Grants 2018

Gower Society Grants awarded 2018

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 £35,000 in grants during 2018 as detailed below.

Gower Ringing Group
Ornithological monitoring at Oxwich Marsh

Swansea Philharmonic Choir
Programme for War Requiem Concert

Nitten Field
Seeding with flowers and grains to attract insects and birds

Gower Landscape Partnership
Continuing restoration of dry stone wall in Mewslade Valley

Countryside Access Team, CCS
Publication of leaflet on Clyne Valley 

Gower Walking Festival
Production of programme for the Festival  

Swansea Blue Plaque
To commemorate local composer and singer, Morfydd Owen

Gower Festival Society
Production of programme for the Festival

South Gower Ploughing Society
Support for running costs and prizes

St Illtyd’s Church, Ilston
Replacement porch gates and new handrail

South West Gower Benefice
Provision of church noticeboards for 5 churches

Gower Unearthed
Poetry prize and flyer for Vernon Watkins Creative School Project

Countryside Access Team, CCS
Footpath maintenance and gate installation

Gower AONB Partnership, CCS
Dark Skies Community Project

‘Taste of Gower’ Walks
Minibus transport for walkers without cars

Mount Hermon Chapel
Rebuilding boundary wall and stabilising chapel floor

St David’s Church, Llanddewi
Provision of new electronic organ

Celtic Wildflowers
Support and conservation of native wildflower species on Gower

National Coastwatch Institution
Supply of new wind turbine and heater at coastguard hut, Rhossili