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A - Z of Services

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This is the A to Z guide of the services offered by the City and County of Swansea.

Select a letter from the alphabetical listing to choose a service.  If you can't find the information you need please try our site search engine or alternatively tell us what service you are looking for and we will assist you further.

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The removal of abandoned, burnt and un roadworthy vehicles is a key issue to improving safety on our roads

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You can report an abandoned, burnt or un roadworthy vehicle online.

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Large or heavy loads which need to be transported are known as 'abnormal loads'.

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Information about child protection issues and how to report child abuse

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For any concerns about abuse and/or neglect of people who are vulnerable because of physical or mental disability

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The Council want disabled people to use its services and take part in everyday life in Swansea.

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The Grand Theatre has an extensive range of services to ensure you have an enjoyable and comfortable visit.

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The Disability Equality Scheme sets out how the Council will promote disability equality.

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Accident prevention or road accidents prevention as part of road safety ...

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The Health and Safety section deals with accidents that occur in business premises. They investigate incidents, and advise on the prevention of accidents.

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Find hotel and guesthouse accommodation in Swansea, Mumbles and Gower

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Membership packages include gym, swimming and fitness classes helping you to make the most out of your leisure time, without it costing a fortune!

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The authority is responsible for 3 activity centres which offer residential accommodation and outdoor activities for children and young people.

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There are a number of ways in which we can help you with a disabled adaptation in your home.

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All the information that you will need to ensure that your child has a place in a Swansea school.

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Swansea Council's computer system allows 'Contact Swansea' staff to check on road adoptions

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AdoptSwansea is the adoption service of the City and County of Swansea.

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All the information you need about Adult and Community Education in Swansea

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All the information you need about Adult Education in Swansea

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Ideas and information about the advice and support available in Swansea for the care of adults and independent living

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Basic consumer advice and information is available from our website. Information includes advice on buying cars, computers, holiday advice, and advice for the home. For more detailed advice you can contact the national Citizens Advice Consumer helpline on 08454 040506.

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Information about debt, money, health, emergency contacts, how to contact the Council, and many more topics...

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Advocacy services can help you in situations where you may not feel able to deal with everything on your own.

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The Council's Research & Information Team currently holds aerial photography for 2001, 2003 and 2005.

 
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The Local Authority has an important role in enabling the provision of new affordable housing in the form of subsidised social housing for rent and low-cost home ownership initiatives.

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Air pollution occurs when a substance is present in the air in quantities that can have adverse effects on people's health and on the surrounding environment.

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The Air Quality Data website has been designed to provide almost real-time air quality data and meteorological data from the 5 automatic and continuous monitoring stations located within Swansea.

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Burglar alarms are generally activated more times for false alarms than for actual break-ins.

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Community alarms provide an emergency telephone link for older and disabled people.

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The Health Promotion Division promotes sensible drinking levels, to local authority staff and members of the public.

 
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Agencies in Swansea who can give you confidential help if you have problems with alcohol and/or drugs

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The Council provides and promotes allotments because they are a valuable resource that should be maintained for future generations.

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Building Control offer a number of services for people undertaking domestic alterations to their homes.

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The Community Strategy for Swansea is called Ambition is Critical

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The Gambling Act 2005 includes the licensing of Amusement with Prizes (AWP) machines.

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Nuisances dealt with by the council include stray animals, barking dogs and dog fouling.

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The standards of safety, care and welfare for all animals in the county are checked and monitored by the council.

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Assists in combating anti-social behaviour on council estates through estate patrols, attendance at incidents,CCTV monitoring and supporting victims.

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The Planning Appeals Service processes and represents the Council's case in all appeals lodged against planning application refusals, enforcement notice appeals and non-determined applications within the statutory period.

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City and County of Swansea's online services and forms that are either available for download or can be completed online.

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'Housing Options' provide housing advice and services for those who wish to apply for housing.

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Learn as you earn! Find out how you can gain a nationally recognised qualification and much needed job-related skills, whilst working in a real work environment.

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Listed buildings, Ancient Monuments and Conservation Areas within the City and County of Swansea.

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Swansea has an archery centre and clubs for fencing and archery that run regular lessons

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A joint service for the City and County of Swansea and Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council

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Gower is designated an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty

 
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The purpose of the Community Covenant is to encourage local communities to support the service community in their area and nurture understanding of the issues affecting the Armed Forces community.

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Swansea's main art gallery is the Glynn Vivian

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Swansea's Glynn Vivian Art Gallery contains traditional and modern art, including sculpture and installations

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Find out what's on in and around Swansea

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Asbestos in good condition is not in itself dangerous but breathing asbestos dust is dangerous and it can cause a number of diseases.

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Information about the assessment process and eligibility criteria for adults in Social Services

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An assessment happens after a child has been referred to Social Services, maybe by someone who is concerned about the child.

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If you are a carer, Swansea Social Services can offer you a Carer's Needs Assessment.

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Offer help and assistance to elderly and/or disabled homeowners to undertake repairs and adaptations to their homes

 
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Information about the importance of a child's attendance at school

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Find out about attractions in Swansea Bay, Mumbles and Gower.

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4 Regulators conduct audit and inspections of the Council - they are Wales Audit Office, PriceWaterhousecoopers, Social Services Inspectorate for Wales and Estyn (Education). The Auditor's report on the Improvement Plan and the annual Relationship Manager's Letter are available on our web page.

 
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The Council's Vacant Land and Property Register provides information on the current availability of commercial (industrial, office and retail) property and land in Swansea, from Council and private sources.

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Avian influenza (Bird Flu) is an infectious disease affecting many species of birds, including commercial, wild and pet birds.

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The Council has received the following awards for transportation and engineering services:

 




Contacts:
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Civic Centre, Oystermouth Road, Swansea. SA1 3SN. Tel: 01792 636000 Fax: 01792 636340