Law firm boosts property department with two hires

Welsh law firm Hutchinson Thomas has appointed two solicitors to its property team. The law firm, which operates from Neath and Swansea, recently welcomed Jemma Collins and Jacqui Jones to the business, who are both residential property solicitors. Collins, who...

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Launch for Formula 3D Circuit Race in Carmarthenshire

A futuristic Formula 3D Circuit Race planned for Carmarthenshire this summer has been officially launched. Teams of children from eight county primary schools will take part in the 3D printed remote control car race, which is earmarked for Carmarthen Park’s velodrome...

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Swansea observatory due to open this summer

The revamped Swansea observatory should be reopening this summer as a bar and restaurant. The landmark Marina Towers building, which was built in 1988, used to be leased by Swansea Council to Swansea Astronomical Society, but closed in 2009 when the society moved to...

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Giant new store opening at Swansea’s Parc Tawe North

Lidl will move into Homebase in Parc Tawe when it closes - creating a massive new supermarket in the heart of Swansea. The German discount supermarket chain already occupies a 10,000 square ft unit on a lease expiring in 2023, next door to Homebase in Swansea's Parc...

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Thomas Cook increases flights from Cardiff Airport

Thomas Cook has announced an addition of over 29,000 extra seats on flights from Cardiff Airport for summer 2019. This is a 22% increase in capacity and the airline is introducing a larger Airbus A321 to its services from Cardiff. For the first time since 2012, Thomas...

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Independent businesses building for the future

Four independent businesses in Swansea are coming together to help the construction sector across South Wales. The four companies, all second generation, family-run organisations, have teamed up to offer customers an end to end service that covers everything from tool...

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Local school pupils scoop prestigious DVLA prizes

Pupils from Blaenbaglan Primary School are celebrating scooping first prize in a prestigious national programming competition organised by Swansea’s DVLA. A team of budding computer programmers from the school in Port Talbot have been busy all term designing their own...

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New four-star hotel will be built in Mumbles

New four-star hotel accommodation is coming to Mumbles as part of the second phase of the Oyster Wharf scheme. Work on the 16-room development at Tivoli Walk is expected to start next March, and will take around nine months to complete. The hotel rooms will be set...

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Swansea copperworks: Big hopes for Musgrave engine

A team of volunteers are going full steam ahead at restoring a 100-year-old steam engine to its former glory. Swansea University are co-ordinating the project to restore the Musgrave engine which once powered the mills at the Hafod-Morfa Copperworks. The engine has...

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Businesses urged to get together and think local

A new group aims to help trade thrive in one of Swansea's most historic communities.  Regeneration Morriston is due to host an event - Morriston Business Hub - this week and organisers are urging the enterprise community to attend. The activity is being driven by...

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UWTSD to host an Enterprise Hub at Yr Egin

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) is delighted to announce that it will host one of four new Enterprise Hubs in Wales at its campus in Carmarthen as part of the Welsh Government’s drive to support business entrepreneurs. With the hub locations...

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Arena’s main construction work due to start in mid-2019

Work on Swansea's eagerly anticipated digital arena complex is on track. Main construction work on the major regeneration scheme - known as Swansea Central Phase One - is planned to start in the middle of next year. The project is due to be complete by the end of...

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Transformation plan for Llandeilo’s former market hall

Llandeilo's derelict former market hall is to be transformed in to a rural centre for employment and events, creating up to 45 new jobs in the town. Carmarthenshire County Council is behind exciting plans to bring the historic building back in to use. Agreed by...

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