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Keep Swansea safe when going into cafes and bars, insists Labour-led council

Swansea Council leader Rob Stewart is asking people to act responsibly when hospitality businesses welcome back customers from Monday. The Labour-led administration is imploring people to: Keep Swansea safe, after a  relaxation of Welsh Government pandemic restrictions come in to force this week. It means that cafes, bars and restaurants can serve customers indoors. But […]

Free car park extension

The Swansea Labour council is extending free parking scheme in city centre

Free parking in Swansea city centre is being extended until the middle of August, thanks to the Labour-led administration. The Labour-led Council has been providing free parking in all city centre car parks since the start of the lockdown in March. Although many of the travel restrictions have been removed, the council has decided to […]

Outside furniture for hospitality industry

Swansea Labour council offering outdoor furniture grants for city hospitality business

The Swansea Labour-led council has begun offering grants to help restaurants, bars and cafés re-open safely and serve food outside. The funding can be used to buy outdoor furniture, allowing hospitality traders to roll out services as government restrictions are gradually eased in the wake of the pandemic. Grants of up to £8,000 are available, […]

Cllr Des Thomas and Cllr Mark Child by the painted box on the junction of West Cross Avenue and West Cross Lane

Labour fund murals to thank key workers for their sacrifice during Coronavirus crisis

Residents in West Cross have had their streets brightened up by some special murals that have appeared on switchgear boxes around the area. Labour councillors for the ward, Des Thomas and Mark Child, have commissioned the work out of their councillor community budget. “As representatives of the residents of West Cross we thought it would […]

Beach litter

Swansea Labour administration launch hard-hitting ‘Don’t be a Tosser’ litter campaign

The Swansea Labour-led Council has launched a hard-hitting summer anti-littering campaign – Don’t be a Tosser – to encourage visitors and residents alike to take their rubbish home with them. Signs urging people not to toss their litter in the park, on the beach or on streets will be going up at locations across the […]

Cycle routes

Labour administration hoping to oversee huge investment in Swansea for cycle routes

The Swansea Labour-led Council is expecting a positive announcement this month regarding significant investment in the city’s cycle network infrastructure. The Council is hoping to be successful after submitted a £6.9million bid to the Welsh Government’s Active Travel Fund earlier this year. The expected cash boost would follow previous successful bids that have seen £8.1million […]

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