Swansea Labour News

YGG Tan-y-lan

Swansea Labour administration ready to appoint contractor to deliver new home for primary school

The Swansea Labour-controlled Council cabinet will be asked to award the contract for YGG Tan-y-lan at its meeting on Thursday, October 17. Work will be scheduled to start on the new build early in 2020 with the new school ready to open in autumn 2021. YGG Tan-y-lan is currently based at the former Graig Infant […]

Tree planting

Regeneration project moving on apace with key road resurfacing work

A major Swansea city centre regeneration project moves forward next week when new road surfaces are to be laid. The important work, driven by the Swansea Labour-led City Council administration, is to start on October 14 and will take place at night-time as part of a £12m Kingsway scheme. Fresh Tarmac will be laid at […]

Pontarddulais School

Swansea Labour delight as comprehensive is city’s first Dementia-friendly School

Swansea Labour are exceptionally proud that a comprehensive has become the first in the City & County to be officially recognised as a dementia-friendly school. Pupils at Pontarddulais Comprehensive and their teachers have been presented with the award by the Alzheimer’s Society. Awareness sessions and whole school assemblies have helped everyone at the school to […]

Keep it out campaign

Record household recycling following Labour-led council campaign

Swansea Labour has been at the forefront of a campaign to get more residents in the City and County recycling more. And now more household waste than ever is being recycled following the launch of an initiative at the start of 2019. The Labour-controlled Swansea Council introduced its ‘Keep it out’ campaign in February in […]

Ruth Parkin, secretary of the Friends Group of Swansea Vale Nature Reserve, Llansamlet Labour councillor Ryland Doyle and Asha Boyce, chairman of the Friends Group of Swansea Vale Nature Reserve.

Swansea Vale Nature Reserve achieves coveted Green Flag Community Award

Swansea Vale Nature Reserve in the Labour-held Llansamlet ward has been awarded a Green Flag Award by Keep Wales Tidy. The award is the mark of a quality park or green space and SVNR is one of a record-breaking 127 community managed green spaces in Wales which have met the high standards needed to receive […]

An artist's impression of plans for the new YGG Tan-y-lan building off Beacons View Road, Clase

Swansea Labour to continue policy of building environmentally friendly homes

  The Labour-led Swansea Council is building even more environmentally friendly homes in the city after receiving a share of a £30 million Welsh Government grant. Twenty-six new homes are to be developed in the Clase community in the city following confirmation that the Council had secured more than £1.5 million from the WG Innovative […]

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