Entries by Richard Thomas

Swansea Labour to oversee major cash injection for city road repairs

The Labour-led Swansea administration is set to give the go ahead for a £2m road repair cash injection over the coming months. This will come under proposals being seen by Swansea Council’s Cabinet next week. Some of the money is already being earmarked for street re-surfacing across the entire city, starting in Uplands with more […]

Swansea Labour accuse Tories of incompetence after their leader votes against cross-party agreement

Swansea Labour has slammed the Conservatives on the city council saying they cannot be trusted “to run a whelk stall”. The accusation came after the Conservative group leader, Lyndon Jones voted against an important cross-party agreement. All parties on the Swansea City Council had agreed a response to a Welsh Government proposal to form Council […]

Labour-led council set up fund to help feed families facing poverty

The Swansea Labour-led Council has again reiterated its support for tackling food poverty in the city. And because of that support charities and volunteers aiming to transform lives by helping to put food on the tables of families facing hardship have the chance to do even more for their communities. Because the Labour council administration […]

Llansamlet councillors celebrate after BIFFA withdraw appeal on incinerator

Swansea Labour councillors and Mike Hedges MS have welcomed the news that BIFFA have withdrawn their appeal to have a waste incinerator situated in Llansamlet. The Swansea Council planning committee had rejected the original BIFFA application. But although the company had pledged to fight that rejection they have now withdrawn that appeal. This application would […]

Shoppers urged to ‘Shop local, shop Swansea’ by Labour controlled Swansea council

The Swansea Labour-led council is urging people to continue shopping local through and beyond lockdown. Swansea traders are working with the Labour council administration to launch a #ShopLocalShopSwansea campaign. The initiative will embrace the whole area and will begin with a close focus on Morriston to build on existing regeneration work there. Labour Cllr Robert […]

Swansea-led council delighted by progress on five major school projects

Swansea Labour’s commitment to improving education across the city has been bolstered by a number of school investment projects. Work is progressing well on five major school schemes bolstered by Swansea Council and Welsh Government investment. More than £50m is currently being spent on new buildings and improved facilities at Ysgol Gyfun Gwyr, Bishopston Comprehensive, […]

Labour administration promoting free courses to help get Swansea residents online

 The Swansea Labour-led Council is behind promoting free courses to help more people get online during National Adult Safeguarding Week in a bid to eradicate loneliness and isolation. A key theme of this year’s event is ‘Staying Connected’. The Council’s Lifelong Learning Team runs free regular courses to support beginners to get online. Labour Cllr […]