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Swansea-based supplier of Class A drugs jailed after dealer caught red handed in possession

Text messages showed 26-year-old Jay Hume from West Cross was keen to expand his business by recruiting new dealers to the business, with talk of taking on a named individual after he left prison. The post Swansea-based supplier of Class A drugs jailed after dealer caught red handed in possession ap...

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Police urgently appeal to people who own car model after fatal crash

'It is a very rare step for us to take to ask for the public's assistance in this way'

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My boyfriend raped me and I only found out when I saw the footage

Sarah Jones only realised her boyfriend Daniel Blight had raped her after checking CCTV footage

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The 20mph roads set to change back to 30mph speed limits in Wales

Some roads with 20mph speed limits are changing back to 30 mph and it is costing £5m

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Gower beauty spot loos given £160k makeover

Visitors to Rhossili - named one of the world's top 50 beach locations - will find queues for toilets are reduced this summer thanks to a £160k upgrade. The post Gower beauty spot loos given £160k makeover appeared first on Swansea Bay News....

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Pembrey School’s new building officially opened

Pembrey's new Primary school has been officially opened by Carmarthenshire County Council’s Leader, Cllr Darren Price The post Pembrey School’s new building officially opened appeared first on Swansea Bay News....

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Free bus travel to return to Swansea over Summer

Swansea Council has announced the return of its free bus travel scheme on select days over the Summer holidays. The post Free bus travel to return to Swansea over Summer appeared first on Swansea Bay News....

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Swansea University climbs to fifth in Stonewall Workplace Equality Index

Swansea University has been named one of the UK’s top 100 most inclusive employers for LGBTQ+ staff for the eighth time in a row. The post Swansea University climbs to fifth in Stonewall Workplace Equality Index appeared first on Swansea Bay News....

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Man 'blinded by the prospect of making easy money' started dealing cocaine

"Wholesale" cocaine dealer Jay Hume has been jailed for six years

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Disruption warning as funding secured for cycle path on busy road into Swansea city centre

It's hoped the project along Walter Road will make it safer and more appealing for all cyclists

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Two men charged following serious assault in Swansea

The male victim remains in hospital in a life-threatening condition

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Millions extra for council services in Swansea after 'nothing but good news' discovery

The leader of the council found there was a lot of money in the council kitty because of an underspend last year, and the authority has now decided what to do with it

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Swansea Council wants to cut the number of black bags people can put out

It is one of the measures that council chiefs hope would lead to more recycling and a cost-effective collection service. It is also planning to provide new lidded containers for recyclables

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Tumble father-of-two honors late wife in aid of Wales Air Ambulance Charity

Jordan Phillips, from Tumble has raised thousands of pounds in memory of his “always smiling, kind and brilliant” wife who sadly passed away in May last year. The post Tumble father-of-two honors late wife in aid of Wales Air Ambulance Charity appeared first on Swansea Bay News....

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TUI expands winter holiday flights from Cardiff with new Cancun route

TUI has added new fortnightly flights from Cardiff to Cancun available on selected dates in March and April 2026. The post TUI expands winter holiday flights from Cardiff with new Cancun route appeared first on Swansea Bay News....

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Mum-of-two describes moment husband told her 'I'm dying' after horror crash

'I knew John was in a bad way and I could hear in his voice. He was frightened but nothing could prepare me for what was to come'

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Penderyn Whisky 'pausing' production at Swansea distillery just one year after opening

The company has blamed a 'slowdown in the economy' which has affected demand for 'premium products' but said its site in Swansea remains open

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Hefty fine for Port Talbot man caught with salmon up his sleeve

A Port Talbot man who admitted taking a salmon caught using illegal tackle has been ordered to pay a total of £2580 at Llanelli Magistrates Court. The post Hefty fine for Port Talbot man caught with salmon up his sleeve appeared first on Swansea Bay News....

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'Flying ants day 2024' declared as swarms invade - but why are there so many?

Flying ants might be unpleasant to encounter, but this is what they are, why there are so many, how long they live and whether they really all do have one special flying ants day

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The massive £12.4 million debt owed to Swansea Council at the start of 2024 and how it's clawing it back

The debt position is now much better, councillors have been told, although there is still millions left to collect to prevent it having to be written off