Entries by Richard Thomas

Staycationers flock to Swansea Bay delights Swansea Labour-led council

The Labour led-Swansea Council have been encouraged by the numbers of Staycationers choosing Swansea Bay for their holiday or short break this year, according to latest figures. Visits to the official tourism website for destination www.visitswanseabay.com,  have increased by 40% when compared to this time last year. And, not surprisingly, with the Eat Out to […]

Labour councillors boost Foodbank with vital community budget donations

Six Labour Councillors in five connected wards have come together to ensure the much-needed Gorseinon and Llwchwr Food Hub has been running efficiently throughout the coronavirus pandemic. The Six – Kelly Roberts (Gorseinon), Jan Curtice and Andrew Stevens (Penyrheol), Will Evans (Kingsbridge), Christine Richards (Lower Loughor), Robert Smith (Upper Loughor) – each donated £500 from […]

Swansea Labour driven Energy technology in homes set to be rolled out across Wales

A Labour-led Council pilot housing scheme in Swansea which is helping to lower the city’s carbon footprint has been praised by the Welsh Government Housing Minister. Julie James, Minister for Housing and Local Government, has visited the properties in the Swansea community near Clydach to formally launch a £9.5 million Wales-wide housing improvement scheme – […]

Swansea Labour-led council’s highway maintenance crew coming down your way

Road repairs in the city are a priority for the Labour council administration in Swansea. And the annual travelling road repair programme has set off around the city as the coronavirus lockdown continues to be eased. Highway maintenance crews will spend around a week in each ward between now and April repairing sections of road […]

Construction specialists move on to historic Swansea site to transform key Labour-led council project

A Swansea firm has moved on site as is starts to build one of the Labour Council’s key regeneration projects. John Weaver Contractors is the main contractor for the Hafod-Morfa Copperworks powerhouse and outbuildings redevelopment.. Over the next few years the location will be transformed for future generations. The site will include the renovation of […]

Resgistrars’ service reopen by Swansea Labour administration as further lockdown restrictions lift

The easing of lockdown restrictions has seen the Swansea Labour-led council able to reopen the Registrars’ service for weddings and birth registrations. The busy registrars’ service has been reinstated for weddings and birth registrations after more than three months on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic. Weddings are now taking place at the register office […]

Keep Swansea safe when going into cafes and bars, insists Labour-led council

Swansea Council leader Rob Stewart is asking people to act responsibly when hospitality businesses welcome back customers from Monday. The Labour-led administration is imploring people to: Keep Swansea safe, after a  relaxation of Welsh Government pandemic restrictions come in to force this week. It means that cafes, bars and restaurants can serve customers indoors. But […]