Entries by Richard Thomas

Swansea Labour cabinet set to extend pandemic funding for key leisure facilities

The Labour-led Swansea Council is set to extend its pandemic funding for its key leisure facilities to keep up their high-quality services for residents across the city. The council’s ruling cabinet is due to meet on June 17 to discuss a possible extension of funding arrangements for its contract-managed premises, including the LC, community leisure […]

West Cross Labour councillors’ promenade lighting scheme officially switched on

An £80,000 new lighting scheme along the West Cross promenade, funded by the two ward councillors, has had an official switch on thanks to the Lord Mayor. Labour Cllrs Mark Child and Des Thomas pooled special council contributions towards investing in the low-level, environmentally-friendly lighting. Stretching for about one mile, the new lighting is aimed […]

Swansea Labour’s positive housing policy continues with 50 new homes set to welcome first tenants

The Swansea Labour council administration have put good quality, energy-efficient and affordable housing at the top of its to do list. That commitment to providing high-quality housing continues this month when the latest new homes to be built by Swansea Council come on stream. And these are just some of the 1,000 that the council […]

Swansea Labour council move a step closer to Mumbles sea defence upgrade

The Swansea Labour Council administration’s bid to upgrade Mumbles’ sea defences has taken a significant step forward. The Labour cabinet is ready to launch the next phase in its consultation programme to upgrade sea defences to help protect Mumbles for the next century. This is after the council secured funding for a scheme that will […]

Swansea Labour’s pledge to prioritise improvements in education continues apace

Swansea Labour’s pledge to prioritise education across the city continues with a number of schools benefiting from a multi-million pound upgrade. The Labour Council’s current programme will see spend of almost £170m to improve classrooms and cultural and sports facilities for thousands of pupils. And by the end of this financial year, more than 60 […]