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!

September Regional Round-Up

MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Sarah and Madonna’s Story

See how, by seeking help, loneliness can be alleviated. Thanks to Sarah and Madonna for showing how people can reach out for help.

JOBS & OPPORTUNITIES

Careers at Castell Howell Foods Ltd

Established in 1988, Castell Howell now have over 650 employees and are one of the biggest employers in Carmarthenshire. From their HQ in Cross Hands and satellite depots in Porthmadog, St Martin’s, Hirwaun and Avonmouth, they deliver to both public and private sectors throughout Wales, the Border Counties and South West England. View their current vacancies and apply…

Swansea Food Networks – Have your say

This project, run by Afallen for Swansea Food Partnership with Open Food Network, and Urban Foundry, aims to support the development of local food supply chains in Swansea County. Afallen are keen to understand what could be done to support local food supply in Swansea. If you would like to contribute, please fill out the following questionnaire(s).

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

Join the Team

Age Cymru West Glamorgan is a local charity, promoting wellbeing, helping people to age well and live independently. They’re currently recruiting for the following roles.

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Current Vacancies at Gower College Swansea

Gower College Swansea’s culture is very important to them and that’s why 90% of their staff recommend it as a great place to work. They continuously work to provide many benefits including flexible working arrangements, generous leave entitlement, and discounted gym membership to name a few. Their organisation is very diverse and they are able to offer many internal progression opportunities once you have joined as well as extensive training opportunities. Read More

Current Vacancies at Llamau

Llamau are change makers. They are on an unapologetic mission to end homelessness and domestic abuse in Wales. They respect the gift of individuality in their colleagues and the people they support. They listen and they learn at every opportunity. If someone needs help, they encourage and they don’t give up. You will not just be a colleague, you’ll be a stakeholder. Working here is more than a job. They are family. They are Llamau. Read More

Drivers Campaign

What would you do if you could no longer drive? Get involved in CADR’s “Older Drivers: After the Wheels Stop Turning” campaign. The campaign aims to increase awareness around the lack of support and guidance for older drivers after they have been told they must stop driving or have made their own decision to surrender their licence. Read More

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

Electrical Operative

Coastal Housing are looking for an approved electrical operative, qualified to AM2, to join their team. The Electrical Operative will be responsible for delivering an outstanding electrical repairs service for its homes in the Swansea, Neath, Port Talbot and Bridgend areas. Read More

Careers at JCP Solicitors

People are the core focus of JCP Solicitors’ business, along with commitment to specialism and desire to be the leading experts in their fields. They are a business that puts people, clients and community at the heart of their decision making processes. They aim to provide a happy, positive working environment. They celebrate the successes of others around them and support each other professionally and personally. Read More

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. Read More

In Conversation with DASA

Catch up now with Tom Adamson and Anis Mourad from DASA discussing innovation in Wales with 4theRegion’s Innovation Exchange podcast. Find out more about accessing funding and working with DASA in Wales. Have any questions? Reach out to your local Innovation Partner for more information.

Free Dementia Advice and Support

Do you live with Dementia? Or care for someone who does? Age Cymru West Glamorgan are here to support you. They know how challenging living with dementia can be, and they’re here to work with you to create a plan to navigate through your dementia journey. 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

ADAPT Administrative Assistant

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Adapt team as ADAPT Administrative Assistant. The ADAPT Project is a partnership between Coastal Housing Group, City & County of Swansea, Pobl, and Caredig which aims to significantly improve and streamline the process of applying for adapted accommodation, enabling the best possible use and fairest allocation of adapted/accessible properties throughout Swansea. Read More

Crowdfund Swansea

Got a great idea to improve your local area? Submit your idea to Crowdfund Swansea’s autumn round on Spacehive and you could get help from Coastal Housing and Swansea Council to make it happen! A funding pledge of up to £5k could be made by the council. Read More

PLANED need your input!

PLANED have a quick survey they would love your input on to do with their Fresh Community Vending Project, open to all if you live in South West Wales! This project is piloting fresh food vending machines across Pembrokeshire and working alongside the PLANED’s Wales Community Food Distribution Initiative that supports communities across Ceredigion, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire to set up their own community food hubs. Fill out the survey here.

