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January 2019 press releases

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Countdown begins for recycling improvement plans in Swansea

The countdown has begun in Swansea to the introduction of new measures to boost recycling levels in the city.

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Schools in Swansea improve for fifth year running

The sharing of expertise between schools and the support experienced teachers are providing to colleagues is paying dividends in Swansea, according to the Welsh Government's categorisation system.

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City rolls out the red carpet for St David's Day

SEVEN top chefs and two great days of music, entertainment and food will be transforming the city centre to help celebrate St David's Day in Swansea this year.

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Caswell Bay welcomes new disability changing places

Swansea Council has secured support from Welsh Government's Tourism Amenity Investment Scheme (TAIS) to make Caswell Bay a truly accessible destination for visitors with severe disabilities.

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Portraits show Westminster how Swansea is a city of diversity

Portraits of visitors to Swansea Museum are now on display at the heart of the UK Parliament.

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Taking root! The first of 170 new city centre trees

The first of 170 new trees have been planted as part of a major Swansea regeneration scheme.

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Pupils commemorate liberation of Auschwitz for Holocaust Memorial Day

Pupils from Pontarddulais Comprehensive school are hosting Swansea's Holocaust Memorial Day service today (25 January)

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Tom takes the plunge for Channel swim at Wales National Pool Swansea

Tom Chapman is taking the plunge at the Wales National Pool Swansea to swim the equivalent of an English Channel crossing while raising money for some great causes at the same time.

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New policy can help build better communities in Swansea

A new policy to help residents take more control of their community has been approved in Swansea.

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Tens of thousand discovering the delights of Swansea by night

TENS of thousands of potential visitors from across the UK are being encouraged to discover a new adventure in Swansea Bay this year.

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Council property sale set to boost services for local people

Swansea Council has sold a prominent disused building and will reinvest the money in other long-term assets.

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Plans submitted for new-look beachfront venue

Plans have been submitted to extend Swansea's former 360 beachfront venue.

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Wanted! Catering specialists for city arts gems

Thousands of visitors to two Swansea cultural hot spots could soon be enjoying new food and drink experiences.

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Further council homes set to be developed in Swansea

Plans to develop even more social housing in Swansea have taken a step forward with the submission of plans for two new sites in the city.

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Event to help people seeking new employment

An event aimed at helping people to find new employment is taking place in Swansea next week.

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Cinderella spreads joy across Swansea

Around 40,000 people saw the latest Swansea Grand Theatre pantomime.

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Banners set to brighten up city gateway

A key gateway to Swansea is to be brightened up with an eye catching new initiative.

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New contracts to reduce home to school transport costs

New contracts between Swansea Council and local transport providers are set to be agreed so that thousands of schoolchildren can continue to get to and from school while saving the council almost £70,000 a year.

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Help keep families together in Swansea

Can you help teach vulnerable parents the skills to care for their children, keeping them out of care and helping Swansea families stay together?

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Disused trade site may make way for new homes

Homes could be built on the site of a former Swansea business park.

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Work to start on new education centre

Work on a brand new centre that will help transform education for some of Swansea's most vulnerable young people will start this month.

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Kingsway transformation back underway

Swansea Council's £12m programme to transform a key city centre area is due to get back underway on Monday, January 7.

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Strong progress made on key education priorities

Strong progress has been made in meeting the five key priorities set for education in Swansea, a report going to the council's cabinet states.

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More cycling routes being developed in Swansea

Measures to help people be more active following the Christmas and New Year celebrations are ongoing in Swansea.

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Hope for a rise in cycling for school children

Schoolchildren in Swansea are getting behind plans to encourage more people to cycle and improve the local environment.

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