Entries by Richard Thomas

Swansea Labour administration behind decision to reopen beach car parks

After a couple of months of closure due to the coronavirus lockdown the Council-run car parks along Swansea’s coastline have reopened to motorists. The reopening of the car parking facilities by the Swansea Labour-led Council has coincided with changes to restrictions on movement, announced by the Welsh Government, allowing the public to drive five miles […]

Swansea Labour helps fund Swansea engineer’s bid to supply free PPE to health workers and schools

A Swansea engineer has invested his holiday refund into producing free PPE for NHS and care workers, and is now looking into supplying equipment for schools. John Pullen, from Penyrheol, has been helped by a GoFundMe page and contributions from his two Labour councillors Andrew Stevens and Jan Curtice. The funds have meant he has […]

Council wildflower scheme to go ahead but at reduced level due to coronavirus crisis

The Labour-led Swansea Council is delighted to be able ensure the city’s communities will be a blaze of colour this summer thanks to the wildflower planting scheme. Over the past few years the council has attracted pollinating insects to its roadside verges, roundabouts, parks and rough ground by seeding areas with a colourful mix of […]

Swansea residents warned about coronavirus-inspired scams

  The Swansea Labour-led Council is warning residents to be extra vigilant against a number of scams which are circulating playing on people’s fears of the coronavirus. Swansea Trading Standards is aware of criminals using people’s concerns about the pandemic, their personal health and their financial worries against them to try to con them out of money, […]

Recycling centres to reopen – Swansea Labour-led Council announce

Recycling Centres around Swansea will reopen to the public on Tuesday, May 26. But all five council-run Recycling Centres – Garngoch, Llansamlet, Penlan, Tir John and Clyne – will look very different to how they were before the lockdown. The Swansea Labour-led administration insists the centres will operate under strict new guidelines, ensuring the public […]

Swansea Labour council administration gives green light for Kingsway contractors to move back on site

A small number of work crews are planning to restart work on The Kingsway Infrastructure Project. Contractors working on behalf of the Swansea Labour-led Council hope to begin a phased return to work from May 18. They will work to latest government coronavirus guidelines to keep themselves and the public safe. The existing one-way system […]

Swansea Labour hails the dedication of care staff during coronavirus crisis

The Swansea Labour-led Council administration has praised the service and adaptability of its dedicated care staff during the Covid-19 pandemic. And staff who usually work at Swansea Council’s Birchgrove Day Centre have temporarily swapped jobs to help provide care at a council residential home. The team who normally support adults with learning disabilities are now […]