Swansea Labour News

New Active Travel route

Swansea Labour continue their policy of providing ‘Active Travel’ routes

The Swansea Labour-led council is set to transform a former railway line in the north of the city into a new walking and cycling route. The Labour administration is looking to extend its active travel network even further by creating a new 1.6km route – the path of an unused railway line between Grovesend and […]

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Swansea Labour cabinet set to extend pandemic funding for key leisure facilities

The Labour-led Swansea Council is set to extend its pandemic funding for its key leisure facilities to keep up their high-quality services for residents across the city. The council’s ruling cabinet is due to meet on June 17 to discuss a possible extension of funding arrangements for its contract-managed premises, including the LC, community leisure […]

Pictured at the official switching on of the promenade lights at West Cross were (L-R) Cllr Mark Child, Mumbles Community Cllrs Rebecca Fogarty, Sarah Keeton, Martin O’Neill (Labour chair), and Cllr Des Thomas

West Cross Labour councillors’ promenade lighting scheme officially switched on

An £80,000 new lighting scheme along the West Cross promenade, funded by the two ward councillors, has had an official switch on thanks to the Lord Mayor. Labour Cllrs Mark Child and Des Thomas pooled special council contributions towards investing in the low-level, environmentally-friendly lighting. Stretching for about one mile, the new lighting is aimed […]

Road safety

Swansea Labour council to instruct primary pupils on safety advice ahead of holidays

The Swansea Labour Council administration is ensuring more than 2,000 primary school pupils receive invaluable safety advice from a range of key professionals. A total of 57 schools from around Swansea have signed up to take part in Crucial Crew which is run by the council’s Community Safety team. It will see Year 6 pupils […]

Beach litter

New clean-up taskforce announced by Swansea Labour council administration

Swansea Labour insists that the environment and the problem of litter and fly-tipping is at the heart of their policy-making So, Swansea Council’s efforts to tackle waste problems blighting city communities are to get a further boost in the coming months. Additional littering and fly-tipping teams are being introduced around the city to respond quickly […]

Cllr Andrea Lewis pictured with Swansea Council staff celebrating the completion of new homes

Swansea Labour’s positive housing policy continues with 50 new homes set to welcome first tenants

The Swansea Labour council administration have put good quality, energy-efficient and affordable housing at the top of its to do list. That commitment to providing high-quality housing continues this month when the latest new homes to be built by Swansea Council come on stream. And these are just some of the 1,000 that the council […]