Entries by Richard Thomas

Keep Swansea safe when going into cafes and bars, insists Labour-led council

Swansea Council leader Rob Stewart is asking people to act responsibly when hospitality businesses welcome back customers from Monday. The Labour-led administration is imploring people to: Keep Swansea safe, after a  relaxation of Welsh Government pandemic restrictions come in to force this week. It means that cafes, bars and restaurants can serve customers indoors. But […]

Swansea Labour council offering outdoor furniture grants for city hospitality business

The Swansea Labour-led council has begun offering grants to help restaurants, bars and cafés re-open safely and serve food outside. The funding can be used to buy outdoor furniture, allowing hospitality traders to roll out services as government restrictions are gradually eased in the wake of the pandemic. Grants of up to £8,000 are available, […]

Labour fund murals to thank key workers for their sacrifice during Coronavirus crisis

Residents in West Cross have had their streets brightened up by some special murals that have appeared on switchgear boxes around the area. Labour councillors for the ward, Des Thomas and Mark Child, have commissioned the work out of their councillor community budget. “As representatives of the residents of West Cross we thought it would […]

Labour administration hoping to oversee huge investment in Swansea for cycle routes

The Swansea Labour-led Council is expecting a positive announcement this month regarding significant investment in the city’s cycle network infrastructure. The Council is hoping to be successful after submitted a £6.9million bid to the Welsh Government’s Active Travel Fund earlier this year. The expected cash boost would follow previous successful bids that have seen £8.1million […]

Swansea Labour administration driving forward two-way Kingsway in less than fortnight​​​​​​​

The Labour-led Swansea Council administration is getting ready for an overnight course of work which will switch eight key roads from one-way traffic to two-way – a situation they insist needed to happen. The dramatic improvement, being planned and managed by Council towards the end of July, will mean that the £12m Kingsway Infrastructure Project […]