Corporate Associate

Acuity Law is a dynamic law firmwith a modern organisational structure and an agile, fluid team-centric model. Not held back by tradition,they arealways looking to improve their client service and grow their community of lawyers.  They are a team of instinctively commercial lawyers, passionate about delivering the best legalservicewith their people and their clients at the heart of everything they do.  Read More

TENDERS & CONTRACTS

Help to Buy Wales – Loan Administration System

The Development Bank of Wales is seeking to procure a loan administration system for the Help to Buy Wales scheme. Read More

Contract Notices for Natural Resources Wales

Natural Resources Wales are looking to procure a framework agreement for the provision of ground investigation services and associated works and waste regulation and enforcement surveys.

Contract Notices for Carmarthenshire Council

Carmarthenshire Council is seeking suitably qualified contractors to provide roadside weather stations and vending machines.

Manufacture & Delivery of Fresh Food Vending Machines in Pembrokeshire

Led by PLANED, the Pembrokeshire Fresh Community Vending Project has received funding through the Welsh Government Rural Communities – Rural Development Programme 2014-2020. This project is piloting fresh food vending machines across Pembrokeshire. The tender is for the supply of a chilled vending machine to the Pembrokeshire Fresh Community Vending. Read More

Contract Notices for the University of Wales Trinity Saint David

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David is seeking suitably qualified consultants/bid writers to deliver research and strategic planning services and proposal development and bid writing services.

Initial Market Testing – Consultancy, Design and Build of Skate Facilities

Swansea Council is undertaking a review of existing skate provision and facilities in Swansea with the intention to redevelop/refurbish existing skate facilities and design and invest in new facilities, as appropriate, through the Swansea. Swansea Council seeks a suitably experienced Consultant/Project Manager to ascertain the full extent of the works to be completed within the agreed budget. Read More

Tendering opportunities with Pembrokeshire Council

Pembrokeshire Council is seeking suitably qualified contractors to provide housing related support for victims, survivors and perpetrators of VAWDASV, grave digging services, and a specialist financial advice and income maximisation service.

Contract Notices for Swansea Council

Swansea Council is seeking interest from providers who are suitably qualified and experienced to deliver therapies and assessments, the design, supply, installation and maintenance of equipment and infrastructure for the control and management of traffic and related services, the supply and installation of a pontoon facility on the River Tawe at Hafod Copperworks, two 18 tonne GVW chassis cabs with skip lifting equipment, loft insulation, and Welsh translation.

Contract Notices for Swansea University

Swansea University is seeking suitably qualified contractors to provide a managed student accommodation via a nomination agreement and marketing and student recruitment services in India.

Tendering opportunities with Neath Port Talbot Council

Neath Port Talbot Council is seeking suitably qualified contractors to provide consultancy services to devise a new Destination Management Plan and a ‘living roof’ bus shelter.

Speculative Sub-Contract Opportunities with Bouygues UK

A new scheme with Carmarthen Council, for the construction of Pentre Awl, a health and life science facility. It is a 2 stage tender, currently looking for interest in providing a quotation. Bouygues require soft landscaping, masonry, internal and external signage, fencing, and carpentry.

Contract Notices for Pobl Group

Pobl Group intends to establish contracts with suitably qualified and experienced contractors for the provision of CGI, animation and VR software, and domestic heating and renewables including maintenance, servicing and installations.

DEVELOPMENT

Wales’ Economic Prospects at Their Most Uncertain for 20 Years – Strategic Intervention and Awareness of Interdependence Needed, Says Expert

Gareth Davies, professor of business at Swansea University, identifies two core principles that he argues could be sharpened in efforts to strengthen Wales’s economy at this turbulent time. The first is greater willingness to intervene in key economic sectors, though with great care and long-term perspective. The second is to recognise economic interdependence, and therefore the importance of maintaining strong relationships within and beyond Wales. Read More

Contractor appointed to deliver £7m indoor sports barn

The investment at Cefn Hengoed Leisure Centre and Community School will see a new sports barn complete with indoor 3G pitch and fitness studio as well as a re-purposed outdoor five-a-side pitch. It also includes a cafe and flexible spaces for use between the school, leisure centre and partners. Read More

New residents move into affordable Copr Bay apartments

With building work now complete, many residents have already started moving into a new apartment complex in Swansea city centre. The 33-apartment block, which is being managed by Pobl Group, forms part of the £135m Copr Bay district developed by Swansea Council. Located on the city centre side of the new bridge over Oystermouth Road, the apartment complex overlooks Swansea Arena and the 1.1-acre coastal park. Read More

