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

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