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September 2021 press releases

Bishop and Mabuse confirmed for Swansea Arena

Tickets are now on sale for the latest acts to be confirmed by Swansea Arena for their 2022 programme.

Five communities set to see play area upgrades

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

Business welcome for £750m Swansea regeneration plans

Swansea business leaders have welcomed the appointment of an award-winning regeneration company to lead a £750m transformation of several key development sites.

Science and art work together to solve Swansea mystery

Swansea scientists and art experts have combined to solve the mystery of an historic city painting.

Views sought on plans to grow number of Welsh speakers

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

Council scheme helps Swansea people back into work and volunteering

Swansea workers who lost their jobs during the pandemic have been given new hope thanks to a Swansea Council back-to-work scheme.

Pupils gain insight into construction at £9.9m new school

Comprehensive school pupils have been given an insight into the construction industry thanks to contractors working on a £9.9m new home for a Welsh medium primary school in Swansea.

Picturesque Clyne walking and cycling route open to all

Some of Swansea's finest woodland is now open to all thanks to a new walking and cycling path linking Olchfa to the sea via Clyne Valley.

Eco-friendly digital process saves council money and suppliers time

A digital innovation is saving Swansea Council thousands of pounds and its suppliers hundreds of valuable hours.

Award-winning company appointed to lead £750m Swansea regeneration

Proposals worth £750m to further transform Swansea city centre and develop new homes and attractions along the coast and riverfront have taken a major step forward.

Extended Tip Treasures offers pre-loved designer labels

Sustainable fashion fans have the chance to pick up pre-loved designer labels at Swansea's favourite re-use shop's newly-extended clothing section

New starring role for Glynn Vivian

One of Swansea's premier arts venues is to have a starring role on national TV on Monday(note: Sept 27).

It's Grand to be back

Lights, music, action...at long last the show is about to go on. After 18 months of being closed, the curtain will once again rise on Swansea Grand Theatre's stage and theatre lovers can return to this much loved venue from next week (Oct 4).

New trees planted at coastal park as city centre gets even greener

New trees are now being planted at Swansea city centre's first new park since Victorian times.

Transformed city centre 'more attractive' for businesses

A Swansea-based not-for-profit company that specialises in regeneration says the multi-million pound transformation of the city centre is making it a better place to live, work and do business.

Swansea creatives can bid for new council support of up to £1,500

Cultural organisations and self-employed creatives in Swansea's arts and heritage sectors can apply for up to £1,500 to help them present their work to new audiences.

Fabulous Admiral Swansea Bay 10k set to return next year

RUNNERS and spectators took to the streets of Swansea yesterday for the Admiral Swansea Bay 10k - with a colourful 1980s theme.

Milestone achieved as all of Swansea covered by Local Area Coordinators

Four more Local Area Coordinators have been recruited meaning the network can now offer support to all communities in Swansea.

More outdoor fun as outdoor attractions extend their summer

Outdoor activity lovers will be able to enjoy Swansea Council attractions for longer than planned this summer.

Stars of music, comedy and dance confirmed for Swansea Arena

Tickets are now on general sale for major stars of music, comedy and dance at Swansea Arena.

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.

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.

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.

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.