Mayals_(electoral_ward)

Mayals (electoral ward)

Mayals is the name of an electoral ward of the City and County of Swansea, Wales, UK. It is also part of the Mumbles Community.

The electoral ward consists of some or all of the following geographical areas: Blackpill, Mayals and part of West Cross, in the parliamentary constituency of Swansea West. It is bounded by the wards of Sketty and Killay South to the north; Swansea Bay to the east; West Cross to the south; and Bishopston and Fairwood to the west.

Description

The populated area of Mayals is a suburb of Swansea. Much of the area consists of an unpopulated Common, which is used for grazing and forms part of Gower Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. A number of bridleways are available to horse riders and walkers.

Clyne Golf Club, (a moorland 18 Hole Course) is located on Clyne Common which straddles the Mayals and Fairwood, Swansea boundary. Non members require a golf handicap certificate to be able to play.

2008 local council elections

In the local council elections for 2008, the turnout in the Mayals was 42.69%. The results were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
Rene Harwood Kinzett Welsh Conservatives 545 Welsh Conservatives GAIN
Peter Geoffrey Birch Independents@Swansea 465
Juliet Anne Fortey Labour 190

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