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August 2018 press releases


Welsh developer starts to bring new life to historic Swansea site

Work has started to breathe new life into an historic Swansea location which was previously a work base for hundreds of council staff.


A-Level students congratulated after some incredible results

SWANSEA'S A-Level students have been congratulated today with almost all passing their exams and some incredible results in tough subjects such as maths.


Bayside gem can serve up business success

Wanted! Beach lovers to run a business at one of the Welsh coast's most spectacular and accessible locations.


Brother's BBQ plea after toddler burned on beach

THE older brother of a two-year-old badly burned by a discarded disposable BBQ is joining the campaign urging beach-goers to take their waste home with them.


Sniffer dogs to show off illegal tobacco detection skills

Specially trained dogs with a nose for trouble will be demonstrating how they are helping to stub out the illegal trade in tobacco in Swansea.


Movie-style fly-through highlights Swansea ambition

A high-tech new film showcases a breathtaking £100m city centre regeneration plan.


Virtual reality brings back golden memories

People at day centres and residential homes in Swansea have been recalling their experience of the Queen's Coronation after using virtual reality headsets to watch a film that recreates the sights and sounds of the event 65 years ago.


Construction teams move onto city transformation site

Preparatory construction work has begun on one of Swansea city centre's biggest ever transformation schemes - the complex with a 3,500-capacity digital arena at its heart.


Business leaders back Swansea energy survey

Business bosses across Swansea have praised a new Swansea Council proposal.


Swansea Central Phase One: Detailed final plans revealed

Final plans have been submitted for a £100m scheme to transform a high-profile area of Swansea city centre.

Kings Buildings

Funding bid could help create more than 900 city centre jobs

Almost 1,000 jobs could be created in Swansea city centre under a scheme aiming to bring a new lease of life to properties in Kingsway and Oxford Street.


Congratulations as primary schools pass with flying colours

Pupils and staff at two primary schools in Swansea have been congratulated on their inspection reports.

Cycling in Swansea

Council bids for major boost to city cycling network

Swansea Council has launched a bid for £3.6m of Welsh Government funding to expand the city's cycling network.

Surfari Bus

Here comes the Swansea Bay Surfari Bus! - First Stop Oxwich Bay this Saturday

Come to Oxwich Bay this Saturday for free watersports sessions, exclusive competitions and offers


Milestone moment as Swansea's future takes shape

Swansea will celebrate a landmark occasion on Monday (note: Aug 6) as construction work starts on one of the city centre's biggest ever transformation schemes - the complex with a 3,500-capacity digital arena at its heart.


Fuel poverty campaigners back Swansea energy survey

A UK-wide campaign which fights to protect vulnerable people living in cold homes has praised a new Swansea Council proposal.


Partnership power celebrated as visitors flock to Gower Show

Visitors to this weekend's (note Aug 5) Gower Show will mark the success of a body which has delivered more than 50 projects to help care for the peninsula.

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