Violent crime edges up in Wind Street Swansea in 2019

VIOLENT crime in Swansea’s Wind Street and surrounding area crept up in 2019 after falling for three consecutive years. Figures from South Wales Police show there were 246 incidents of violent crime in Wind Street and six lanes leading off, or parallel, to it. More than half of these occurred between Continue Reading

Swansea council summer reading challenge extended

YOUNG people across Swansea have still got time to dive into a book and join in the city libraries’ annual Summer Reading Challenge. Due to the pandemic, the gauntlet for this year’s event has been thrown down online and lots of young people have been joining in the fun. The Continue Reading

Neil Hamilton MS welcomes Welsh Government additional funds helping residents pay council tax

NEIL Hamilton, MS for Mid & West Wales, and Leader of UKIP Wales has welcomed news of more funding for a scheme to help residents struggling to pay council tax. Mr Hamilton said he was pleased to see an additional £2.8 million for local councils so they can fund the Continue Reading

More than 1,800 object to new houses in Langland

CONTROVERSIAL housing plans for Gower which have led to more than 1,800 objections are being debated today Thursday (Sep 3). Swansea Council’s planning committee will hear more about the 31-home scheme proposed at a field off Higher Lane, Langland. Sixteen of the properties, including six bungalows, are proposed to be affordable Continue Reading

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