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Supporting people living in South West Wales

Within this region mirus provides a range of support options for people living in Bridgend, Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, and their surrounding areas

The support options available in this region are listed to the right. To find out a little more click one of the tabs.

If you’d like to talk to someone about how we might help or would simply like some further information then please contact the Area Manager.

For some of the fabulous stories and local events in the region just scroll down. You’ll find the links to some of the great things people are involved in; their achievements and their success stories.

Services in SW Wales

Things to do in SW Wales

People we support, volunteers, and staff have been involved in identifying opportunities for things to do in your local area. If you've got a suggestion for a place to add to our map, please get in touch. Click a map marker for more information.

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Village Tavern

  • 93-94 High St, Clydach, Swansea, UK
  • 01792 843244

Pub Beer Garden, Live Bands, Pool Table, TV which show sports

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Tremorfa parkrun

  • Tremorfa Park, Hind Close, Pengam Green, Cardiff, CF24 2HF

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event, every Saturday at 9am. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate.

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Trelai Park parkrun

  • Trelai Park, (side entrance), Cardiff West Community High School, Penally Road, Cardiff, CF5 5XP

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event, every Saturday at 9am. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate.

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Cardiff Blackweir Parkrun

  • Cardiff Blackweir, Taff Trail, CF14 2SD

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event, every Saturday at 9am. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate.

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Tambini’s express cafe

  • Express Cafe, Margam Road, Port Talbot, UK
  • 01639 882432

Family run cafe, with daily specials, homemade cakes + Soups and a Sunday lunch service every other

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Bingo

  • Lone Road, Clydach, Swansea, United Kingdom
  • 01792 849364

Bingo in the community is held at Sunny Bank Working Man’s Club. First Saturday of Every month they hold a ‘Show night’ with a musical act or performer followed by Bingo

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Slimming world

  • Community Hall, Vardre Rd, Clydach SA6 5LP
  • 07857 853807

Wednesday 5.30, Venue accessibility wheelchair access Disabled toile

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Clydach library

  • Clydach Library, High Street, Clydach, Swansea, UK
  • 01792 843300
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The new inn Clydach

  • The Lone, Clydach, Swansea, UK
  • +44 1792 849820

Eat delicious food. Grab a drink. But most of all, relax

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Grangemoor parkrun

  • Grangetown, Cardiff, CF11 0SR

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event, every Saturday at 9am. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate.

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No6hundred

  • No 6hundred, Clydach Road, Ynystawe, Ynysforgan, Swansea, UK
  • 07789 075488

No6Hundred is a beautiful gift & coffee shop established in 2014. Offering a vast selection of cakes & savouries. Afternoon teas & private parties available.

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Comic Coffee

  • Comic Coffee, High Street, Clydach, Swansea, UK
  • 01792 844441

Comics, cake, coffee, shakes & arcade machines

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Cwtch Corner

  • 13 Vardre Road, Clydach, Swansea, UK
  • 07873 564188

Tea Room & Coffee Shop Brunch, Breakfast and Buffets

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Clydach fish bar

  • Clydach Fish Bar, Clydach, Swansea, UK
  • 01792 843584

Fish & chip shop

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Yummies Clydach

  • Yummies Clydach, High Street, Clydach, Swansea, UK
  • 01792 844877

Fast food take away

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Chef Wang

  • United Kingdom, Swansea, Clydach, Hebron Road, Chef Wang Chinese Take Away
  • 01792 849388

Chinese take-away

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New Ely Church

  • Archer Rd, Cardiff CF5 4FN

The church runs youth and toddler groups. It has a community cafe and food bank.

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Dusty Forge Project

  • 460 Cowbridge Rd W, Cardiff CF5 5BZ
  • 02920003132

The historic pub, The Dusty Forge, is a community hub, offering community shop, advice, cafe, training, and much more.

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Porthcawl parkrun

  • Porthcawl Seafront, Bridgend County, South Wales

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event, every Saturday at 9am. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate.

