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January 2020 press releases


Construction of new home for primary school could start with months

Construction on a brand new home for a successful Welsh medium primary school with extra places for pupils and a Flying Start centre could get underway within months.

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Investment will create more places at Welsh comprehensive

Work to extend and improve buildings at a comprehensive school in Swansea is set to start this year to meet the growing demand for Welsh medium education places in the city.


Sponsorship deal helps keep attraction visitors on the right track

Swansea's National Waterfront Museum has entered a new sponsorship deal to help keep visitors on the right track.

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UK restaurant chain fined for misleading customers

A district judge in Swansea has commended local Trading Standards for its involvement in a food investigation linked to a popular Italian restaurant chain.

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Multi-million pound funding secured for City Deal

A MULTI-MILLION pound early New Year present has arrived to turbo-charge the Swansea Bay City Deal.


Overnight work will be a bridge to the future

A key moment in Swansea's £135m indoor arena scheme is due to take place early next month.


School rated excellent in all inspection areas

Penllergaer Primary has been rated excellent across the board by school inspectors.

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Residents urged to have their say on council budget proposals

CITY residents are being urged to have their say on Swansea Council's budget proposals for the year ahead.


Council acts on diverse public wishes to consider future use of coastal sites

Swansea Council is to consider a wide variety of public ideas on how several plots of council-owned land should be best used in future.


Thousands of potholes filled in within 48 hours of being reported

Almost 4,000 potholes have been repaired in Swansea over the last nine months, new figures have revealed.


Grants support groups fighting food poverty

Charities and volunteers who help tackle food poverty in Swansea are being supported by Swansea Council with funding from the Welsh Government.


Swansea artists put local movie hero in the picture

Welsh film star Michael Sheen has been handed a new role - as the subject for dozens of Swansea portrait artists.


Swansea arena scheme: Construction gathers pace for 2020

The £135m Swansea Central Phase One scheme will take two more big leaps forward next week.


School praised for outstanding care, support and guidance

Birchgrove Comprehensive School in Swansea provides outstanding care, support and guidance to all its pupils, inspectors have found.

Ladybirds Flying Start at Pentrechwyth School

Children enjoy excellent opportunities to play and learn at Pentrechwyth Flying Start

YOUNG children attending the Ladybirds Flying Start at Pentrechwyth School enjoy excellent opportunities to play and learn in a secure and happy environment that gives them the best possible start, according to inspectors.

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Broadway transport upgrade to start soon

Improvements to a busy traffic interchange in Swansea will begin in January.

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