Swansea Labour News


Labour-led Council transforms adapts working practice to help communities through crisis

The Swansea Labour-led City Council is transforming the way it works to support its communities during the Coronavirus crisis. Critical front-line services like recycling, social services, childcare, burials and emergency highways and council house repairs will continue while 100s of support staff work from home to keep the council operating. But staff working in non-essential […]

Business rate relief

Swansea Labour welcomes support package for city’s small businesses

Swansea Labour leader Rob Stewart has welcomed the Welsh Government to help businesses during the Coronavirus crisis. The WAG has announced a support package for businesses listed on the business rates register to help them through these uncertain times. This includes a year-long business rates holiday for retail, leisure and hospitality businesses in Wales for […]

Coronavirus update

Swansea Labour-led Council gives latest Coronavirus updates

  Recycling There are no changes to kerbside waste collections. As happens throughout the year, we sometimes are unable to complete collections during the day. If this happens and your recycling has not been collected – please leave your bags out for collection the following day. Also – you may notice our crews are wearing […]


Coronavirus updates and advice from Swansea Council

Swansea Council is urging residents to join it in taking action to reduce the spread of coronavirus in city communities. The council is taking a series of steps to help support local people and keep families and communities safe. Rob Stewart, Leader of the Council, said: “These are unprecedented times and we are all facing […]

Swansea Women’s Asylum Seekers and Refugee Support Group stage fashion show

Swansea women refugees put on stunning fashion show

Refugees from around the globe joined together in a successful cultural fashion show at Swansea’s Grand Theatre. The Swansea Women’s Asylum Seekers and Refugee Support Group showed off  a series of traditional costumes at the first annual event. Labour Cllr Alyson Pugh, Cabinet member For better Communities, said she was delighted to have been invited […]

Updated car park machines

Swansea Labour administration upgrades more car parking payment machines

City park and ride sites at Fabian Way and Landore have had their payment machines upgraded as part of the Swansea Labour administration’s improvement scheme. The car parks are benefiting from a £280,000 upgrade to services which see vehicles being logged by an automatic camera on entry and exit from the sites. The project which […]

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