Members of the Royal Air Force set themselves a challenge to row 212klm on rowing machines in one day in Swansea's Oxford Street on Saturday and by 3pm they were 30klm away from their target. The event was to raise money for the Welsh Air Ambulance and the RAF Benevolent fund. at 4.30pm Rob Mundy - the organiser - announced that the team have beaten the target of 212klm.
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The leader of Swansea City Council, Rob Stewart opened Labours pop-in shop on the Kingsway on Monday afternoon. He was accompanied by Deputy Leader, Christine Richards for the opening. The pop-in shop will allow members of the public to ask questions of council matters and about the local elections on May 4th. Rob Stewart said: "The shop looks impressive with the very large banners covering the whole of the windows and doors, inside I have installed modern desks and chairs so members of the public can sit in comfort and talk to experts about their concerns or just general enquiries". The pop-in shop is open now until after the local elections.
Swansea will see people gather by the Big Screen in Castle Square for a vigil organised by Stand Up to Racism and supported by the Welsh Islamic Cutural Asociation, MEND (Dr Amer Hamed), and the Swansea Humanitarian Aid Response Project.
Swansea has won a Purple Flag which aims to raise standards and improve the quality of our towns and cities between the hours of 5.00pm and 5.00am. Purple flags were erected in most pubs and clubs in Wind Street and the fountains and waterfall in Castle Square were dyed purple.
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Armed Police Officers patrol Swansea City streets. Swansea City vigil at Castle Square, moving speaches.
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