25 Jan 2016

Magistrates Recruitment

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Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunal Service has just launched a campaign to recruit Magistrates. It is a wonderful opportunity for people from different walks of life to bring their life experiences to Magistrates Benches across Wales. “Magistracy is a voluntary commitment and requires a comprehensive understanding of how society functions as well as personal integrity amongst […]

11 Dec 2015

New Legal Advice Provision at SBREC

No Comments Current News, Human Rights

Swansea Bay REC is pleased to announce a new legal advice surgery at its premises in 101 Mansel Street, Swansea SA1 5UE on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons. One of the Partners of Cambridge Solicitors LLP, Mrs Famida Ahmed, after a meeting with Mr Taha Idris, OBE, Chief Executive of Swansea Bay REC, announced the initiative which will see […]

21 Aug 2015

WORLD PARTY 2015 – An unmissable event

No Comments Current News, Holidays, World Party Events

The 2015 World Party Event kicks off in the heart of Swansea city centre  in Castle Square, Swansea at 11am on Saturday 22nd August 2015. The World Party has become an inherent part of Swansea’s cultural scene since its recommencement 5 years ago. For the last two years it has been held in Castle Square […]

19 Aug 2015

MEEA Project’s Over 50s Consultation Event

No Comments Minority Ethnic Advocay Project (MEEA), Uncategorized

Swansea Bay REC’s Minority Ethnic Elder’s Advocacy (MEEA) Project organised a very successful event this morning involving its beneficiaries.  The event was aimed at seeking views from people over the age of 50 from black and minority ethnic communities about their perceptions, experiences and views on issues affecting older people such as age friendly communities, […]

05 Jun 2015

Myanmar – the human suffering continues …

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We keep hearing of human suffering in the region of Myanmar which has seen people from Rohingyan ethnic origins try to flee what they have seen as persecution from the indigenous communities. Videos and photographs abound of the types of atrocities that can only be described as inhuman. We wish to express our solidarity with the […]

21 Apr 2015

Recruitment Opportunity with South Wales Police

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**** PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POSITION IS NOW CLOSED **** South Wales Police in partnership with Swansea Bay Regional Equality Council  held a recruitment workshop on Thursday 23rd April from 6.30pm-8.00pm in Swansea University, Fulton House, Room West SA2 8PP These workshops provided an opportunity for participants to understand the recruitment process, speak to PCSO’s about the […]

19 Feb 2015

Chinese New Year 2015

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We would like to wish members of our Chinese communities in Swansea Bay and around the world with the traditional greetings of “Kung Hei Fat Choi” – Happy New Year Today marks the first day of Chinese New Year – this year being the Year of the Goat/Sheep. According to Chinese astrology each year is […]

17 Feb 2015

Multi-Cultural Party in Blaen-y-Maes

No Comments Current News, Festival, Minority Ethnic Advocay Project (MEEA), Voices Have Spoken

On March 3rd 2015, Swansea Bay Regional Equality Council are holding a multi-cultural party in the SPARK Centre on Broughton Avenue, Blaen-y-Maes to celebrate the diversity of our city.  Anyone from the local community is welcome to come and join us. In partnership with  the SPARK Centre and SANDS Cymru, we are putting on various […]

15 Dec 2014

Advice Cafe

No Comments Current News, Minority Ethnic Advocay Project (MEEA), Voices Have Spoken

A series of Advice Cafes have been organised by Swansea Bay REC teams dealing with hate crime/incidents and elder advocacy projects. The advice cafes will be staffed by officers from our Voices Have Spoken (VHS) team and the Minority Ethnic Elders Advocacy (MEEA) Team. Please see the PDF document on the link provided to read more […]

10 Nov 2014

Minority Ethnic Elders (MEE) Project

No Comments Current News, Minority Ethnic Advocay Project (MEEA)

“Helping ethnic minority elders to say what they want, secure their rights, represent their interests and obtain services they need” – these are the ethos of this new project being delivered in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot. The MEEA project is an all Wales project funded by the Big lottery Fund for 3 years under Advantage Funding, […]