Swansea Labour News

Street cleaning

Swansea Labour’s commitment to litter-free city buoyed by purchase of new cleansing equipment

The Swansea Labour-led Council is committed to trying to keep the city’s streets as clean as possible. And to that end, the Council has strengthened its cleansing workforce by purchasing two mini cleaning vehicles called the Hako Citymaster. The Labour administration is hopeful the street-cleaning machines will get to parts of the city other vehicles […]

Swansea Bay

Swansea Labour putting climate emergency at the centre of their agenda

The Swansea Labour-led Council is committed to tackling the climate emergency head on. And with that in mind Swansea residents are to be given their say on how the city can best continue to roll out a green agenda. Residents are being asked for their thoughts on the best ways that local individuals and organisations […]

Swansea Council budget

Record investment planned for council services by Labour-led administration

The Labour-led Swansea Council is set to invest a record amount in local communities, social care and education next year. These are part of the Budget proposals to be considered by the Labour Cabinet. A report to Cabinet next week highlights an extraordinary year which has seen the council build a hospital, new schools and […]

Swansea Council apprenticeship schemes

Swansea Labour-led Council continues award-winning apprentice recruitment programme

The Labour-led Swansea Council has launched its annual apprenticeships recruitment campaign with 17 places in the Building Services team available. The council’s award-winning programme is highly regarded for developing the next generation of carpenters, plumbers, electricians, plasterers and bricklayers. Labour Cllr Andrea Lewis, Cabinet Member for Homes and Energy, said: “I’m exceptionally proud of our apprenticeship […]

Recycling

Swansea Labour Council delighted to announce residents recycling more during the pandemic

Swansea residents have been increasing the amount of recycling they do during the pandemic and are on course to hit the Welsh Government’s 64% recycling target this year. The Labour-led Council recycling and waste teams have ensured kerbside collection has been maintained throughout the pandemic and that’s showing in rising tonnages of recycling collected over […]

Covid vaccination

Free vaccination bus service provided by Swansea Labour Council

The Labour-led Swansea Council is behind a new shuttle bus service to help carless residents get to the Bay hospital for their vaccinations or blood tests. From February 1 a new 51 service will be running between the Swansea bus station and selected stops along the way to the mass vaccination centre at the Bay […]

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