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Regional projects will combine to help tackle climate change

Thousands of new energy-efficient homes and state-of-the-art technology generating power from the sea are among the ways the Swansea Bay City Region will tackle climate change in coming years.

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Business backing for ‘pioneering’ marine energy test area

Converting a World War Two water carrier barge into a 21st century vessel that generates electricity from the power of the sea is among the innovative work of a Pembrokeshire business making waves across the world.

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Business feedback wanted for digital survey

A new survey is now available to help ensure Welsh businesses are as well-placed as possible to benefit from the digital age.

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Thousands more energy-efficient homes in pipeline for South West Wales

Over 11,000 more homes across South West Wales could benefit from state-of-the-art energy efficiency technology in coming years.

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Feedback wanted on new Kingsway development in Swansea

Views are now being sought on a major new £30 million development planned for the former Oceana nightclub site in Swansea city centre.

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Marine energy boost as test area opens for business

Phase one of an innovative Marine Energy Test Area (META) project is officially open for business in Pembrokeshire.

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Funding soon expected to boost City Deal progress

Swansea Bay City Deal funding worth £18 million is expected to be released in coming weeks.

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Applications now invited for City Deal Programme Director role

An ambitious, experienced professional with senior leadership skills is wanted to oversee delivery of the £1.3 billion Swansea Bay City Deal.

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Deadline fast-approaching for specialist advisor positions

Experts interested in becoming specialist advisors for the £1.3 billion Swansea Bay City Deal have a week or so left to apply.

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Expressions of interest wanted for City Deal specialist advisors

Expressions of interest are now being invited for new Swansea Bay City Deal specialist advisors.

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Young engineers make special bike for friend with mobility problems

Budding young engineers at an innovative Carmarthenshire school have made a tricycle for a fellow pupil with balance, mobility and learning difficulties.

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Business groups meet to discuss regional supply chain

Senior representatives from business groups across the Swansea Bay City Region have met to discuss the breadth of the supply chain in South West Wales.

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Welcome for revised Neath Port Talbot plans

Swansea Bay City Deal leaders have welcomed a revised business case from Neath Port Talbot Council.

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Search soon under way for new City Deal boss

Recruitment will soon start for an independent programme director to oversee delivery of the £1.3 billion Swansea Bay City Deal.

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Green light for advisors and programme director roles

Experts in sectors including retail, micro business and tourism will soon be invited to help guide the Swansea Bay City Deal.

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Specialist advisors wanted to maximise City Deal’s impact

Specialist advisors are wanted to help maximise the impact of the £1.3 billion Swansea Bay City Deal.

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Early construction work under way for digital indoor arena

Early construction work has started for Swansea’s state-of-the-art digital indoor arena.

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Business leaders welcome major City Deal funding news

Business leaders have welcomed news that a major Swansea Bay City Deal funding boost is soon on the way.

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Multi-million pound Swansea Bay City Deal funding boost

An £18 million funding boost will soon be on the way to Swansea Bay City Deal partners to begin funding a number of transformational projects in South West Wales.

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Top gear for pupils at 3D printed car race

Scores of schoolchildren got into top gear for a 3D printed model car race in Carmarthen.

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Energy boss says City Deal can benefit future generations

Helping transform South West Wales into an environment where local young people can stay and follow their dreams is among the reasons why a leading businessman is backing the £1.3 billion Swansea Bay City Deal.

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World leading medical expert helping guide City Deal

A world leading breast cancer expert is helping guide a £1.3 billion programme of investment that’s worth nearly 10,000 well-paid jobs to South West Wales.

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Model car race marks finish line for 3D printing project

Dozens of pupils from eight Carmarthenshire schools will soon be taking part in a 3D printed model car race.

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Recruitment approved for independent City Deal programme director

Recruitment of an independent programme director to manage the delivery of the £1.3 billion Swansea Bay City Deal has been approved.

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Contractors arrive on site for arena construction

Preparatory works for Swansea’s state-of-the-art digital indoor arena have now started.

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Major accolade for Canolfan S4C Yr Egin

Carmarthen's Canolfan S4C Yr Egin development has won a major accolade.

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Businesses feedback call to help inform major skills plan

Feedback from the South West and Mid Wales business community is wanted to help equip our young people with the skills they’ll need to succeed in future.

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Wellness Village can provide blueprint for future – Scarlets boss

Plans for a £200 million Wellness Village in Llanelli could provide a global blueprint on how healthcare and leisure services should best be delivered in future, according to Scarlets boss Nigel Short.

