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September 2021 press releases

An extra £21m to be spent on supporting Covid-19 services in Swansea

SWANSEA Council is to spend an extra £21m supporting vital Covid-19 services in the coming year, Cabinet has agreed

Views to be sought on plans to boost Welsh medium education

Parents, pupils, teachers and the wider community will be asked for their views on plans to continue to grow the number of Welsh speaking young people in Swansea.

Seafront 10k set for Swansea this Sunday

This Sunday is due to see the return of the award winning Admiral Swansea Bay 10k.

Panel members keen to hear residents' views on disturbance

On Monday local residents in Mayhill and Waun Wen will have their first chance to speak to members of an independent joint review panel looking at a disturbance in the community earlier this year.

Big thumbs-up for latest play area upgrade

Children in Plasmarl have given a big thumbs up to a newly upgraded play area at Montana Park.

Changes to Covid-19 measures in Swansea schools

A number of measures used to help keep pupils and staff safe at schools in the Swansea Bay area last term are to be retained.

Home-grown business 'excited' to be part of Swansea's story

Swansea's on-going regeneration throughout the pandemic has been a 'real boost' to the city, according to a local business.

Motorists set for improved main road as arena work progresses

Motorists will soon have a smooth new surface on a key Swansea road as one of the city's main gateways gets a smart new look.

Get vaccinated in time for Christmas, health chiefs urge

People who've not yet had their first Covid-19 vaccination are being urged to get the jab now to get ready for the countdown to Christmas season.

Lighting tests start at Swansea Arena

Early partial lighting tests have now started at Swansea Arena as progress on site gathers even more pace.

Would you believe the bargains on offer at Tip Treasures?

Swansea's favourite re-use shop at Tip Treasures in Llansamlet has been extended and refurbished to include new sections for re-used wood products.

Free bus offer boosts enthusiasm for public transport

Lots of residents in Swansea who took advantage of a free bus offer operating throughout the summer say they will continue using public transport.

Multi-million pound life science project set for approval

Major plans for a new £132m life science, well-being and sports campuses project in Swansea that's expected create over 1,000 jobs are gathering pace.

Mixed-use proposals backed for city centre

Future phases of Swansea city centre developments and investments have been unveiled as a mixed-use destination with investment in lifestyle, family experiences and retail to help increase the number of visitors.

Zero carbon bus tour heading for Swansea

A 100% electric bus is heading for Swansea to share the climate emergency message - and businesses across the city can be part of it.

More support available from food poverty grants

There is another chance for charities, volunteer and community groups tackling food poverty in Swansea to apply for financial support.

Board seeks views on quality of life to help shape city's services

Residents of all ages across Swansea are being asked for their views on the quality of life and well-being in the city and what can be done to improve it.

#FreeRideSwansea set to return

Swansea's successful free bus promotion is set to return during the school holidays in October and at Christmas.

New lease of life for High Street shops

Substantial progress has been made on bringing a row of former commercial premises on High Street back into use.

Council working with schools as term begins

Swansea Council is continuing to work with all of its schools to ensure pupils and staff are as safe as possible as they return after the summer holidays.

Have your say on new walking and cycle routes in Swansea

Residents in Swansea can say where they want to see new walking and cycling routes as part of a new city-wide consultation.

More play areas set to brighten up our parks

Four more communities across Swansea are to get new or refurbished children's play areas as part of a £2m package of investment by Swansea Council

Top award for pioneering council homes

Swansea Council has won a top UK award for building a new generation of council homes that are among the most energy-efficient in the country.

Plans to support growth of Welsh medium education set to go to consultation

Parents, pupils, teachers and the wider community are set to be asked for their views on plans to continue to increase the number of Welsh speaking young people in Swansea.

Rugby stars join health officials in vaccination plea as Swansea COVID infections hit almost record levels

The number of COVID cases in Swansea are almost at record levels not seen since December last year during lockdown - and they're continuing to rise according to latest Public Health Wales figures.