Entries by Richard Thomas

Leaders of Gorseinon and Penyrheol hail success of Community Meal

Community leaders from across Gorseinon and Penyrheol were thrilled following a successful Community Meal held at St. Catherine’s Church in Gorseinon. More than 100 people from across the community came together to enjoy a free meal of Cawl, bread and cheese, followed by tea/coffee, welsh cakes and Bara Brith. There was also live music provided […]

Labour party welcomes increased council home spending and home improvements across Swansea

Labour Councillor Andrea Lewis has hailed the success of Swansea Council’s commitment to building new council homes and improving housing across the city. In the 2017-2018 budget the Labour-led council has committed £5.5m investment into building the first new low energy homes, part of the ‘More Council Homes Strategy’ to provide the first new council homes in the city for almost 40 years. As well as […]

Labour delight at 100 new BT jobs in Swansea

Swansea Labour Party has welcomed the announcement of 100 new jobs being created by the expansion of BT’s customer service contact centre. The telecom company is set to accommodate the new staff in a refurbished floor in its city centre tower adding to the 500 employees already at the Strand building. “This is fantastic news […]

Swansea Council leader adds his criticism to Trump ban

Swansea Council leader Rob Stewart has joined the growing criticism of US President Donald Trump’s controversial decision to enforce a 90-day travel ban from seven countries – Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. The leader of the Labour group on Swansea Council said that Mr Trump’s decision to issue this executive order was […]