Swansea Labour News

Cllrs Ryland Doyle, Mo Sykes, Penny Matthews and Alyson Pugh

Llansamlet councillors celebrate after BIFFA withdraw appeal on incinerator

Swansea Labour councillors and Mike Hedges MS have welcomed the news that BIFFA have withdrawn their appeal to have a waste incinerator situated in Llansamlet. The Swansea Council planning committee had rejected the original BIFFA application. But although the company had pledged to fight that rejection they have now withdrawn that appeal. This application would […]

Labour Cllr Robert Francis-Davies promoting the shop local campaign

Shoppers urged to ‘Shop local, shop Swansea’ by Labour controlled Swansea council

The Swansea Labour-led council is urging people to continue shopping local through and beyond lockdown. Swansea traders are working with the Labour council administration to launch a #ShopLocalShopSwansea campaign. The initiative will embrace the whole area and will begin with a close focus on Morriston to build on existing regeneration work there. Labour Cllr Robert […]

Swansea aims to be carbon neutral as a city by 2050

Labour council cabinet agrees climate change plan for a net carbon zero Swansea by 2050

The Swansea Council Labour cabinet has agreed an ambitious vision to see the city could go net carbon zero by the middle of the century. Swansea Council has already set itself the target of being a net carbon zero council within the decade, and now the Labour Cabinet has agreed to get the ball rolling […]

Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Tan-y-lan

Swansea-led council delighted by progress on five major school projects

Swansea Labour’s commitment to improving education across the city has been bolstered by a number of school investment projects. Work is progressing well on five major school schemes bolstered by Swansea Council and Welsh Government investment. More than £50m is currently being spent on new buildings and improved facilities at Ysgol Gyfun Gwyr, Bishopston Comprehensive, […]

A giant wave made out of used recyclable items in Swansea city centre

Swansea Labour’s on-street recycle scheme reaping benefits

A pilot recycling scheme in Swansea launched by the Labour-led council administration in 2019 has led to a huge increase in recycling. Shoppers in the city centre have helped Swansea Council recycle more than 145,000 recyclable items over the trial period including plastic and glass bottles, cans and coffee cups and reduced contamination rates by […]

Adult digital literacy

Labour administration promoting free courses to help get Swansea residents online

 The Swansea Labour-led Council is behind promoting free courses to help more people get online during National Adult Safeguarding Week in a bid to eradicate loneliness and isolation. A key theme of this year’s event is ‘Staying Connected’. The Council’s Lifelong Learning Team runs free regular courses to support beginners to get online. Labour Cllr […]

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