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Woman in hospital after 'serious' assault in Mumbles

South Wales Police is investigating a serious assault, which occurred in the Mumbles area of Swansea today.

A woman has been taken to hospital after 'serious' assault in Mumbles this afternoon. Credit: The Coffee Denn, Mumbles

Police and emergency services were called to Castle Avenue in Mumbles at 1515 today.

A female victim was taken to hospital.

Police have arrested an individual, who is currently assisting police with their enquiries.

Credit: The Coffee Denn, Mumbles

South Wales Police would urge any witnesses who were in the Castle Avenue/Newton Road area of Mumbles at approximately 15:15hrs to call 101.

Police 'incident' ongoing in Mumbles

Police and emergency services are dealing with an ongoing 'incident' in Mumbles, Swansea.

Credit: The Coffee Denn, Mumbles

Officers from South Wales Police and emergency services are attending an incident in Castle Avenue, Mumbles.

We received the call at approximately 15:20hrs.

More information will be released when appropriate and available.

– South Wales Police
Credit: The Coffee Denn, Mumbles

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Mumbles Pier re-opens for summer season

The iconic Mumbles Pier has re-opened to the public this weekend, after being closed since the beginning of the year.

Credit: Joe Giddens / PA Archive

New walkways have been laid and structural work has been carried out after potential storm damage was spotted by inspectors.

The pier was first opened in 1898.

Novice sailors take to the seas off Mumbles

Novice sailors have been taking to the water off Mumbles today to try sailing, windsurfing and stand-up paddle boarding. Around 80 beginners took part.

On hand to give tips and advice was Welsh Paralympic sailor Stephen Thomas - originally from Bridgend. He was part of the a team that finish fourth in the Sonar class at London 2012.

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