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

Swansea health leader warns hospital beds could be full in four weeks

THE spread of the coronavirus in Swansea Bay has exceeded the “reasonable worst case scenario” and all hospital beds could be full in four weeks’ time, a health leader has said. But Dr Keith Reid said officials had a “really good intelligence system” and so knew early on what was Continue Reading

£50k grants available for innovative community led projects

SWANSEA Council is offering grants of up to £50,000 to innovative community-led projects that would boost the county’s rural areas and those interested can find out how to submit strong applications by joining one of two free webinars this month. Andrew Stevens, the council’s cabinet member for business improvement and Continue Reading

New booking system to improve waiting times to Llansamlet recycling site

A new booking system is set to be introduced at Swansea’s biggest recycling centre to help reduce waiting times for residents visiting the site. Over 600 vehicles a day are visiting Llansamlet, the biggest and busiest of the council’s recycling centres. Enhanced social distancing at the site means there is Continue Reading

Six Swansea barbers issued with improvement notices for failing to comply with Covid-19 regulations.

MOST businesses across the city are doing their best to comply with the new restrictions but Swansea Council has warned that it will take enforcement action against those who flout the rules. The improvement notices were issued to Four Brothers barbershop in Mumbles, Jonny Blades Barber in Morriston, Figaro’s in Continue Reading

Support in place for Swansea school pupils self isolating

PUPILS at schools in Swansea should not miss out on learning should they be asked to self-isolate due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Parents are being reassured that the council and schools are working together to maintain education continuity as much as possible should a class or year group be told Continue Reading

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