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April 2018 press releases

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

Regeneration to get fresh impetus from new-look body

A high-level cross-sector body that helps drive economic regeneration in Swansea is to be relaunched on May 2.

YGG Tan-y-lan

Site identified for brand new Welsh medium primary school

Swansea Council has identified a preferred site for a brand new build for a thriving Welsh medium primary school.

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

City centre tree planting programme starts

Preparation work for one of Swansea city centre's biggest ever tree-planting operations begins next week (week commencing April 30).

Sarah and Serena Jones

Join Foster Swansea at Swansea Pride

Foster Swansea will be supporting Swansea Pride on Saturday 5 May at the Waterfront Museum between 12 noon and 4pm.


Consultation on shape of social services underway

RESIDENTS, day service users and people living in council-operated residential care homes are being given the chance to help shape the future of social care services.

Brangwyn Hall - Dinner & Events

Alun-Wyn Jones heads all-star cast at Lord Mayor's Summer Ball

Stars of sport, stage, screen and local communities are to be honoured for their contribution to the life of our city at the Lord Mayor's Summer Ball next month

Busta - Food Recycling Space Monkey

'Space Monkey' Mission for Swansea Schools

Puppet Busta calls on Swansea primary pupils to join food waste recycling mission for the chance to have their poster seen throughout the city

Swansea Bay City Deal logo.

Councils to keep 50% of City Deal project business rates

FOUR local authorities in South West Wales will keep 50% of business rates generated by Swansea Bay City Deal projects in their areas.


Work starts on new Swansea city centre public space

Work started today (April 23) on another key element of Swansea's city centre regeneration.


Report highlights Catholic school's caring and inclusive ethos

Swansea's Bishop Vaughan Catholic School is highly successful in developing pupils' spiritual, social, moral and cultural values, and their sense of community, inspectors have said.

Mountain View Centre

Doors open at brand new health and family centre

WALES' first fully integrated family centre and primary care centre has opened in Swansea.


Swansea to greet cable car developers for third visit

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

School Admissions

Millions set to be invested in new facilities for city schools

AMBITIOUS plans, amounting to almost £150m of further investment in school buildings in Swansea over the coming years, have been drawn-up.


Revealed! Plans to revitalise key Swansea heritage site

A planning application reveals how a key part of Swansea's historic Hafod Morfa Copperworks site could look when Penderyn Distillery expands there.


Swansea set to honour RAF in its centenary year

Swansea's Lord Mayor will be among those taking the salute on Friday as the city hosts Wales' official celebrations of the RAF's 100th anniversary.


Primary school celebrates "excellent" inspection report in all areas

Pupils and staff at a Swansea primary school are celebrating an exemplary inspection report.

Hanging baskets (Alan)

Hanging baskets getting set to bring colour to the city

IN a serene, peaceful corner of Singleton Park, finishing touches are being put to thousands of flowers that will brighten up Swansea this summer.

Castle Square

Council seeks delivery partners to create a new Castle Garden Square

A top-class development team is being sought to create and manage the delivery of an exciting new look for Swansea city centre's Castle Square area.

kingsway image march

Kingsway transformation gets underway

The transformation of one of Swansea's key city centre locations has started, paving the way for the creation of hundreds of jobs and a green artery for the city.


Major investment proposed to secure long-term future of care homes

Swansea Council is proposing a major investment in its social care homes to secure them for the long term.

Arena proposal

Swansea signs indoor arena deal with world-leading venue operator

A MAJOR company with a worldwide portfolio of entertainment venues from London to Manhattan will run Swansea's planned digital indoor arena.


Volunteers secure £100k for exciting plans at city park

Dedicated local volunteers who give up their time for free to enhance a park in Swansea have secured almost £100k to provide new facilities and make improvements.

fabian way resurfaing

Fabian Way repairs underway in Swansea

Vital repairs to one of Swansea's busiest roads are well underway after suffering the effects of prolonged wintry conditions.

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