Former Swansea nightclub plans scuppered

ONE of Swansea’s more offbeat nightclubs won’t be turned into 11 flats because two of them would be too small and lack privacy, a planning inspector has said. The former Mozart’s, in Walter Road, used to lure many a reveller on their way back from the city centre to the Continue Reading

Waunarlwydd Titanium factory suffers big blow

SOME of the best-paid manufacturing jobs in Swansea have fallen victim to the global slump in the civil aviation sector. Around 170 to 180 jobs have gone at the Timet UK titanium factory in Waunarlwydd, according to a union official. He said the vast majority of these had been compulsory Continue Reading

Swansea and Gower Senedd members to hold online housing advice surgery

REBECCA Evans MS (Gower), Julie James MS (Swansea West), and Mike Hedges (Swansea East) have teamed up with Shelter Cymru to hold online housing advice surgery. The Members of the Senedd said: “A warm, safe home that meets your needs is so important – and the lockdown has highlighted that Continue Reading

August eat out scheme praised for retaining hospitality jobs in Gower and Swansea

SOME pubs and restaurants have extended the “eat out to help out” scheme at their own expense after the Government-backed initiative ended on August 31. It ran from Mondays to Wednesdays from August 7, and figures up to August 27 show that 104,000 discounted meals were claimed in Gower. The Continue Reading

Swansea’s concrete jungles turn green

BARE concrete gardens in a densely-populated area of Swansea are being transformed into mini-allotments. And the group behind the Uplands and Brynmill project would like more householders to offer up their unused space. Uplands councillors have been so taken with the work that they have contributed from their community budgets. Local Continue Reading

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