Swansea Labour News

Labour Councillors for Landore Beverley Hopkins and Mike White

Councillors welcome Hafod Copperwork site renovation

Landore councillors Mike White and Beverley Hopkins have been delighted that further funding is going to be provided for the renovation of the former Hafod Copperworks Site. The buildings, situated along the River Tawe Corridor, have been left to deteriorate over time since the closure of the works in 1980. The renovation project, led by […]

The Kingsway

Swansea Labour welcome progress of new road surface along The Kingsway

Motorists will be able to use part of The Kingsway’s new road surface for the first time later this month. On Wednesday, September 26 the updated road system will be open for traffic. Those heading west on one of the existing one-way lanes will be diverted onto fresh Tarmac near the Cradock Street/Union Street junction. […]

Sprinkler system

Swansea Labour continues to back sprinkler installation in Council’s high rise buildings

Swansea Labour is ensuring that work continues in installing sprinkler systems in high rise buildings in the city. Swansea Council launched a £1.5m programme earlier in the year to ensure all of its high-rise flats were fitted with the equipment and provide reassurance for council tenants living in the flats. The move comes in the […]

Decky's Headhunters with their winners' medials

Charity touch rugby event raises nearly £3,000 for Morriston Hospital cardiac unit

A touch rugby charity event at Loughor RFC has raised more than £2,800 in the memory of former player Richard Thomas who died last year aged just 29. Former soldier Richard, known to his many friends at rugby clubs across South Wales as Decky, represented the army at rugby and running and was a Loughor […]

Special summer event in Llansamlet

Labour councillors provided support for needy families during the summer holidays

Kind-hearted Labour councillors in Llansamlet have helped to feed around 2,000 meals to needy families over the school holidays. The councillors identified a problem in their ward concerning ‘holiday hunger’ and were determined to try to eradicate the threat. Contacting local schools in Llansamlet and Birchgrove with the help of Bellyful, a community interest company […]

Labour-backed Swansea Council apprentice scheme

New Swansea Council apprentices building a bright future

Swansea Labour has been driving a scheme that sees a new team of apprentices start building a bright future at Swansea Council. The 15 recruits will train for four years as the council develops a new generation of carpenters, plumbers, electricians, plasterers and multi-trade personnel. The apprentices will be working on projects involving the construction […]

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