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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 […]

Leon Britton and Lee Trundle back schools' campaign to sort out dog poo problem in Dunvant

Swans stars back schoolchildren’s poster campaign to clear parks and streets of dog poo

Swansea City ambassadors Leon Britton and Lee Trundle have backed a poster campaign by schoolchildren to encourage dog owners to pick up their pet’s poo. The issue of dog mess in parks, especially where sport is played, is a serious one insisted Britton and Trundle, who were impressed by the posters produced by pupils of […]

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