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June 2018 press releases


Swansea landmark building undergoing transformation

One of Swansea city centre's biggest ever building transformations is on course for completion next year.


Join us at the biggest and best Wales Airshow

This weekend's Wales Airshow promises to be the biggest and best ever with new attractions in the skies and more excitement on the ground.


Ground-breaking energy firm could cut bills across Swansea

A pioneering solution is being proposed to cut household and business energy bills across Swansea.

Swansea Market

'High Street' businesses to get help with rates

Around 1,000 Swansea 'high street' businesses could be in line for financial help with business rates.

MS Amadea

City set to welcome German cruise ship

A CRUISE ship carrying up to 620 German passengers will be docking in Swansea next month.

Tidal lagoon

UK Government refusal of Tidal Lagoon a 'kick in the teeth for the city, Wales and the UK'

The UK Government's refusal to back the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon has been labelled a kick in the teeth for the city, Wales and the UK.

Fabian Way Park and Ride bus

Transport grant bid secured to boost travel plans in Swansea

Swansea's Fabian Way park and ride site is set to be expanded with an extra 280 parking spaces under the latest transport improvement plans in the city.

Red arrows - Airshow

City centre welcomes Wales Airshow to Swansea

SWANSEA city centre's array of shops, restaurants and pubs are gearing up to host an influx of thousands of visitors for the Wales Airshow later this month

Digital Village Kingsway (Oceana).

Global experts appointed to deliver Swansea digital village

A global engineering consultancy is to help deliver a state-of-the-art digital village in the heart of Swansea.

3,000 heading to city for careers advice

More than 3,000 students from 21 schools in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot will be heading to the LC and National Waterfront Museum on Thursday to talk to major employers, try various vocational activities with local colleges and speak to training providers and universities.

Tidal lagoon

Welsh Local Government Pension Funds back Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon

SWANSEA'S tidal lagoon project has received a major vote of confidence as the UK Government considers whether or not to support it.


Care leavers set to get extra support from council

EXTRA help could soon be given to young people living in Swansea who have left care.

Milford Way

Next phase of new council homes planned in Swansea

Swansea Council has pledged to go local when it builds its next phase of social housing.

Plantasia side view

Leisure services set to be transformed for a new generation

Swansea Council is set to consider plans that will, if approved, transform city leisure centres, improve facilities and keep prices down for years to come.


Fly tippers in Swansea to be issued with fixed penalty notices

Plans are in place to issue fly tippers in Swansea with a £400 fixed penalty if they are caught out.


Airshow set to be bigger and better than ever

Swansea's Wales Airshow will be bigger and better than ever this year.


Swansea regeneration set for major step forward

Swansea Council is set to give a £10m boost to the city's striking transformation.

Castle Square

Young entrepreneurs to take over Castle Square

Young entrepreneurs from more than 30 schools will be setting up shop in Swansea's Castle Square this Friday.


Swansea Central plans revealed

£100m plans to transform a high-profile area of Swansea city centre are revealed today - and you can have your say on them.


Exciting new Swansea life for Kingsway's old road surface

A Swansea business is recycling thousands of tons of Kingsway road surface for new use in the city's regeneration.

Purple flag logo

Swansea flies the flag (again) for a good night out!

SWANSEA city centre has successfully retained prestigious Purple Flag status for 2018.

Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon

Welsh Government lagoon offer is 'game changer'

Swansea Council has welcomed the Welsh Government's offer of £200 million as a "game-changer" to help deliver the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon.

Guildhall wildflowers

Wild flowers to bloom at 200 city locations

SWANSEA will be a sea of colour again this year as wild flowers are set to bloom at more than 200 locations across the city.

Swansea Bay 10k

Get your entries in now for the Admiral Swansea Bay 10k

HUNDREDS of junior runners are getting set for this year's award-winning Admiral Swansea Bay 10k.

Oystermouth Castle from above

Trip Advisor says grand days out are guaranteed in Swansea

VISITORS to Swansea can be sure of a grand day out, according to fellow travellers who have already been here.


Biggest Weekend's legacy will boost city's creative industries

THE LEGACY of BBC Music's Biggest Weekend is set to live on in the burgeoning creative talent and enterprise of thousands of local children and young people.


Landmark agreement for Swansea extreme activities attraction

Swansea plans for one of the UK's most eye-catching tourist attractions took a major step forwards today.

Digital arena.

Swansea £100m arena site to welcome first engineering gear

Excavation machinery will move onto the site of Swansea's proposed £100m digital arena complex on June 5.

Digital arena.

Share your views on Swansea Central

Swansea Council is asking the public for further feedback on its final plans for phase 1 of its Swansea Central development in the heart of the city.

MV Empire Windrush

Swansea celebrates Windrush anniversary

Swansea communities which have their roots in the Windrush Generation will be sharing and celebrating their heritage on a special day of celebration later this month.

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