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Quiz: How well do you know Mumbles?


By Beth Thomas

Posted: Thursday, 15th April 2021 10:06 pm

For this week's newsletter-exclusive, we have about Mumbles. How well do you know our village? Scroll to find the answers below and let us know your score.

  1. How long has a lighthouse existed on Mumbles Head?
  2. Which famous poet is said to have frequented The Antelope and The Mermaid?
  3. When was Oystermotuh Castle founded?
  4. Which famous singer owns a house on Mumbles Road?
  5. Which unusual red and green building is Grade II Listed?
  6. What was the gorilla on Mumbles Pier originally wearing before her red bikini appeared?
  7. And what is her name?
  8. Which Gavin and Stacey actress holds pilates classes in Mumbles?
  9. Where is Mumbles twinned with? (1 point for each place)
  10. How long has a lifeboat station operated at Mumbles?
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What does the budget mean for Mumbles?


By Beth Thomas

Posted: Wednesday, 03rd March 2021 12:00 am

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has today revealed his budget in the House of Commons, much of which applies UK-wide and therefore to Mumbles.

The budget aims to provide support during what will hopefully be the final stage of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Nub News is hiring – do you want to join our team?


By Beth Thomas

Posted: Tuesday, 02nd March 2021 2:30 pm

Nub News is looking to hire a local news journalist in Mumbles, to join its South Wales team.

If you are self-driven and care about local news, we want you. Become part of a news company that is re-shaping local news. Our existing team ranges from graduates straight out of university to experienced journalists with 40 years' in the business.

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