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Soundworks – ArtsActive

  • St Davids Hall The Hayes Cardiff, CF10 1AH
  • A2@artsactive.org.uk

For any friends who work with or are in contact with adults with learning disabilities or autism. Our summer term of Soundworks is underway and we still have some spaces for new participants. It's a relaxed, friendly group with amazing and very lovely music leaders - as much an opportunity to learn about and experiment with music as an opportunity to socialise! Soundworks is completely free to attend and tea and biscuits are provided!

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Eagles Nest Mens Shed

  • Every Tuesday and Thursday 10am and 2pm at Penllagare Valley Woods (top entrance by lezzets cafe) just off J47 M4.

Men's Sheds group is an ideal place for Men within the community to get together build friendships and share skills in a safe & friendly environment, Our aim is to prevent loneliness and social isolation with in our community

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Aberystwyth parkrun

  • Plascrug Park, Plascrug Avenue, Aberystwyth SY23 1H

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event, every Saturday at 9am. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate.

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Brynaman parkrun

  • rugby field near Brynaman Rugby Club, 1 Amman Road, Ammanford, SA18 1SW

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event, every Saturday at 9am. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate.

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Sandy Water parkrun

  • Sandy Water Park, Sandy Rd, Llanelli, SA15 4SR

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event, every Saturday at 9am. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate.

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Swansea Bay parkrun

  • The Secret Beach Bar & Kitchen, Mumbles Rd, Swansea, SA2 0AY

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event, every Saturday at 9am. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate.

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Gnoll parkrun

  • Gnoll Estate Country Park, Fairyland, Neath, SA11 3BS

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event, every Saturday at 9am. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate.

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Maesteg parkrun

  • Welfare Park, Heol Ty Gwyn, Maesteg, CF34 0BT

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event, every Saturday at 9am. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate.

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Earlswood Social Club

  • Earlswood Social Club, 160 Greenway Road, Rumney, Cardiff, CF3 3PN
  • 02920778634

COFEE & CAKE MORNING WITH SKITTLES EVERY THURSDAY (10-12) COST £5.

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Coed Cefn-pwll-du parkrun

  • Coed-cefn-pwll-du, Rhyd Y Gwern Lane, Machen, Caerphilly, CF83 8U

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event, every Saturday at 9am. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate.

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Pontypool parkrun

  • Pontypool Park, Torfaen

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event, every Saturday at 9am. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate.

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Cwmbran parkrun

  • Northfields Recreation Ground, Cwmbran, NP44 2JJ

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event, every Saturday at 9am. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate.

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Newport Riverfront parkrun

  • Riverfront, Kingsway, Newport, NP20 1HG

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event, every Saturday at 9am. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate.

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Newport parkrun

  • Tredegar House

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event, every Saturday at 9am. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate.

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Llanishen parkrun

  • Llanishen Park, Cardiff, CF14 5HB

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event, every Saturday at 9am. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate.

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Cosmeston Lakes parkrun

  • Cosmeston Lakes Country Park, Lavernock Road, Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan, CF64 5U

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event, every Saturday at 9am. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate.

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mirus Maesteg Office

  • Office 5 Llynfi Enterprise Centre, Tyle Teg, Maesteg, CF34 0BQ
  • 02920 236 216

mirus Maesteg office

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The Victoria Park Pub

  • 422 Cowbridge Rd E, Cardiff CF5 1JL
  • 02920374212

A great place to meet friends. Traditional Pub food. Dogs welcome. This is where the Victoria Park Walking group visits for lunch.

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Clydach community garden

  • Vardre, Clydach, Swansea SA7 9RU
  • 07808502527

Clydach Community Garden is a Volunteering Opportunity for anyone to participate in Gardening and socialize and enjoy cake, tea, and coffee. Wednesday 10-12 & Saturday 10- 12

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Hollywood Bowl

  • The Red Dragon Centre, Hemingway Rd, Cardiff CF10 4JY
  • 08448261456

A great place to meet friends. Lots of activities to socialise and meet friends. Bowling, food, acrade.

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Cardiff Parkrun

  • Blackweir, Cardiff. Start/finish on the Taff Trail alongside Tesco building on Western Avenue (A48)

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event, every Saturday at 9am. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate.

