December 2016 press releases
A new bike, computer consoles and even a class outing to a soft play area were just some of the prizes up for grabs when pupils with excellent or improving attendance were invited to Swansea's Civic Centre for the first ever awards ceremony.
The schools have broken up for Christmas but there's still a week to go before the big day. Here are some family friendly ways to entertain the children before Santa arrives:
More than £2m worth of publicity about Swansea Bay as a visitor destination has appeared in newspapers, blogs and magazines across the world this year.
With the Christmas party season now in full swing, Swansea people are again being reminded about the dangers of drinking too much alcohol close to areas of water.
Schools in Swansea will receive £1.8m more in direct funding next year under the council's budget plans, in addition to £700,000 already announced.
New commercial opportunities and closer partnership working with communities are being proposed to keep Swansea's streets and parks spic and span in future.
Close to 800 people visited a Swansea city centre public exhibition giving people the chance to share their views on ideas and concepts to regenerate the St David's development site.
Plans to transform education for some of Swansea's most vulnerable young people and dramatically improve their life chances are going before the council's cabinet.