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Long-serving councillor becomes Lord Mayor

Cllr Paxton Hood-Williams has succeeded Councillor Graham Thomas to become Lord Mayor for 2024/25. The post Long-serving councillor becomes Lord Mayor appeared first on Swansea Bay News....

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Neath Indoor Market joins the Love Your Local Market campaign

Neath Indoor Market is joining more than 400 markets across the country to celebrate ‘Love Your Local Market’, a two week long campaign that highlights the important role markets play within town centres. The post Neath Indoor Market joins the Love Your Local Market campaign appeared first on S...

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Swansea University’s bike hire scheme sees a near 300% increase in users

Swansea University’s bike hire scheme has seen a massive increase in users across the city over the past four years. The post Swansea University’s bike hire scheme sees a near 300% increase in users appeared first on Swansea Bay News....

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The latest death notices across Wales as families remember lost loved ones

Our thoughts are with those who have lost a loved one

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The people who clean up houses of crime and some of the shocking things they find

When police find cannabis farms - these are the people brought in by landlords to clean them up

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Council support prompts improvements in local bus services

More buses are heading to Pontlliw and Pontarddulais thanks to extra council funding. The post Council support prompts improvements in local bus services appeared first on Swansea Bay News....

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End of an era: Oldwalls Gower to usher in a new chapter 

Oldwalls Gower, a beacon of the Welsh wedding industry for over a decade, is preparing to turn the page and start an exciting new chapter.  The post End of an era: Oldwalls Gower to usher in a new chapter  appeared first on Swansea Bay News....

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Gower cottage to be knocked down and replaced with modern home 'like enormous shoebox'

There were several objectors to the plans in the Gower Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

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Local energy blueprint aims to chart ways towards city’s net zero future

An ambitious blueprint that could see the way people in Swansea power their cars and their homes transformed in the next 30 years has been approved. The post Local energy blueprint aims to chart ways towards city’s net zero future appeared first on Swansea Bay News....

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Council announces extra money on the way for road improvements in Swansea

Roads in Swansea affected by cold and wet weather during the recent winter months are set to be improved the council have said. The post Council announces extra money on the way for road improvements in Swansea appeared first on Swansea Bay News....

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‘Total shock’ after Swansea man found dead in overseas hotel room

Simon Brown's family said they are in shock over what has happened and have made a plea for help to bring him home

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Teen chased younger boy down street and slashed him with knife

Leo Williams was convicted of inflicting grievous bodily harm with intent

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World-renowned musician set to close Swansea concert season

A successful Swansea season by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales (BBC NOW) is set to close with the help of globally renowned cellist Alisa Weilerstein. The post World-renowned musician set to close Swansea concert season appeared first on Swansea Bay News....

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Scheme to aid natural fish passage at Ammanford weir

A weir on the River Loughor which was restricting fish from reaching breeding grounds has been specially adapted, thanks to a project by Natural Resources Wales (NRW). The post Scheme to aid natural fish passage at Ammanford weir appeared first on Swansea Bay News....

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Reappointed council leader vows to fight for more funding

Councillor Steve Hunt has vowed to continue campaigning for increased funding for Welsh councils after being re-appointed as Leader of Neath Port Talbot Council for a third year. The post Reappointed council leader vows to fight for more funding appeared first on Swansea Bay News....

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GP and leading light at pioneering centre is retiring – but not calling it a day

Leading the work to create a pioneering centre that has shaped services across and beyond Wales is enough of a challenge for anyone. But while Heather Wilkes is retiring from her twin roles as a GP and the clinical director of the Rapid Diagnosis Centre at Neath Port Talbot Hospital, she is not rea...

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First Minister Vaughan Gething sacks social partnership cabinet member Hannah Blythyn

Welsh Government Social Partnership cabinet member Hannah Blythyn has been asked to "leave government" by First Minister Vaughan Gething. The post First Minister Vaughan Gething sacks social partnership cabinet member Hannah Blythyn appeared first on Swansea Bay News....

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Dogs Day Out returns to Margam Country Park this weekend

Dog owners are being invited on a day out at Margam Country Park as part of pet food supplier Burns Pet Nutrition's annual event. The post Dogs Day Out returns to Margam Country Park this weekend appeared first on Swansea Bay News....

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Neglected bulldog left abandoned in an Uplands flat

A neglected Bulldog abandoned in a flat in the Swansea suburb of Uplands has been rescued by the RSPCA and is now having emergency veterinary care. The post Neglected bulldog left abandoned in an Uplands flat appeared first on Swansea Bay News....

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Council says its looking at ‘alternative scheme’ after axing Heol Goffa replacement school

Carmarthenshire Council said it wanted to "provide clarity" after getting a backlash on its decision to axe a new £17m replacement for Heol Goffa special school in Llanelli. The post Council says its looking at ‘alternative scheme’ after axing Heol Goffa replacement school appeared first on Swa...