Latest News for Swansea and Gower from your local Liberal Democrat team. 

20mph Sign Success for Langdon Road

In the last edition of FOCUS we reported that we were continuing to pursue Welsh Government to have 20mph signs added to the Eastern end of Langdon Road. We can confirm, Welsh Government contractors have come and added these signs. The road will not be painted to highlight the 20mph zone as this will become the default speed in Wales in September 2023.

4 Feb 2023

Stopping Parking on Aurora Green

A consistent complaint from residents is summer parking on Aurora Green. £4,000 had been ear- marked by Cllr Bennett to prevent this. Works being undertaken on Aurora means this area will become a builders compound for about a year. As part of the “putting right,” Cllr Bennett’s plans will be done by the builder, at no cost to the tax payer!

4 Feb 2023

Trees to be cut back on Ferrara Square

Residents of Ferrara Square, were becoming increasingly concerned about the overgrown trees around Ferrara Square. Your Lib Dem FOCUS team contacted the Council, who have agreed to get the trees cut back early in 2023 ahead of the growing season.

4 Feb 2023

Overgrown Bushes Cleared

The Footpath on Trawler Road was beginning to become overgrown by bushes and impassable for pedestrians. Having been reported by your FOCUS team, the Marina Office came out and cut them back the very next day! Thank you to the Marina Office team for their swift action.

4 Feb 2023

Social Care Agency Costs Mounting

Over the last 3 years Swansea Council has spent more than £485,000 on agency staff for Social Care, at a time when there are more than 30 vacancies across adult and child social care.

4 Feb 2023
Ward: Sketty

Olchfa Playing Fields

Sadly, on 5 April, Swansea Council’s Planning Committee approved a planning application to build 101 homes on part of Olchfa School’s playing fields. This was despite the online petition with just under 300 signatures and nearly 120 individual letters of objection. Significant issues were raised over the safety of school pupils and pedestrians, increased flooding risk, environmental damage, increased traffic in the area, and the impact on local residents living close to the site, as well as the permanent loss of open green space.

15 Apr 2022
Welsh Claddiators
Swansea and Gower Lib Dems

Cladding Meeting

Welsh Labour Minister, Julie James' pact with developers to fix buildings affected by Building Fire Safety concerns has been branded “not worth the paper it is written on” by local campaigners.

14 Oct 2022

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