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November 2018 press releases

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Out with the old, in with the new for council bungalows

Modern energy-saving technology is being installed at a row of six council-owned bungalows in a Swansea community, in a bid to lower energy bills.


Star quality! Market stall display is a festive winner

The famous Cockle Rotunda has been named the best-looking Swansea Market area this Christmas!


Broadcaster Huw Edwards opens YGG Lôn Las

Broadcaster Huw Edwards has visited Swansea's newest Welsh medium primary school building to meet pupils and staff and to find out how they have settled in.

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Festive revellers urged to take care near water

With the Christmas party season now in full swing, Swansea people are again being reminded about the dangers of drinking too much alcohol close to areas of water.

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Don't get caught out by counterfeit goods this Christmas

Shoppers in Swansea looking for a bargain this festive season are being urged to avoid a counterfeit Christmas by purchasing dodgy gifts.


Businesses urged to get together and think local

A new group aims to help trade thrive in one of Swansea's most historic communities.

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The Gower Glossary

A new book helps preserve an important characteristic of an historic corner of Wales.


Free parking offers for Small Business Saturday

Swansea city centre traders are being given an extra boost ahead of Small Business Saturday on December 1.

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Sixth council priority aims to protect environment for future generations

PROTECTING and making the most of our city's natural resources and biodiversity are set to be at the heart of Swansea Council's priorities for the future.


New site to help people thinking of adopting

A BRAND new resource is now available for people who are looking to adopt children in Swansea and the surrounding area.

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Village Green application for Parc y Werin is dismissed

A WELSH Government inspector has turned down a Village Green Application (VGA) for Gorseinon's Parc y Werin.

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Additional classes planned at thriving comprehensive

Initial plans for major improvement works at one of Swansea's Welsh medium comprehensive schools are to go on show to the community next month.


Arena's main construction work due to start in mid-2019

Work on Swansea's eagerly anticipated digital arena complex is on track.

White Ribbon Day - Lee Trundle and Ali Morris

Swans and Ospreys support white ribbon event

Swansea City fans will be urged to take a stand against domestic violence and other forms of abuse as part of the White Ribbon Day campaign.


Plans for new Welsh medium school to go on show

People can learn more about plans for a brand new school for YGG Tan-y-lan at two drop-in sessions taking place shortly.


Youngsters set to receive Diana Award

A SCHEME that helps looked after children in Swansea find out more about life in university to inspire them, raise aspirations and increase confidence and self-esteem has won a Diana Award.

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Electric vehicles on shortlist for major transport awards

Swansea Council has been shortlisted for two national awards in recognition of its electric van fleet.

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Plans out for consultation to boost recycling in Swansea

Proposals to divert thousands of tonnes of recyclables from black bags in Swansea are being presented to the public for consultation.


Santa Claus is coming to town on Sunday

Not long until Santa's biggest show of the year gets underway in Swansea's city centre.

Leon spearheading beach-front sports academy

Leon spearheading beach-front sports academy

Former Swans star Leon Britton is spearheading a new sports academy at an exciting venue set to open on Swansea's beachfront.


Chat and coffee led to life-changing support

When Fiona Hughes (pictured) met Alice for a chat and coffee on a bench overlooking the lake at Brynmill Park neither could have known how much it would change the young woman's life.


Iconic Swansea site given new lease of life

Swansea's historic Powerhouse building within the Hafod Morfa Copperworks site will be transformed thanks to £3,567,400 from the National Lottery.

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Swansea remembers

Our city is commemorating the centenary of the end of World War I with a series of events and activities this week


Strategy aims to tackle blight of homelessness

Swansea Council have unveiled their Homelessness Strategy which sets out ambitious proposals aiming to prevent homelessness and support rough sleepers through the tough times in their lives.

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Festival will see 100 free learning events staged across city

More than 100 free events are being planned as part of a major city-wide festival showcasing and celebrating learning for all ages in Swansea next year.


Wanted! Your votes for Swansea's leading sports people and teams

Nominations are open for the Swansea Sports Awards in association with Freedom Leisure.

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More adults are signing up to learn

There has been a jump in the number of adults signing up to learn new skills and brush up on old ones in Swansea.


National award hope for Swansea Maritime Quarter

Swansea's Maritime Quarter is in the running for a major award that salutes the best in urban environments.


Global art hero adds colour to Swansea competition

Art icon Sir Peter Blake is to be put in the frame by artists of all abilities across Swansea.


Swansea gallery urges fans to vote in prize bid

Swansea's art fans are being urged to get behind a city gallery in its bid for new national recognition.

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