Grants 2017

Gower Society Grants awarded 2017

The Society is aware of its responsibilities in maintaining architecturally important buildings, protecting the natural environment, preserving public rights of way and access to common land and supporting local scientific and cultural activities. All this is necessary to keep Gower special. To this end we are pleased to have awarded over £30,000 in grants during 2017 as detailed below.

St David’s Church, Llandewi
Repairs to external stonework

Friends of the City of Swansea Botanical Complex
Bench for Wellbeing Garden

Plantlife Wales
Sand dune restoration project at Whitford Burrows

Gower Ringing Group
Bird monitoring at Oxwich Marsh

Mumbles Development Trust
Castle Woods Environmental Project to enhance native woodland

South Gower Sports Club
Construction of new stone wall at grounds entrance

Countryside Access Team,  Swansea Council
Mumbles Way leaflet

Swansea Environmental Forum, Trailblazers
Environmental activities on Gower for Swansea schoolchildren

Swansea Canal Society
Restoration of the Clydach Mond lock

Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Trust
Restoration of reptile and amphibian populations and habitats

Gower First Responders,  Fire & Rescue Service Reynoldston
Contribution to new First Response vehicle

Countryside Access Team,  Swansea Council
Footpath improvements, gates and bridges, Pennard

Buglife Cymru,  South Wales B lines
Restoration and creation of species rich habitat for pollinating insects