Archive for May, 2013

23 May 2013

Woolwich Machete Attack

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We are appalled to have witnessed the murder of an innocent man in Woolwich last night. Said Taha Idris, the Chief Executive of Swansea Bay REC, “Our thoughts go out to the family and friends of the victim. It is an appalling act that we do not expect to see on our streets in the UK and I wish to join millions of other people who condemn this act in the strongest terms.”

It has now transpired that the victim, a man in his twenties, was a serving member of the armed forces. According to witnesses accounts he is believed to have been hit by a car in a busy area of Woolwich outside the army barracks. He was then subjected to an attack by two men possessing various weapons including a machete and a handgun.  Two men are believed to have been shot at the scene by the armed response unit from Metropolitan Police. They are now under arrest in a London hospital.

Following the incident there have been, what is believed to be racist attacks on mosques, one in Gillingham and one in Essex.

Mr Idris has appealed for people to be on the look out to discourage rogue elements of society from embarking on a journey of repercussions against innocent people. “This is one of those times when we have to show the strength of our mutual trust that we have generated over the years in our area”, he said.

 

15 May 2013

Measles Outbreak

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Following recent outbreak of measles which has affected a number of individuals especially children in the Swansea area.  We have received important information from the department of Public Health.  We felt it important to pass on this information to you, our readers. Please click on one of the links below which will take you to the document containing all the information on the subject. It is important to note that measles is most likely to affect anyone under the age of 45 if they have not been immunized.

PLEASE SEE THE LINKS IN PDF BELOW FOR VITAL INFORMATION.

Measles information (word document version .doc)
Measles_information (PDF document version .pdf)