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!

November Regional Round-Up 2023

MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Lydia’s been meeting some of our wonderful members

Lydia Fasham is new to our team and has been busy meeting lots of wonderful businesses across South West Wales! It’s great to get out there and see how our ambassadors, collaborators and partners are working towards all of our shared goals to help see our region thrive. We look forward to continuing to strengthen our links together! Interested in joining us? Find out more

Big Boost for Swansea Businesses

Swansea City Centre businesses experienced a huge boost in retail sales and footfall, as over 3,000 students descended on the city for its annual Student Shopping Night on October 3rd. Swansea’s Student Night is delivered in partnership between the Quadrant Shopping Centre, Swansea Business Improvement District (BID) and Swansea Market and is designed to give students the best possible introduction to the city.

Big Brand News!

Gavin Griffiths Group teased you that something big was coming… and they weren’t lying. When they said big, they meant this 26 tonne machine. Their brand-new Vacuum Excavator is now on the road and available for hire. But the eagle-eyed of you may just have spotted something else. This is the first vehicle to be wrapped in their striking new rebrand and doesn’t it look incredible! Read More

JOBS & OPPORTUNITIES

Working for DVLA

The DVLA employ around 6,000 full-time and part-time staff. Keeping their employees happy and healthy is a priority of theirs and there are many benefits and rewards on offer. They have a variety of roles in many different business areas including operational and customer services, digital and technology, human resources, finance, communications, commercial, policy, and the drivers medical group. Read More

CEIC Programmes: Circular & Foundational Economy Innovation Across Wales

Looking to reduce the costs of production? Increase efficiency? Enhance your bidding power for new sustainability contracts? CEIC are taking applications for their new CE Innovation Network programme. Apply Now

Jobs and Working at UWTSD

People are at the heart of everything UWTSD do. They are proud of their dedicated and talented employees and they 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

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 and exciting opportunity, then why not take a look at the job vacancies they currently have available by clicking here.

Vacancies at Bevan Buckland

Bevan Buckland are passionate about recruiting the best and providing a fantastic working environment. They are always looking for talented and ambitious people to join their ever-expanding firm. See their current opportunities here.

Pobl Group are difference makers

They work together as a team. They have great ideas, masses of experience and a huge passion for delivering a difference in people’s lives. They strive to be a Great Place to Work, a place where everybody feels valued, supported and motivated to help make a difference to people’s lives. They don’t just work together. They plan and make decisions together, always listening to their staff team and customers. Read More

Work with the National Botanic Garden of Wales

All types of job opportunities currently available at the National Botanic Garden of Wales will be listed here.

Current Vacancies at Caredig

Caredig always look forward to welcoming new people into their organisation; people who want to make a positive difference to the lives of residents and find ways to help us develop vibrant, inclusive communities. If you would like to play a key role in turning their vision into reality, find out more here.

Careers at NPTC Group of Colleges

Would you like a rewarding career and to feel part of a family? Well, you can have all that and more at NPTC Group of Colleges. Here’s a list of their current vacancies. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to change your future – Apply Now!

Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum are hiring – META Commercial Manager

Do you want to help lead the Marine Energy Test Area (META) into an exciting new era? Join Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum at this extraordinary workplace. They are in search of an ambitious and highly capable individual. As the driving force behind META’s growth, you will have the opportunity to propel their test centre to new heights, enhance their competitiveness, expand their market reach, and cultivate strategic partnerships. Read More

Be part of a successful organisation

Pembrokeshire College is a well established Further Education College, and is one of the largest workplaces in the County employing over 500+ highly qualified and dedicated staff. They pride ourselves on delivering first class education and training to over 13,000 learners at a vibrant campus in a beautiful county. Read More

RCS Wales are here for you

The In-Work Support Service provides free psychical and mental support for employees and self employed across North, West and South West Wales. Take the first step in your wellbeing journey today. Read More

Current opportunities at Gower College Swansea

The College have a number of vacancies currently open, ranging from project managers to tutor/assessors and lecturers. Find out more about the opportunities available here.

