Swansea Labour News

Plans for new council house development at Parc-yr-Helyg in Birchgrove

Swansea Labour delighted local builders given contract for new city council houses

Swansea Council has pledged to go local when it builds its next phase of social housing, delighting the city’s Labour Party. The Labour-controlled council is planning to build a selection of new one and two-bedroom homes at Parc Yr Helyg in Birchgrove, and as part of the scheme, the a  local supply chain is being […]

Purple Flag

Swansea Labour celebrating after city retains prestigious Purple Flag status for 2018

  Swansea city centre has successfully retained its prestigious Purple Flag status for 2018. And Swansea Labour are delighted especially as the city centre was first awarded the status three years ago in recognition of the excellence of its evening and night-time economy from 5pm-5am. Run by the Association of Town and City Management (ATCM), […]

Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon

UK Government has renewable energy funds and must deliver Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon – Stewart

Swansea Labour leader Rob Stewart insists there are UK Government funds available for the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon and itis time Wales got a fair share of the cake. Cllr Stewart’s comments come after the Welsh Government offer from First Minister Carwyn Jones of £200m to help get the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon built. But […]

Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon

Swansea Labour says Welsh Government lagoon offer is ‘game changer’

The Labour-led Swansea Council has welcomed the Welsh Government’s offer of £200 million as a “game-changer” to help deliver the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. First Minister Carwyn Jones has made the offer in a letter to Business Secretary Greg Clarke, saying the Welsh Government was prepared to put in cash to “enable the project to […]

How the top of Kilvey Hill might look

Swansea Labour welcomes landmark agreement for city’s extreme activities attraction

Swansea Labour is right behind plans for one of the UK’s most eye-catching tourist attractions which took a major step forwards on Monday. A development agreement has been signed by senior figures at Swansea Council and New Zealand-based Skyline Enterprises, forming the basis for how the two organisations will work together to bring about the […]

The Biggest Weekend

Swansea Labour proud that city’s greatest music event was a showcase to the world

Swansea Council has to be proud of helping to stage the Biggest Weekend in Singleton Park which entertained 60,000 people over two days. That was the message from Swansea Labour’s Robert Francis-Davies, Cabinet Member for Investment, Regeneration and Tourism. The likes of Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift and Florence and the Machine helped boost Swansea’s local […]

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