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

Swansea Labour driving force behind £1.5 million boost for innovative homes in Swansea

Swansea Labour is delighted to deliver a plan for more new council homes which would benefit from innovative energy saving design and features. With the backing of the Labour-led administration, Swansea Council has successfully bid for £1.5million of additional funding from the Welsh Government’s Innovative Housing Programme (IHP), which will be used to install a series of innovative features […]

Llansamlet ward councillors

Labour councillors objecting to waste incinerator plans in residential area of Swansea ward

Labour councillors in Llansamlet are leading the fight with local residents against the installation of a  waste incinerator being planned in their ward. Biffa, the waste management company, have submitted a planning application for a state-of-the-art incinerator situated in Clarion Close in Llansamlet, but there are concerns it is too close to a nature reserve, […]

Reinstated bus route

Bus route to be reinstated after pressure from Labour Councillors

Swansea Labour councillors have been successful in having a much-missed bus route reinstated in Llansamlet. From November 1st the bus route on to Rhydyfelin at the top of Talycopa is to come back in to service after having been axed more than two years ago by First Cymru. The absence of the route has caused […]

An example of an improved kitchen under the Welsh Housing Quality Standard (WHQS) scheme

Swansea Labour backing home improvement plan as it moves to next phase

Plans to modernise an ageing housing complex in Swansea are moving forward in a bid to improve living standards for hundreds of tenants. Swansea Labour is in full support of the move that sees Heol Emrys and Tudno Place in the Penlan community of Swansea getting earmarked for redevelopment. Swansea Council is in the early […]

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Swansea Labour is driving forward a successful campaign to get the city’s students to recycle

Thousands of students have returned to the city for the start of the new academic year with Swansea Council getting them get on board with the ‘Get It Sorted’ campaign – a drive to recycle kerbside rubbish. Swansea Council’s Recycling Team have a pop-up stall erected in Singleton Park to help distribute recycling sacks and […]

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Tribute Paid to Swansea Labour stalwart Brian Ludlam

A tribute has been paid to former Swansea Labour Party councillor Brian Ludlam who has died aged 84. Brian represented Castle Ward for Labour, firstly sitting on Swansea Borough Council, eventually serving as chairman of West Glamorgan County Council. Deputy leader of Swansea City Council Clive Lloyd said: “Brian made a big contribution to Swansea […]

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