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August 2021 press releases

Rob Stewart Opens Heol Las Park

Children celebrate new play area in Heol Las

Children who've been loving days out in Swansea's Heol Las Park have had extra reasons to celebrate this summer thanks to the upgrade of the park's play area.

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Entry deadline approaches for big Swansea run

Get your entries in for the 80's themed Admiral Swansea Bay 10k!

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Films and fun days bring new life to city parks

Parks across Swansea are to be part of a busy new family festival this summer.

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Record investment in essential school repairs

A record amount of investment is being made in essential maintenance and building upgrades in schools in Swansea this year.

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Lots of fun as families enjoy community day

There was plenty of fun for all the family as residents from Mayhill and Waun Wen came together for a community day.


Could Olympics inspire your summer of fun?

Children and young people in Swansea can try their hand at a range of exciting sports that are new to the Olympics for free as part of the city's Summer of Fun.

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Expert tuition helps cut Swansea's carbon emissions

Expert tuition is helping Swansea Council take more action than ever to help curb climate change.

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Council's effort to protect wildflowers and insects is a cut above

Swansea Council's park team are taking clever new approaches to grass cutting that help protect plant and insect life across city communities.

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Congratulations to city's A-level students

Swansea's A-level students are celebrating today after achieving some excellent grades during an extraordinary year.

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Domestic abuse awareness training offer to community

Free training is being offered to community members in Swansea to help raise awareness and spot the signs of domestic abuse.

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Demand still high at city's foodbanks

People in Swansea are being asked to continue to support the network of foodbanks in the city if they can.

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The Kingsway goes green as Swansea points to the future

Stunning new drone imagery shows how one of Swansea city centre's key areas has gone green - and is a signpost to a greener future.

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Help shape the future look and feel of our communities

Residents are being urged to have their say on planning proposals that will help shape the look and feel of our communities in the years ahead.

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Bus use soars by 20% on first weekend of free offer

Everyone will have the chance to get on the buses in Swansea for free again from today (Friday) for the second long weekend of the pioneering offer.

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Domestic abuse support message shared by pubs

Reminders that support is in place around the clock for people experiencing or at risk of domestic abuse will be popping up all over Swansea.


City's leisure centres join Summer of Fun

Leisure centres across Swansea are putting on free and subsidised activities this summer as part of the city's Summer of Fun.

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Free events for all at community fun day

There is a packed programme of free entertainment and activities planned for a free community day in Swansea next week.


Birchgrove youngsters thrilled by their new play area

Children in Birchgrove are celebrating thanks to the refurbishment of a much-loved play area in Parc-y-Helig.

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Action group recruits help shape communities of Swansea's rural landscape

New members of a key body say they aim to help Swansea's rural areas become better places in which to live and work.

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Curtain up for outdoor theatre in Mumbles

Live outdoor theatre is set to make a welcome return to Mumbles this summer.


Apply now for share of £25k Men's Sheds funding

Men's Sheds projects in Swansea are being invited to apply for funding.

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Former Swansea district railway line set to be transformed for walkers and cyclists

A former railway line in the north of Swansea is set to be transformed into a new walking and cycling route.

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Radio station to join in the fun at community day

A bouncy castle and soft play area are among the activities being laid on for a community day in Mayhill and Waun Wen on Thursday (August 12).

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