05 Oct 2016

Self Defence Workshops at SBREC

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Following on from the success of the last session that we ran at SBREC, we are pleased to announce that self defence workshops will now become a regular feature at SBREC once a month, commencing 26th October 2016. Given the rise in Islamophobic rhetoric and, sometimes verbal and physical attacks, our clients have encountered especially in recent […]

08 Aug 2016

Islamaphobia Self-defense Workshops

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Given the rise in Islamophobic rhetoric and, sometimes verbal and physical attacks, our clients have encountered especially in recent months, Swansea Bay REC has partnered with a local self-defense trainer, M Ali Akbor to provide a workshop of practical advice and training on how to protect yourself against attacks which may from time to time happen. The […]

14 Jul 2016

National Volunteers’ Week 2016

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1st – 12th June 2016 marked this year’s National Volunteers Week. The annual celebration of the day was held on Friday 3rd June, hosted by the Lord Mayor of Swansea at the Swansea Bay REC offices where volunteers were thanked for their immense contribution tot he work of Swansea Bay REC. The volunteers, in turn, shared their experiences with […]

30 Jun 2016

Life After the EU Referendum

No Comments Current News, Human Rights, Voices Have Spoken

PRESS RELEASE “Stand together in ensuring that vulnerable people in our communities feel safe and secure.” Swansea Bay Regional Equality Council Local people who have been subjected to racist abuse since the outcome of last Thursday’s referendum have been talking to Swansea Bay Regional Equality Council about what has been happening to them. Swansea Bay […]

06 Jun 2016

Another Achievement for an SBREC Employee

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The VQ Awards recognise and celebrate individuals and employers who have achieved notable success thanks to technical, practical and vocational qualifications. The VQ Awards (7 June) and VQ Day (8 June) raise the status of technical, practical and vocational learning.  They are organised in Wales by ColegauCymru / CollegesWales, the National Training Federation for Wales […]

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

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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 […]