The Enterprise Carnival 2023

Join The CAE at the HQ Urban Kitchen, Swansea on 17th November, 4pm – 9pm. This event will include an entrepreneurship competition, an exhibition, cultural music performances, a keynote speech and a panel discussion. For any enquiries or if you’d like to volunteer, email kim.m@caentr.org. Are you an entrepreneur, aspiring or otherwise? You can enter The CAE’s competition for a chance to win a £1,000 business grant, coaching and 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

Want to be part of Acuity’s award-winning business?

They recognise that their people are the most valuable asset and they’re always keen to hear from individuals interested in exploring opportunities with Acuity Law. Read More

2-for-1 entry Historic Landmarks offer

Transport for Wales have teamed up with Cadw to offer their customers 2-for-1 on the price of entry to their historic sites when you travel there by train. With a valid same-day rail ticket, you and a travelling companion can get two entry tickets for the price of one when you visit some of the best-known landmarks in Wales. Cadw look after over 120 historic locations across Wales, many of which are easily accessible by rail. Read More

TENDERS & CONTRACTS

Contract Notices for Swansea University

Swansea University wishes to purchase a steady state spectrometer, a vibration capable environmental test chamber, a solvent evaporator, and digital and out of home advertising.

Natural Resources Wales Arboricultural, Chainsaw and Tree Safety Framework

Natural Resources Wales is looking to conduct pre-tender market engagement with contractors interested in providing arboricultural, chainsaw and tree safety services. Read More

Contract Notices for Swansea Council

Swansea Council is seeking to enter into a contract with a suitably competent contractors to provide caddies for glass and can recycling, summer bedding plants and baskets, renewables, underpinning and foundation works and energy performance certificates for council housing at Craig Cefn Parc, an EWI render system, 18 waste collection vehicles, and West Glamorgan Carers Short Break Grant Schemes for adult and young carers.

Wales Pension Partnership Regulator of Operator Services

The Wales Pension Partnership (WPP) is a collaboration of the eight LGPS funds (Constituent Authorities) covering the whole of Wales and is one of eight national LGPS pools. The contracting authority (Carmarthenshire County Council), on behalf of each of the Constituent Authorities, is conducting a procurement process to appoint a regulated third party operator for WPP’s ACS sub fund requirements following expiry of that existing contract. Read More

Contract Notices for Neath Port Talbot Council

Neath Port Talbot Council seeks suitably qualified contractors to provide kitchen/laundry equipment maintenance and servicing, lease and operate a cafe/restaurant with visitor info centre and campsite at Afan Forest Park, and design, construct and deliver a modular ‘living wall’ on one of Aberavon’s rugby football grounds changing rooms.

Framework in Relation to Welsh Language Learning Provision for the Education Workforce

The National Centre for Learning Welsh wishes to establish a framework of appropriate and approved providers who may provide Learn Welsh training for the education workforce. Read More

Contract Notices for Natural Resources Wales

Natural Resources Wales seeks suitably qualified contractors to provide he management and supply of suitably experienced and skilled staff, which will be responsible for delivering mechanical, electrical, instrumentation control and automation engineering services on operational assets throughout North and South Wales, and supply the necessary audit and surveillance work to award and maintain FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) and PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) certification for Natural Resources Wales for a 5 year period.

DEVELOPMENT

Pobl plots Swansea affordable homes

Housing provider Pobl has lodged plans for more than 30 affordable homes on agricultural land in Swansea. The registered social landlord has submitted an application to Swansea Council to build 31 properties on a site east of Clordir Road in the village of Pontlliw. Proposed is a mix of houses, bungalows and apartments ranging from one to four bedrooms. Children’s play space and informal amenity space would also be provided. Read More

New road proposed for Swansea’s SA1 area

There are plans to fill in a water channel at Swansea docks and build a road across it. The road across the channel at Prince of Wales Dock, SA1, would provide a link from Kings Road, where the University of Wales Trinity Saint David campus is, along the south of the dock and from there up to Langdon Road, which connects to Fabian Way. There is currently a swing bridge with a road across the channel, but it’s only for the use of dock owners Associated British Ports. Read More

