4theRegion is an alliance of people, businesses and organisations across South West Wales, who love where we live and want our region to flourish.
We connect people, share good news and enable collaboration, through our forums, events, projects and comms, for a future that promotes the well-being of people and planet.
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There is great stuff happening across our region, but people don’t know what others are doing. We champion the changemakers and share positive news, to connect likeminded people and great ideas.
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In our new series, we'll be exploring the wider question of how we reshape our economy based on what really matters, and why we think attachment to...
This week we're hearing from inspiring young people from Swansea and Neath Port Talbot. The future of our region is in the hands of the younger...
It's currently an exciting time to be in Swansea city centre with many developments taking place as part of massive investments, including the...
OUR IMPACT AREAS
If businesses and organisations in this region buy more from each other, we can keep more wealth here in South West Wales, develop our supply chain, and create more opportunities for people and local businesses.
Tourism is a key economic driver for the region. An integrated, sustainable travel network is essential to prosperity and well-being. We want to help partners collaborate better across the region to develop both.
Regeneration is something we should all do together. How can we ensure that major regional projects are designed and delivered in a way that provides economic and social benefits for the region over the long term?
In a fast changing world, we think the well-being economy will be the battleground of the next 10 years, and successful places will be those that build prosperity by prioritising people, health, quality of life, the environment and equality.
A circular economy is restorative and regenerative by design. We must move away from our linear economy (make, use, dispose), closing the loop to conserve resources and ensure long term sustainability.
Our roundup of the month’s regional news headlines from across South West Wales – to help you speak more positively and more knowledgeably about what’s happening in our region!
The Library and Learning Resources department at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David has launched a new special collections exhibition both on campus and online to kick start the University’s bicentenary celebrations. The...
When children and staff at Ysgol Rhys Prichard moved into their new school, they didn’t just get a school, they got a community hub, leisure facilities, rugby pitch and a swimming pool next door too! The primary school has relocated to...
A graduate and a staff member from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David have been successful at the Swansea Open 2021 art exhibition at the Glynn Vivian Gallery in Swansea. Swansea Open is an annual art exhibition held at the Glynn...
City centre shoppers are enjoying a sociable and relaxing new experience in Swansea Market. The iconic venue has just become yet more welcoming. The Market Garden - a new area at the heart of the venue – is a new place where people can...
We are delighted to have featured as a case study in a paper exploring wellbeing as the basis for regional development post-Covid. 4theRegion is a movement to co-create a happier, healthier South West Wales with a thriving economy that...