Entries by Richard Thomas

Labour-led Swansea Council announces Stereophonics as the next big names to play Singleton Park next summer

One of Wales’ most iconic bands – Stereophonics – are set to play Swansea’s Singleton Park in July. Less than 24 hours after singing sensation Jess Glynne announced she was coming to the city, Stereophonics are returning home with a gig to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their Morfa Stadium ‘Performance and Cocktails’ gig. They will […]

Labour-led Swansea Council driving full fibre broadband investment

Thousands of Swansea homes and businesses are to benefit from a multi-million pound investment by Openreach being driven by the Labour-led city council. New future-proof technology will provide reliability for home and business users ensuring connectivity for decades to come. The city was announced as the latest location to benefit from Openreach’s Fibre First programme […]

Labour councillors assist karate kids to travel to European Championships

A Swansea karate club has praised their local Labour councillors for helping them to send two competitors to the European Championships in Dublin this weekend. The Wales Karate-do Wadokai club are sending two girls – Chloe Lewis (11) and Nia Williams (10) – to the championships with the Wales national team after Mynyddbach councillors Gloria […]

Council’s green vehicle policy recognised with double shortlisting in national awards

Labour-controlled Swansea Council has been shortlisted for two national awards in recognition of its electric van fleet. As part of Swansea Labour’s policy of introducing greener transport, 40 fully electric vans were purchased by the council earlier in the year and are being used by a variety of services which require staff to travel across […]

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 […]