Swansea’s Copr Bay bridge has won an award for its design

Swansea’s Copr Bay bridge has won an award for the high standard of its design. At the Structural Steel Design Awards 2023, judges praised the bridge for providing a dramatic new gateway to Swansea. They also commented on its striking form and colour, which helps acknowledge the bay’s history as a centre of coal and copper production. Read More

SWANSEA BAY CITY DEAL

New computer generated images released

71/72 Kingsway is being specifically targeted at the digital, tech and creative sectors. Main contractor Bouygues UK is making considerable progress on the seven-storey development, with construction earmarked for completion in early 2024. The images bring the building to life, showing the large double height reception, inspiring auditorium, full height glazed office spaces and top floor roof terrace with far-reaching views over Swansea Bay. Read More

BUSINESS NEWS

Inside Wing’d It, the new chicken restaurant that’s opened in Swansea’s High Street

Wing lovers, rejoice. A new restaurant specialising in chicken wings, burgers and tenders has opened up along Swansea’s High Street. Wing’d It has opened up in the old Pastalicious. Its owners, Ammar Alabtah and Mehmet Ongun, took over the running of the unit back in January, but were determined not to open the doors until it they felt it was perfect. Now, their business is officially welcoming customers, and is already off to a great start. Read More

Pub regular steps in to take over his own local after it shut suddenly

Locals were gutted when staff at The Coopers Arms in Plasmarl confirmed the pub would be closing. Fortunately, a local man has now taken the pub on. Richard Hammett was born and raised in Plasmarl and has been a regular customer at the pub ever since he was first able to have a pint! Read More

We’re a Living Wage employer

4theRegion are a proud Living Wage employer! This means that we provide our employees with wages that support them and their everyday needs, reflective of the cost of living. Find out more about the Living Wage.

HEALTH & LIFE SCIENCE

Eczema: Sister creates device to ease brother’s condition

A design graduate has created a gadget to help her brother cope with eczema he has had throughout his life. Rhys Bell from Swansea was diagnosed with eczema when he was three years old and used topical steroid cream for twenty years to treat his painful flare ups. His sister Lauren Bell designed a device to relieve the itching caused by the condition, but in a safer way. Read More

CIRCULAR ECONOMY & ENVIRONMENT

Coca-Cola trial to make bottle tops from CO2 emissions

Coca-Cola has unveiled plans to make its bottle tops from carbon dioxide taken out of the atmosphere. The firm – one of the world’s biggest users of plastic – is funding a three-year trial at Swansea University as part of the company’s target of net zero by 2040. Much of its current plastic packaging is made cheaply, from fossil fuels. But it aims to “capture” CO2 from the air, or from factory emissions, to produce a key ingredient for plastics. Read More

£5 Million Grant to Speed up the Switch to Net Zero Buildings

The project, called Switch to Net Zero Buildings, will enable buildings across south Wales to generate, store and release their own heat and electricity. Crucially, buildings would be linked together in a regional energy system that is not only low carbon but also gives energy users more control. The idea is to see ‘buildings as power stations’, an innovative design concept pioneered by Swansea University for both homes and non-domestic buildings. Read More

UWTSD teams up with EDF and The Energy Consortium

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David has partnered with the energy company EDF and The Energy Consortium as part of its journey towards Net Zero. This partnership has led to the installation of over 1200 Solar PV panels on 6 buildings across the University’s estate in Swansea and Lampeter. The largest of these installations is on the Dynevor building in the centre of Swansea. Read More

Major hydrogen fuel project planned for former oil refinery

The 20MW hydrogen generation plant on the former Puma Energy site in Milford Haven would generate, on average, five tonnes of hydrogen a day; the electricity coming from the substation on site, using green electricity from UK windfarms. The technology uses the electrolysis of water to split it into hydrogen and oxygen; the end product is hydrogen gas, which can be used for fuel cells in cars, fuel for engines and turbines, or liquid fuel for planes and lorries. Read More

