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February 2020 press releases

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Tree numbers to increase as arena work advances

The number of trees in a key Swansea city centre location is to increase.

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Work on track for weekend bridge removal

​​​​​​​Plans are on track to remove an old footbridge over a key Swansea road this weekend.

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Budget set to invest millions in city communities

SWANSEA Council is set to invest millions of pounds more in social care, education and local communities as part of Budget proposals to be seen by Cabinet next month.

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Rate relief on the way for city retailers

Around 1,300 retail businesses in Swansea are to get financial help with their business rates.

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Council set for £100m of capital spending on key projects

MILLIONS of pounds are set to be ploughed into upgrades for city schools, road improvements and community projects.

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Have your say on council equalities commitment

RESIDENTS are being given the chance to have their say on how Swansea Council can play its part in ensuring it delivers on its commitments to equality in city communities.

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Eirlys, aged 86, hangs up her lollipop stick after 25 years

For more than 25 years Eirlys Morgan has been making sure children in Brynmill get to school and home again safely.

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Free course puts Swansea people on the 'write' track

Swansea people are being urged to get creative with the help of PhD students.

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Budget set to invest millions in city communities

SWANSEA Council is set to invest millions of pounds more in social care, education and local communities as part of Budget proposals to be seen by Cabinet next week.

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Council houses set for £52.5m investment

SWANSEA Council is set to invest more than £52.5m building new homes and improving hundreds of others in the coming year.

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Council set for £100m of capital spending on key projects

MILLIONS of pounds are set to be ploughed into upgrades for city schools, road improvements and community projects.

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Tourism bosses enjoy insight into Swansea's future

Tourism leaders from across Swansea enjoyed a birds eye view of the city's £135m arena scheme.

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Ageing council-owned bungalows transformed into the most modern homes in Swansea

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 for tenants.

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Dirty Sanchez star to present cookery masterclass at Swansea food festival

TV's "Dirty Vegan" Matt Pritchard is the latest celebrity chef announced for this year's Croeso Food and Drink Festival.

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Libraries check out new scheme to keep Swansea tidy

Library users are writing their own chapter in environmental activism - by tackling litter on Swansea Beach.

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Young people in Swansea help replace vandalised trees

Young people in Swansea have helped to replant trees in a Swansea community after a spate of vandalism resulted in newly planted trees being ripped up.

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All-weather 3G pitch for school could be a step closer

A new full-size all-weather 3G pitch at Olchfa School for use by pupils and community groups could be a step closer to being built.

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Tasty! Food specialists tempt Swansea venues to go local

Swansea food and drink venues are being inspired to serve up more local produce.

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Exciting new facilities get more people moving

Major Improvements have been unveiled at a popular community leisure centre in Swansea.

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Learning Festival to return this year

Preparations are underway for the return of the hugely successful Swansea Learning Festival.

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Progress made on Swansea's historic Palace Theatre

Progress is being made as Swansea Council continues its work to bring new life to the city centre's historic Palace Theatre building.

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Magic! Big night casts a spell on Swansea's Harry Potter fans

Fans of fictional witchcraft and wizardry added an extra touch of magic to Swansea.

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High Street car park goes ticketless

SWANSEA'S High Street Multi-Storey car park is following in the footsteps of the Quadrant car park by going ticketless.

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Two big leaps forward for £135m Swansea transformation scheme

A £135m South Wales regeneration scheme took two big steps forward today (note: Feb 6).

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Home farm group set to report in the summer

A WORKING group set up to consider the future of Swansea Council's Home Farm depot is seeking a sustainable future for the site that's fit for the 21st century.

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Jean-Christophe Novelli to headline Swansea's food and drink festival

Michelin-star celebrity chef, Jean-Christophe Novelli will be on the menu at Swansea's Croeso Food and Drink Festival.

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School praised for excellent levels of care, support and guidance

Excellent levels of care, support and guidance at Pentrehafod School means many pupils make strong progress and develop as ambitious and capable learners, school inspectors have found.

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1,300 retail business set for help with rates

Around 1,300 retail businesses in Swansea are in line for financial help with their business rates.

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Get your entries in for the Admiral Swansea Bay 10k

Runners are being invited to get their entries in for the 2020 Admiral Swansea Bay 10k and junior races.

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Plans revealed for public-influenced high-tech Swansea building

​​​​​​​Plans for a groundbreaking building allowing exciting young tech and creative businesses to grow have been unveiled for Swansea city centre.

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City celebrates taking indoor market title

Swansea has Britain's best large indoor market - it's official!

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Council launches apprenticeships recruitment campaign

Swansea Council is launching its annual apprenticeships recruitment campaign this week with 18 places in the corporate building services team up for grabs along with a number of other positions.

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