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March 2019 press releases

Red Arrows Air Show

Red Arrows to headline Wales Airshow

World class aerobatic team the Red Arrows will be returning to Swansea for the Wales Airshow this summer.


Multi-million pound South West Wales projects near approval

WORTH over £190 million, two major projects in South West Wales have moved a step closer to approval.

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Switch that light off for Earth Hour

SWANSEA residents are being urged to offer some respect to Planet Earth this weekend by turning off the lights in their homes for an hour this weekend.

Wild Flowers

Wildflower glory ready to make a grand entrance

Work is starting shortly to prepare the way for the spectacular annual display of wildflowers across Swansea.

Learning Festival Launch

Learning Festival finds the key to the jobs hunt

Castle Square is set to come alive with performances, taster sessions and demonstrations next week as the first ever Swansea Learning Festival gets underway.

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Latest technology installed at busy traffic lights in Swansea

A number of key junctions in a Swansea community are being upgraded to improve traffic flows.


Ancient history set to come alive again at historic castle

THOUSANDS of visitors are set to storm Swansea's Oystermouth Castle as it throws open its gates for the 2019 season.

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Improvements in plastic recycling earn Swansea residents praise

Efforts by residents in Swansea to recycle plastic have been praised by Swansea Council


Global investors to be invited to Swansea to discuss £70m opportunity

Investors from around the world are to be invited to Swansea to discuss a major regeneration opportunity.


Health board zooms in on council officers tackling weighty issue

Council staff are starring in a new campaign to help children maintain a healthy weight for life.

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Hanging baskets to bloom across Swansea this summer

Hundreds of residents and businesses alike are taking the opportunity to brighten up their homes and communities this summer with a little help from Swansea Council's famous hanging baskets service.

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Grand Slam captain Alun Wyn Jones set for freedom of home city

WALES, British Lion and now three-times Grand Slam-winning legend Alun Wyn Jones is set to be offered the freedom of his home city.

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

New contractor lined up to complete £12m Kingsway transformation

THE transformation of Swansea's Kingsway is expected to be back on track soon.


Star Leon's seafront venue gets the go-ahead

Approval has been given to extend Swansea's former 360 beachfront venue, offering a sparkling future for the seaside gem.


Kingsway open for business as council staff move in

Swansea's city centre Kingsway remained open for business today as council staff replaced contractor Dawnus.


Be part of our city's 50th anniversary celebrations

SWANSEA is set to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its city status this year and everyone can be part of it.


Sarah helps connect people to the digital world

Sarah Williams has launched a business to help people make the most of the digital age - and help has come from the council.

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Swansea Council workers back on Kingsway

Swansea Council has recommenced some works on the Kingsway as council workers arrived on site on to ensure it is safe for motorists and pedestrians.


Bishopston Comprehensive School in line for £12m investment

Almost £12m is set to be invested in dramatically improving facilities at a comprehensive school in Swansea for generations to come.


Flags lowered after New Zealand attack

FLAGS have been lowered at Swansea Council buildings in solidarity with New Zealand after an attack on two mosques left 50 people dead.


Staff team ready to make a splash at pool's charity challenge

More than 120 people ranging in age from eight to 80 have already signed up for a charity challenge this month at the Wales National Pool Swansea.


Council welcomes extra £3m for teachers' pensions

Schools across Swansea will receive more than £3m in extra funding to meet the additional costs associated with pension changes.


City business bosses invited to free Brexit briefing

Swansea businesses have the opportunity to get the most up-to-date details on how to keep prospering through Brexit.


Welsh business flock to event showcasing Swansea arena opportunities

More than 200 Welsh businesses attended an event that revealed the work to be offered as the £120m Swansea Central Phase One project is built.


Global investors being lured by £70m Swansea regeneration opportunity

Investors attending one of the world's biggest property events this week are learning about a £70m opportunity to play a key role in the future of Swansea.


Historic Swansea porcelain inspires international artist

An historic treasure of Swansea's industrial past has a new lease of life - thanks to a Swiss artist.


Welsh business flock to event showcasing arena opportunities

More than 200 Welsh businesses attended an event that revealed the work to be offered as the £120m Swansea Central Phase One project is built.


Pete Tong brings Ibiza classics to Singleton Park in July

Pete Tong and the Heritage Orchestra, conducted by Jules Buckley, will bring a new Ibiza Classics show to the beautiful surroundings of Singleton Park on Saturday, July 27.


More than 200 free events for first Learning Festival

MORE than 200 free events will take place in communities across Swansea at the start of next month during a week-long festival showcasing and celebrating learning for all ages.


Pioneering programme sparks Singapore interest

Health and care professionals from Singapore are visiting Swansea this week to learn more about a pioneering programme which is supporting communities in Swansea to become stronger, safer and better connected.

LGBT fostering

Swansea Council backs LGBT Foster campaign

A campaign which encourages the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community to consider making a positive difference to local children is being backed by Swansea Council.

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Public toilet strategy for Swansea

Public toilets in Swansea are to become the focus of a new strategy aimed at improving access and provision city-wide.

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