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February 2018 press releases

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Council and Swans agree lease for Liberty Stadium

SWANSEA Council has handed over operational control of the Liberty Stadium to Swansea City AFC in a deal which will see the authority receiving an annual income from the ground for the first time.


Animal adventures add to half-term fun at Plantasia

Young adventurers can come face-to-face with insects, snakes, an iguana and a bird eating tarantula in Swansea next week.

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Dylan Thomas Exhibition nominated for top family-friendly award

SWANSEA Council's award-winning Dylan Thomas Exhibition at the Dylan Thomas Centre has been named one of Britain's best places for a grand family day out.


Inspectors rate school as excellent across the board

INSPECTORS have awarded a comprehensive school in Swansea the highest possible grades across the board.


New chapter for library after £125,000 refit

One of Swansea's busiest libraries is starting a new chapter after a major refurbishment.

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Vital services set for cash increase as part of council budget

VITAL services such as education, social care, highways and housing are all set for a cash boost when the council's budget is discussed next week.


Millions of pounds earmarked for schools, housing and roads in council's Capital budget

THOUSANDS of pupils from communities across Swansea could benefit from one of the biggest-ever investments in new schools and upgrades in the coming years.


Allotment tenants to be offered control of sites

Allotment holders in Swansea could soon be given control of their own sites under plans going to Swansea Council's cabinet next week.

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City nightlife hoping to fly the flag again for Swansea

SWANSEA'S nightlife scene is bidding to keep the Purple Flag flying here for a fourth consecutive year.


Sprinkler systems set for installation at council blocks of high-rise accommodation

SPRINKLER systems will soon be installed at a block of high-rise flats in Swansea.

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Passion of City of Culture bid is set to live on

THE next stage in harnessing the passion and energy of Swansea's City of Culture 2021 bid takes a big step forward on Friday with a debrief and consultation session at the city's Grand Theatre


More stars confirmed for BBC's Biggest Weekend in Swansea

Excitement about the BBC's Biggest Weekend coming to Swansea has gone up another level today as more big names have been confirmed for the line-up.


City schools improve for fourth year in a row

SCHOOLS in Swansea have shown improvement for the fourth successive year under the Welsh Government's school categorisation system.

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