News just in that the Welsh Government has given Swansea Council an additional £2m for bike provision in the county. So this year Swansea Council will have spent £20 per person on bike routes – the same amount spent in the Netherlands!
A new collaborative project by 4theRegion changemakers is launching on Swansea High Street this month. Swansea Creative Focus is a collaboration by independent businesses, organisations and people, taking on the challenge of grassroots regeneration in Swansea City Centre. The group’s aim is to support and develop the creative and cultural fabric of the city. This involves nurturing and championing creative businesses, entrepreneurs and projects; and opening up wider access to creativity, digital tech, arts, crafts & culture for all people, young and old, across the city.
Following our Creative Quarter Roundtable in September 2019, a group of 4theRegion Changemakers has been meeting on a weekly basis to take forward some of the ideas we discussed. We know that creating a vibrant, creative, inclusive Swansea is key to achieving our economic and social goals for the region.
At a recent meeting, a senior Swansea Council officer said that what he wanted for the region was to “Change the Headlines”. That’s what we want too, so we’ve done just that! Here’s a glimpse into the future we are working to co-create, in this newspaper front cover from March 2030… Do you share our vision of a flourishing future for South West Wales?
On Wednesday 13th November, representatives from 4theRegion attended an event entitled, Sustainable Food Production: Potential for CSA in Wales. This is our write up of the event.
On Monday 11th November 2019 4theRegion convened a meeting of key property sector professionals with interests in high street and city centre property. Our goal was to explore some of the challenges and opportunities relating to vacant space in the city, and share updates on what’s happening to property throughout the city.
Hacer Developments, a developer based in Swansea and West Wales, has announced further details of an exciting new scheme for Swansea City Centre. Biophilic Living is a mixed-use regeneration development on the site of the former Woolworths store on Oxford Street, Swansea, and this pioneering project has recently secured funding from the Welsh Government’s Innovative […]