You can now stay in this gorgeous little thatched cottage in Swansea’s favourite park

Ever fancied a little break away in a fairytale-style thatched cottage? An opportunity has come up to do just that at Swansea’s most beloved park. Back in August last year, we reported on the grade two listed Lower Sketty Green Lodge inside Singleton Park going up for sale for £359,950. The unique and individual detached,… Continue reading You can now stay in this gorgeous little thatched cottage in Swansea’s favourite park

Swansea Half Marathon 2021: All the road closures planned as 5,000 runners take on race

Swansea Half Marathon officially returns this Sunday, with an estimated 5,000 runners set to embark on the city all with the quest of achieving their personal bests whilst taking on the 13.1 mile run. Starting at the front of the Brangwyn Hall and ending at Swansea Museum, the event begins just before 8am, earlier than… Continue reading Swansea Half Marathon 2021: All the road closures planned as 5,000 runners take on race

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

You can get £25 off trips to these top Wales attractions thanks to The National Lottery’s ‘Days Out’ scheme

Fancy a fun day out this autumn in Wales at a fraction of the cost? An opportunity has arisen to do just that. The National Lottery is offering £25 off hundreds of attractions and experiences across the UK, and there’s loads of places in Wales which form part of their offer. From October 8, anyone… Continue reading You can get £25 off trips to these top Wales attractions thanks to The National Lottery’s ‘Days Out’ scheme

Hostel where you can stay for £20 a night to open in Swansea city centre

A brand new hostel with prices as low as £20 a night is set to open in Swansea city centre this month. Called Cwtsh Hostel, it will overlook Castle Square and will be a combination of pod and private accommodation. Work began on the new venture in January and it is expected to open on… Continue reading Hostel where you can stay for £20 a night to open in Swansea city centre

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

The water at Langland and Caswell Bay has been declared polluted and unsafe

Two popular bays in Swansea have been declared unsafe due to high pollution levels. Waters at Langland and Caswell bay that are situated in the Gower have been given a pollution warning by Safer Seas & Rivers Service. The warning states that storm sewage has been discharged from a sewer overflow within the past 48… Continue reading The water at Langland and Caswell Bay has been declared polluted and unsafe

Two men on motorbike pull up to smash windows of Mumbles bar in front of shocked customers

A Mumbles cafe bar suffered a “frightening attack” when a masked man threw rocks “the size of small rugby balls” at it, smashing the front door and windows. Two individuals approached Cakes & Ale in Newton Road on a red motorcycle and wearing black clothing and left the venue with around £3,500 in damages. It… Continue reading Two men on motorbike pull up to smash windows of Mumbles bar in front of shocked customers

Next is closing its Swansea city centre store in a big blow for Oxford Street

The clothing retail giant, Next, has today confirmed its popular long-running store located in Swansea’s Oxford Street will soon close its doors for good. The store, which has been a feature of the city centre for decades, has announced its departure today, and is expected to close in March, 2022. It has long been a… Continue reading Next is closing its Swansea city centre store in a big blow for Oxford Street

Phones, car keys and designer purses among incredible list of things left behind at Swansea’s Escape Festival

Brand new edition phones, designer wallets and purses alongside other valuable items were all forgotten by ‘ravers’ at the recent Escape event. The concert hosted in Swansea’s Singleton Park on Saturday night saw 10,000 fans gather to watch some of the biggest names in house, bass, hard house and trance. For more stories about Swansea,… Continue reading Phones, car keys and designer purses among incredible list of things left behind at Swansea’s Escape Festival