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The big questions about the ban on petrol cars from 2040 answeredby 3.5GW by 2030 and – in the most extreme scenario – 18GW by 2050. The Hendry
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by 3.5GW by 2030 and – in the most extreme scenario – 18GW by 2050. The Hendry Review , which gave the thumbs up to the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon, warned in January: “The UK currently has eight operational nuclear plants with a combined capacity... Read more
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'Tories scrapped electrification in retribution against Wales'of the tides. Mr McDonnell said: “We are pressing the Government at the moment
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of the tides. Mr McDonnell said: “We are pressing the Government at the moment. If we go into Government tomorrow the Swansea Bay lagoon will go ahead. “We’d be implementing it immediately... We see it as the most significant development not... Read more
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Hundreds of players took part in a beach rugby tournament in SwanseaMarty Hollah to name a few.Beach Rugby Wales annual rugby festival held at Swan
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Marty Hollah to name a few.Beach Rugby Wales annual rugby festival held at Swansea Beach On Saturday, the teams took to Swansea Bay beach to play. The tournament rules are in the style of Touch Rugby League, with a set of six culminating in... Read more
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Shock study shows gamblers lose £8m on betting machines in Swansea Bay regionGamblers lose more than £8 million a year on betting shop gaming machines acros
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Gamblers lose more than £8 million a year on betting shop gaming machines across the Swansea Bay City Region, according to estimates which worry a city MP. For a long time Carolyn Harris has been campaigning about fixed-odds betting terminals, or... Read more
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'We've been betrayed': The furious reaction to electrification decisionanother Tory U-turn that will impact heavily on Wales. “With rail electrificat
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another Tory U-turn that will impact heavily on Wales. “With rail electrification now scrapped, I worry for the future of Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon and the Swansea Bay City Deal.” Rail leaders say passengers will be able to benefit from the new... Read more
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Lightning storms light up the skies over Walesand heavy rain rolled in overnight and storms returned this morning, with a lar
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
and heavy rain rolled in overnight and storms returned this morning, with a large number of lightning strikes across the Swansea Bay area. Traffic reports suggest the weather is also causing issues on the M4. The eastbound section between J44... Read more
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Stunning images show the beauty of researchbuilding for nature, shows how children and researchers have explored ways in w
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building for nature, shows how children and researchers have explored ways in which the tidal lagoon proposed for Swansea Bay could become a new habitat for marine creatures.This photograph by Jan Doyle shows a patient with epilepsy... Read more
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Welsh Secretary championed £1.3bn City Deal during Swansea visitThe Secretary of State for Wales pledged to put the private sector first as Swa
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The Secretary of State for Wales pledged to put the private sector first as Swansea looks to capitalise on the Swansea Bay Region City Deal. Speaking at Swansea Bay Business Club today Alun Cairns commended businesses for their role in creating... Read more
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Head of Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon review is still hopeful it will go aheadThe man behind a positive review into Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon remains hopeful
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The man behind a positive review into Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon remains hopeful it will go ahead. Former Government Energy Minister Charles Hendry was enthusiastic about the £1.3billion tidal barrier when he made his landmark report in January,... Read more
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Five ways the PM could boost prosperity in Walesto “contribute, not just criticise”. Here are five areas where she may be able
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to “contribute, not just criticise”. Here are five areas where she may be able to secure cross-party support:1. Make the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon a reality.Artist impression of the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon Supporters of the landmark lagoon... Read more
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A prestige new hotel in Swansea needs someone to run itIt would tower over Swansea Marina and the higher levels would have views over
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It would tower over Swansea Marina and the higher levels would have views over Swansea Bay. A multi-storey car park would be created nearby. Swansea Council and Rivington Land – development managers for the site – are now working with a specialist... Read more
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Money is drying up for the Swansea tidal lagoon projectInvestors have put further funding for the £1.3 billion Swansea Bay tidal lagoo
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Investors have put further funding for the £1.3 billion Swansea Bay tidal lagoon on hold. More than £200 million has been provisionally pledged by backers led by Prudential, the large UK insurer, with Macquarie and Investec, two other major... Read more
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Swansea's lagoon won't kill as many fish as claimed - claim!will produce electricity for the equivalent of 155,000 households for 120 years
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will produce electricity for the equivalent of 155,000 households for 120 years.The planned offshore visitor centre at the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon A Tidal Lagoon Power spokeswoman said the methodology for its final fish impact assessment had been... Read more
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Thousands sign petition to keep Ben Bellamy's killers locked up for lifegrabbed his card and rushed to a nearby cashpoint. Ben was set upon until unco
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grabbed his card and rushed to a nearby cashpoint. Ben was set upon until unconscious, stripped naked and left to drown on Swansea Bay.Ben Bellamy. Following a trial at Swansea Crown Court, Taylor was jailed for a minimum of 22 years and Thomas a... Read more
