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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