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Pumpkin waste

Swansea Labour asking residents to recycle pumpkins following Halloween celebrations

Swansea Labour are encouraging residents across the city to recycle their pumpkins following the recent Halloween celebrations. Thousands of pumpkins are likely to have been carved into lanterns and Swansea Council is urging households to utilise kerbside food waste recycling service to dispose of them. Labour Cllr Mark Thomas, Cabinet Member for Environment and Infrastructure […]

CAPTION: (L-R) Sally Wakeford, Isabelle Wakeford, Cllr Jennifer Raynor, Hannah McCartan, Hugo White and Cllr Louise Gibbard.

Playground boost as child-friendly fencing installed at Dunvant Park

  Two local Labour councillors and a Friends Group have joined forces to donate around £8,000 to install child-friendly fencing at a play area at Dunvant Park. Cllrs Louise Gibbard and Jennifer Raynor, and Friends of Dunvant Park provided the funds from Council Community Budgets and fundraising respectively. One of the Friends of Dunvant Park […]

Fireworks Display

Remember, remember Swansea Council’s special fireworks display is free!

As part of this year’s 50th anniversary city status celebrations, the Swansea Labour-led Council fireworks display will be free to all and will take place on Swansea Beach. Labour Cllr Robert Francis-Davies, the council’s cabinet member for investment, regeneration and tourism, said: “This great sociable occasion will have a real wow factor in a safe, family-friendly […]

Cycle route

Swansea Labour behind new walking and cycle route to link two city communities

The Swansea Labour-controlled Council has started work on a 1.4km off-road cycle route between Gowerton and Kingsbridge. When it is finished this new route will provide an important link between the two communities in the north of Swansea, offering school children a safe walking route to and from school. It will also link up with […]

Rugby semi-final on the Big Screen

Swansea Labour welcome showing of Rugby World Cup semi-final on big screen

Rugby fans will get the chance to see Wales’ final games of the World Cup on Swansea’s Giant screen in the city centre. As the countdown continues to what promises to be an epic semi-final clash against South Africa on Sunday morning, rugby fans can make arrangements to watch the game live on the big […]

Swansea Christmas Parade

Hundreds of young performers and five bands to feature in this year’s city centre Christmas parade

Five marching bands will join hundreds of from dance and drama groups to perform in the year’s Christmas parade on the evening of Sunday, November 17. Swansea Labour is delighted that The Welsh Wing Marching Band (Royal Air Force Air Cadets), the Loughor Town Band, the Bloco Vale Samba; the Swansea Silver Rhythmaires, and the […]

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