Swansea Labour News

Fibre Broadband coming to Swansea

Labour-led Swansea Council driving full fibre broadband investment

Thousands of Swansea homes and businesses are to benefit from a multi-million pound investment by Openreach being driven by the Labour-led city council. New future-proof technology will provide reliability for home and business users ensuring connectivity for decades to come. The city was announced as the latest location to benefit from Openreach’s Fibre First programme […]

New experimental traffic measures in Uplands

Swansea Council drives forward Uplands traffic measures

Councillors have welcomed new traffic measures in Uplands in a bid to prevent motorists from ignoring street signs. At the junction of Sketty Road and Uplands Terrace there have been ‘no right turn’ street signs in existence for some time, but have been largely ignored. A temporary barrier has now been installed down the middle […]

Energy company to save householders' money

Swansea Labour behind energy-saving green technology for council bungalows

Swansea Labour is driving through an example of its green policy as modern energy-saving technology is being installed at a row of six council-owned bungalows in a city community. The six householders on the edge of the Craig Cefn Parc community, near Clydach are expected to experience lower energy bills because until now they have […]

Recycling

Swansea Labour driving consultation plans to boost city recycling

The Labour-led Swansea Council is behind proposals to divert thousands of tonnes of recyclables from black bags in the city. And plans are now being presented to the public for consultation as the council lookat how it can encourage residents who do not recycle to get on board to help reduce the amount of household waste […]

The Wales Karate-do Wadokai club with Mynyddbach councillors

Labour councillors assist karate kids to travel to European Championships

A Swansea karate club has praised their local Labour councillors for helping them to send two competitors to the European Championships in Dublin this weekend. The Wales Karate-do Wadokai club are sending two girls – Chloe Lewis (11) and Nia Williams (10) – to the championships with the Wales national team after Mynyddbach councillors Gloria […]

One of Swansea Council's electric vans

Council’s green vehicle policy recognised with double shortlisting in national awards

Labour-controlled Swansea Council has been shortlisted for two national awards in recognition of its electric van fleet. As part of Swansea Labour’s policy of introducing greener transport, 40 fully electric vans were purchased by the council earlier in the year and are being used by a variety of services which require staff to travel across […]

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