Swansea Labour News

Dunvant Meadow play equipment. Cllr Louise Gibbard, Cllr Robert Francis-Davies (cabinet member for investment, regeneration and tourism), Cllr Andrew Stevens (cabinet member for business improvement and performance), Cllr Jennifer Raynor.

Labour councillors delighted with Dunvant Meadow playground improvements

The children’s play area at Dunvant Meadow has been improved thanks to investment by the two Labour councillors Louise Gibbard and Jennifer Raynor. The councillors have installed four new pieces of play equipment – a see-saw, a basket swing, two springers and a brand new goal and basketball area. The new play equipment has been […]

Earth Hour

Swansea Labour-led council backing lights out for Earth Hour event

Swansea Labour is throwing its full support behind Earth Hour on Saturday, March 27. Swansea residents are being urged to support the spectacular Earth Hour lights-out event to celebrate the planet and the need to protect it. At 8.30pm on Saturday week, Swansea Council’s Guildhall and Civic Centre will join forces with millions of households […]

PATCH team

Swansea Labour continue their pledge to improve roads with £5.3m investment

The Swansea Labour-led city council cabinet has approved a programme of work worth £5.3m over the coming 12 months that will see road repairs, footpath upgrades and street light improvements across all communities. The package of measures are designed to repair roads and also carry out work to prevent roads in good condition from deteriorating. […]

Matt Jones, Llansamlet by-election candidate

Swansea Labour select Matt Jones as candidate for Llansamlet ward by-election

Llansamlet Labour Group have selected Matt Jones (pictured above) as the prospective councillor for the ward by-election on May 6th. Jones fills the vacancy left by the resignation of Mo Sykes after four years as a councillor. She is returning to Ireland to support her elderly parents. Jones, a married father of two works for […]

Mumbles Cllr Carrie Townsend Jones, Cllr Des Thomas, Mumbles Cllr Adam Gilbert, Cllr Mark Child

Call for Council to make bold changes to Mumbles following sea defence announcement

Labour Councillors Mark Child and Des Thomas believe there is a golden opportunity for Mumbles following the announcement that Swansea Council is investing nearly £5m into sea defences along the seafront. On the back of the multi-million pound project Cllrs Child and Thomas now want to make changes to Mumbles to provide a 21st Century […]

International Women's Day

Let’s ‘Choose to Challenge’ on International Women’s Day – a message from Swansea Council Champion for Women Cllr Louise Gibbard

Cllr Louise Gibbard, Joint Cabinet Member for Supporting Communities and Council Member Champion for Women Today is International Women’s Day, an annual celebration of women’s work and achievements but also an opportunity to reflect on ongoing inequality around the world, and closer to home. This year’s theme is “Choose to Challenge” and I want to […]