Entries by Richard Thomas

New metal barriers for Gwent Gardens

After a lot of complaints regarding off road bikes and trikes cutting through Gwent Gardens in Townhill, Cllrs Cyril Anderson, David Hopkins and Lesley Walton are pleased with the results of new fences and barriers which have been put up by Swansea Council. The councillors have lobbied long and hard for this and they would […]

Appeal for volunteers to help run Pontarddulais learning centre

Swansea Labour councillor for Pontarddulais Jane Harris has appealed for volunteers to help run Canolfan Y Bont. An informal and friendly community skills and learning centre in the heart of Pontarddulais, Canolfan Y Bont provides educational courses, life skills classes and has excellent IT facilities. Its educational courses range from Russian and Italian classes to […]

Blaenymaes celebrates new Post Office service

Swansea Labour Party councillors have been celebrating after a new Post Office service has been opened at Woodford Stores, Blaenymaes. Councillor Terry Hennegan, who lives on Woodford Road, officially opened the new Post Office service which was possible through the excellent support from fellow Penderry Councillor June Burtonshaw and members of the community. Cllr Hennegan […]

Summer events at Townhill Library

Below is a list of events at Townhill Library this summer. All events are free. For more information please contact Townhill Library on 01792 512370 or you can email townhill.library@swansea.gov.uk Summer Reading Challenge – Starts Saturday 16th July – Saturday 17th Sept Are you up to the challenge? Join up for our Roald Dahl-themed ‘Big […]

Colourful flower tubs welcomed

Flower tubs which have been paid for by the councillor environment allowance have been welcomed by local residents around the Llansamlet area. Four colourful tubs have been installed in Llansamlet, Birchgrove, Trallwn and Glais. “The flower tubs have come out of of councillor allowances and I think they really brighten up the areas they are […]

Penlan Children’s Centre celebrates landmark anniversary

Swansea’s landmark Children’s Centre has celebrated 10 years of supporting parents and carers through the early years and beyond. The specially-built facility, opened by Swansea Council in Penlan in 2006, is designed around the development needs of children and supporting parents to meet those needs too. The centre celebrated its landmark with the unveiling of […]

Lord Mayor and Mayoress welcomed to Townhill School

The Lord Mayor, Cllr David Hopkins, and Lady Mayoress, Cllr Beverley Hopkins, were welcomed by Head Teacher Julie Dunne of Seaview Primary School along with Lee Trundle of Swansea City, who were the guest of honour at the school Summer Fete. Everyone enjoyed the annual event with plenty of stalls and money raised for good […]