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Free school meals

Swansea Labour making sure eligible schoolchildren receiving free school meals

The Swansea Labour Council have ensured the families of more than 8,000 pupils in the city who are eligible for free school meals are continuing to be supported during the current lockdown. Parents and carers who take-up the option have a choice over how they access this support either via direct payments to their bank […]

Overcoming digital exclusion

Swansea Labour-led Council direct £4m of investment into boosting digital learning in schools

Improved online teaching and learning during the pandemic has been possible thanks to more than £4m of digital technology investment into Swansea’s schools. In the past year 8,124 new devices including laptops, Chromebooks, iPads have been delivered to schools in the city and a further 1,866 are currently being prepared. Another 2,000 devices are expected […]

Cycle routes

Swansea Labour administration’s investment in cycle paths shows three-fold increase in usage

Research shows that the number of people using Swansea’s cycle routes has more than tripled. Electronic cycle-counters installed along many of the 120 kilometres of off-road cycle routes along Swansea Bay have recorded a tripling of cyclists using routes in 2020 compared to previous years. It means the number of cyclists has jumped from 50 […]

Business grants

  Swansea Labour Council ready to hand over millions in more lockdown business grants

The Swansea Labour Council administration is putting city businesses on stand-by to receive a share in millions of pounds more in lockdown grants. The Labour administration has already handed out around £115m in grants to thousands of local small and medium-sized businesses to help them protect jobs and livelihoods during the pandemic. And it is […]

Online adult learning

Swansea Labour Council encouraging people to sign up for free online courses during lockdown

The Swansea Labour Council administration insists there is still time to enrol on one of almost 40 free online courses being run in the spring term by the Lifelong Learning Service. Since the start of the pandemic courses have gone online to make access easier for people wanting to study a range of subject areas […]

Labour chair of Mumbles Community Council Cllr Martin O'Neill

Swansea Labour cabinet hand over lease of Mumbles park for £1.3m sports upgrade

The planned development of sporting facilities at Underhill Park has taken a significant step forward after a decision by Swansea Council’s Labour cabinet. The cabinet has agreed in principle to grant a 125-year lease of Underhill Park to Mumbles Community Council. That will allow MCC to put into action around £1.3m’s worth of development of […]

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