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Image: The Old Vicarage Llangennith Design Winners

29th October, 2020

The Old Vicarage Llangennith Design Winners

Steve was born in Hillend and after working locally ended up working away for best part of 30 years in Civil Engineering before returning to his roots in Llangennith. The restoration of a decaying Victorian house that regularly flooded was not an option...

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Image: The Round House Design Winners

29th October, 2020

The Round House Design Winners

The Round House. The image shows Robin Kirby and Robert Griffiths at the gate entrance where copper slag triangular coping stones, made more than likely in Penclawdd, and have the original house name painted on it.

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Image: Birdwatching in Gower

17th July, 2020

Birdwatching in Gower

A birdwatcher can spend a lifetime gaining an intimate knowledge of the birds of the peninsula and Mawr. However, we warmly welcome visitors and are happy – here – to share enough knowledge of habitats and species to get a visiting birdwatcher started.

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Image: A safe haven for Swifts

24th October, 2019

A safe haven for Swifts

It’s a little-known fact that, along with only two or three other sites in the UK, Swifts - Apus apus, have been using the fissures and crevices in the monolithic Lewes Castle – the eastern sentinel of Fall Bay, for generations.

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Image: Childhood Memories of Overton to Rhosilli

24th October, 2019

Childhood Memories of Overton to Rhosilli

I had a marvellously feral childhood growing up at Westcliffe in Overton, the last house in the village. As my friend’s father latterly said, ‘You were out the door at 9 and were back by 6. You never said where you were going. And we didn’t ask.’

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Image: Improvements to the Gower Way

24th October, 2019

Improvements to the Gower Way

The Improvements to the Gower Way Project started in 2017 and is now nearly complete. Improvements have been made at many locations on the Gower Way from Lliw Valley Reservoirs in the north to Reynoldston in the south.

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