We must inspire our young people if we want to reduce economic inactivity

Economic inactivity ┬áis a major concern, locally, regionally and nationally. This is an issue for which there are no easy answers. If the Council and its partners are to make a difference, new approaches and new ways of working together will need to be found. It is for these reasons that a group of councillors […]

Swansea City Centre Review makes it’s recommendations

The Environment & Communities Overview & Scrutiny Board have now completed their review of Swansea City Centre. The Board were pleased to see that there is a good understanding of the difficulties facing the City Centre and that the Council is taking the lead on developing strategies and plans that aim to improve the situation. […]

Time Banking: A new approach for social care?

Last week the Health, Social Care and Wellbeing Overview and Scrutiny Board visited an innovative and exciting project in the village of Blaen Garw in Bridgend as part of their current review into the work towards personalisation and transformation of adult social care in Swansea. The Board met with David Pugh who is Co-ordinator of […]

Environment & Communities – The Big Swansea Challenges

Today the Environment & Communities Overview & Scrutiny Board met to discuss their work plan for the year. This is perhaps the board with the widest brief so it was crucial for them to narrow down their priorities to just a few topics. To help they had these presentations from the Corporate Directors for Environment […]