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Land allocated for new school as part of major Carmarthen developmentWales Trinity St David’s Carmarthen campus. It will also serve the new S4C hea
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Wales Trinity St David’s Carmarthen campus. It will also serve the new S4C headquarters Yr Egin, a major project for the Swansea Bay City Region, which will help the local economy by creating around 200 jobs as well as supporting the Welsh... Read more
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New city indoor arena will be run by company with theatre in Broadwaya key section of the City Deal programme which aims to attract £1.3bn of invest
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a key section of the City Deal programme which aims to attract £1.3bn of investment and create at least 10,000 jobs in the Swansea Bay area.Artist's impressions of the proposed St David's development in SwanseaRead More Mark Cornell, Group CEO of... Read more
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A Welsh beach has been named in top 10 in the worldcoastline so regularly in our outdoor and online advertising campaigns to encou
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coastline so regularly in our outdoor and online advertising campaigns to encourage as many people as possible to visit Swansea Bay. “Tourism is already worth more than £400 million a year to Swansea’s economy, but recognition of this kind will... Read more
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Another cruise ship has failed to turn up as promised in Swanseamore perfect - but in the end, it was completely out. Passengers would have be
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more perfect - but in the end, it was completely out. Passengers would have been able to sit on deck or visit stunning Swansea Bay while aircraft took to the skies above them for the Wales National Airshow. Instead, they ended up in Holyhead,... Read more
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The playground games in Swansea Bay we all used to play at breakwhich should be a really fun and informative afternoon.” Here’s a look back at
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which should be a really fun and informative afternoon.” Here’s a look back at some of the popular playground games in Swansea Bay... Playground games of old from Swansea BayPoison ball (1980s)Kids play a game in the playground (Photo:... Read more
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The best hidden spots to watch this weekend's Wales AirshowWith more than 200,000 people expected to flock to Swansea Bay for the Wales Ai
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With more than 200,000 people expected to flock to Swansea Bay for the Wales Air Show this weekend, it’s safe to say that it’s probably going to be a little bit busy on the roads and on the bay. To make sure you get the perfect spot, you could set... Read more
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Swansea v Cardiff: How exactly do the two cities shape up?off Fabian Way. Mr Carter described Swansea as “confused” and a place that had
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off Fabian Way. Mr Carter described Swansea as “confused” and a place that had “some hard thinking to do”. He said: “The Swansea Bay campus and expansion of the university is an undeniably good thing for the city but the question is, how do you... Read more
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Think tank says Swansea is 10 to 15 years behind Cardiffhard thinking to do”.Cardiff city centre, including the Principality Stadium an
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hard thinking to do”.Cardiff city centre, including the Principality Stadium and central bus station, from above “The Swansea Bay Campus and expansion of the university is an undeniably good thing for the city but the question is, how do you... Read more
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What sorts of things actually go in and out of Swansea Bay's portsideally like cruise ships to embark on their journeys from Swansea, as well as
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ideally like cruise ships to embark on their journeys from Swansea, as well as stopping off on transit.This is how the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon could help our ports A more immediate business opportunity for Associated British Ports (ABP),... Read more
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This is how much your councillor was paid and the expenses they claimedpaid for by UNESCO, Learning Cities – the amount of this is unknown. 2) Rob St
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paid for by UNESCO, Learning Cities – the amount of this is unknown. 2) Rob Stewart. £273.50 of this amount was paid by Swansea Bay City Region for train travel. £127.00 from the subsistence was paid for by Swansea Bay City Region for... Read more
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Tories draw battle lines after Swansea General Election wipeoutCentre sites. Fresh from the party seeing the loss of Gower at the General Ele
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Centre sites. Fresh from the party seeing the loss of Gower at the General Election, their only parliamentary seat in Swansea Bay, the Tories are setting out what they would like to see happen in the city. And they are urging a cut in... Read more
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University set to sell three-acre Swansea campusA university campus with panoramic views of Swansea Bay is to be sold. The Uni
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A university campus with panoramic views of Swansea Bay is to be sold. The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) said it has received bids for its Townhill campus, which is a south-facing plot of land below Townhill Road and Pantycelyn... Read more
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Mess left on popular Gower beach after the hot weatherwhich have been left behind the day before. One litter picker has reported fil
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which have been left behind the day before. One litter picker has reported filling up more than 50 bags with litter from Swansea Bay in just one morning. The council brought in a ten-strong team of seasonal litter pickers at the beginning of... Read more
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This is what Swansea Tories plan nextFresh from the loss of Gower at the General Election, their only parliamentary
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Fresh from the loss of Gower at the General Election, their only parliamentary seat in Swansea Bay, the Tories are setting out what they would like to happen in the city. They are urging a cut in business rates to encourage retailers back into The... Read more

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