Entries by Richard Thomas

Swansea Labour’s High Court backing for women seeking pension justice

Swansea Labour leader Rob Stewart has thrown his full weight of support behind Pension Justice for Swansea Women who are part of a national campaign taking the UK Government to the High Court in June. The Pension Justice for Swansea Women are fighting discriminatory state pension rule changes affecting 3.8 million women across the U.K. And Cllr Stewart has […]

Swansea Labour continuing with policy of building hundreds of new council homes

A Swansea Labour scheme to build hundreds of homes across the city is seeking specialist partners to assist in the development. The partners will help the council deliver an exciting multi-million pound programme of creating new developments that will increase the city’s supply of affordable housing. The project would tie in with housing needs identified […]

Labour councillors support running club with much-needed donation for first aid training

  Penyrheol and Gorseinon councillors have provided £450 from their community budgets to help a local running club with their first aid training. 3M Gorseinon Runners have received the donation from Labour councillors Andrew Stevens and Jan Curtice (Penyrheol) and Cllr Kelly Roberts (Gorseinon) which will assist them with training on a defibrillator. And Mark […]

Swansea Labour and Llansamlet residents backs decision to defer incinerator decision

Swansea Labour and local residents have welcomed the intervention of the Welsh Government in recommending a deferral on a decision to allow a controversial incinerator in Llansamlet. And the people of Llansamlet are hoping the deferral leads to a permanent turning down of the application by Biffa Waste Services energy of a facility in the […]

Swansea Labour delivering on car park upgrade

The multi-storey car park in Swansea’s High Street is being upgraded to make the facility more welcoming for users. Swansea Council has undertaken a full repaint of the car park in an effort to brighten up the building. But along with the full repaint lighting will be improved, there will be additional CCTV coverage installed […]

Swansea Labour concerned at continued prospect of Biffa incinerator

Concerns are growing at the prospect of a waste incinerator being installed close to houses and a school in the Llansamlet area. More than 2,500 objections were posted on Swansea Council’s planning site about the application for a state-of-the-art incinerator situated in Clarion Close in Llansamlet from Biffa, the waste management company. And local Llansamlet […]

Swansea Labour behind move to line up new contractor to complete £12m Kingsway transformation

The Labour-led Swansea Council is attempting to ensure the transformation of Swansea’s Kingsway will be back on track soon. The Council is hoping to complete a deal with Welsh civil engineering contractor Griffiths that will enable work to re-start on the £12m transformation of the key city centre thoroughfare shortly. Swansea Labour leader and Council […]