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Walkers say weekly stroll is changing lives for the better
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
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
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
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
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
Bridge Street Newbridge – Assault on 10th June
Officers would like to speak to anyone who was in Bridge Street, near Newbridge Comprehensive...
Motorcyclists dies from road accident in Llanwern, Newport
A motorcyclist aged 27 has sadly died in hospital after being involved in an accident...
Quad biker sudden death in Beaufort, Ebbw Vale
Gwent Police received a report of a sudden death in Beaufort, Ebbw Vale at around...
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Ukraine refugee crisis – how can I help?
It has been over a year since the conflict in Ukraine began and Carmarthenshire is still playing its part to help support some of the refugees coming to the UK from Ukraine. Nearly six and a half thousand Ukrainians have relocated to Wales since March 2022 and as a county we have welcomed over 360
21 Feb 2022 17:35 Clean-up operation underway following Storm Eunice A massive clean-up and recovery operation is underway to deal with the aftermath of Storm Eunice which battered Carmarthenshire. Council highways crews have had an extremely busy few days as extreme winds brought down trees, branches, roof tiles and electricity cables on Friday and throughout
Winter weather information and advice
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Have your say on introducing default 20mph speed limits in Carmarthenshire
In September 2023, new Welsh Government legislation will introduce a default 20mph speed limit on restricted (street lit) roads across Wales in place of the current 30mph limits. This is being done to: Improve road safety Create safer walking and cycling areas help improve our health and wellbeing Selected roads which have a strategic role
Cabinet recommends 2023-24 budget proposals & 5-year Capital Programme
Carmarthenshire County Council has amended its 2023-24 budget strategy in response to extensive public consultation. Proposed cuts to school funding and increased school meals and car parking charges have been reduced, and a lower than anticipated council tax increase of 6.8% will enable the Council to avoid cutting essential public services. In preparing the most challenging budget