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April 2021 press releases


Please help us keep Swansea clean this weekend

VISITORS heading out to enjoy the Bank Holiday are being urged not to be litter tossers this weekend.

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Free advice line helping people's finances

People who have phoned a free advice line run by the councils and partner organisations in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot to check whether they are missing out benefits say it has made a huge difference to their finances.

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Midnight swimmers to herald return of Swansea leisure centres

Swansea's leisure centres are gearing up to re-open as soon as their lockdown is over.

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Swansea project proposals invited for £3m funding scheme

Communities and businesses in Swansea now have the chance to benefit from a £3m funding scheme.

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Hospitality trade set to welcome you back - but please stay careful

Cafes, restaurants and bars will be able to welcome you back in outdoor areas from next week but the message remains the same: Do yourbit to help the community stay safe.

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Pentre Road railway bridge in Pontarddulais re-opens

A NEW footpath designed to protect pedestrians and cyclists crossing a bridge between Pontarddulais and Grovesend has opened

Ice House Railings

Railings aim to prevent mass gatherings in SA1

Temporary railings are being installed at Ice House Square in SA1 in Swansea to help prevent mass gatherings in the area and keep people safe.

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Temporary lights offer a view of the future at Copr Bay

Swansea Council has installed temporary lighting inside the new Copr Bay bridge.

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Dare you enter the Midnight Library?

Council libraries with a little bit of help from their partners will be giving away free books on Friday to help celebrate World Book Night.


Former GP surgery being returned to community use

A former doctor's surgery in Brynhyfryd is being brought back into community use as a base to support families, children and young people in the area.


Sign-up for a summer of learning

Enrolment is now open for dozens of free courses being run in the summer term by Swansea Council's Lifelong Learning Service.


Covid test to be available to all comprehensive pupils

Regular lateral flow tests will soon be offered to all pupils in comprehensive schools in Swansea now they have returned after the Easter break.

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Share with care on popular paths, visitors urged

VISITORS and residents are being urged to 'Share with Care' if they're heading out on one of our city's growing network of off-road shared paths.

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Electric vehicle charging points to increase in city

More electric vehicles charging points are set to be installed in Swansea.

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Walking and cycling boost for Swansea

A series of Active Travel walking and cycling routes are set to be developed in parts of Swansea to help improve the local environment and keep people healthy.

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Heartfelt condolences as Prince Philip dies

The Leader of Swansea Council and the city's Lord Mayor have expressed their heartfelt condolences to the Royal Family following the death of Prince Philip earlier today.


City centre mobility service open again

Swansea Mobility Hire has reopened, with robust measures in place to keep staff and customers safe.


Views of Swansea businesses wanted to shape Covid-19 recovery plans

Swansea businesses are wanted to fill out a Covid-19 questionnaire about their current and future needs.

Tidy Swansea Litter

12 tonnes of litter collected over the Bank Holiday

LITTER louts are being urged to stop disfiguring our city's beaches, parks and neighbourhoods with litter.

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New pavement across bridge will improve safety

Road safety works are underway across a bridge in a Swansea community in an effort to prevent accidents.


More market traders preparing a warm welcome back

More traders in Swansea's award-winning indoor market are looking forward to welcoming customers from Monday.

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Transport ambitions for Swansea take step forward

A series of bids for funding have been made to the Welsh Government to support transport and cycling in Swansea.

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