New images reveal future look of old BHS in Oxford Street when it becomes Swansea’s central library

These striking images show what Swansea’s new central library will look like as plans for the new city centre “community hub” take a big step forward. Back in March, 2021, Swansea Council confirmed it was looking to fill an empty unit in Oxford Street with a number of public services, including the city’s library, West Glamorgan Archive Service, a life-long learning centre, and an employability hub. Now, Swansea Council has appointed building firm Kier Construction as the main contractor – and asked it to begin to deliver the next stage of the development. Read More

Big chunk of Oxford Street in Swansea bought by developer which plans new shops and apartments

Kartay Holdings has just acquired 254 to 260 Oxford Street, with a view to revitalising the retail offering while creating 27 apartments on the upper floors. It has also acquired 1 Oxford Street – home to the McDonald’s restaurant and Taco Bell – and that it intended to provide 30 flats on the upper floors. The company sees Swansea as its “focus for investment”, and intends to carry out further acquisitions. Read More

First look inside transformed Plaza cinema in Port Talbot

These striking photographs offer a first look inside Port Talbot’s transformed Plaza building – which now houses a theatre, gym, cafe, business hub, multi-purpose rooms, and a digital recording studio – and is set to open to the public very soon. The Grade II listed art-deco building, which started life as a cinema back in 1940 and was a popular family-friendly destination for decades until its shock closure in 1999, will be re-launching as a community hub. Read More

Debenhams in Carmarthen set to be replaced by state-of-the-art gym

The new hub – which will be called ‘Carmarthen Hwb’ – will be the first of its kind in Carmarthenshire, bringing together a range of key public services including state-of-the-art leisure, culture and exhibition spaces, health and tourist information, customer services and access to further and higher education. The ground floor of the building will be home to a new health and fitness centre, comprising a council-run 50-station gym and health studios. Read More

The treasure trove tucked away in the middle of Carmarthen which has to be kept at a constant temperature

In the heart of Carmarthenshire Archives’ new building are documents cataloguing fishing rights on the River Towy dating back to the 13th Century. They are the earliest collections of a treasure trove of maps, plans, ledgers, books, sketches, photos and glass plate negatives. Laid out from end to end, the collection would stretch four miles. The £2.2m building has been built to Passivhaus standards, meaning it has an airtight fabric and is extremely energy efficient. Read More

SWANSEA BAY CITY DEAL

Port of Milford Haven breaks ground on key phase of marine renewable energy project

It marks a big step forward in the realisation of the Port’s vision for the Milford Haven Waterway to play a vital role in driving new green growth across the region, while supporting the transition to a net zero future. The new slipway will provide maximum flexibility for the launch and recovery of marine energy devices and vessels, while the pontoons will strengthen the Port’s operations and maintenance proposition for the floating offshore wind industry. Read More

BUSINESS NEWS

The self-confessed ‘nerd’ who started off selling comics from his bedroom now owns his own shop

In Year 6, Connor Hale was an entrepreneur of the playground. Not content with just selling the usual snacks and drinks to his classmates, the self-confessed ‘nerd’ ‘bred Pokémon eggs’ on his Nintendo console to sell to the other kids at a pretty steep rate of 20p a pop. Now, at the age of 23, this month, the Game Design graduate from Swansea has opened ‘Nerdware’, a comic book shop in Swansea market. Read More

The Welsh-Italian chef serving homemade pasta from a tiny trailer at a beautiful Welsh beach

Pasta a Mano dishes out freshly-made pasta and some of the best cannoli this side of Sicily – all from an unassuming black trailer parked up next to the yacht club at Newport in Pembrokeshire. It’s not just pasta they come for, admitted owner Derw Robertson-Jacobs, as customers have started coming for the coffee too – in part because they’ve invested in a proper espresso machine for the 2022 summer season. The coffee is Welsh though. Read More

The little wooden toys store that’s opened in Mumbles after a mum-of-two saw a gap in the market

Tucked away in Castleton Walk Arcade, the tiny venture called Marbles of Mumbles is aimed at sparking kids’ imagination with handpicked items. Mother-of-two, Susanne Roberts, started the project after finding it difficult to find an old-fashioned-style pull toy as a present for a friend’s child, and saw a gap in the market for authentic, wood crafted toys. Read More

