Entries by Richard Thomas

Swansea Labour-led council ensuring contractors continue on Kingsway scheme through firebreak  

The two-week firebreak will see more work carried out as Swansea’s Kingsway project moves closer to completion. And the Labour-led Swansea Council has ensured work will be continue unabated. Construction work can continue in line with the latest Welsh Government restrictions and this will apply to the £12m Kingsway scheme that has progressed throughout the […]

Swansea Labour-led Council services ready to support communities through firebreak

The Labour-led Swansea Council is transforming the way it works to support communities and families through the firebreak announced by the Welsh Government. It has also pledged to protect jobs and businesses during this challenging time. And a number of critical front-line services like recycling, social services, child care, burials and emergency highways and council […]

Labour-led council continues its commitment to reducing carbon footprint with school energy bill reduction scheme

Three Swansea schools are set to see their energy bills reduced as the Labour city council administration extends its green power commitment. The schools – Pentrehafod, Gowerton and Pontarddulais Comprehensives – will benefit after they had solar cells fitted during the summer holidays. Swansea Council is working in collaboration with Egni Co-op and the Welsh […]

Swansea Labour driving forward job support and training for people hit by pandemic

The Swansea Labour-led council is ensuring people who lost their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic get the right support and training to help them back into the workplace. During the past six months the Council’s employability service, Swansea Working, has assisted 679 people in some way with 109 helped directly into work and 122 supported […]

Labour council to introduce booking system to improve waiting times at recycling site

A new booking system is set to be introduced at Swansea’s biggest recycling centre to help reduce waiting times for residents visiting the site. More than 600 vehicles a day are visiting Llansamlet, the biggest and busiest of the council’s recycling centres with the Labour-led Council keen to ensure visitor safety but at the same […]

Swansea communities praised for key role in fighting Covid-19

Three Swansea communities have been praised by the Labour-led Council for helping the city fight the pandemic in a new way. The Labour-held wards of Penclawdd, Townhill and Penyrheol all have mobile testing units (MTUs) that are giving coronavirus tests to hundreds of Swansea people. The units are situated at Penclawdd Community Centre, Townhill Community […]