Swansea Labour News

Swansea Christmas Parade

Swansea Labour ready to deliver memorable Christmas parade as part of city’s 50th anniversary

The Labour-led Swansea Council is putting the finishing touches to what promises to be a memorable city centre Christmas parade on Sunday. A host of entertainment is getting ready to wow the big crowds that are expected to turn up on Sunday. All, the fun starts at 5pm. It will be one of the biggest […]

Llansamlet Councillors (L-R) Mo Sykes, Ryland Doyle, Alyson Pugh and Penny Matthews

Labour politicians demand transparent public hearing into Llansamlet incinerator appeal

Swansea Labour has pledged to continue their objection to an incinerator being built in Swansea Vale after BIFFA submitted an appeal to the Planning Inspectorate. The original application was turned down by Swansea Council’s Planning Committee because of the impact of the stack associated with the plant on the local community. BIFFA has requested that […]

All Wales Coast Path is to be upgraded

Swansea Labour backing coastline path upgrade to improve wheelchair and pram access

A new section of public walking path along Swansea’s Gower coastline is being developed to provide better access for wheelchair users and parents with prams. Local contractors brought in by the Labour-led Swansea Council are completing a 260m stretch of path between Limeslade and Langland. The new concrete footpath will replace a section further out […]

Morriston's five Labour councillors

Labour councillors ready to deliver annual Morriston Christmas lights switch on

Morriston’s five Labour councillors are pledging to deliver a ‘bigger and better’ annual Christmas lights switch on this year. The Morriston switch on, to be held on Friday, November 22, is one of the most keenly awaited Christmas events of the year in and around Swansea. And this is the sixth year that the five […]

Green space

Swansea plans to be Wales’ first national park city in bid to help tackle climate change

Swansea’s Labour-led council say they are on track to double the amount of green space over the next decade as they target becoming Wales’ first national park city. And with this in the Swansea Bay City Deal plans, Natural Resources Wales believes the green infrastructure development could help the city adjust to climate change. Already […]

Pumpkin waste

Swansea Labour asking residents to recycle pumpkins following Halloween celebrations

Swansea Labour are encouraging residents across the city to recycle their pumpkins following the recent Halloween celebrations. Thousands of pumpkins are likely to have been carved into lanterns and Swansea Council is urging households to utilise kerbside food waste recycling service to dispose of them. Labour Cllr Mark Thomas, Cabinet Member for Environment and Infrastructure […]

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