HEALTH & LIFE SCIENCE

How Learning About Wellbeing Can Benefit University Students’ Own Wellbeing

Studying wellbeing science could be a key way of improving how today’s students cope with the barrage of stressors they face, according to research. Students are a high-risk population for mental ill-health and face increasing academic demands, high levels of loneliness and sustained financial pressures. Now a Swansea University team have taken a closer look at just what impact an optional wellbeing science module would have on students’ wellbeing. Read More

‘Why we decided to open a fully inclusive wellness space in Llanelli’

The brightly-painted shop on the busy West End in Llanelli offers massage and other holistic therapies, serve coffee and sell products from local Welsh businesses. The wellness space is run by Carla Adele Shepherd and her partner Jay Harley Rees. Carla said “It’s a queer-run business, my partner Jay is trans so it was super important to have representation here. We both grew up in the area. Small towns don’t have the same kind of representation.” Read More

CIRCULAR ECONOMY & ENVIRONMENT

How muddy bogs could end up being Wales’ secret weapon against wildfires and climate change

Peatlands (also known as bogs, mires or moors) are made of up to 90% water which means when wildfires break out – especially during heatwaves like the record-breaking temperatures in July – they’re a vital natural barrier to the fires spreading. This also reduces the risk of floods further downstream. They also store carbon very efficiently. Read More

UK’s largest energy retrofit scheme reaches 100 home milestone

At a time when the energy crisis is pushing most households towards fuel poverty, Penderi sees the UK’s first community energy sharing scheme, with renewable energy stored and shared fairly between residents. An innovative billing model allows them to receive cheaper electricity and a shared fund to help save money. Once completed, this will be the largest scheme of its kind in the UK, with 650 homes reducing their carbon footprint by up to 350 tonnes a year. Read More

Swansea University Named One of Country’s Best Green Spaces

The spectacular and diverse grounds of Swansea University’s two campuses have once again been judged among the best green spaces in Wales. The University is celebrating after being awarded a Green Flag, the international mark of a quality park or green space and recognises excellent visitor facilities, high environmental standards, and a commitment to delivering great quality green space. Read More

Eto re-use project officially opens in Nantycaws

Carmarthenshire County Council and CWM Environmental Ltd have officially opened Canolfan Eto, a brand-new re-use village in Nantycaws which aims to help close the loop on waste in Carmarthenshire and give a new lease of life to unwanted items. Canolfan Eto offers a sustainable shopping experience to customers looking to purchase a wide range of items including furniture, bicycles, paint, gardening items and much more. Read More

The Swansea company that turns yoghurt pots and bottles into products bought by top brands

Smile Plastics uses materials including plastic yoghurt pots and bottles to create decorative and durable panels for use in showrooms and commercial and home interiors. Clients include Mercedes-Benz and fashion brand Ganni. It also designs and makes side tables and chopping boards. The company currently operates from Crofty Industrial Estate, but it needs more space and now has planning permission to move to a former factory at Swansea West Business Park. Read More

Industry Support Needed for New High-Tech Sorting Plant to Cut Waste and Boost Recycling

Separating and sorting materials effectively is vital to boost recycling rates and cut waste. This is easier with products made of a single material, such as a drinks can, but much harder with a finished product like a washing machine that contains lots of different materials. This is where a new project, called i-SPACE, comes in. The aim is to build an industrial-scale pilot plant to demonstrate the latest sorting and processing technology and show that it works. Read More

Agreement embeds significant community ownership of Môr Glas and Môr Gwyrdd floating wind projects

Hiraeth Energy and Magnora Offshore Wind have agreed to develop two floating offshore wind farms. Hiraeth Energy Partner Joseph Kidd said: “Throughout our development of Môr Glas and Môr Gwyrdd we are determined to maximise the benefits to the supply chain, environment and communities of Wales. The agreement with Magnora Offshore Wind is innovative and breaks new ground for the concept of community ownership for Welsh energy projects”. Read More

EDF wants to build a huge renewable energy park in Neath Port Talbot

EDF Renewables UK is looking to build Hirfynydd Renewable Energy Park near Crynant and Seven Sisters with an installed capacity of 100 MW – enough to power 40,000 homes with what they describe as ‘green electricity’. The company say they would achieve this with a mixture of technologies that include a wind farm with up to seven turbines near the valley communities. Read More

Solar farm of ‘national significance’ and capable of powering 11,500 homes planned for Swansea