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World class entertainment pledge for Swansea’s indoor arena

Take That’s Gary Barlow, magician David Blaine, comedian Jimmy Carr and dance group Diversity are among the world class acts performing in Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) venues across the UK and beyond.

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Housing expert says City Deal must benefit residents, communities and businesses

Helping ensure the £1.3 billion Swansea Bay City Deal delivers for residents and communities across the region is of paramount importance to Pobl Group Chief Executive Amanda Davies.

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Scarlets boss helping deliver £1.3 billion City Deal

'The City Deal has potential to transform the regional economy'

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City Deal leaders support Neath Port Talbot proposals

Swansea Bay City Deal leaders are supporting Neath Port Talbot Council’s proposal to amend some of their projects due to be part-funded by the £1.3 billion investment programme.

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City Deal gives ‘great platform’ to grow regional economy

Business leaders in Swansea say the £1.3 billion City Deal will provide a great platform to further grow the regional economy.

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International expansion plans for children’s 3D printing project

A futuristic 3D printing project for Carmarthenshire schoolchildren could soon be expanded across Europe.

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Business leaders back call for City Deal project approvals

Business leaders in South West Wales are supporting a call for immediate approval of two major Swansea Bay City Deal projects.

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Multi-million pound South West Wales projects near approval

Worth over £190 million, two major projects in South West Wales have moved a step closer to approval.

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Review recommends immediate approval of two City Deal projects

Two major projects forming part of the £1.3 billion Swansea Bay City Deal should be immediately approved, an independent review has found.

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Internal City Deal review completed

An internal review into the £1.3 billion Swansea Bay City Deal has now been completed.

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Launch for Formula 3D Circuit Race

A futuristic Formula 3D Circuit Race planned for Carmarthenshire this summer has been officially launched.

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Work back underway to set scene for digital village

An investment programme that will transform Kingsway in Swansea city centre is back underway.

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Vortex IoT announced as Factory of the Future partner

Expert engineers and scientists at Swansea University will soon be collaborating with an innovative local manufacturing company to help boost the business for many years to come.

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Arena's main construction work due to start in mid-2019

Work on Swansea's eagerly anticipated digital arena complex is on track.

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Leisure centre at heart of Llanelli’s Wellness Village plans

A cutting-edge new leisure centre that will give a major boost to health, fitness and wellbeing opportunities for many thousands of people in Llanelli and beyond is planned to open in 2021.

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First Minister officially opens Canolfan S4C Yr Egin

Canolfan S4C Yr Egin – the University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s new creative and digital centre in Carmarthen

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£120m transformation gets the go-ahead for Swansea

One of Swansea city centre's biggest ever transformation projects has been given the planning go-ahead.

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Work starts on homes that will generate, store and release their own energy

Construction is underway on the first major housing development in the UK to use the futuristic ‘Active Buildings’ solar power concept.

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Key document approved for Swansea Bay City Deal

A £1.3bn investment programme in 11 major projects across South West Wales has taken a major step forward.

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Schoolchildren wowed by futuristic 3D printing works

From making pizza for astronauts in space to recreating ancient bones for archaeological research

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Global energy leader to chair key City Deal board

A leading figure from the global energy sector will play a key role in driving forward the £1.3bn Swansea Bay City Deal.

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Major step forward for multi-million pound Llanelli life science and well-being village

Multi-million pound plans for a life science and well-being village in Llanelli have taken a major step forwa

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City Deal to feature in Welsh Bac at county schools

Hundreds of Carmarthenshire pupils will soon be learning about the £1.3 billion Swansea Bay City Deal.

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Schoolchildren give thumbs-up to village plans

Children and staff at Ysgol Pen Rhos have given plans for a Life Science and Well-being Village in Llanelli a resounding thumbs-up.

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Regional councils to retain 50% of City Deal project business rates

Four local authorities in South West Wales will keep 50% of business rates generated by Swansea Bay City Deal projects in their areas.

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Global experts appointed to deliver Swansea digital village

A global engineering consultancy is to help deliver a state-of-the-art digital village in the heart of Swansea.

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World class operator appointed to run Swansea's digital indoor arena

One of the best-known names in the venue management and production business has been appointed to run Swansea's digital indoor arena.

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City Deal to boost region's renewable energy vision

Welcoming the findings of a new report, Swansea Bay City Deal leaders say a number of major planned developments will soon combine to help Wales cut its carbon footprint.

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