Swansea Labour News

Keep it out

Swansea Labour administration urge residents to join recycling ‘Keep it Out’ campaign

Swansea residents are being encouraged to join the Swansea Labour-led council’s latest ‘Keep it Out’ campaign to meet the Welsh Government’s 70% recycling target. Swansea’s recycling rate has climbed to 64 per cent thanks to residents keeping out of black bags materials that could be recycled. It’s led to a reduction of around 100 tonnes […]

pupils with laptops

Swansea Labour administration pumping £11m into IT investment for city’s schools

Pupils across all Swansea schools will benefit from a huge upgrade in digital technology thanks to £11m planned investment by the Labour-led city council. The cash injection across the next decade means teachers and pupils will be able to make more use of online resources and sets them up just as the new curriculum is […]

Car park scheme

Swansea Labour gives backing for extended cheaper parking offer to help city motorists

The Swansea Labour-led administration is to continue to help city motorists to benefit from cheaper parking charges. Swansea Council’s offer of all day parking for just £2, first introduced as a COVID-19 measure in November 2020, is being extended. On top of the all-day charge, car owners coming into Swansea for two hours or less […]

School meals

Swansea Labour administration pledges to freeze School meal prices until 2022

When Swansea Labour won the last council elections in 2017, they ensured that one of their main priorities was education across the city. And with that in mind the labour-controlled council has decided the price of school meals is to be frozen in Swansea for the next academic year. It means families choosing to use […]

70/71 The Kingsway

Swansea Labour building scheme puts carbon footprint at the top of council agenda

Swansea Labour’s commitment to environmental issues continues to be at the forefront of their approach. And that pledge to cut its carbon footprint is highlighted in the design work for a major new office development providing space for 600 jobs in Swansea. The high-tech office development planned for 71/72 The Kingsway will include a green […]

New Active Travel route

Swansea Labour continue their policy of providing ‘Active Travel’ routes

The Swansea Labour-led council is set to transform a former railway line in the north of the city into a new walking and cycling route. The Labour administration is looking to extend its active travel network even further by creating a new 1.6km route – the path of an unused railway line between Grovesend and […]