Crown Estate increases Celtic Sea floating offshore wind farm capacity

The Crown Estate has increased the overall capacity of the planned floating offshore wind farms in the Celtic Sea. It will offer three project development areas (PDA) of equal size to bidders, rather than four project sizes of varying sizes off the Pembrokeshire coast and South West England. The three PDAs will each have the potential capacity of up to 1.5GW, increasing the overall capacity from 4GW to 4.5GW – enough to power over more than 4 million homes. Read More

Hydrogen fuelled local bus in green public transport trial

The bus is fuelled by locally produced electrolytic green hydrogen – made from renewable electricity and water. The bus has an equivalent range to that of a conventional diesel vehicle and takes a similar time to refuel. It uses a refuelling point similar to a garage forecourt. The 322 service between Haverfordwest and Carmarthen was chosen to see how the bus performs on a longer route with long hills, which can be a challenge for battery powered buses. Read More

Plans to convert green areas in Carmarthenshire into wildflower meadows

Areas of grassland managed by Carmarthenshire Council will hum with bees and other pollinators under plans to convert it into wildflower and meadow habitat. The authority is mapping what it described as its amenity grassland – green areas within town and villages, for example – as part of a strategy to attract pollinators by providing them somewhere to forage and lay their eggs, and to create a more colourful and varied canvas for people to enjoy. Read More

High hopes for breeding ospreys to return to Pembrokeshire

A group of friends are aiming to bring back breeding ospreys to South Wales after a 200-year absence. The team has built five nesting platforms along the Cleddau Estuary. One of Britain’s rarest birds of prey, ospreys are formidable apex predators that hunt shallow swimming fish by divebombing the water and plunging their razor-sharp talons into the fishes’ backs. are an iconic species and a rewilding success story like beavers or white-tailed eagles. Read More

RWE working with marine firm on floating wind

RWE has collaborated with Sarens and Tugdock to investigate innovative floating wind deployment and integration. A study will investigate two types of floating offshore wind platforms – one steel and the other concrete – alongside the integration of next generation wind turbine generators. The aim is to maximise local supply chain opportunities by utilising local port infrastructure at Port Talbot and Milford Haven, two of Wales’ deepest ports. Read More

Major green initiative underway in Llanelli

Hundreds  of trees and thousands of wildflowers are being planted in Llanelli in a major green initiative by the town council. Dozens of schoolchildren from schools across the town have joined in planting schemes to improve the environment. Some 240 trees, 105 medium year-round-colour saplings, and 105 medium wildlife saplings, as well as 30 small copse saplings will be planted in Llanerch Field, Penygaer Playing Fields, Penyfan, and at Crown Park. Read More

Businesses urged to prepare for new recycling rules and explore greener business models

Businesses in Wales are being advised to prepare for the Welsh Government’s new Workplace Recycling Wales laws, which come into force in April 2024. They will require businesses to separate out their waste recyclables and unsold items such as electrical equipment and textiles. Wood waste will be banned from landfill. As circular economy thinking increases, businesses need to reconsider what they make and sell, and the lifecycle of those products. Read More

VISITOR ECONOMY & TOURISM

Meet the people transforming a graveyard for the community

One of the recipients of our Changemakers funding is The Llansamlet Graveyard Community Garden, which is doing amazing things for locals and wildlife. South West Wales Connected caught up with project manager David Rooke to hear the latest news. St Samlet’s church has a long fascinating history. There’s been a church there since the 6th Century. The current church dates from 1878 and was bombed in the war. You can still see burn marks from the bomb.  Read More

New 19-bedroom boutique hotel set to open as part of Morgan’s Collection in Swansea

Swansea.com has asked for permission to transform the old Queens Building in the Maritime Quarter into hotel accommodation. The application is being lodged after a “record occupancy” over the last 12 months for the business, and there are grand plans to expand further over the next three to five years, with 150 hotel rooms in the city centre. It will boost employment too, with Swansea.com planning to double the number of people currently work for them. Read More

