Entries by Richard Thomas

Swansea Labour have ensured Kingsway obstacle-free for Christmas

Swansea Labour is delighted that city shoppers will have a roadworks-free Kingsway this Christmas. Engineering and landscaping works to create expanded pedestrian areas will be cleared of construction equipment for around two months. This will allow clear access for pedestrians, motorists, public transport and commercial traffic. Labour Cllr Mark Thomas, Cabinet Member for Environment and […]

Labour politicians demand transparent public hearing into Llansamlet incinerator appeal

Swansea Labour has pledged to continue their objection to an incinerator being built in Swansea Vale after BIFFA submitted an appeal to the Planning Inspectorate. The original application was turned down by Swansea Council’s Planning Committee because of the impact of the stack associated with the plant on the local community. BIFFA has requested that […]

Swansea Labour backing coastline path upgrade to improve wheelchair and pram access

A new section of public walking path along Swansea’s Gower coastline is being developed to provide better access for wheelchair users and parents with prams. Local contractors brought in by the Labour-led Swansea Council are completing a 260m stretch of path between Limeslade and Langland. The new concrete footpath will replace a section further out […]

Swansea plans to be Wales’ first national park city in bid to help tackle climate change

Swansea’s Labour-led council say they are on track to double the amount of green space over the next decade as they target becoming Wales’ first national park city. And with this in the Swansea Bay City Deal plans, Natural Resources Wales believes the green infrastructure development could help the city adjust to climate change. Already […]