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walesonline
People are being urged not to give money to beggars in this Welsh citycampaign will also be launched to promote the benefits of donating to the homel
walesonline / Posted yesterday
campaign will also be launched to promote the benefits of donating to the homeless in this way. It has got the backing of Swansea Council, South Wales Police and Swansea’s Business Improvement District (Bid).Read More The move follows growing... Read more
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walesonline
Boy who admitted starting fire at playground "got away it"decision not to prosecute the teen was criticised by councillor and former fire
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
decision not to prosecute the teen was criticised by councillor and former fireman Gordon Walker, who represents Clydach on Swansea Council. He said: “I think this is ridiculous. “It is no kind of deterrent at all. “The fire caused a lot of... Read more
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walesonline
The appalling haul of mystery plastic items washed up on Swansea beachimporting plastic waste, prompting fears it will make it more difficult for loc
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
importing plastic waste, prompting fears it will make it more difficult for local authorities to meet recycling targets. A Swansea Council spokesman said: “Like all beaches and coastlines around the country, we suffer from litter which has been... Read more
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walesonline
The worrying reasons this Swansea trader is opening in Cardiffand other nearby streets and areas, including Mansel Street, Orchard Street, Hi
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
and other nearby streets and areas, including Mansel Street, Orchard Street, High Street and Parc Tawe.Read More A Swansea Council spokesperson said: “It’s a shame the city centre is being talked down by a business that is considering... Read more
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walesonline
Planned new charges could leave girl in wheelchair lonely, grandad claimsmeeting new people, which they say can make a big difference to their lives. T
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
meeting new people, which they say can make a big difference to their lives. The idea to roll out new charges to bring Swansea Council in line with the majority of Welsh councils is now subject to a six-week consultation, which ends on January... Read more
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walesonline
The state of some Swansea streets after Christmas rubbish collectionsonly on one part of the lid, leaving some plastic potentially exposed to the el
walesonline / Posted 11 days ago
only on one part of the lid, leaving some plastic potentially exposed to the elements at the other edges A spokesman for Swansea Council said it was “important that residents don’t put their household waste out too early as this can increase the... Read more
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walesonline
A free childcare scheme is being extended to all these areas of SwanseaThe pilot project funded by the Welsh Government and run by Swansea Council has
walesonline / Posted 11 days ago
The pilot project funded by the Welsh Government and run by Swansea Council has seen hundreds of three and four-year-olds benefit from the offer. It was launched six months ago in seven areas of Swansea and now the council and Welsh Government have... Read more
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walesonline
Motorists face delays as roadworks begin on busy city gatewaypotholes surfacing in the cold and wet winter.Read More That work is getting u
walesonline / Posted 12 days ago
potholes surfacing in the cold and wet winter.Read More That work is getting underway tomorrow and will be carried out by Swansea Council after concerns were raised by drivers. Emergency repairs are being carried out over four days during the... Read more
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walesonline
The man whose review backed the Swansea lagoon urges Theresa May to actwhich would be “established at arms-length from Government, with the goal to ma
walesonline / Posted 13 days ago
which would be “established at arms-length from Government, with the goal to maximise UK advantage from a tidal lagoon”.Swansea Council: 'We’re confused and frustrated' Rob Stewart, the leader of Swansea Council, did not hide his impatience at... Read more
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walesonline
Pensioners may now have to pay £40 to attend their local day centreday centres, prompting anger among relatives and supporters. It is one of a nu
walesonline / Posted 13 days ago
day centres, prompting anger among relatives and supporters. It is one of a number of new or increased charges proposed by Swansea Council, which needs to save £22 million next financial year and faces growing demand for social care. Council... Read more
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walesonline
Swansea has more hospital 'bed-blockers' than any other area in Waleshave a risk of spreading. Elderly patients in particular can also start to lose
walesonline / Posted 13 days ago
have a risk of spreading. Elderly patients in particular can also start to lose their mobility and independence.”Read More Swansea Council, which arranges social care for people, said it was working “exceptionally hard” to reduce delays. A council... Read more
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walesonline
Wednesday, January 3, 2018Application to build houses on green fields above the Limeslade to Rotherslade
