Swansea Labour News

Penderyn Distillery plans

Penderyn Distillery: Big step forward for key Swansea heritage site in Landore

Swansea Labour is delighted that plans to revitalise a former hotbed of the city’s industry have taken another big step forward. A major scheme that will see Penderyn Distillery expand into part of Swansea’s historic Hafod Morfa Copperworks site has been given listed building consent and planning permission. Plans for the disused site opposite the […]

Standing Up For Swansea

2019 Budget: Labour-led council ready to invest more in schools and social care

Swansea Council, under the control of Swansea Labour, is pledging to invest in education and social care despite continued cuts to local government funding. The positive move by the Council to provide extra support for vital services comes despite continuing Tory austerity cuts in funding for local government in Wales that have required £24m of […]

Mynyddbach councillors donate defibrillator to Treboeth Public Hall

Mynyddbach councillors buy defibrillator for public hall

A defibrillator has been donated by Labour councillors in Mynyddbach to Treboeth Public Hall. Cllrs Mike Lewis, Sam Pritchard and Gloria Tanner have paid for the defibrillator out of their Mynyddbach ward community budget. A statement from the three councillors said: “The hope is that nobody will ever need to use it, but if the […]

Tree planting

Tree planting scheme takes root as part of major Swansea regeneration scheme  

Swansea Labour is behind a major tree planting scheme which is being rolled out by the city council. Already, the first 170 new trees of the regeneration scheme have been planted. The trees stand up to 10m tall and line the city centre’s Orchard Street, with some also up in The Kingsway. It is part […]

New council homes which would benefit from innovative energy saving design and features

Swansea Labour driving force behind further plans for council homes development in city

The Labour-led council is delighted to be behind development plans for even more social housing in Swansea. The development has taken a step forward with the submission of plans for two new sites in the city. Swansea Council is looking to continue the development of new council homes in Birchgrove and  and will follow the […]

School bus

Swansea Labour driving forward new contracts to reduce school transport costs

Swansea Labour are behind new contracts between Swansea Council and local transport providers that will mean thousands of schoolchildren can continue to get safe passage to and from school. The proposed scheme, which will save the council almost £70,000 a year, will be presented to the council’s Cabinet after formal open tendering was completed for […]

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