Swansea Labour News

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Leading Labour Leaders back Mark Drakeford for First Minister

The Council Leaders of Swansea and Rhondda Cynon Taff, two of Wales’s biggest Councils, have pledged their support for Mark Drakeford in the race to succeed Carwyn Jones as First Minister of Wales.  Both Council Leaders have said that they believe Mark Drakeford will have support of others in local government and throughout the party […]

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Development team sought as Swansea Labour excited about ongoing plans for Castle Garden Square

A cutting edge development team is being sought to create and manage the delivery of an exciting new look for Swansea city centre’s Castle Square area. The Labour-led Swansea Council is inviting professional teams to submit bids for the project management contract due to begin this July. The site will be transformed over the next […]

Easter event at Parc Williams in Loughor

Rain fails to dampen Easter holiday spirits at Loughor’s annual event

Heavy rain forced the annual Easter Monday egg rolling competition at Loughor Castle to be cancelled but that did not dampen the locals’ spirits. And Lower Loughor Cllr Christine Richards was delighted with the number of people that turned up despite the main event being called off.  Mayor of Llwchwr Town Council, Cynthia Phillips and […]

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Active Travel funding welcomed by Labour

West Cross Councillors Mark Child and Des Thomas, and Rebecca Evans AM, Assembly Member for Gower, have welcomed news that following last month’s announcement by the Welsh Government of £8.1m Active Travel funding, a further £700,000 has been awarded to local authorities for active travel schemes. Swansea will benefit from £420,000 to improve road safety […]

Paul Dally, Friends of Dunvant Park, Cllr Lousise Gibbard, Anthony Snyder, Swansea Council Enforcement Officer, Cllr Jen Raynor, and Peter Raynor.

Dog mess threatening youngsters’ activities at Dunvant Park

Free park activities in Dunvant Park could be under threat because of the unacceptable amount of dog mess being found there. Dunvant Councillors Louise Gibbard and Jen Raynor and the Friends of Dunvant Park group are urging irresponsible dog owners to pick up after their pets. Park Lives, which run free activities for youngsters, had […]

Cllrs Mary Sherwood and Nick Davies next to the disposable barbeque bin by Swansea beach

Councillors donate disposable barbeque bin for Swansea beachgoers

A special bin for disposable barbeques has been installed for beachgoers on Swansea front. Uplands councillors Nick Davies and Mary Sherwood have provided the bin out of their council community budget. The bin is situated by the slipway close to the 360 Café Bar. “There had been a problem with fires being caused by disposable […]

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