Brilliant Max Boyce mural is unveiled in his home town

A wonderful piece of street art depicting Welsh folk hero Max Boyce has appeared in his home town of Glynneath. The mural, created by one of Wales’ leading street artists Steve ‘Jenks’ Jenkins, has appeared on the side of the Dinas Rock pub, who donated the space on their wall for the artwork. Read More

Inside the old ‘gentleman’s club’ where you can stay in rooms named after the original massage areas

While there are nods to the building’s notorious past it has been transformed into something entirely different, with affordable rooms, a coffee shop, events space, and a bar. Housing what was described as a ‘gentleman’s club’, Studio 95, as it was known, had been in operation for more than two decades but was vacated halfway through lockdown, making the building available. Read More

The cosy Christmas events including Breakfast with Santa you can go to at Mumbles Pier in 2023

Fancy having breakfast with Santa? Maybe you’d rather have a dance with characters from your favourite festive Disney film? Or you could sing along to the hits of one of the most prolific Christmas chart-toppers? Mumbles Pier has it all covered this year, with an array of festive events announced. Read More

Renaissance masterpiece on display at Carmarthenshire Museum

A painting described as a Renaissance masterpiece is on display at the Carmarthenshire Museum until early next year. Tobias and the Angel, which dates back to the early 1470s, is an altar painting by the Workshop of Andrea del Verrocchio, a leading artist of Renaissance Florence. Mainly known as a sculptor, he also trained painters in his workshop, including Leonardo da Vinci. It has been suggested that da Vinci painted parts of Tobias and the Angel. Read More

Everything you need to know about this year’s Swansea’s traditional Christmas parade

Santa will return to Swansea this year for his traditional parade heralding the start of the festive season. The FREE city centre procession will take place on Sunday 19 November. The parade will set off from Victoria Road at around 5pm before making its way through the city centre to The Kingsway. Santa will be performing the city centre Christmas lights switch-on; one from Castle Square and another from outside the Dragon Hotel on the Kingsway. Read More

Full line up announced for Swansea’s Gŵyl NAWR festival

A one-day festival of experimental music including sets from Pat Morgan of legendary Welsh band Datblygu is set to take place in Swansea in November. Gŵyl NAWR 2023 (NOW festival) will take place across two floors at the Tŷ Tawe venue in the city centre on Saturday 11 November. NAWR will feature sets from Welsh artists creating left-field and experimental music in a variety of genres including lo-fi, free jazz, alternative folk, and music. Read More

Walking with Selwynn the Seagull

South West Wales Connected have designed and created three colourful maps for children to follow! Explore with Selwynn the Seagull and discover fascinating facts about Neath, Port Talbot and Swansea! Children can now enjoy fun-filled walks from Neath, Port Talbot and Swansea stations! The maps are have been distributed to local schools and railway stations to encourage families to get outside during half term, summer holidays or whenever you like! You can download the maps here.

EDUCATION

Gower College Swansea’s HR Team Wins National Award

The CIPD People Management Awards are among the most respected and competitive accolades in the field of HR and people management. The award for Gower College Swansea’s HR and Wellbeing team is testament to the College’s commitment to employee welfare and the success of their innovative health and wellbeing program, particularly the work done to raise awareness of the symptoms of perimenopause and menopause, and the support in place for staff. Read More

UWTSD launches new Immersive Room at Carmarthen campus

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David has launched an innovative, state-of-the-art immersive room at its Carmarthen campus, providing students and partners with world leading learning spaces to revolutionise the educational experience. It’s a bit like stepping into a giant VR headset – except you can get whole groups inside. Any kind of digital content, including immersive virtual reality, 360° videos and images and daily office tools can be shared. Read More

ALPHA Collaboration at CERN Confirms Anyimatter Falls in the Same Way as Matter for the First Time

Swansea University physicists, as leading members of the ALPHA (Antihydrogen Laser Physics Apparatus) collaboration at CERN, have demonstrated that atoms of antihydrogen fall to Earth in the same way as their matter equivalents for the first time. The groundbreaking results rule out the possibility of antimatter being accelerated upwards in Earth’s gravity and bring researchers one step closer to unravelling one of the most high-profile problems in physics. Read More

