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December 2019 press releases

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Have you switched to the new bus pass yet?

Bus pass holders in Swansea are being reminded to update their pass to the new style pass so they can continue using bus services for free.

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Millions of pounds of investment set for council services

SWANSEA Council is set to invest millions of pounds more in social care, education and local communities as part of Budget proposals to be seen by Cabinet next month.


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

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


Public to have say on Castle Square

Swansea people are to have their say on the future of one of the city centre's key locations.

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Christmas household recycling collections in Swansea

Residents are reminded that Household waste collections in Swansea will be later than normal over Christmas and new year's week.

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'Together at Christmas' brings festive cheer for city vulnerable

Scores of people from across Swansea came together at the Brangwyn Hall to enjoy a free two course lunch and a bit of festive cheer.


Inspiring new facilities ready to get you moving

Improvements to two Swansea community leisure centres have been unveiled.

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Mace-Bearer Kath makes history

History has been made as Swansea's first-ever female Mace-Bearer took centre stage at the city's Civic Carol Service in St Mary's Church.


City centre work will improve walking and cycling connections

​​​​​​​Important work to help improve Swansea city centre will take place from January 6.


Excellent progress continues on new school site

Excellent progress is being made on a brand new teaching facility for some of Swansea's most vulnerable pupils.

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Kev is our Swansea icon

One of Swansea's outstanding community heroes has been honoured as part of the city's 50th anniversary celebrations.

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Nobody will need to sleep rough in Swansea this winter

Swansea Council has pledged that nobody who is homeless will have to sleep rough this winter as it rolls out a new action plan to keep everyone safe and warm.


Old Father Time catches up with Guildhall Tower clock

Time is standing still for one of Swansea's best-known landmarks - the Guildhall Tower clock.


Refurbishment cuts infant class sizes at school

PENYRHEOL Primary School now boasts bright modernised teaching spaces that will reduce class sizes for young learners.


Christmas lunch to bring festive cheer to city's vulnerable

Swansea is once again coming together to spread festive cheer to people in need at a special Christmas event.


Progress on Swansea digital arena captures Europe-wide attention

The start of main construction work on Swansea's digital arena has made positive headlines around Europe.


Would-be fundraisers benefit from crowdfunding workshop

Dozens of Swansea residents who would like to raise funds for community projects attended a workshop hosted by crowdfunding specialists.


Historian to celebrate Swansea's lengthy city status campaign

Former Swansea city archivist Dr John Alban is to give a public lecture on the area's long quest for city status.


Swansea Market: In Britain's Top 10!

Swansea Market could soon be named Britain's favourite.


It's child's play for amazing volunteers

VOLUNTEERS who make a huge difference to the lives of children across Swansea have been thanked by the Lord Mayor for their efforts.


Swansea artists to exhibit in major city show

More than 200 Swansea artists will have their work exhibited together at a major show in the city's Glynn Vivian Art Gallery from this Saturday.


Possible new city centre public sector hub: Have your say

Swansea residents are being asked what they'd most like to see taken into account if council services were to move from the Civic Centre to a new city centre building.


Rockers set to play to 20,000 Swansea fans

Swansea's Singleton Park will host 20,000 music fans next summer when rockers Catfish and the Bottlemen take to the stage.


Art detectives on the case at city's Glynn Vivian Gallery

Lovers of mystery took a behind-the-scenes look at how an unidentified work of art is being investigated at a Swansea gallery.


Start the new year by learning new skills

Enrolment is now open for a huge range of courses starting in Swansea in the new year for adults looking to learn new skills or brush up on old ones.


More trees on the way to the city centre

More trees are on their way to Swansea city centre as part of The Kingsway improvement scheme.


Primary school praised for warm and caring ethos

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School has a warm, caring and nurturing environment that contributes significantly to pupils' strong levels of wellbeing, inspectors have found.

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