Community spirits get raised by cash boosts
By South Wales Evening Post | Posted: September 22, 2011
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