Bertie the Sea Bass arrives at Milford Waterfront

Bertie the Sea Bass, a fourteen by seven foot sculpture, has arrived at Mackerel Quay in Milford Waterfront, where he will be on display for 11 weeks. Designed by local sculptor Gideon Peterson, Bertie the Sea Bass is made from stainless steel and is filled with...

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Funding boost set to transform Swansea Canal

Funding of over £320,000 has been confirmed to regenerate the historic Swansea Canal into a major visitor destination. The Rural Community Development Funding (RCDF) was secured by Glandŵr Cymru - the Canal & River Trust in Wales - the charity that cares for the...

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Deal saves nearly 200 jobs at ladder maker

A Swansea-based ladder and scaffolding manufacturer that supplied Sir Edmund Hillary's Everest expedition has been bought out of administration in a move that has saved almost 200 jobs. Lyte Industries, which is headquartered at the Swansea Enterprise Park, has been...

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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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Iconic Swansea site given new lease of life

Swansea's historic Powerhouse building within the Hafod Morfa Copperworks site will be transformed thanks to £3,567,400 from the National Lottery. The multi million pound grant will pave the way for world-famous Welsh brand Penderyn Whisky to expand - whilst keeping...

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First Minister officially opens Canolfan S4C Yr Egin

Canolfan S4C Yr Egin – the University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s new creative and digital centre - was opened officially yesterday by the Rt. Hon. Carwyn Jones, AM, First Minister of Wales.  First Minister, Carwyn Jones, said: “We are pleased to be backing this...

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£1.5 million secured for innovative homes in Swansea

New council homes set to be built in Swansea will now benefit from innovative energy saving design and features. Swansea Council has successfully bid for £1.5million of funding from the Welsh Government's Innovative Housing Programme (IHP), which will be used to...

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