Entries by Richard Thomas

Welsh First Minister impressed by Swansea Labour’s house-building project

Wales First Minister Carwyn Jones has hailed Swansea Labour’s council house building strategy after a visit to a project in Milford Way, Penderry. He saw for himself the first council housing project of its kind in Swansea for nearly 40 years in the Penderry Ward. “It’s fantastic to see Swansea Council building council houses providing […]

Zip-wire installed for Dunvant schoolchildren

Dunvant schoolchildren have been enjoying the new junior zip-wire on Dunvant Meadow. The zip-wire has been installed with money from Councillor Jen Raynor’s councillor environmental allowance. “Quite a number of parents asked for a small zip wire for small children and I was happy to deliver it,” said Cllr Raynor. “I am really pleased that […]

Swansea Labour promises ethical care in Swansea

Campaigning public services union, UNISON Cymru/Wales are celebrating a landmark agreement with Swansea Labour group which would see the implementation of an ethical care charter – the first of its kind in Wales. The collaboration will come to fruition if Swansea Labour wins control of the council in the May 4th local elections. At a […]

Swansea Labour welcome extra litter pickers on city’s beaches

Swansea Labour councillors and candidates have heralded the recruitment of 10 extra litter pickers on beaches in the area for the summer season. The litter pickers, employed by Swansea Council, will be collecting rubbish and emptying bins every day at beaches at Langland, Caswell, Port Eynon and Horton. It will back up Swansea Labour’s election […]