Top universities beckon for talented Swansea students

Hundreds of young learners were recently invited to attend the launch of the Swansea Seren Hub for 2023/24, where they were able to find out more about the skills needed to apply to the UK’s top universities. The event, led by Gower College Swansea and Swansea University, was held at the Great Hall on the University’s Bay Campus. Read More

Future Entrepreneurs Given a Helping Hand Thanks to New Partnership

Swansea University is helping to encourage the next generation of entrepreneurs. It has joined forces with education experts 2B Enterprising to provide invaluable lessons in in business, enterprise, and resilience to pupils at Cwmglas Primary School in Swansea. This is the latest partnership of The Bumbles of Honeywood programme which aims to bring educational enterprise to life by pairing organisations with local schools. Read More

Simple Acts of Kindness – A blooming gesture of Sustainability

A heartwarming initiative has brought together people of all ages through simple acts of kindness. The UWTSD worked with SCVS, Oldwalls and Penyrheol Primary School to teach children about the power of simple acts of kindness and how collaboration can create social and sustainable value. Positive Posies is an innovative programme promoting the reuse of bridal bouquets, which often cost thousands of pounds and are admired for just one day. Read More

It’s medal time for College Ironman team

Congratulations to all the Gower College Swansea staff members who took part in the Ironman 2023 event on 3 September. Collectively, the amazing GCS team raised an incredible £625.06 for the Kenya Community Education Project – smashing their original target of £500. Read More

Celebrating 5 years of Canolfan S4C Yr Egin

Canolfan S4C Yr Egin has established itself at the heart of the UWTSD’s Carmarthen campus, providing opportunities for the creative industries, students, staff and the local community to create, learn and enjoy its state-of-the-art facilities. Yr Egin has developed into a vibrant cultural venue, business and creative hub, home to S4C’s headquarters and 16 tenant organisations as well as additional companies and freelancers. Read More

UPCOMING EVENTS

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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Sing Together Community Singing Group
Every Monday 17:45 – 18:45
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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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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Community Yoga Class
Every Tuesday 12:00 – 12:50
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Women’s Outdoor Walking Group
Every Tuesday 13:15
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Winter Meditation
6 week course starting 14 November
Every Tuesday 17:30 – 18:45
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Dance Improvisations
Every Tuesday 17:45 – 18:45
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Zumba
Every Tuesday 18:30
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Marina Litter Pick
15 & 29 November 10:00 – 12:00
The Environment Centre, Swansea
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An introduction to Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education
15 November 12:00 – 13:00
Glyndwr Building, Swansea University Singleton Park Campus
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Swansea Crafties
Every Wednesday 13:00 – 15:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Lecture: Black Political Thought and the Shaping of the Modern World
15 November 13:00 – 15:00
Swansea University Singleton Park Campus
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Crymlyn Burrows Conservation Volunteering
Every Wednesday 13:00 – 16:00
Crymlyn Burrows Site of Special Scientific Interest, Swansea University Bay Campus
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Life Drawing at elysium
15 & 22 November 18:30 – 21:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Catalyst business networking – THE local independent not for profit event
Every Thursday 07:00 – 09:00
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
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Seeing More Than Just Red
4 week course starting 16 November
Every Thursday 11:00 – 12:30
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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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 Art Sessions
Every Thursday 14:00 – 15:00
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Rediscover Your Innate Resilience
Every Thursday 19:00 – 20:30
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Burlesque Chair Dancing Lessons
Every Thursday 19:30
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Access Pilates
Every Friday 09:30
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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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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The Enterprise Carnival 2023
17 November 16:00 – 21:00
HQ Urban Kitchen, Swansea
Hosted by The CAE
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UWTSD Carmarthen Open Day
18 November 09:30 – 15:00
University of Wales Trinity Saint David Carmarthen Campus
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Christmas Lampshade-Making Workshop
18 November 10:00 – 12:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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A Taste of West Wales Winter Festival
18 – 19 November 10:00 – 16:00
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
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The Green Fair
18 November 10:00 – 16:00 & 19 November 10:00 – 15:00
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
Held in partnership with The Environment Centre
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Repair Cafe
18 November 10:30 – 13:30
The Environment Centre, Swansea
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The Art of Welsh
18 November 13:00 – 15:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Live Music: Adwaith + Gillie + Angharad
18 November 19:00 – 19 November 01:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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The Dualers – Voices From The Sun Tour
18 November 19:00
Swansea Arena
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Menopause Yoga Morning Retreat
19 November 10:00 – 13:00
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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From crime scene to courtroom: Who’s committed the enviro crime, and can you ensure they do time?
21 November 09:30 – 15:30
Llyn Llech Owain Country Park, Gorslas
Hosted by Natural Resources Wales
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Start-up Enterprise Club – Social Media Marketing Tips and Tricks
21 November 10:00 – 12:00
HQ Urban Kitchen, Swansea
Hosted by Business Swansea
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Caffi Cymraeg
21 November 10:30 – 11:30
The Environment Centre, Swansea
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Open Evening
21 November 17:30 – 19:30
Llwyn y Bryn Campus, Gower College Swansea
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Green Economy Conference
22 November
Swansea Arena
Hosted by 4theRegion
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Putting a Spotlight on Women’s Health
22 November 10:00 – 14:00
Institute of Life Sciences 1, Swansea University Singleton Park Campus
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Zienkiewicz Lecture 2023
22 November 18:00
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
Hosted by Swansea University
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Talisman Poetry Open Mic
22 November 19:00 – 23:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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JUST BIKES
23 November 11:00 – 12:00
Online
Hosted by South West Wales Connected
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Open Evening
23 November 17:30 – 19:30
Tycoch Campus, Gower College Swansea
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Live Music: The Swansea Songwriter Sessions Originals Only Open Mic
23 November 19:00 – 23:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Stained Glass Apprenticeship Launch & Symposium
24 & 25 November
Alex Design Exchange, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Swansea
To book a place or for further information email c.ryan@uwtsd.ac.uk  

