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December 2018 press releases

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Bright future planned for Plantasia

Popular Swansea attraction Plantasia is on the brink of a bright new future.


Caring and supportive school praised by inspectors

A primary school in Swansea has been praised for its very caring and supportive ethos that means pupils are happy and feel they are valued.


Free courses to help people make the most of Christmas internet gadgets

People who have received gadgets like android tablets, iPads and PCs for Christmas but need a little help in learning how to make the most of them can join one of the free courses in January and February being run by Swansea Council.

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Transport funding aims to improve 'bottleneck' junction in Swansea

Plans to help ease congestion at a traffic bottleneck in Swansea are set to be approved.


Inspectors praise teaching at fully inclusive school

Penyrheol Comprehensive School is a fully inclusive school where the quality of teaching has a positive impact on pupils, according to inspectors.

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Free trainers and shoes offered to homeless at Christmas Brangwyn event

Dozens of pairs of shoes and trainers confiscated during trading standards raids are being offered to the homeless in Swansea

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Interest from companies in Tidal Lagoon delivery

A number of major companies have expressed an interest in delivering the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon.


Festive cheer served up at Brangwyn Hall for people in need

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

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New proposals set to be considered to encourage more to recycle

New measures are set to be introduced to encourage more residents in Swansea to recycle household waste.


Festive cheer in store at Brangwyn Hall for people in need

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

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Joint investigation into felling of trees in Swansea

Investigations are under way in Swansea after a protected 160 year-old tree was felled without permission.


Council honours women's suffrage campaigner

One hundred years to the day after the first general election in which women were able to vote, Swansea Council honoured one of the women who helped to bring it all about.

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Bright future planned for Swansea attraction

Popular Swansea attraction Plantasia is on the brink of a bright new future.

Kingsway proposed layout (Potter's Wheel roundabout view).

Shoppers benefit from The Kingsway being clear for Christmas

Swansea city centre traders are urging shoppers to take full advantage of a Kingsway that is clear of roadworks.


Stereophonics set to play Swansea's Singleton Park

STEREOPHONICS - one of the greatest Welsh bands of all time - are set to play Swansea's Singleton Park next summer.


Cabinet to discuss new and small schools reports

Swansea Council's Cabinet is being asked for approval to build brand new state-of-the-art schools for two Welsh medium primaries in the city.


Swansea's play heroes thanked by Lord Mayor

VOLUNTEERS who give up their time to support children's play opportunities across Swansea have been thanked by the Lord Mayor.


Get your skates on!

Festive fun lovers who seek a more relaxed environment when skating on ice are being offered accessible sessions on Swansea's Christmas rink.


Jess Glynne to kick-off a sensational Swansea summer 2019

SUMMER in Swansea 2019 promises to be a sensational one after singer Jess Glynne became the first major star to announce she's staging a gig at Singleton Park in July.

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Exercise is just the tonic to boost patients' recovery

A SCHEME that prescribes exercise to patients overcoming illness or recovering from an operation has helped change the lives of hundreds of people in Swansea for the better.


Budget priority for schools and front line services

Swansea Council is protecting key front line services and giving schools an extra £3.8m in direct funding as part of its budget proposals for next year.

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Council named as UK winners in Green Fleet awards

Swansea Council's green credentials have been recognised at a UK awards ceremony after being named the best 'green fleet' in the UK for public sector organisations.

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Swansea to benefit from world leading full fibre broadband

Thousands of Swansea homes and businesses are to benefit from a multi-million pound investment by Openreach.


Get your skates on to see in the new year

There'll be a festive first for Swansea on Monday night - you'll be able to see in a new year whilst skating on the city's own rink.

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