Taiyo Power and Storage wants to install thousands of panels between Gorseinon and Fforestfach, covering 34 hectares. The development would include 57 hectares of greenery, including grassland and floodplain storage areas, and sheep would graze among the solar arrays. Read More

Wales’ first electric and hydrogen charging facility for vehicles to be created in Swansea

The hub will provide zero carbon power for cars and public transport vehicles. It is the first time both electric and hydrogen power will be available on one site in Wales. This is the latest element of the £1.7 billion Blue Eden renewable energy project in Swansea. Read More

The Value of Seagrass to the Planet’s Future is Far Greater Than Appreciated

Seagrass – the world’s only underwater flowering plant – is not only vital for biodiversity, but also absorbs carbon dioxide, which helps to tackle climate change. In a new paper, just published in the journal Science, Swansea University researchers argue for considering the value of seagrasses beyond carbon in the context of the UN Sustainable Development goals – the shared blueprint for achieving a better and more sustainable future. Read More

VISITOR ECONOMY & TOURISM

What shall we create?

South West Wales is home to lots of creative people and businesses. We are a region of poets, artists and performers. Access to creative expression is also a great tool for improving our wellbeing, making us happier and connecting us with others. So how can we support more creativity and innovation across our economy? Storyteller Carl Gough believes we are the stories we tell to ourselves about ourselves. So what stories shall we tell? What shall we create? Read More

Mysterious seagull artwork appears across Welsh town

The images have popped up in Tenby. One image shows a number of seagulls standing on top of each other in a human being’s raincoat, as if walking down a street, while another shows a seagull attacking a child by attempting to take off their hat. Another depicts a bird holding a balloon in its mouth, and there is one of seagulls surrounding a box marked ‘food bank’ which is full of chips. The exact meaning of the artwork is something of a mystery. Read More

One of Swansea’s most famous gay venues is returning for a reunion party

A popular gay venue is returning for one night only this month in a bid to revive the scene in Swansea. ‘Champers’ was a gay bar which many fondly remember as a safe space for gay people. in the 80s, 90s, 00s before closing in the last decade. In an effort to connect the iconic history of Champers to the queer community Jess and Lucy have brought together through their alternative club nights on September 16 and are calling it ‘PYNK & Elysium’s Champers Reunion’. Read More

Swansea Street Food Warehouse is coming back in September and this is what you can expect

Street Food Warehouse will bring a variety of food and traders back to Swansea from September 9 to 11 and it promises more variety with a new £5 ‘feast dish’ to encourage visitors to try more food than before. The full vendor list is yet to be announced but no two vendors will be providing the same food so fans can expect a vast choice from authentic Thai dishes, unique Afghan street food and good old classic wood-fired pizza. Read More

International Art comes to Milford Waterfront

The Waterfront Gallery has been bringing culture to life in Milford Haven for decades. They are very proud to be once again supporting the Wales Contemporary Fine Art Competition. Wales Contemporary invites artists from all around the world to enter work in 2D or 3D and any subject matter. Accepted mediums include painting, sculpture, drawing, print, ceramic, glass, textile, collage, mixed media, and more. Read More

EDUCATION

UWTSD group launches new Legal Apprenticeship framework

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David Group, including Coleg Sir Gar and Coleg Ceredigion, has launched Wales’s first Legal Apprenticeship Framework to deliver innovative and sustainable education and training for the Legal Sector. The aim is to develop excellence in legal training, with experienced professional staff working closely with the sector to develop a comprehensive range of courses to meet its rapidly changing needs. Read More

Student Vlogs

Discover Swansea’s hidden gems, from the best places to eat to the epic coastal walks. There are hundreds of videos on this YouTube Vlogging channel, all created by Swansea University students!

