Entries by Jenny White

New Penyrheol play area officially opened by Cllr Andrew Stevens

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. […]

Councillor donates Jane Austen tenner to help vulnerable women at homeless centre

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 in Swansea performing well under Labour

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 […]

Swansea Labour backs plans for Swansea Metro

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 […]

Could your school win this coding competition?

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 […]