Council bails out Towy Community Church with £50k cash and £50k loan extension

A BOWLING alley, food bank, community shop and furniture recycling project have been handed a lifeline by Carmarthenshire Council. Executive board members agreed to provide Towy Community Church, which runs the Carmarthen projects, with a £50,000 grant and an extension of an existing loan by up to £50,000. Income from Continue Reading

Carmarthenshire landowners to pay for new gates and stiles in certain circumstances

LANDOWNERS will have to cough up for new gates and stiles in certain circumstances, council leaders in Carmarthenshire have decided. Executive board members approved the recommendations of a report which said the current arrangements were not sustainable given a difficult financial outlook and the end of a rights of way Continue Reading

Bail out of Wales National Swimming Pool set to be met by taxpayers

TAXPAYERS look set to bail out the Wales National Swimming Pool after months of plummeting revenue. The Swansea pool is run by Swansea Council and Swansea University, which subsidise it equally. The two parties had planned to contribute £272,000 each in subsidies between August 1, 2020, and July 31, 2021. Continue Reading

Safety and lack of consultation raise cycle path concerns in Swansea

NEW CYCLE paths in the Swansea suburbs would be more successful if local councillors had been involved in their design, it has been claimed. Liberal Democrat councillors in Sketty and neighbouring Killay said they had some safety concerns about the new shared-use paths coming to their wards, although they welcomed Continue Reading

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