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  Swansea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Swansea (Welsh: Abertawe, "mouth of the Tawe") is a city and county in South Wales, situated on the coast immediately to the east of the Gower Peninsula.
Swansea was granted city status in 1969, to mark Prince Charles's investiture as the Prince of Wales.
Swansea is one of the few regions in Wales with reasonable digital radio coverage: this was improved in January 2005 with the launch of the Swansea DAB multiplex which is located on the top of Kilvey Hill.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Swansea   (3280 words)

  
 SWANSEA - LoveToKnow Article on SWANSEA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Swansea Valley canal has a connecting lock with this dock, and on the island between the dock and the New Cut are patent fuel works, copper ore yards and other mineral sheds and large grain stores and flour mills.
The trustees are conservators of the river Taw and parts of Swansea Bay, and the pilotage and lighthouse authority of the district.
In i888 Swansea was made a county borough and in 1900 the various parishes constituting it were consolidated into the civil parish of Swansea.
15.1911encyclopedia.org /S/SW/SWANSEA.htm   (4194 words)

  
 Swansea Travel Guide
Swansea's rich and diverse history has created a city of character and depth, and this has proved to be very fertile ground for producing well known personalities.
Swansea is served by a regional airport, a car ferry linking the city with Cork in Ireland, the M4 and express train and bus services to London and the Midlands.
Swansea is home to two universities: University of Wales, Swansea (http://www2.swan.ac.uk/), (which has over 10,000 students) and Swansea Institute, which incorporates the city's famous centre for study of stained glass design (http://www.sihe.ac.uk/prospect/inddesign/BAASG.htm/).
www.imakoopedia.org /en/article/Swansea   (1391 words)

  
 Swansea - Arizona Ghost Town
Swansea's post office was established March 25, 1909 and was discontinued June 28, 1924.
Swansea was the headquarters for the Clara Consolidated Gold and Copper Mining company.
A railroad connected Swansea to nearby Bouse in 1908 and the camps population grew to a total of 750.
www.ghosttowns.com /states/az/swansea.html   (360 words)

  
 Swansea - Wikitravel
Swansea Festival of Music and the Arts, an annual (October) three week bash of culture at various locations in Swansea, and the second largest such festival in the UK.
Swansea Fringe runs from October 1 to 9 and is held at various venues throughout the city.
Swansea is home to two universities: University of Wales, Swansea, (which has over 10,000 students) and Swansea Institute, which incorporates the city's famous center for stained glass design and School of Digital Media.
wikitravel.org /en/Swansea   (6045 words)

  
 EducationGuardian.co.uk | higher news | Parlez-vous Cymraeg?
Swansea University is offering language degree students the chance to study German, French or Spanish - in Welsh.
Kathryn Jones, who in charge of admissions to the languages department at Swansea, said there were already 20 students studying languages through the medium of Welsh, and there had been a surge of applications from Welsh-medium schools.
Swansea has lecturers in its French, German and Hispanic departments who are fluent in Welsh and is now exploring potential student exchanges with a university in Argentina - home to a long-established Welsh-speaking community in Patagonia.
education.guardian.co.uk /higher/news/story/0,9830,1554781,00.html   (410 words)

  
 Walkabout - Swansea
Swansea, 131 km north of Sydney via the Newcastle Freeway, is the largest town in the City of Lake Macquarie which covers 749 square kilometres and within which are some 175 510 persons.
Swansea has been a resort for many years now and is very popular with anglers.
Swansea Museum is located opposite the post office in Lake Rd, which runs due west off the highway on the southern side of the bridge.
www.walkabout.com.au /fairfax/locations/NSWSwansea.shtml   (2008 words)

  
 History of Swansea
Current town of Swansea (excluding Crown subdivision) is comprised in Portions 50, 2, 87, 78, 85 and 5.
The "Village of Swansea" was proclaimed on 3 February 1906.
Swansea developed in response to the requirements of the lake export trade.
www.lakemac.infohunt.nsw.gov.au /library/lhist/suburb/lmp&p/swansea.htm   (1407 words)

  
 Swansea - Uncyclopedia
Swansea is, by law, the second biggest city in Wales, England.
As everyone knows, Swansea was the home of Catherine Zeta Jones (before she married Michael Douglas) who got off with Robin Brotherwood.
Swansea is also famous for the saying you have had too much foomanchoo.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Swansea   (333 words)

  
 Port of Swansea
Swansea offers excellent communication links with easy access to the M4 and direct access to the UK railway network.
Swansea is less than three miles by dual carriageway from junction 42 of the M4 motorway.
Swansea has developed a substantial trade base with North and Western Europe, the Mediterranean and also with Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic.
www.abports.co.uk /custinfo/ports/swansea.htm   (179 words)

  
 Walkabout - Swansea
The first European to explore the Swansea area was a Captain Cox sailing the brig Mercury from England to Sydney Town.
Located at 96 Tasman Highway the Swansea Bark Mill and East Coast Museum was built by the Morey family in the 1880s (circa 1885).
It became known as the Swansea Hotel and the southern wing was used as a brewery.
www.walkabout.com.au /locations/TASSwansea.shtml   (970 words)

  
 Swansea Holiday Park
With a long history as a seaside village in one of the oldest municipalities in Australia, Swansea has many examples of buildings and relics from the mid-1800’s.
Swansea Wine and Wool Centre: Within the Bark Mill Complex browse amongst a collection of outstanding Tasmanian woollen products, knitwear and country clothing, taste from the wonderful selection of cool climate wines of Tasmania, and fine Tasmanian gourmet products will tempt your palate.
Cycle leisurely around the village of Swansea to absorb all the ambience of this seaside town.
www.swansea-holiday.com.au /activities.htm   (1408 words)

