Swansea Labour News

Bay Studios

Swansea Labour administration driving forward conversion of Bay Studios into field hospital

The Swansea Labour-led Council is continuing to work with contractors Kier and TRJ to transform a former factory and film studios into a hospital ready to manage the expected upsurge in Coronavirus cases. The council is taking temporary control of the Elba building at Bay Studios complex on Fabian Way to create an extra 850 […]

Welsh Government business grants

Swansea Labour praise council staff readiness to distribute businesses with Corona grant payments

Around 1,500 small businesses in Swansea are set to share in £21m of grants to help see them through the Coronavirus crisis. Staff at the Swansea Labour-led Council have been working hard to make the Welsh Government funding available as quickly as possible to help keep business afloat in these difficult times. The enormous effort […]

Matthew's House

Swansea Labour delighted by city-wide effort to provide food for vulnerable

Staff at the Swansea Labour-led City Council and partners in local communities have been stepping up to provide for those most in need during the coronavirus crisis. Teams based at Matthew’s House and Dyfatty Community Centre have been preparing up to 170 meals a day for the homeless thanks to donations from local stores, restaurants, […]

Swansea Market

Market traders offer home deliveries following venue’s closure

  Swansea Market businesses will be doing their bit for city communities despite the closure of the city centre venue at the weekend. A number of stallholders have set up a home delivery service to provide essential food supplies to local households. The decision to close the market to the public was taken jointly by […]

#HereForSwansea

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 […]

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