Pembrokeshire Drop In Business Support
24 November 09:00 – 12:00
Bridge Innovation Centre, Pembroke Dock
Hosted by FSB Wales
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Queens Hall Narberth Christmas Market 2023
24 November 10:00 – 18:00
25 November 10:00 – 17:00
26 November 10:00 – 16:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Restored Landscape Tour
24 November 11:00 – 13:00
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
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Welsh International Tango Festival 5th Edition
24 November 19:00 – 27 November 22:00
Swansea University Singleton Park Campus
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Christmas Paper Decorations Course
25 & 26 November 10:00 – 13:00
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
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Elf Workshop
25 – 26 November & 2 – 3 December 11:00, 13:00 & 15:00
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
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Katherine Jenkins – Home for Christmas
25 November 19:30
Swansea Arena
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Finding Your Innate Resilience – women only
Starting 27 November
Every Monday 11:00 – 12:30
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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From crime scene to courtroom: Who’s committed the enviro crime, and can you ensure they do time?
28 November 09:30 – 15:30
Scolton Manor, Haverfordwest
Hosted by Natural Resources Wales
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Vale Employer Talk
28 November 18:00 – 19:00
Engineering Central, Swansea University Bay Campus
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An introduction to Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education
29 November 12:00 – 13:00
School of Management, Swansea University Bay Campus
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Luminate
29 November – 24 December 16:30 – 20:00
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
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Speak Easy Welsh Cafe
29 November 18:30 – 19:30
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Wales Virtual Networking
30 November 13:00 – 14:00
Online
Hosted by FSB Wales
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Festive Afternoon Tea
1, 8, 15 & 22 December 14:00
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
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Santa and the Owls
2 December 10:00 – 16:00
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
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Faulty Towers: The Dining Experience
2 December 19:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Maggie’s Christmas Extravaganza
3 December
Swansea Arena
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Big Waterfront Christmas
3 December 12:00 – 16:00
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
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Swansea Conference #ItsYourSwansea2024
7 March 2024 09:00
Swansea Arena
Hosted by 4theRegion
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