Four seafront sites in Swansea pitched to potential developers won’t be touched for now

Four out of five seafront sites in Swansea which were pitched to potential developers won’t be touched for now, although that might change for some of them. Council chiefs in Swansea initially invited expressions of interest for five sites – two tennis courts and the adjacent toilets at Langland, land on the Mumbles side of… Continue reading Four seafront sites in Swansea pitched to potential developers won’t be touched for now

The zero food hygiene rated restaurants, takeaways and other businesses in Wales

Twenty restaurants, takeaways, food stores and other businesses in Wales have been given a zero in their latest food hygiene inspections. Working on behalf of the Food Standards Agency, inspectors from local city and county councils regularly visit all the eateries and vendors selling food in their city, district or county and check that each… Continue reading The zero food hygiene rated restaurants, takeaways and other businesses in Wales

Traveller site on green wedge land in Swansea normally protected from development given permanent consent

A temporary gypsy-traveller site has been given permanent planning permission despite being on land designated as a green wedge, which is normally protected from development. Swansea Council planning officers came to the conclusion that, although the harm to the green wedge was significant, the harm to the gypsy-travellers would be greater still. They said it… Continue reading Traveller site on green wedge land in Swansea normally protected from development given permanent consent

What Admiral, DVLA, HSBC and other big employers in Wales plan to do about bringing staff back to work

Since March, 2020, a large proportion of office workers have been working from home during the pandemic. But with nearly all coronavirus restrictions now lifted in Wales, what are employers’ plans for their workers? Wales moved to alert level zero on Saturday and it is the first time since the pandemic started that all businesses… Continue reading What Admiral, DVLA, HSBC and other big employers in Wales plan to do about bringing staff back to work