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

All-weather pitch coming to Pontarddulais

A NEW all-weather sports pitch is coming to Pontarddulais, but funding for one in Mumbles may prove trickier. Swansea Council will contribute £200,000 for the floodlit scheme at the former tennis courts at Pontarddulais Comprehensive School. It was announced at a meeting of full council on November 4 by council 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

New ‘local development orders’ set for Carmarthen and Ammanford

BUSINESSES in Carmarthen and Ammanford will be able to make some changes without planning planning permission to help stay open and increase footfall, if new proposals are adopted. It follows the approval of “local development orders” for core commercial areas of the two towns by Carmarthenshire Council’s executive board. These Continue Reading

Llangennech green field could make way for 30 new homes

A FIELD next to Llangennech rugby club could make way for 30 new homes. Haywood Homes (Wales) Holdings wants to develop four acres of the field, which flanks Pontarddulais Road and lies opposite Parc Morlais. A design and access statement submitted on the company’s behalf said the site was allocated Continue Reading

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