walesonline / Posted 17 days ago
Application to build houses on green fields above the Limeslade to Rotherslade coastal path, Swansea. I say to Swansea Council, please don’t do this! It is wrong. If Swansea Council gives the go-ahead to the building of houses on a... Read more
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walesonline
Projects that could make 2018 a year to remember for Swansearegeneration of Wales second city feels ever closer. But multi-million pound d
walesonline / Posted 20 days ago
regeneration of Wales second city feels ever closer. But multi-million pound developments do not come without risk, and Swansea Council is in several instances taking the lead role in a bid to secure delivery. Here is how Swansea could start to... Read more
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The Herald News
Seniors events week of Dec. 31fun playing bingo. Cards are only $1 each, other Bingo supplies are supplied. B
The Herald News / Posted 20 days ago
fun playing bingo. Cards are only $1 each, other Bingo supplies are supplied. Bingo is held on Tuesdays at 1 p.m. at the Swansea Council on Aging. Knitting for a Need- exceptional volunteers give of their time to knit for those in need. The... Read more
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walesonline
Thief returned with mobile he'd stolen after shop rang him and asked him toCroot and asked him to bring the phone back to the shop - which he did. The ph
walesonline / Posted 22 days ago
Croot and asked him to bring the phone back to the shop - which he did. The phone was recovered, and he was detained by Swansea Council city centre rangers until police arrived. When the 48-year-old was taken to Swansea Central police station... Read more
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walesonline
This is how many black bags you can put out this week and next in SwanseaSwansea Council has issued the reminder as people generate more waste than usua
walesonline / Posted 23 days ago
Swansea Council has issued the reminder as people generate more waste than usual over the holiday period, with mountains of packaging and wrapping paper. The authority says there is no change to the three bag rule, as the majority of packing items... Read more
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walesonline
Toll of empty shops in Swansea city centre and beyond has been revealed(BID) Juliet Luporini, Swansea BID Chair, said that while vacant units are a co
walesonline / Posted 23 days ago
(BID) Juliet Luporini, Swansea BID Chair, said that while vacant units are a concern, the group has been working with Swansea Council and BID businesses to tackle the issue in creative and pro-active ways. She said: “Vacant units in the city... Read more
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walesonline
There's a clock in Swansea counting the days waiting for tidal lagoon decisionEnergy and Industrial Strategy to make a decision on whether to support the lag
walesonline / Posted 23 days ago
Energy and Industrial Strategy to make a decision on whether to support the lagoon or not, according to the leader of Swansea Council Rob Stewart. Mr Stewart says that the counter is showing that it has been more than 300 days since the... Read more
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walesonline
Plans unveiled to transform popular wedding venue into shops and housingthere looks like there could be new life for the site at 692 Llangyfelach Road.
walesonline / Posted 24 days ago
there looks like there could be new life for the site at 692 Llangyfelach Road. Coastal Housing Group has lodged plans with Swansea Council to create 28 residential on the land along with two retail units. And 690 Llangyfelach Road, which sits... Read more
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walesonline
What you can and can't put in your pink and green recycling bags this Christmasand cards with glitter or electronics should not be included.Wrapping paperWrap
walesonline / Posted 25 days ago
and cards with glitter or electronics should not be included.Wrapping paperWrapping paper should be put in black bags, Swansea Council say. (Image: fortyforks) Wrapping paper cannot be recycled and should be placed in black bags.Read... Read more
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The Herald News
Seniors: Week of Dec. 24fun playing bingo. Cards are only $1 each, other Bingo supplies are supplied. B
The Herald News / Posted 27 days ago
fun playing bingo. Cards are only $1 each, other Bingo supplies are supplied. Bingo is held on Tuesdays at 1 p.m. at the Swansea Council on Aging. Knitting for a Need- exceptional volunteers give of their time to knit for those in need. The... Read more
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walesonline
The shocking results when cabs and minibuses were checked for safety in Swanseajust driven 16 revellers to Swansea from Merthyr. Two taxis had to be recovere
walesonline / Posted 29 days ago
just driven 16 revellers to Swansea from Merthyr. Two taxis had to be recovered due to their mechanical state, and seven Swansea Council-licensed cabs were suspended for legislative issues. A total of £450 worth of penalties were... Read more
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walesonline
This is what a new private hospital in Swansea could look likeIf given the go-ahead by Swansea Council, Sancta Maria Hospital will employ 176
walesonline / Posted 29 days ago
If given the go-ahead by Swansea Council, Sancta Maria Hospital will employ 176 full-time staff and be built on Langdon Road. The hospital would replace the existing one in Ffynone, near Uplands, and treat around 3,000 patients each year. Day-case... Read more

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