Foster Wales ‘Time Is Right’ Launch

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Foster Wales ‘Time Is Right’ Launch
“There are lots of children who would benefit from your life experiences, whatever walk of life you are from.” Relocating, retiring, re-marrying, or simply wanting to give back to the local community? In a brand new series of vlogs, foster carers from across Wales have come together to explore the reasons, life experiences and changes

Have your say on plan to boost South West Wales

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Have your say on plan to boost South West Wales
The draft corporate plan developed by the Corporate Joint Committee for South West Wales sets out a vision for the region along with measures to best realise it in the coming years.Among the measures are the production of regional transport and strategic development plans to better connect the region's communities and maximise the potential of

Are you eligible for a £200 winter fuel support payment?

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Are you eligible for a £200 winter fuel support payment?
But thousands more who are eligible for a £200 fuel support payment or a cost of living grant are being urged to get their applications in.Last year the council has paid out almost £20m in grants to hard-pressed families and individuals, including more than 76,000 cost of living payments, a further 40,000 discretionary cost of living

Advancement of the Mid Wales Growth Deal Sites and Premises Programme

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Advancement of the Mid Wales Growth Deal Sites and Premises Programme
26 January 2023 Following an initial piece of work that identified a need to develop additional employment sites across the region, further work has been completed to scope a proposed Growth Deal Sites and Premises Programme.Growing Mid Wales are now looking to develop a business case for this investment, implementing sustainable development projects that will

Road resurfacing schemes help keep city on the move

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Road resurfacing schemes help keep city on the move
Weather permitting, the project in Townhill Road, Mayhill, will start on Sunday night as the major resurfacing scheme on the busy Carmarthen Road comes to an end.In addition, further resurfacing work will also be completed along the main road through Birchgrove (Birchgrove Road). A 600m section will get a new road surface between the junctions

Theatrau Sir Gâr’s first home grown production to tour Wales this...

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Theatrau Sir Gâr is set to produce its first full in-house production which will tour to venues across Wales in spring 2023. Set at the time of the plague, Golygfeydd o’r Pla Du, is described as a mischievous, black (death) comedy, packed with scandal and songs which pokes fun at those who seek to gain

New Requirements for bird keepers in Wales

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The Council is urging people to be aware that new compulsory housing requirements have been introduced for poultry and captive birds in Wales. It is now a legal requirement for all keepers to keep their birds indoors or otherwise separated from wild birds. Bird keepers are encouraged to prepare for the new measures, making sure

Pupils to join Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony

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Pupils to join Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony
It is an international annual commemoration of those who have lost their lives in acts of genocide.The theme for this year is Ordinary People - reflecting on how ordinary people were perpetrators, bystanders, rescuers, witnesses and victims of the Nazi Holocaust in Germany and of the genocides that took place in countries such as Cambodia

Mumbles sea defence work set to start on site soon

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Mumbles sea defence work set to start on site soon
The project, driven by Swansea Council, will help protect homes, businesses and people from rising sea levels for decades to come. It also aims to improve Mumbles as a destination, with new lighting, bins, seating and better links to Mumbles Road.Work will see parts of the prom closed to the public in a phased manner

New Lower Swansea Valley project gets £20m funding boost

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New Lower Swansea Valley project gets £20m funding boost
The UK Government has approved a levelling-up bid from Swansea Council for the project, which is aimed at further regenerating the Lower Swansea Valley.The project is made up of three elements:The restoration of even more heritage features at the Hafod-Morfa Copperworks site, following-on from all the work that's been carried out there so far. Several

Beauty and the Beast breaks box office records

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Beauty and the Beast breaks box office records
Pantomime Beauty and the Beast more than lived up to expectations; ticket sales broke previous records and lots of customers came back for a second time.The theatre delivered a cracking panto and what really stood out was the overwhelming number of positive comments from audience members.Feedback included:"We visited with our three-year-old. It was the best