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Swansea Labour at forefront of approved strategy to tackle homelessness

The Labour-controlled Swansea Council has unveiled its Homelessness Strategy aimed at early intervention and prevention as well as making the support of rough sleepers a top priority. The strategy, driven by Swansea Labour, has been approved by the council Cabinet on Thursday and includes five objectives and a detailed action plan which includes creating a […]

Artists impression of the what the revamped Copperworks sit could look like

Hafod Copperworks receives £3.6m lottery development boost

Swansea Labour has been the driving force behind securing £3.6m from the Heritage Lottery Fund to develop the Copperworks site in Hafod. And council leader Rob Stewart says he is delighted to have secured the funding which will see the Copperworks site, on the bank of the River Tawe, brought back into use. Cllr Stewart […]

Re-instated Post Ofiice in Kingsbridge

Labour politicians welcome reinstated Kingsbridge post office

Residents and local Labour politicians have been celebrating after the re-opening of the Garden Village Post Office in Kingsbridge after it was taken out of service 15 years ago. Llwchwr Town Councillor Wilf Smith has successfully fought to get the post office back in operation along with Gower MP Tonia Antoniazzi. “I’m absolutely thrilled. I […]

New zebra crossing in Dunvant

Dunvant councillors delight at zebra crossing installation

Residents, councillors and the police are delighted at the installation of a zebra crossing close to Dunvant Primary School. The £19,500 new traffic safety measure, which is situated – on Derlwyn near to the junction with Curry Close, has been funded from Cllr. Louise Gibbard and Cllr. Jennifer Raynor’s community budget. Gemma James, a mother […]

Biffa Waste Incinerator

Rob Stewart to address public meeting on planned incinerator in Llansamlet

Councillor Rob Stewart will address a public meeting organised to discuss the planned installation of a waste incinerator in Llansamlet. There have been around 2,500 objections posted on Swansea Council’s planning site about the application for a state-of-the-art incinerator situated in Clarion Close in Llansamlet from Biffa, the waste management company. The public meeting is set […]

Glyn Vivian Art Gallery

Swansea Labour supporting bid to vote for gallery recognition

Swansea’s art fans are being urged to get behind a city gallery in its bid for new national recognition. People across the city are encouraged to vote for the Glynn Vivian as it competes against other shortlisted venues in this year’s Heritage Angels Awards. Voting can be done online – www.bit.ly/VoteGlynnViv – before midnight on November 4. […]

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