News SWP Pen Profile 2021 Mon, Jan 18, 2021 My name is Daniel and I’m currently a response officer based in the Neath area. I identify as BAME and in all honesty, in my younger years, I had felt a little hard done by in my experiences with police.... Holocaust Memorial Day 2021 Tue, Jan 05, 2021 Swansea Council is asking communities to join us and ‘be the light in the darkness’ on Holocaust Memorial Day. Each year’s HMD has a theme, and this year is ‘Be the light in the darkness’. A message that resonates even louder as we continue to live through the Coronavirus pandemic. Diwali 2020 Tue, Nov 10, 2020 What is Diwali? Diwali is the Indian festival of lights, usually lasting five days, celebrated by millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains across the world every year. It is known as the festival of lights, because on this day, people illuminate their homes and premises with Diya’s (lamps) and colourful lights, which symbolises the spiritual ‘victory of light over darkness’, also marking the start of the Hindu New Year. HCAW 2020 Mon, Oct 05, 2020 This year's National Hate Crime Awareness Week is 10th-17th October. Find out what's happening during the week. Black History Wales 2020 Tue, Sep 29, 2020 Rather than 'Black History Month Wales', this year sees the beginning of Black History Wales - a full year of activity under Black History Cymru. Launching 1st October 2020 and running until September 30th 2021. NPTCBC Commit to BLM Movement Mon, Sep 28, 2020 The Chairperson of the BME Community Association, Farida Patel, has recently received a letter from Councillor Doreen Jones, Cabinet Member for Corporate Services and Equality. The letter states that the Council are committed to working with BME Community Association 'to achieve equality, equity and social cohesion in Neath Port Talbot'.