Entries by Richard Thomas

Sprinkler systems being installed to council owned flats across Swansea

Swansea Labour is delighted that a £1.5m programme of retro-fitting sprinklers to council-owned high-rise flats has started across the city. The Labour-led council is overseeing a programme that will see 100s of flats getting systems fitted as additional fire-safety reassurance to residents in the wake of last year’s Grenfell Tower disaster. Swansea Council acted quickly […]

Active Travel funding welcomed by Labour

West Cross Councillors Mark Child and Des Thomas, and Rebecca Evans AM, Assembly Member for Gower, have welcomed news that following last month’s announcement by the Welsh Government of £8.1m Active Travel funding, a further £700,000 has been awarded to local authorities for active travel schemes. Swansea will benefit from £420,000 to improve road safety […]