Entries by Richard Thomas

Swansea Labour administration ready to appoint contractor to deliver new home for primary school

The Swansea Labour-controlled Council cabinet will be asked to award the contract for YGG Tan-y-lan at its meeting on Thursday, October 17. Work will be scheduled to start on the new build early in 2020 with the new school ready to open in autumn 2021. YGG Tan-y-lan is currently based at the former Graig Infant […]

Swansea Labour delight as comprehensive is city’s first Dementia-friendly School

Swansea Labour are exceptionally proud that a comprehensive has become the first in the City & County to be officially recognised as a dementia-friendly school. Pupils at Pontarddulais Comprehensive and their teachers have been presented with the award by the Alzheimer’s Society. Awareness sessions and whole school assemblies have helped everyone at the school to […]

Record household recycling following Labour-led council campaign

Swansea Labour has been at the forefront of a campaign to get more residents in the City and County recycling more. And now more household waste than ever is being recycled following the launch of an initiative at the start of 2019. The Labour-controlled Swansea Council introduced its ‘Keep it out’ campaign in February in […]

Swansea Labour to continue policy of building environmentally friendly homes

  The Labour-led Swansea Council is building even more environmentally friendly homes in the city after receiving a share of a £30 million Welsh Government grant. Twenty-six new homes are to be developed in the Clase community in the city following confirmation that the Council had secured more than £1.5 million from the WG Innovative […]

Swansea Labour backing plans to invest millions into city’s transport infrastructure

Owners of electric cars will be able to charge their vehicles in a number of council-owned car parks in Swansea from 2020. The Labour-led Swansea Council is looking to install the new electric charging infrastructure to support an increase in electric vehicles being used in the city. Car parks included in the new initiative include […]

Third Decky Memorial rugby event raises valuable funds for Morriston cardiac Unit

The third Decky Memorial Touch Rugby tournament at Loughor RFC has raised £3,850.50 in the memory of former club player Richard Thomas who died in 2017 aged 29. The three tournaments and other events in Decky’s name have now raised a total of £17,772.06 (including  gift aid) for cardiac patients at Morriston Hospital. Former soldier […]