment Centre, Swansea
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Gower College Swansea Summer Art Exhibition Private View
14 June 17:00 – 19:30
Swansea Arena
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The Swansea Positive Co-creation workshop
14 June 19:00 – 20:30
4theRegion Office, Swansea Train Station
Hosted by The Swansea Positive
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Invitation to Business Breakfast Club: Digital Apprenticeship
15 June 08:30 – 10:30
IQ Building, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Swansea
To book email apprenticeships@uwtsd.ac.uk

MSc Digital Transformation for Health and Care Professions Student Showcase
15 June 10:00 – 12:30
University of Wales Trinity Saint David Waterfront IQ Campus, Swansea
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Twilight Research Session (4): Research Interview Training
15 June 11:00 – 14:30
School of Management, Swansea University Bay Campus
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Pembrokeshire Four Seasons Business Lunch
15 June 12:00
Trefloyne Manor, Tenby
Hosted by JCP Solicitors
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Wales Virtual Networking
15 June 13:00 – 14:00
Online
Hosted by FSB Wales
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Live Music: Metsaema plus special guests
15 June 19:30 – 23:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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SA1 Waterfront Business Club – Boosting Business
16 June 12:00 – 14:00
Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea
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The Future of Llanelli
16 June 12:00 – 14:00
Llanelli Library
Hosted by 4theRegion
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GRAFT Supper Night
16 June 18:30
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
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Live Music: Suns of Thunder plus DJs
16 June 20:30 – 17 June 01:0
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Undergraduate On-Campus Open Day
17 June 08:30
Swansea University Singleton Park Campus or Bay Campus
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UWTSD Swansea Open Day
17 June 09:30 – 15:00
Swansea Arena
Hosted by University of Wales Trinity Saint David
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Repair Cafe
17 June 10:30 – 13:30
The Environment Centre, Swansea
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Come to Sing!
17 June 11:00
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
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Yscolan – Ceri Rhys Matthews’ Welsh Folk Tune School
17 June 11:00 – 13:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Book Swap
17 – 18 June 11:00 – 16:00
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
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Repair Cafe
17 June 11:30 – 14:30
The Environment Centre, Swansea
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Repair Cafe
17 June 12:30 – 15:30
The Environment Centre, Swansea
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Repair Cafe
17 June 13:30 – 16:30
The Environment Centre, Swansea
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Repair Cafe
17 June 14:30 – 17:30
The Environment Centre, Swansea
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Mindfulness MBSR Introduction workshop
17 June 16:00 – 18:00
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Live Music: Album Release Party – Tom Emlyn’s Return Journey Revisited: Scaredycat Vol. 1.
17 June 19:00 – 18 June 01:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Live Wire
17 June 19:30
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Midsummer Concert
17 June 19:30 – 22:30
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
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Refugee Day Celebrations
18 June 11:00 – 16:00
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
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Carmarthen Symphonic Wind Band
18 June 13:00 – 15:00
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
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People and Homes Conference 2023
20 June 08:45 – 17:00
Village Hotel, Swansea and Online
Hosted by Shelter Cymru
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The Centre for People and Organisation Annual Symposium
20 June 09:45 – 15:30
Swansea University School of Management
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Bore Coffi
20 June 10:30
The Environment Centre, Swansea
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From Pain to Possibility: A 5-week Journey to Pain-Free Movement with the Feldenkrais Method
Every Tuesday 10:45 – 11:45 (Starting on 20 June)
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Apprenticeship open evening
21 June 15:30 – 19:30
Tycoch Campus, Gower College Swansea
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Open Evening
21 June 18:00 – 20:00
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
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Local Government in Wales and Nature Based Solutions
22 June 10:00 – 15:00
Swansea University Singleton Park Campus
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Pembrokeshire Drop In Business Support
23 June 09:00 – 12:00
Bridge Innovation Centre, Pembroke Dock
Hosted by FSB Wales
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Energy Awareness and Support Drop-in Sessions @ Penlan Foodbank
23 June 10:00 – 12:00
South Penlan Community Centre – Foodbank, Swansea
Hosted by The Environment Centre
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Relaxation Day Retreat
24 June 10:00 – 15:30
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
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Garden Taster Sessions – Drop in Volunteering
24 June 11:00 – 12:30
The Environment Centre, Swansea
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Bingo Lingo
24 June 18:00
Swansea Arena
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Bond: Live & Let Dine
24 June 19:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Future Skills for the Future Workforce
27 June 09:30 – 15:30
Swansea.com Stadium
Hosted by Regional Learning and Skills Partnership South West Wales
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Coaching and Mentoring in a Climate of Change Event Information
27 June 09:30 – 16:30
IQ Building, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Swansea
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Power Hour – The AI Advantage: Improving Business Communications through AI
27 June 10:00 – 11:00
Online
Hosted by Business Swansea
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Yoga with Anna
28 June 09:00 – 10:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Garden Taster Sessions – Drop in Volunteering
28 June 14:30 – 16:00
The Environment Centre, Swansea
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Yoga & Meditation with Anna
28 June 18:00 – 19:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Talisman Poetry Open Mic
28 June 19:00 – 22:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Towards Net Zero: Carbon Reduction & Energy Savings Training Course for SME
29 June 09:00 – 16:30
Online
Hosted by Business Swansea
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Thin-film Emergent Technology Research and Applications (TETRA)
29 June 09:00 – 17:00
Swansea University Bay Campus
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Visit to Pembroke Port and Mainstay Marine
29 June 09:30 – 14:00
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Hosted by Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum
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Restored Landscape Tour
29 June 11:00 – 13:00
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
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COPRNET Launch Event
29 June 11:00 – 14:00
Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea University Singleton Park Campus
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Wales Virtual Networking
29 June 13:00 – 14:00
Online
Hosted by FSB Wales
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Rest and Reconnect: A Guided Meditation and Self-Care Workshop
30 June 18:00 – 20:00
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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N’Famady Kouyaté + Gower Soundclash + Carecrow
30 June 19:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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The George Harrison Project
30 June 19:30
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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The time is now: Designing and implementing a circular future in Wales
4 July 09:30 – 15:45
Cardiff City Stadium
Hosted by CEIC
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Understanding foundational economy principles
6 July 09:30 – 13:30
The Environment Centre, Swansea
Hosted by Cardiff Metropolitan University and Swansea University
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July Lunch
7 July 12:15 – 16:00
Village Hotel, Swansea
Hosted by Swansea Bay Business Club
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Swansea University: NEW IPM 2023 – One Health
5 September 09:00 – 7 September 17:00
Hosted by Natural Products BioHUB
Swansea University Singleton Park Campus
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September Breakfast
15 September 08:00 – 10:00
St Brides Spa Hotel, Saundersfoot
Hosted by Swansea Bay Business Club
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October Lunch
20 October 12:15 – 15:30
The Halliwell Conference Centre, Carmarthen
Hosted by Swansea Bay Business Club
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November Breakfast with Bank of England
10 November 08:00 – 10:00
Village Hotel, Swansea
Hosted by Swansea Bay Business Club
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Beaujolais Day
16 November 12:00 – 19:00
Swansea Arena
Hosted by Swansea Bay Business Club
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Christmas Lunch
1 December 12:15 – 16:30
Delta Hotels by Marriott, Swansea
Hosted by Swansea Bay Business Club
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