South West Wales News, Events & Opportunities

Green light for Pontardawe ‘carbon zero’ village

Green light for Pontardawe ‘carbon zero’ village

Plans for a new housing estate with 35 carbon neutral homes in Pontardawe have been approved by members of Neath ...
Swansea company brings intelligent, connected lighting to local businesses

Swansea company brings intelligent, connected lighting to local businesses

Swansea facilities management company DRS FM Services has formed a partnership with international lighting company ...
Ministry Graphics grows with investment in new hires, new equipment and larger premises

Ministry Graphics grows with investment in new hires, new equipment and larger premises

A Swansea Valley company that specialises in sign and print systems, large-scale graphics for commercial use and ...
Fundraise launched to secure Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon planning permission in perpetuity

Fundraise launched to secure Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon planning permission in perpetuity

£1.2m sought to retain for the UK the option of up to 25GW of tidal power General Election 2019 set to shape ...
Celebrating Creative Swansea This Christmas

Celebrating Creative Swansea This Christmas

4theRegion Changemakers have launched a new collaboration to connect, champion and support creative talent in ...
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 ...
AB Glass celebrates one-year anniversary of its Access Control Division

AB Glass celebrates one-year anniversary of its Access Control Division

A year after launching its new Access Control Division, award-winning aluminium manufacturing and installation ...
UWTSD launches the Wales Academy for Professional Practice and Applied Research

UWTSD launches the Wales Academy for Professional Practice and Applied Research

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) launched the Wales Academy for Professional Practice and ...
Swansea Council’s Spending on Cycling Provision Matches the Netherlands!

Swansea Council’s Spending on Cycling Provision Matches the Netherlands!

News just in that the Welsh Government has given Swansea Council an additional £2m for bike provision in the county. So this year Swansea Council will have spent £20 per person on bike routes - the same amount spent in the Netherlands!
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 ...
Swansea Creative Quarter Cluster

Swansea Creative Quarter Cluster

Following our Creative Quarter Roundtable in September 2019, a group of 4theRegion Changemakers has been meeting on a weekly basis to take forward some of the ideas we discussed.  We know that creating a vibrant, creative, inclusive Swansea is key to achieving our economic and social goals for the region.
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?
Event Report – Community Support Agriculture & Agroecology

Event Report – Community Support Agriculture & Agroecology

On Wednesday 13th November, representatives from 4theRegion attended an event entitled, Sustainable Food Production: Potential for CSA in Wales. This is our write up of the event.
Roundtable Report – Swansea High Street Property

Roundtable Report – Swansea High Street Property

On Monday 11th November 2019 4theRegion convened a meeting of key property sector professionals with interests in high street and city centre property.  Our goal was to explore some of the challenges and opportunities relating to vacant space in the city, and share updates on what's happening to property throughout the city.
A Rooftop Farm above a City Centre Development in Swansea

A Rooftop Farm above a City Centre Development in Swansea

Hacer Developments, a developer based in Swansea and West Wales, has announced further details of an exciting new ...