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Fake goods

Swansea Labour warning after seizure of £50,000 haul of fake trainers

Swansea Labour has sent out a warning to city shoppers after the city’s Trading Standards department seized a haul of fake trainers worth £50,000. The confiscation came after it was discovered fake trainers being sold via Facebook in Swansea. It led Trading Standards to a storage facility in the Midlands where more than 2,000 pairs […]

Active Travel Fund

Swansea Labour Active Travel plans boosted by Welsh Government Grant

Swansea Labour is set to approve a number of Active Travel Fund (ATF) schemes around the city after receiving a £2.755m grant from the Welsh Government. The six schemes, which are expected to be approved by the Council’s Cabinet in December, are Swansea Central Bridge, Gors Avenue to Broadway, the A48 Link, Mumbles Road/Mayals Road […]

Christmas lunch

Labour councillors to host special free Christmas lunch

The older folk of Birchgrove and surrounding areas are set to enjoy a special free Christmas lunch courtesy of their Labour ward councillors. The turkey and trimmings lunch will be held on December 4 at Birchgrove Community Centre between 12pm and 3pm. As well as a hearty seasonal meal there will be plenty of entertainment […]

MiPermit

Swansea Labour behind new convenient car park payment app

The Labour-led Swansea Council is introducing a special app for city motorists to pay for parking rather than cards or coins at its pay and display machines. The extra payment option – the new MiPermit app – will benefit a lot of motorists even though traditional cards or coins methods at pay and display machines […]

Bill payment app

Swansea Labour backing plans for new technology to boost city housing services

Plans to make housing services in Swansea more accessible for council tenants are being considered. Among the improvements in the service is the use of new smartphone technology to enable city tenants to pay rent and access other housing services. As well as that there are moves to increase home visits for more vulnerable tenants. […]

Green space

Swansea Labour have ensured Kingsway obstacle-free for Christmas

Swansea Labour is delighted that city shoppers will have a roadworks-free Kingsway this Christmas. Engineering and landscaping works to create expanded pedestrian areas will be cleared of construction equipment for around two months. This will allow clear access for pedestrians, motorists, public transport and commercial traffic. Labour Cllr Mark Thomas, Cabinet Member for Environment and […]

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