Entries by Richard Thomas

Swansea Labour administration urge residents to join recycling ‘Keep it Out’ campaign

Swansea residents are being encouraged to join the Swansea Labour-led council’s latest ‘Keep it Out’ campaign to meet the Welsh Government’s 70% recycling target. Swansea’s recycling rate has climbed to 64 per cent thanks to residents keeping out of black bags materials that could be recycled. It’s led to a reduction of around 100 tonnes […]

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 […]