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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Caswell leading the way for accessible tourism

One of Swansea's most popular beaches is to become even more welcoming to visitors with severely limited mobility. Caswell Bay will soon benefit from new facilities to give more people access to its natural attractions. Its new Changing Places facilities will be the...

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Gower Ambassadors Project to be showcased in North Wales

Tourism Swansea Bay took over management of the ‘Gower Ambassadors’ project in 2018. The Gower Ambassadors are trained community tourism ambassadors who are available to attend events, conferences, meet and greet tourists and volunteer to help preserve the landscape...

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Construction Academy Set to Help Future Generations

NPTC Group of Colleges is taking the lead in training future generations to build affordable homes across Wales and beyond. The forward-thinking College is helping to establish a training academy for young people looking to get a foothold in the construction industry....

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College Shortlisted for Wellbeing Award

NPTC Group of Colleges is in the running for a top award as part of Wales Responsible Business Awards for 2019. The College’s HR department has been shortlisted for the Dwr Cymru Welsh Water Wellbeing at Work Award. The team have introduced several initiatives in an...

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Lee Stafford Wows at Launch Event

Lee Stafford, award-winning celebrity hairdresser, wowed local stylists with his enthusiasm and talent at an exclusive show to celebrate the launch of his new Lee Stafford Academy of Hairdressing, Barbering and Applied Therapies. The Lee Stafford Academy launches this...

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Eco Champions: Not Just An Award, But A Way of Life

There's a growing population of Eco Champions in Pembrokeshire and there's a huge variety of ways local people are choosing to change how they live especially in terms of what they buy, what they use and what they decide to throw away. Environmental issues are now at...

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Swansea Celebrates 50 Years as a City

THURS 27TH JUNE 2019, SWANSEA Join the St Helen's Road Street Party to celebrate Swansea's Birthday! HRH Prince Charles visited Swansea on 3 July 1969 to deliver the proclamation that Swansea was to become a city – this was made official on 10 December...

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Gower Gas & Oil showing how it’s done

Less than a week ago Gower Gas & Oil Heating Services called out to the good people of Swansea to help drive and get funding for a project of creating a video to go with an anthem written to celebrate Swansea50. “This Is Our City” is written by Mike and Becca...

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ERS to launch Underwriting Academy in Swansea

ERS – the UK’s largest specialist motor insurer – has unveiled plans to launch an Underwriting Academy in its Swansea office, where it now employs more than 500 people. The ERS Underwriting Academy will offer employees in Wales the opportunity to build the skills and...

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Supporting youth in the community

Providing support to young people has been the focus so far this year for the Port of Milford Haven’s Community Fund. A variety of charitable groups and associations have been awarded financial support to provide safe activities and new opportunities for young people...

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Japanese Garden a symbol of special bond with Wales

The Japanese ambassador for the UK, Koji Tsuruoka, and Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas were the VIP guests for a very special day at the National Botanic Garden of Wales today (Tuesday, June 4). The Aber Taiko drummers and a Welsh harpist were on hand to help celebrate the...

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Securing success at leading legal firm

AB Access Control, the latest division of aluminium manufacturing and installation company AB Glass, has been appointed by a leading South Wales legal firm to enhance security at its offices with state-of-the-art biometric technology. AB Access Control was recently...

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AB Glass awarded for safety performance

AB Glass, a leading aluminium manufacturing and installation company based in Swansea, has recently been awarded with a certificate for outstanding and commended safety performance by the South and West Wales Safety Group. The accolade was presented to AB Glass’...

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Blossoming Garden hits a new high

The National Botanic Garden of Wales is celebrating another increase in visitor numbers – even topping last year’s 17-year high. A grand total of 163,403 leisure visitors crossed the threshold at the Carmarthenshire attraction between the beginning of April 2018 and...

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Swansea Council appoints RDM to brighten city’s market

RDM Electrical and Mechanical Services has been contracted by Swansea Council to undertake the installation of a new lighting system at Swansea Market. An investment of over £200,000 has been made for the new lighting system, which will see the replacement of the...

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ERS continues to invest in Swansea topping 500 jobs in city

ERS – the UK’s largest specialist motor insurer – has consolidated its commitment to Swansea by creating even more quality jobs in the city, with its workforce topping the 500 mark for the first time. The expansion of the company’s Swansea operations represents part...

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Brand new Leisure Centre to boost Neath Town Centre

Neath is set to benefit from a brand new leisure centre, providing modern facilities and boosting footfall in the town. At a meeting of the Regeneration and Sustainable Development Cabinet Board today (12th April) Councillors approved a proposal to amend the existing...

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Local business backs enterprise in Swansea schools

Children at two Swansea primary schools are benefiting from an innovative learning programme, that will help develop entrepreneurialism and problem-solving skills for future success. The Bumbles of Honeywood, designed by teachers and enterprise experts takes children...

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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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