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Swansea Creative Focus Advent Calendar Day One: 01/12/2019 What’s your vision for Swansea? A place of creativity? A place of beauty? A place of aspiration? That’s the city we know and love. It’s the city with the drive and accomplishment to step into the next decade...

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AB Glass praised for transforming Dylan Thomas School

AB Glass praised for transforming Dylan Thomas School

Aluminium manufacturing and installation company AB Glass has been praised for its work renewing the windows at Dylan Thomas School, Swansea. The award-winning Swansea-based company installed the windows in the school’s main corridor just in time for the winter. As...

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Cygnet Gin the ‘Perfect Serve’ for Wetherspoons

Cygnet Gin the ‘Perfect Serve’ for Wetherspoons

Premium Welsh Gin a hit with the national chain Cygnet Gin, the Welsh gin brand has added an extra 'splash' of success to its busy year, by ending it celebrating the inclusion into the JD Wetherpoons menus. The gin itself, created, distilled and bottled in South Wales...

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Changing the Headlines

Changing the Headlines

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?

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Swans Sign Peter Lynn and Partners for a Third Season

Swans Sign Peter Lynn and Partners for a Third Season

Leading Welsh law firm, Peter Lynn and Partners, have extended their partnership with Swansea City for a third consecutive year. Peter Lynn and Partners, who have been associated with the Swans for many years, will continue as the club’s ‘Official Preferred Legal...

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Lottery Boost for Seed Pod

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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Gower Gas Secures Foundational Economy Funding!

Gower Gas Secures Foundational Economy Funding!

This week, Welsh Government ministers announced the first three projects to be allocated funding from the Foundational Economy Fund, and a growing regional business is proud to be among the successful recipients! Gower Gas & Oil is an "organically Welsh" sme based...

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The Future is Bright for South Wales Law Firm

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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5G Rollout in the Well-Being Region

5G Rollout in the Well-Being Region

Now this is a difficult one, but I don't think we should avoid discussion because it's difficult.  All around the world, sensible and well-meaning people are coming together to share their fears about the potential health impacts of the roll-out of 5G technology. And...

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#EveryoneMatters – and You should come!

#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

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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Roundtable Report – Renewable Energy Region

Roundtable Report – Renewable Energy Region

This event was organised in partnership with Low Carbon Swansea Bay and sponsored by FLEXIS.  The intention was to celebrate the growing Renewable Energy Sector of South West Wales, showcase the fantastic, diverse projects and initiatives going on across the region, and bring together business, academia and individuals to learn from each other and explore what else can be done to strengthen our renewable energy sector.

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Margam Country Park achieves international Green Flag Award

Margam Country Park achieves international Green Flag Award

Staff at Neath Port Talbot’s popular Margam Country Park have been congratulated after the attraction retained its prestigious Green Flag Award this year. As well as meeting the high standards needed to receive the coveted Green Flag Award, the park is also one of...

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RAP International acquired by Yokogawa

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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Your September Update from 4theRegion

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

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

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

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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