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Walkers say weekly stroll is changing lives for the better

Walkers say weekly stroll is changing lives for the better

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It is just one of lots of free or subsidised activities available for older people looking to get out of the house, be active and socialise during 2023 thanks to Swansea Council's partnership and involvement team.They also include discounted cinema screenings, ten-pin bowling, one-off day trips and a newly launched Ageing Well Choir.People can sign-up
New funding round launched to help communities thrive

New funding round launched to help communities thrive

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The opportunity is part of Crowdfund Swansea, a scheme that helps deliver innovative community-led ideas to improve the city.Crowdfund Swansea is run by the council with the UK's leading civic crowdfunding platform Spacehive. It aims to fund and deliver exciting and innovative ideas from the local community and for the local community.Eligible projects could receive
Marine construction specialist appointed for Mumbles sea defence work

Marine construction specialist appointed for Mumbles sea defence work

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The work, to help protect the community's homes, businesses and people from rising sea levels for decades to come, will take around 18 months.It also aims to improve Mumbles as a destination, with new lighting, litter bins, seating and better links to Mumbles Road.A range of actions will be taken to limit the scheme's disruption
Free social media tips for Swansea businesses

Free social media tips for Swansea businesses

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Organised by Swansea Council, the expert-led event is taking place online at 10am on Thursday February 2.Focusing on how best to schedule social media posts, the session will be led by Rebecca Wade from Purple Dog - a digital marketing company based in South West Wales.It's the latest of the free power hour events run
Swansea marks Holocaust Memorial Day

Swansea marks Holocaust Memorial Day

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Pupils from Ysgol Bryn Tawe, Bishop Gore, Pentrehafod, Gowerton, Olchfa and Penllergaer Primary School (pictured) took part in the commemoration of those who have lost their lives in acts of genocide.The theme for this year was Ordinary People - reflecting on how ordinary people were perpetrators, bystanders, rescuers, witnesses and victims of the Nazi Holocaust in
New office development build reaches street level

New office development build reaches street level

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Developed by Swansea Council, initial building work for two basement floors of the 71/72 Kingsway scheme has been completed, paving the way for construction of three more storeys at street level and above.Bouygues UK are main contractors for the project, which is taking shape at the site where a number of nightclubs were once located.

Bridge Street Newbridge – Assault on 10th June

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Officers would like to speak to anyone who was in Bridge Street, near Newbridge Comprehensive...

Motorcyclists dies from road accident in Llanwern, Newport

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A motorcyclist aged 27 has sadly died in hospital after being involved in an accident...
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Quad biker sudden death in Beaufort, Ebbw Vale

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Gwent Police received a report of a sudden death in Beaufort, Ebbw Vale at around...

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School Street introduced at Maes Y Morfa School, Llanelli)

School Street introduced at Maes Y Morfa School, Llanelli)

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A ‘School Street’ is being introduced outside Maes Y Morfa School in Llanelli which will be operational from Monday, February 6.  The School Street will improve road safety in the vicinity of the school, encourage walking and cycling to and from the school, and improve the local environment for those attending the school and for
Urdd Llandovery

Urdd Llandovery

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To celebrate the forthcoming arrival of the Urdd, Carmarthenshire County Council has set a challenge for every school in the county; primary, secondary, special, English and Welsh medium, to compete in the Eisteddfod.  If we complete this challenge, it will be the first time all schools within one county have competed in the Urdd Eisteddfod.
Second Homes and Empty Properties consultation launched

Second Homes and Empty Properties consultation launched

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Carmarthenshire County Council is consulting with its residents on the review of the Council Tax Premium Scheme for long-term empty properties and second homes. Click here to access second homes and emptY properties consultation Concerns have been raised at both a local and National level about the perceived impact of growing numbers of second homes
Police and Crime Panel supports proposed 2023/24 precept

Police and Crime Panel supports proposed 2023/24 precept

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Members of the Dyfed Powys Police and Crime Panel have supported the Commissioner’s proposed precept increase of 7.75%. During the panel’s first meeting in 2023, held on Friday January 27, members discussed the precept and scrutinised Police and Crime Commissioner Dafydd Llywelyn’s budget plans for the coming year. The panel is made up of members
Foster Wales ‘Time Is Right’ Launch

Foster Wales ‘Time Is Right’ Launch

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“There are lots of children who would benefit from your life experiences, whatever walk of life you are from.” Relocating, retiring, re-marrying, or simply wanting to give back to the local community? In a brand new series of vlogs, foster carers from across Wales have come together to explore the reasons, life experiences and changes

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Living wage commitment for apprentices

8th February 2023 Apprentices at Powys County Council will be paid the Real Living Wage, thanks to an agreement by Cabinet this week.The agreement comes during National Apprenticeship Week which Powys County Council is actively supporting.In the past 12 months, the Council has provided opportunities for 10 apprentices across a range of services, including engineering

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