UPCOMING EVENTS

Tiny Tiger’s Kung Fu
Every Monday 09:45 – 10:15
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Baby & Me
Every Monday 10:00 – 11:15
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 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
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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IISTL Annual Colloquium 2022
6 September 09:00 – 7 September 13:00
Richard Price Building, Swansea University Singleton Park Campus
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Community Yoga Class
Every Tuesday 12:00 – 12:50
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Creative Economy | 4theRegion Sector Forum
6 September 12:00 – 14:00
Online
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Women’s Outdoor Walking Group
Every Tuesday 13:15
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Kung Fu Wales (Little Dragons)
Every Tuesday 17:00 – 18:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Choirs For Good
Every Tuesday 17:45 – 18:45
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Kung Fu Wales
Every Tuesday 18:30 – 19:30
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Zumba
Every Tuesday 18:30 – 19:30
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Just Be Holistic Flow Yoga – Joanna Roffey
Every Tuesday 19:00 – 20:15
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Talisman Poetry Open Mic
6 September 19:30 – 22:30
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Burlesque Chair Dancing Lessons
Every Tuesday 19:30 – 20:30
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Tiny Tiger’s Kung Fu
Every Wednesday 09:45 – 10:15
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Zumba
Every Wednesday 11:00 – 12:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Wellbeing and Resilience
7 September 12:00 – 13:00
Online
Hosted by Wellbeing through Work
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Swansea Crafties
Every Wednesday 13:00 – 15:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Bay Beach Clean
7 September 13:00 – 15:00
Swansea University Bay Campus
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Kung Fu Wales (Little Dragons)
Every Wednesday 17:00 – 18:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Kung Fu Wales
Every Wednesday 18:30 – 19:30
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Sunshine Kitchen
Every Thursday and Friday
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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IEEC – Sunrise Mindfulness
8 September 07:30 – 08:30
Swansea University Bay Campus
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Rooftop Gardening Project
Every Thursday 10:00 – 12:00
Swansea Grand Hotel
Hosted by Race Council Cymru
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Launch Event – Learning Disability Nursing Programme
8 September 10:00 – 15:00
Grove Building, Swansea University Singleton Park Campus
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Walking for Wellbeing
Every Thursday 12:00
Seawall opposite Secret Café, Swansea
Hosted by The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Free Homeopathic Clinic
Every Thursday 12:30 – 17:00
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Community Together: Creative writing workshop
Every Thursday 13:00 – 15:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Design Swansea #47 with Craig Jones
8 September 18:30
HQ Urban Kitchen, Swansea
Supported by 4theRegion, Waters Creative, Gower College Swansea, Swansea University and many others
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Kill For A Seat Comedy
8 September 19:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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The Sustainability Revolution: Wales Cymru
8 September 19:00 – 20:30
Online
Facilitated by Dawn Lyle, Co-founder of 4theRegion
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Introbiz Swansea and West Wales Gala and Awards Night
8 September 19:00 – 22:30
Village Hotel Swansea
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High Street Rising Festival
8 September 19:00 – 11 September 23:00
High Street, Swansea
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Gorwelion/Shared Horizons – @ High Street Rising Festival
8 September 19:00 – 23:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Gong Bath
9 September
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Dance to Health – The Falls Prevention Dance Programme
Every Friday 10:30 – 12:30
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
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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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Drum Circle With Earth Chants
9 September 17:30 – 18:45
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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GRAFT Supper Night
9 September 18:30
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
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Afro Cluster + Gower Soundclash
9 September 19:00 – 10 September 01:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Chasing The Moon: Storyteller Deb Winter
9 September 19:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Summer of Fun – Drag racers
10 September 10:00 – 15:00
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
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Swansea Vintage & Makers Market
10 & 11 September 10:00 – 16:00
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
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Talisman Poetry Open Mic @ High Street Rising Festival
10 September 14:00 – 17:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Windshake + Ripping Cones + Mojo Jnr + Foxsleep @ High Street Rising Festival
10 September 19:00 – 11 September 01:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Indian Man + Timbali, The Dapper Cadavers, DJ Uncle Funk
10 September 20:30
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Comedy @ High Street Rising Festival
11 September 15:00 – 18:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Live Comedy with Ali Brice & Jeff Japers @ High Street Rising Festival
11 September 19:00 – 22:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Guided Meditation & Self-Care Evenings
Every Sunday 19:15
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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New IPM: A Modern and Multidisciplinary Approach to Crop Protection
12 – 14 September 09:00 – 17:00
Swansea University Singleton Park Campus
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Katalytik Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in STEM Curriculum Workshop
12 September 10:00 – 13:00
Engineering Central, Swansea University Bay Campus
