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December 2017 press releases

Together at Christmas 2017

Homeless, vulnerable and isolated enjoy free Christmas party in Swansea

Scores of homeless, vulnerable and isolated people in Swansea have been treated to a free Christmas dinner and party.

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Chair sought to provide strategic lead on City Deal

A chair is being sought to lead the Swansea Bay City Deal's new Economic Strategy Board.

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Swansea success in bringing empty properties back into use

More empty properties in Swansea were brought back into use last year than in any other part of South Wales.

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Major new drama being shot in Guildhall

Swansea's old crown court area at the city's Guildhall will soon be brought back to life once again in a major new BBC Wales and S4C drama.

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Swansea pipped at the post to UK City of Culture 2021 title

After being pipped at the post to the UK City of Culture 2021 title on Thursday evening (December 7), the team behind Swansea's shortlisted bid say they're determined to build on the partnerships, energy and ambition that have been forged across the city.

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Facts and figures behind Waterfront Winterland success story

From 10pm every night, the 30,000 light bulbs on Waterfront Winterland's big wheel get a break for a few hours in readiness for thousands of visitors the next day.

Together at Christmas 2017

Free Christmas dinner for Swansea's homeless, vulnerable and isolated

Swansea is coming together to spread festive cheer to people in need at a special Christmas event.

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Education, social care and regeneration top budget priority list

Swansea Council has warned it faces tough budget choices to close a £22.1m funding gap next year.

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'Team Swansea' approach key to cable car green light

Outstanding support from 'Team Swansea' has been praised by an international company looking to build one of the UK's most eye-catching tourism attractions on the city's Kilvey Hill.

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Investment saves key buildings and brings new jobs

Hundreds of jobs have been created and some of Swansea's key city centre buildings have been brought back to life by a joint public and private regeneration scheme.

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National award for city work with vulnerable children and families

An innovative Swansea Council service that improves the lives of vulnerable children and their families has won a prestigious national award.

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