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Labour-led Swansea Council sees tourism value top £400m mark

Swansea Council’s Labour-led administration is celebrating after the annual value of tourism to the Swansea Bay economy topped the £417m mark for the first time. The latest figures show visitors spent £417.85m throughout 2017 in Swansea Bay – a 1.7% increase on 2016. On top of that visitor numbers also increased by 1% to 4.6m, […]

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Labour-led Swansea Council continues to show green credentials with delivery of 40 electric vans

Swansea Labour is delighted after the City Council has taken delivery of 40 electric vans, making it the largest electric van fleet in all 22 authorities in Wales. Council vans, which previously used more conventional fuel such as diesel, will now be hooked up to a charging point. The vans will provide a range of […]

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Swansea Labour behind inspiration for new park upgrade

The newly upgraded Primrose Park playground has been officially opened by Council leader Rob Stewart. The project had all begun with a meeting set up by Llansamlet Cllr Penny Matthews in the local community centre to see if anyone was interested in setting up a Friends Group. The result is around £250,000 worth of investment […]

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Swansea Labour has pledged more trees than ever before in city centre

Swansea’s Labour-led Council has pledged that the city will have more trees than ever before when the multi-million pound upgrade is complete. As well as an additional 170 new trees being planted in the coming months, many of the existing semi-mature trees in the city centre will remain. Through a scheme of redesign and being […]

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West Cross Councillor impressed by primary school

Councillor Mark Child has enjoyed a visit to St David’s Primary in West Cross. He was shown the children’s growing area as part of the school’s Health and Wellbeing project. “I was delighted to visit such a happy school” said Cllr Child, Swansea Council’s Cabinet memeber for Health and Wellbeing. “It’s really good to see […]

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Sprinkler systems being installed to council owned flats across Swansea

Swansea Labour is delighted that a £1.5m programme of retro-fitting sprinklers to council-owned high-rise flats has started across the city. The Labour-led council is overseeing a programme that will see 100s of flats getting systems fitted as additional fire-safety reassurance to residents in the wake of last year’s Grenfell Tower disaster. Swansea Council acted quickly […]

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