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Bryn schoolchildren help launch council’s 10-year education plan

CARMARTHENSHIRE County Council’s ambitious 10-year education strategy has been officially launched at Ysgol Y Bryn on St David’s Day. Education Sir Gȃr 2022-2032 sets out the council’s aspirations for learners and staff for the next 10 years. The strategy aims to build on the good work that has already been carried out in Carmarthenshire in […]

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Carmarthenshire Clean Up Underway following this week’s storms

A massive clean-up and recovery operation is underway to deal with the aftermath of Storm Eunice which battered Carmarthenshire. The storm caused disruption to council services on Friday, with schools closing and bin collections suspended. Leisure centres, parks, libraries, threatres and museums were also closed on Friday as a precaution to keep both staff and […]

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Carmarthenshire Council to host online landlord’s forum

LANDLORDS with homes in Carmarthenshire, or those thinking of renting out properties in the county, are being offered the chance to hear about the support offered by Carmarthenshire County Council’s housing team, as well as finding out about new legislation coming into force later this year. The council is hosting an online landlord’s forum on […]

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Local Councils News Swansea

Information hub opens in Swansea to help households cut energy bills

Swansea city centre has a new information hub for local residents eager to cut their fuel bills. Commissioned by Swansea Council and run by the Environment Centre Swansea with the help of specialist partners, the Energy Awareness Hub aims to help households with free, accessible and independent support. Based in Nelson Street, close to the […]

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Hospitality Local Councils News Swansea

Swansea Council to extend pandemic help for hospitality trade

Swansea Council is to serve up another boost to the city’s cafes, pubs and restaurants as the pandemic continues. Its ruling cabinet earlier this week agreed to continue to provide licences for outdoor dining areas free of charge until the end of March next year. The move – which follows the suspension of fees for […]

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Local Councils News Swansea

Foundations being laid for landmark new Kingsway office scheme

Foundations are now being laid for a landmark new net-zero office development that will provide space for 600 jobs at the former Oceana nightclub site in Swansea city centre. The work will help pave the way for the start of constructing the building’s concrete frame in the coming months as The Kingsway’s transformation takes another […]

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Local Councils News Swansea

Striking video highlights planned city centre transformation for Swansea

New plans to improve Swansea City centre have been released. This short film shows a greener, more welcoming Castle Square Gardens emerging between a new Community Hub, with library, and the improved Wind Street – with planned changes set to create a destination attractive to pedestrians, cyclists and businesses. In due course, the aim is […]

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Local Councils News Swansea

New residential pod homes in Swansea set to transform the lives of people who are homeless

Work is progressing well on new residential pods that Swansea council are currently installing to help people who are homeless. The four one-bedroom flats – built off site and delivered to the grounds – are taking shape in the grounds of the former Bryn House community education centre in Uplands. The energy-efficient pods will operate […]

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Tributes paid to Carmarthenshire Council Deputy Leader, Cllr Mair Stephens

TRIBUTES have been paid to Cllr Mair Stephens, Deputy Leader of Carmarthenshire County Council, who has sadly died. Cllr Stephens, who led the Independent Group of county councillors, died on Sunday January 9, 2022, after a bravely fought illness. Leading the tributes, Cllr Emlyn Dole, Leader of the Council, said she will be missed and […]

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Demolition of 4 Tys begins in Tyisha, Llanelli

Work to demolish the Four Tys housing blocks in Tyisha, Llanelli has started, marking the next exciting step in Carmarthenshire County Council’s plans to Transform the area. The demolition work is set to be completed by civil engineering contractor Walters over the next 20 weeks and will enable the build of modern, mixed-use housing which […]

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