Penyrheol’s Labour Party councillors Jan Curtice and Andrew Stevens have been thanked for their donation of £1000 towards the upkeep of Penyrheol Boxing Club. The recently rebuilt gym is an important focal point for the local community. Cllrs Stevens and Curtice hold surgeries there and people of all ages use the gym to train. Eric […]
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Penyrheol Councillors Andrew Stevens and Jan Curtice, along with Gorseinon town councillor Andrew Crowley, have welcomed the opening of a new state-of-the-art children’s playground in Penyrheol. Cllr Stevens, who is also Mayor of Gorseinon, officially opened the playground on Wednesday at an event attended by pupils from Penyrheol Primary School who helped design the playground. […]
Swansea Council’s cabinet member for Housing, Energy & Building Services Andrea Lewis has praised Hale Homes’ new 23-home Prince’s Wharf scheme in SA1 for prioritizing energy saving, just as the Council has done with its new council houses – the first to be built in Swansea in 40 years. Cllr Lewis said that Hale Homes’ […]
Labour councillor Louise Gibbard, the Council Member Champion for Women, has joined ‘donate a Jane Austen tenner’ by giving her new £10 note to Matthew’s House – the homeless drop-in centre in Swansea High Street. Cllr Gibbard said she has been very impressed by the work being done at Matthew’s House especially with regards the Homeless […]
Key services that matter to the people of Swansea are performing well, new Welsh Government figures show. Figures released by the Welsh Government and Local Government Data Unit demonstrate that every child leaves school with a recognised qualification, school attendance is improving and GCSE results are among the best in the country. The Local Authority […]
The creation of a new direct rail link between Swansea and Port Talbot which could see journey times to Cardiff and London cut by 15 minutes is being backed by Swansea Labour. The new link is being proposed by a Cardiff University professor – Mark Barry, who recently gave a presentation on the Swansea Bay […]
Cllr Jennifer Raynor, Cabinet Member – Children, Education and Lifelong Learning, is urging local primary schools to enter a Wales-wide competition aimed at developing children’s computer skills. Schools can enter teams of up to five children to The DVLA Code Challenge, which invites them to design a computer game from scratch. The challenge will enable […]
Swansea Businesses are in line for a boost with changes to business rates. Swansea Council leader Rob Stewart has announced that an agreement has been reached to allow Swansea Council to retain 50% of the business rates collected for reinvestment in Swansea or to support small and medium businesses. This came about as part of […]
Here’s Jan Curtice, who has achieved so much for Penyrheol over the past few years. She’s standing alongside Andrew Stevens tomorrow.