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Something Fresh Café and charity shop

  • 181 Cowbridge Rd E, Cardiff CF11 9AJ

A lovely locally run café and charity shop in Canton. A great place to meet up with friends for Coffee, tea and a sweet treat!

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Cardiff Wellbeing Walk

  • Victoria Park

Meeting every Friday for a gentle walk, looking at nature and meeting up with friends.

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Pedal Power Cycle Centre

  • Friends of Pedal Power Project Ltd Off Dogo Street Cardiff CF11 9JJ
  • 02920390713

Charity based in Cardiff that encourages and enables adults and children of all ages and abilities to experience the benefits of cycling. Striving to remove the barriers to cycling that many people face.

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Gwent Wellbeing walking group Tuesdays 11am to 1pm

  • Pontypool Active Living Centre, Trosnant St, Pontypool NP4 8AY

A chance to get out and active, to meet old friends and make new ones.

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My Green Valley

  • Across the Clydach area
  • 07825 505573

My Green Valley provides Volunteering Opportunity to go around the community with a litter picker and help to clean and tidy the local community.

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Ridiculously Rich Bakery

  • Ridiculously Rich by Alana, South Marine Terrace Aberystwyth, SY23 1JY

A bakery by the seafront, serving freshly baked sweet treats.

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The Welfare – cultural and social hub

  • The Welfare Ystradgynlais, Brecon Road, Ystradgynlais, Swansea, Powys, SA9 1JJ
  • 01639 843163

The Welfare hosts a variety of live performances, such as theatre, music and comedy. It also has bookable activity rooms, and hosts many local group activities

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mirus Powys (Ystradgynlais) Office

  • 61-66 Pen-y-Bryn, Ystradgynlais, Swansea SA9 1JB
  • 02920 236 216

mirus Ystradgynlais office

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mirus Ceredigion Office

  • Ground Floor Offices, Ty Gwyrdd, Glan Yr Afon Industrial Estate, Aberystwyth SY23 3JQ |
  • 02920 236 216

mirus Ceredigion office

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Coity Castle

  • Coity, Bridgend CF35 6BG

Interesting ruins of the old Coity Castle. Nice to wander around, or eat a picnic on the grounds.

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mirus Bridgend Office

  • Unit 2 & 4 North Court, David Street, Bridgend Industrial Estate, Bridgend CF31 3TP
  • 02920 236 216

mirus Bridgend Office

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mirus Cardiff Office

  • Unit 5 Cleeve House, Lambourne Crescent, Llanishen Business Park, Cardiff CF14 5GP
  • 02920 236 216

mirus Cardiff office

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Dynamic Rock

  • The Old Public Hall Hebron Road Clydach Swansea SA6 5EJ
  • 01792 845655

Dynamic Rock - providing opportunities, experiences and access to rock climbing for the climbing and wider community. We didn’t set out to build Europe’s, Britain’s or even Wales’s biggest indoor wall, but what we have done is provide a much needed, accessible, friendly centre for climbers from all walks of life. At Dynamic Rock we pride ourselves on having a friendly, supportive and efficient team who all have something different to offer and who create a social atmosphere where you can share experiences, chat and pass on skills and tips.

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Ely Gospel Coffee Morning

  • Ely Gospel Hall, 114 Grand Avenue, Cardiff, CF5 4HU
  • 02920652051

Coffee & Cake Morning every day

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The Hive Leisure Centre

  • he Hive Leisure Centre, Downham Road, Ely, CF6 2SH
  • 01353655030

The Hive offers facilities to suit all including; a fully equipped state of the art gym with cardio equipment, free weights and functional training zone, two swimming pools, sports hall and two studios with a fitness class timetable of over 40 sessions per week which includes: Zumba, Group Cycle, Yoga and Circuits. The Hive also offers an array of activities for children which includes soft play, birthday parties, swimming lessons as well as holiday activities.

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Ely and Caerau Community Hub

  • Ely & Caerau Hub, Cowbridge Road West, Ely, Cardiff, CF5 5BQ
  • 02920873800

A great place to meet friends. Lots of activities to learn, socialise and meet friends.

