Public Meeting invitation to all – MONDAY, 10th NOVEMBER, 7.00pm, Pennard Golf Club

You will be aware that the City & County of Swansea has reneged on former promises to maintain the library service in Pennard.

In order to discuss the future of Pennard Library, we are holding a public meeting on:

10th November 2014, 7 p.m. at Pennard Golf Club (2 Southgate Rd, Southgate, Swansea, SA3 2BT). Continue reading

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Chasing the “Go-Ahead” from Swansea’s New Cabinet

Will We Get the Go Ahead!?!

The City and County of Swansea’s External Funding Panel was due to meet on 11th September – this was an important meeting for us, as we were hoping for the final go-ahead to rebuild Pennard Library…

The meeting never took place due to a cabinet reshuffle.

Since then, Friends of Pennard Library has been emailing, phoning and trying to speak with the new leader, Rob Stewart, and the new Cabinet Member for Regeneration, Councillor Robert Francis-Davies – in order to obtain this increasingly elusive “go-ahead”. Continue reading

To find a City & County of Swansea Councillor

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The City & County of Swansea have provided a website where anyone can search for a Councillor (and their contact details) by name, electoral division, political group or committee membership. However, if you are unsure who your Councillor is you can use the ‘Write to Them’ website to find out, please use this link for more details.

Find your Councillor by choosing from one of the lists on the CCoS’ website (http://www.swansea.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=619) OR use their

For the purposes of this blog-post, the Councillors who have been involved in a Positive or Detrimental way concerning the future of Pennard Library, are as follows:

Councillor David Phillips, Labour; Castle Ward; Leader of the Council;
(http://www.swansea.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=619&MIID=43)

Councillor Nicholas Bradley; Labour, Townhill Ward;
Cabinet Portfolio = Regeneration
(http://www.swansea.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=619&MIID=97)

Councillor Rob Stewart, Labour, Morriston Ward;
Cabinet Portfolio = Finance & Resources
(http://www.swansea.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=619&MIID=81)

Councillor June Burtonshaw; Labour, Penderry Ward;
Cabinet Portfolio = Place
(http://www.swansea.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=619&MIID=11)

Councillor Peter Black BA, AM; Liberal, Cwmbwrla Ward;
(http://www.swansea.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=619&MIID=9)

Councillor Lynda James BA (Hons) MSc; Independent, Pennard Ward;
(http://www.swansea.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=619&MIID=134)

Councillor Keith Marsh, Independent, Bishopston Ward;
(http://www.swansea.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=619&MIID=85)