Swansea Labour News

Sketty road improvements

Swansea Labour give go-ahead for Sketty traffic improvement scheme

The Labour-led Swansea Council have given the green light for work to upgrade a busy traffic intersection in Swansea beginning in November. The Council is making changes at the junction of Vivian Road, Broadway, Cockett Road and Townhill Road to help improve traffic flows and reduce waiting times for motorists. Currently there are two mini […]

Self-build scheme

Swansea Labour ready to back self-build home scheme trial

Swansea Council’s Labour administration is set to trial an innovative scheme to encourage more people to self-build their own homes. Despite a shortage of affordable housing the UK has a much lower rate of self-building than many other countries in Europe. To address this and increase the availability of suitable plots the Welsh Government is […]

Weston-super-Mare coach trip

Labour councillors organise seaside trip for families

Generous Swansea councillors from Llansamlet have organised a special trip to the seaside for pensioners and their families. The four Labour councillors – Ryland Doyle, Penny Matthews, Alyson Pugh, Mo Sykes – took a coach load of 60 to Weston-Super-Mare on a day trip. “People were disappointed that our regular event for the older people […]

Cllr Jennifer Raynor

Labour’s cabinet member for education hails Swansea schools’ results

Swansea Council’s Labour-led administration have been celebrating the achievements of GCSE, A-Level and BTEC students across the city whose results are way above the national Wales average. And Jennifer Raynor, Swansea Councils’s cabinet member for education, has put on record her delight at results. “Education is the top priority of the Labour Council,” she said. […]

Labour councillors sponsor Waunarlwydd RFC jerseys

Labour councillors sponsor local rugby club jerseys

The four Labour councillors from Cockett have sponsored Waunarlwydd Rugby Club’s jerseys for the 2019-2020 season. Club chairman Andrew Wedlake said the club were delighted with the councillors’ contribution from their community budget. “We are very grateful for the Cockett Labour councillors for sponsoring our club jerseys for the 2019-2020 season. It is a very […]

L-R Council leader Cllr Rob Stewart, Jeff Walton, Cllr Cyril Anderson, Cllr Lesley Walton, Cllr David Hopkins, Dave Cowan and Russell Jones.

Labour councillors fund flag pole to fly Green Flag Community Award

Townhill’s three Labour Councillors are funding a flag pole to fly the Green Flag Community Award presented to Friends of Mayhill Washing Pond. The flag pole is to be donated by Cllrs Cyril Anderson, David Hopkins and Lesley Walton from their Community Budget. The award, which is judged by Keep Wales Tidy, is in recognition […]

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