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Coopers Carvery

  • Coopers Carvery Culver House Hotel, Cowbridge Road West, Cardiff, CF5 5TF
  • 02920311097

local pub with great food, perfect for socialising

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Glamorgan Wanderers RFC

  • Glamorgan Wanderers, Stirling Road, Cardiff, CF5 4SR
  • 02920 591039

entertainment spaces available for events

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Cardiff West End Social Club

  • Cardiff West End Social Club, Cowbridge Road West, Cardiff, CF5 5BY
  • 02920594004

social club, live music, bar. great for team meetings and events

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Piccolo bar

  • 44 High St, Clydach, Swansea SA6 5LH
  • 01792842252

Piccolo Bar is a vibrant Gin, Wine and Cocktail bar situated in the heart of the Clydach

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Clydach Tandoori

  • Clydach Tandoori (Swansea), Hebron Road, Clydach, Swansea, UK
  • 01792 844448

Take - away & Delivery

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Chapter Arts Centre

  • Chapter Arts Centre, Market Rd, Cardiff CF5 1QE
  • 029 2031 1050

A creative arts centre in Cardiff, hosting international art, live performance and film. It also has some social spaces including a cafe.

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Clydach Sports

  • Coedgwilym Park 79 Pontardawe Road Clydach SA6 9NS
  • 07969 328509

Amateur sports team.

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VARDRE RFC

  • Vardre Rugby Football Club, High Street, Clydach, Swansea, UK
  • 01792 845596

Local established village rugby club

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Clydach Historical Society

  • Community Hall, Vardre Rd, Clydach SA6 5LP
  • 01792845992

The society meets in Clydach Community Centre, on Vardre Road on the third Friday of each month (except where shown), with a guest speaker giving a talk from 7pm. The talks are free for members and non-members, with free refreshments provided after the talk. Donations are always welcome on the night.

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Men’s Shed

  • The Old Blacksmiths, Men’s Shed Clydach, ​Swansea, ​SA6 5QR
  • 073951 38201

Men’s Sheds originated in Australia in the 1990’s and the model has since been adopted successfully for use throughout the UK. The Shed is a larger community-scale version of the typical man’s shed in the garden. It is a place for making and mending, a place where the person feels comfortable enough to pursue practical interests with like-minded people. A place that is safe and friendly, where skills can be shared. The aim of the project is to provide a place where people from the community can come together to work on projects.

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Swansea Canal Society

  • Pontardawe Road, Clydach, Swansea SA6 5NS, UK
  • 07876412014

Swansea Canal Society meet each Tuesday to form work parties that restore the canal and help keep it in a useable condition. The long-term goal of the society is to reopen the canal following its original route to Swansea. Volunteers are also much needed to help run the Kayak and Canoe hire scheme on summer Sundays.

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Tŷ Croeso

  • 97 High St, Clydach, Swansea SA6 5LN
  • 077908546890 / 07855259266 / 01792 845942

Ty Croeso is a small community project that runs the local Food Bank and Credit Union. Ty Croeso are looking for volunteers to help with these, as well as helping with the welsh conversational group.

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Clydach Community Council

  • Community Hall, Vardre Rd, Clydach SA6 5LP
  • 01792 845992

The Community Council is always on the lookout for people to lend a hand. Whether this is to help plan and/or run an event, put Christmas trees up, deliver leaflets or help manage one of two halls. There really is a job for everyone regardless of age or ability. Volunteer roles include: • Planning events • Erecting Marquees • Manning road closures for events • Helping to maintain local parks • Watering planters, troughs and baskets • Maintaining sports pitches • And much much more, Full training will be provided to volunteers where the role requires it

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25.03.2024

Teaching the emergency services about Autism

Adam is a keen advocate for others, and always supports people to speak up and get their opinions heard.

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13.03.2024

Sean has beaten type 2 diabetes

Sean has been working hard to lose weight and maintain a healthy diet.

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28.02.2024

Improving communication with technology

Following a person centred technology assessment for a person we support with limited mobility and speech, we researched and introduced technology that could help.

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7.02.2024

Keeping in touch using technology

People supported by mirus in Swansea have been loaned tablets from First Choice Housing Association to help them keep in touch with friends and family.

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