  
 Tour of Tasmania: Swansea
Towards Lake Leake (west of Swansea), the Lost Falls and Meetus Falls are worth a detour.
Close to town is the Swansea Bark Mill, used to process fl wattle bark, which was used in pioneering days for tanning leather.
Swansea has one 4½-star, eight 4-star and three 3½-star accommodation facilities (RACT rated), in addition to a youth hostel.
www.tourtasmania.com /content.php?id=swansea   (142 words)

  
 Swansea
Swansea is situated on the south coast of Wales, at the narrow mouth of the River Tawe.
Swansea was only a short journey from the Cornwall's coast, the place where most of Britain's copper was mined.
The first railway opened in the town was the Swansea and Mumbles horse-drawn line along Swansea Bay, that served local quarries and coal mines.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /ITswansea.htm   (304 words)

  
 Whites Official Website - For all you whites news, fixtures, results and much more.
Swansea Rugby Club is renowned the world over for its many achievements which include 4 League Titles, 3 Welsh Cup Titles.
Swansea's Richard Hibbard and Alun Wyn-Jones have been selected in the Welsh squad to face Argentina this summer.
Swansea recorded their first victory at Carmarthen Park in the semi-pro era with a fine display of champagne rugby.
www.swansearfc.co.uk   (168 words)

  
 Welcome to the SWANSEA of Wales. Visit SWANSEA and the countryside and coast of Wales. Photo Image Gallery Online, UK.
Swansea is the home town of several famous people.
Swansea is a vibrant city with a spectacular Maritime Quarter and a golden sand coastline, nestling under the Severn hills it is a hive of activity with something to cater for all tastes.
Swansea is a maritime city and its bayside marina and the international award winning Maritime Quarter is a complex of culture and entertainment.
www.birminghamuk.com /swansea.htm   (188 words)

  
 BBC SPORT | Football | My Club | Fulham | Fulham close door on Pratley deal
Despite his reluctance to see Pratley head to Swansea, Coleman was impressed by his old club in Saturday's friendly match, the first game to be played at the new 20,000-seater arena at Morfa.
"Swansea are a good team, hard to break down and dangerous on the counter attack," Coleman told BBC Sport Wales.
"Swansea finished stronger in the last 10 minutes, but they are a week ahead of us in their pre-season preparations.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/hi/football/teams/f/fulham/4712313.stm   (435 words)

  
 Swansea Board of Assessors
The mission of the Assessing Department is to serve the public interest and help assure the financial stability of Swansea by exhibiting the highest level of competence and professionalism.
The Swansea Board of Assessors presents the information on this web site as a service to the public.
The Swansea Board of Assessors shall not be liable for errors contained herein or for any damages in connection with the use of the information contained herein.
csc-ma.us /Swansea   (272 words)

  
 Swansea
To reach the city centre instead, leave again at junction 45 and follow the signs via the B4603 to the west of the river Tawe, crossing to the east of the river onto the A4217 then into the city centre.
The Pumphouse, Swansea Marina About 15 minutes walk from the ground, this is a sizeable pub, with food and family area.
Best by far is the Swansea City AFC site, which is a terrific independent site and has all the news and gossip you want, as well as a ground and directions page.
www.btinternet.com /~duffnort/Swansea.htm   (1072 words)

  
 Swansea Online Access Centre
The Swansea Online Access Centre is located next to the library in the local Primary School building.
Swansea Online has internet and computer facilities available for local residents and visitors alike, we have a Coordinator employed for 15 hours per week, plus 14 friendly volunteers who are able to assist you with the use of computers and internet while you visit.
The current Swansea Online Access Centre Coordinator is resigning and we need to replace her.
www.tco.asn.au /oac/home.cgi?oacID=48   (145 words)

  
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A warm welcome to the Swansea Building Society.
For a friendly and personal approach from someone who listens, look no further than the Swansea Building Society.
Swansea Building Society is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority.
www.swansea-bs.co.uk   (121 words)

  
 Swansea Castle
Swansea may thus have served as an episcopal palace for some time.
Some authorities now believe it is the work of the de Mowbray lord of Gower, using the bishop's masons, employed at that time elsewhere in Swansea.
Two large windows on the south side are the windows of the first floor hall, and below them are the narrow windows of three barrel-vaulted chambers.
www.castlewales.com /swansea.html   (776 words)

  
 City and County of Swansea - Home
Swansea Council leader Cllr Chris Holley has been inaugurated as the Lord Mayor of Swansea.
Gower is celebrating its 50th golden anniversary as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Swansea Council has launched a series of leaflets promoting walks in the area.
The City and County of Swansea is going out to consultation on its draft Welsh Education Scheme 2006-2011.
www.swansea.gov.uk   (429 words)

  
 swansea wales, the gower peninsula, Swansea Wales, Welsh Swansea
swansea wales, the gower peninsula, Swansea Wales, Welsh Swansea
Swansea Wales,thats swansea, wales situated in the heart of south wales, the beautiful gower peninsula juts into the sea to the west of swansea.
Swansea Wales Uk is noted for its beautiful coastline, mumbles and Catherine Zeta Jones.
www.geocities.com /swanseateam/uniswansea.html   (372 words)

  
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 Swansea History Web Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Swansea's Mount Pleasant workhouse and the Poor Law
Cholera in Swansea and South Wales in the nineteenth century
The Air Attack on Swansea: The Controller’s Statement to the County Borough Council
www.swanseahistoryweb.org.uk   (579 words)

  
 Swansea - California Ghost Town
Swansea was built in 1870 to support the nearby camp of Owens Lake.
Owens lake held the furnaces for smelting some of the ore from Cerro Gordo.
Company and built the town of Swansea during that next few years the output of
www.ghosttowns.com /states/ca/swansea.html   (104 words)

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