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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 […]

Proposed new centre at Cockett House site

Swansea Labour behind new education centre for vulnerable young people

Swansea Labour has been driving forward work on a brand new centre that will help transform education for some of Swansea’s most vulnerable young people. Work to provide the new centre at the Council’s Cockett House site is due to start during January. Swansea Council has awarded Dawnus Construction Ltd the contract to develop the […]

One of Swansea Council's electric vans

Swansea Labour driving forward ‘greenest fleet’ policy

Swansea Labour are the driving force behind the city council’s fleet of vehicles becoming one of the ‘greenest’ fleet operators in the country. And this has taken a further step forward after it recently approved a new ‘Green Fleet Policy’. The aim of the new policy is to reduce the impact on the environment of […]

Austerity

Austerity is still hitting millions of people

The following is a letter published this week in the South Wales Evening Post by Cllr Lesley Walton from Townhill Ward: It’s very easy to cherry pick facts in order to say that the Tories care about ordinary people. Maybe some do, but there are plenty of other facts which lead me to believe that the UK […]

The Kingsway

Kingsway transformation back under way after festive break

Swansea Council’s £12m programme to transform a key city centre area is due to get back under way on Monday (January 7). The Kingsway was cleared of construction activity to help shoppers and traders during the Christmas period, but next week contractors will be back on site. Swansea Labour and Council leader Rob Stewart said: “I’m glad […]

Potholes in Swansea

Swansea Labour delivering on 48-hour pothole repair scheme

Swansea Labour is delighted with figures that reveal nearly 8,000 potholes were repaired within 48 hours of being reported during 2018. Despite wintry and wet weather around 640 potholes were repaired in the six weeks to December 10 alone and the council is pledging to continue the effort into 2019. Labour Councillor Mark Thomas, Cabinet […]

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