Lottery Boost for Seed Pod

  Young Dragons, a Community Interest company based in Swansea, in partnership with the Village Hotel and supported by Big Ideas Wales, have received a small grant from the National Lottery’s Awards for All to establish Seed Pod, an initiative to support early stage...

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The Future is Bright for South Wales Law Firm

Leading regional law firm Peter Lynn and Partners have invested in the future of the firm with the appointment of several new trainees and paralegals. Ciaran Sturge, Amber Harding, Alexander Kurtz - Shefford and Dominic Dineen are all starting their legal careers...

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#EveryoneMatters – and You should come!

Are you coming to the Wales Race Equality Conference next week? We are delighted to be working in partnership with Race Council Cymru to deliver this event! Here's why it's important, why you should be there and what to expect! Hear from inspiring speakers, understand...

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Neath Food and Drink Festival 2019 on its way

Organisers of the 2019 Neath Food and Drink Festival are putting the final touches to this year’s mouth-watering event. The annual festival, running from Friday, October 4th to Sunday, October 6th 2019, is one of a string of popular events held in Neath’s vibrant town...

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New role for Port Talbot’s famous old Plaza

Neath Port Talbot Council’s Planning Committee has approved proposals to create a new role for the art-deco cinema which helped inspire the careers of Richard Burton, Sir Anthony Hopkins and Michael Sheen. Under the Neath Port Talbot Council plans, approved on Tuesday...

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RAP International acquired by Yokogawa

A business that is Swansea born and bred is now truly on the international stage. Yokogawa Electric Corporation has signed an agreement with RAP International Ltd for Yokogawa to acquire all shares of the company and make RAP a wholly owned subsidiary. Since 1994, RAP...

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What is 4theRegion and what do we do?

In this video we’re answering the most basic question! 4theRegion is a not-for-profit membership organisation, on a mission to help make positive change happen for South West Wales. We are connecting people, breaking down silos and enabling collaboration.

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Your September Update from 4theRegion

We’re welcoming three new members and kicking off our new season of events this month, as well as highlighting some key opportunities for you to have your say on some notable regional issues. And don’t miss our September newsletter, featuring our pick of the region’s headlines!

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Find Out About Our Upcoming Events

We’ve got a busy programme of 4theRegion events coming up this autumn, which we would love you to be part of! At 4theRegion we’re all about connecting people, breaking down silos, and enabling effective collaboration. Register via Eventbrite!

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Well-being project gets go-ahead

An exciting £1.3 million project that promises to boost the well-being of Welsh people, plants and pollinators has been given the green light. ‘Biophilic Wales’ is being led by the National Botanic Garden of Wales and funded by Welsh Government’s Enabling Natural...

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Tuk tuks in Tenby: the new taxi service in town

A brand-new, three-wheeled way to travel the south Pembrokeshire coast has arrived. A new Pembrokeshire-based company, Tuk Tuk Time Limited, is launching two traditional tuk tuk vehicles – imported from India – with the promise of transporting holidaymakers around the...

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Search soon under way for new City Deal boss and advisors

Recruitment will soon start for an independent programme director to oversee delivery of the £1.3 billion Swansea Bay City Deal. The search for top quality candidates follows the City Deal’s decision-making Joint Committee approving a job description and salary for...

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Swansea Building Society appoints new Finance Director

Swansea Building Society has recently appointed a new Finance Director. Nathan Griffiths from Swansea has been appointed at the Society’s head office in Cradock Street, Swansea. A Chartered Accountant, Griffiths has an impressive background in financial services...

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Port builds on commitment to renewable energy

The Port of Milford Haven has continued its commitment to renewable energy by switching its energy provider to Octopus Energy which means that 100% of the Port’s electricity usage is guaranteed to be coming from renewable sources. Octopus Energy only supplies energy...

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Multi-million pound Swansea Bay City Deal funding boost

An £18 million funding boost will soon be on the way to Swansea Bay City Deal partners to begin funding a number of transformational projects in South West Wales. The UK Government and Welsh Government have agreed to release initial funding for the Swansea Bay City...

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The sun and crowds came out for Royal visit

Both the sun and the crowds were out as Prince Charles returned to Swansea 50 years to the day that he announced it was to become a city. The Prince and the Duchess of Cornwall were given a warm welcome as they met some of the volunteers, community groups, emergency...

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Royal praise for Garden as he urges: keep up the good work

There was a wonderfully warm welcome for His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales at the National Botanic Garden on Wednesday. Under blue skies and a bright summer sun, the Prince – who is patron of the Botanic Garden – praised the work the staff are doing but urged...

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Further expansion for innovative engineering company

RDM Electrical and Mechanical Services has hired a further three new members of staff as the company seeks to expand its delivery capabilities. Anthony Brunton from Swansea has been hired as MOD Contracts Director. His new role will see him manage a significant...

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Circular economy firm offers career path to veterans

EFT Consult, a Swansea-based company that specialises in cutting edge and innovative technologies in relation to the design and consultancy of the built environment, and the implementation of the principles of the circular economy, has partnered with The British...

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Go Wales Award

Earlier this month Family Housing attended an awards ceremony put on by Swansea Employability Academy at Swansea University. Go Wales is part of the SEA and Family Housing work with them to give students who may not have the opportunity for various reasons,...

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