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Suicide Prevention – Strategies for the Workplace
12 September 11:00 – 12:00
Online
Hosted by Wellbeing through Work
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Open Evenings
12 & 13 September 17:00 – 19:00
Tycoch Campus, Gower College Swansea
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Men’s Health and Wellbeing
13 September 09:00 – 10:00
Online
Hosted by Wellbeing through Work
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Arts Society West Wales: The Arts & Crafts Movement in Churches in England & Wales
13 September 11:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Beginners Yoga Class
13 September 17:45 – 19:00
The Environment Centre, Swansea
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Buzzards of the Rhondda
13 September 19:30 – 21:00
Swansea University Singleton Park Campus
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Accessing Horizon Europe and other Funding Opportunities
14 September 09:00 – 16:00
Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea University Singleton Park Campus
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Community Food & Nutrition Skills: Agored Cymru Level 1
7 week course 14 September 14:00 – 26 October 15:00 – you must commit to all 7 days
Online
Hosted by SCVS
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Still Life Drawing at the Bar
14 September 18:00 – 21:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Taijiwuxigong
14 September 19:15 – 20:45
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Pregnancy Yoga with Amy Suzanne
15 September 11:15 – 12:15
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Beginners Yoga Class
15 September 11:45 – 12:45
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Reconnect with Nature
15 September 12:30 – 14:00
Singleton Park, Swansea
Hosted by The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Mindfulness Lunchtime Reset
15 September 12:50 – 13:20
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Wales Virtual Networking
15 September 13:00 – 14:00
Online
Hosted by FSB Wales
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Harvest Market
15 September 16:00
Gower Heritage Centre, Parkmill
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The Songwriter Sessions: No Covers Open Mic
15 September 19:00 – 23:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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PYNK & Elysium’s Champers Reunion
16 September 20:00 – 17 September 01:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Psychedelia for the Masses: Sendelica | Dactyl Terra | Pixy Jones | Holy Coves + DJs
17 September 19:30
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Argentine Tango in a Day Course: Workshops and Practilonga
18 September 11:00 – 18:00
Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea University Singleton Park Campus
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Come and meet us
19 September 13:00
The Environment Centre, Swansea
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Work-Related Stress & Undertaking Stress Risk Assessments Workshop
20 September 07:45 – 10:00
Sandfields Business Centre, Purcell Avenue Industrial Estate, Port Talbot
Hosted by Wellbeing through Work
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The Circular Revolution in Wales 2022
20 September 09:30 – 16:30
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
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Beginners Yoga Class
20 September 17:45 – 19:00
The Environment Centre, Swansea
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Tummler School @ Elysium
20 September 19:00 – 21:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Taijiwuxigong
21 September 19:15 – 20:45
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Festival of Ideas 2022
22 September 09:30 – 23 September 14:00
Swansea University Bay Campus
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Business Power Hour – Cyber Security
22 September 10:00 – 11:00
Online
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Future of the Region – Youth Engagement Event
22 September 10:00 – 12:00
Online
Hosted by 4theRegion
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Beginners Yoga Class
22 September 11:45 – 12:45
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Mindfulness Lunchtime Reset
22 September 12:50 – 13:20
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Challenging Unhelpful Thinking
22 September 13:00 – 14:00
Online
Hosted by Wellbeing through Work
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Overcoming Stress and Anxiety
6 week course starting 22 September 19:30
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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September Lunch
23 September 12:15 – 15:30
Swansea.Com Stadium
Hosted by Swansea Bay Business Club
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History and Heritage Fair
24 September 10:00 – 16:00
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
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Reawakening through Dance!
24 September 15:00
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Kids Biodanza Creative Dances
24 September 15:00 – 16:00
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Sound Journey (soundbath)
24 September 18:00
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Loose Gravel: Book Launch
24 September 19:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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TRE class
25 September 14:00
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Circular Economy Innovation Communities Autumn Conference
27 September 09:30 – 16:30
Swalec Stadium, Cardiff
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Destination, Travel & Tourism | 4theRegion Sector Forum
27 September 12:00 – 14:00
Online
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Beginners Yoga Class
27 September 17:45 – 19:00
The Environment Centre, Swansea
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Employment Status – Getting it right and the cost of getting it wrong!
28 September 10:30 – 12:30
Online
Hosted by JCP Solicitors
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Still Life Drawing at the Bar
28 September 18:00 – 21:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Taijiwuxigong
28 September 19:15 – 20:45
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Free Family Law Clinic
29 September 10:00 – 12:00
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Beginners Yoga Class
29 September 11:45 – 12:45
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Mindfulness Lunchtime Reset
29 September 12:50 – 13:20
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Wales Virtual Networking
29 September 13:00 – 14:00
Online
Hosted by FSB Wales
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