Entries by Richard Thomas

Swansea Labour’s commitment to litter-free city buoyed by purchase of new cleansing equipment

The Swansea Labour-led Council is committed to trying to keep the city’s streets as clean as possible. And to that end, the Council has strengthened its cleansing workforce by purchasing two mini cleaning vehicles called the Hako Citymaster. The Labour administration is hopeful the street-cleaning machines will get to parts of the city other vehicles […]

Swansea Labour-led Council continues award-winning apprentice recruitment programme

The Labour-led Swansea Council has launched its annual apprenticeships recruitment campaign with 17 places in the Building Services team available. The council’s award-winning programme is highly regarded for developing the next generation of carpenters, plumbers, electricians, plasterers and bricklayers. Labour Cllr Andrea Lewis, Cabinet Member for Homes and Energy, said: “I’m exceptionally proud of our apprenticeship […]

Swansea Labour Council delighted to announce residents recycling more during the pandemic

Swansea residents have been increasing the amount of recycling they do during the pandemic and are on course to hit the Welsh Government’s 64% recycling target this year. The Labour-led Council recycling and waste teams have ensured kerbside collection has been maintained throughout the pandemic and that’s showing in rising tonnages of recycling collected over […]

Swansea Labour Council hand over lease for skate park development

Mumbles Community Council will take over the development of the proposed skate park, which would replace the current ageing half-pipe at Blackpill. Originally more than 4,000 people signed a petition backing the estimated £300,000 plans. There were objections but were completely outweighed by the support for the project. Labour Community Councillor Sara Keeton is delighted […]