To find a City & County of Swansea Councillor

10Oct2013
The City & County of Swansea have provided a website where anyone can search for a Councillor (and their contact details) by name, electoral division, political group or committee membership. However, if you are unsure who your Councillor is you can use the ‘Write to Them’ website to find out, please use this link for more details.

Find your Councillor by choosing from one of the lists on the CCoS’ website (http://www.swansea.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=619) OR use their

For the purposes of this blog-post, the Councillors who have been involved in a Positive or Detrimental way concerning the future of Pennard Library, are as follows:

Councillor David Phillips, Labour; Castle Ward; Leader of the Council;
(http://www.swansea.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=619&MIID=43)

Councillor Nicholas Bradley; Labour, Townhill Ward;
Cabinet Portfolio = Regeneration
(http://www.swansea.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=619&MIID=97)

Councillor Rob Stewart, Labour, Morriston Ward;
Cabinet Portfolio = Finance & Resources
(http://www.swansea.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=619&MIID=81)

Councillor June Burtonshaw; Labour, Penderry Ward;
Cabinet Portfolio = Place
(http://www.swansea.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=619&MIID=11)

Councillor Peter Black BA, AM; Liberal, Cwmbwrla Ward;
(http://www.swansea.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=619&MIID=9)

Councillor Lynda James BA (Hons) MSc; Independent, Pennard Ward;
(http://www.swansea.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=619&MIID=134)

Councillor Keith Marsh, Independent, Bishopston Ward;
(http://www.swansea.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=619&MIID=85)

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Community spirits get raised by cash boosts

22Sep2011
Community spirits get raised by cash boosts
By South Wales Evening Post  |  Posted: September 22, 2011
http://www.southwales-eveningpost.co.uk/Community-spirits-raised-cash-boosts/story-13378874-detail/story.html

EIGHT communities are to receive a total of £4.7 million as part of Swansea Council’s rural development plan.

Projects in Bishopston, Pennard, Gower, Fairwood, Llangyfelach, Pontarddulais, Mawr and Penclawdd will each get the cash over the next two years. [N.B.  Pennard didn’t get any cash, not even a penny, from the £4.7 million and certainly nothing towards it Library!]

The schemes include promoting walking and cycling, developing youth services, and improving local bus services and sports facilities.

Other plans include promoting local food, and an a new information technology centre.

Many of the schemes in line for the money were nominated by local people in the communities involved. Continue reading