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February 2019 press releases

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More council homes set for construction

AROUND 150 new council homes are set for construction from now until 2022 under Swansea Council's ambitious house building schemes.

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Memorial shows devastation Blitz brought to community

For three nights in 1941 the bombs fell on Swansea and by the time the terrifying Luftwaffe raids were over 230 people had been killed and more than 400 were injured.

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Get your entries in for Admiral Swansea Bay 10k

THOUSANDS of runners are getting their entries in for this year's Admiral Swansea Bay 10k

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Music man Mathew tunes in to Tabernacle opportunity

The people of a Swansea community are starting to breathe new life into one of their most high-profile historic locations.

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Seniors bowled over by work on Victorian pavilion

WORK to brighten up a Victorian pavilion in the heart of a Swansea community has left regular users bowled over.

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Principal contractor appointed to deliver £120m Swansea Central Phase One

One of the UK's most respected contractors is to help deliver the £120m Swansea Central Phase One transformation.

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Council set to invest more in schools and social care

Swansea Council is to fully fund this year's teacher's pay rise and millions of pounds of necessary investment in social care in budget proposals unveiled today despite continued cuts to local government funding.

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Big step forward for key Swansea heritage site

Plans to revitalise a former hotbed of Swansea industry have taken another big step forward.

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Council tax changes could go out to consultation

Changes could be made to council tax bills in Swansea to make them fairer by asking those with more than one home to contribute more.

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Pupils up for award for anti-bullying drive

PUPILS at a Swansea comprehensive know there is always a friendly face to turn to if they or a fellow student is being bullied.

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Live music fans in for a treat on St David's Day

FANS of Welsh Language Music Day being celebrated across Wales on Friday (February 8) will be able to enjoy a second round of live events just two weeks later.

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Upgrade for glorious stretch of Wales Coast Path

A STRETCH of some of the finest walking country in Wales is getting a makeover in time for the summer to make the glories of Gower even more accessible.

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Public to have their say on Swansea city centre's green future

Swansea people are to give their views on how nature can improve their city centre.

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Long term plan for city set for February approval

Swansea's Local Development Plan (LDP) is to be considered for adoption at the end of February 2019.

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Funding boost set to transform Swansea Canal

Funding of over £320,000 has been confirmed to regenerate the historic Swansea Canal into a major visitor destination.

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International arts specialist to take helm at Glynn Vivian

Acclaimed arts authority Karen MacKinnon is the new curator of Swansea's prestigious Glynn Vivian Art Gallery.

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Praise for caring and pupil focused Welsh medium school

A Welsh medium primary school in Swansea has been praised for the wellbeing of its pupils and their attitude to learning.

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Playground upgrade ahead of work on new school buildings

WORK to relocate and upgrade an existing playground at a park in Gorseinon could get underway in the summer ahead of the construction of much needed new school buildings for more than 300 primary school pupils.

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