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Emmanuel Developments - Conservatives Campaigning against Proposed Properties

The former Emmanuel School playing fields site, situated off Derwen Fawr Road, has been earmarked for the construction of 65 new homes. This has been met with widespread opposition from residents. The Emmanuel School site has already had 29 homes built on it by Taylor Wimpey, however the majority of these remain unsold. Furthermore, with Derwen Fawr Road becoming a bottle-neck at this location the flow of traffic is already disrupted.

Helping Businesses Thrive

From April this year small business, which had previously been below the threshold for Business Rates, will be required to pay them. This will significantly increase the outgoings on many of Swansea and in particular Sketty, based shops.

Putting the Breaks on Speeding

At present the only measures in place are a number of electronic signs to signal the speed that motorists are travelling at. This alone has had little affect in slowing motorists down; in fact they often have the opposite outcome as individuals attempt to see how fast they can travel.

School Parking Chaos

Road safety is an issue that should not be taken for granted, especially around schools. However, throughout Sketty we are still seeing signs that traffic needs to be managed in a better way.

Steve devotes more time to helping heroes hurt in battle

Help for Heroes is there to support servicemen and women who have been injured in Iraq and Afghanistan.So far, more than £105 million has been raised nationwide for the organisation, which was founded by Bryn Parry and his wife Emma in October 2007 following a visit to Selly Oak Hospital in Birmingham.Lieutenant Colonel Jenkins, county co-ordinator for the charity in Swansea, and Vice Chairman (Political) of Swansea West Conservative Association said: "Help for Heroes helps people individually right from when they are first received back to the UK for hospital treatment in Birmingham

Local politician supports wounded veterans

MEMBERS of a Swansea golf club are the first in Wales to tee off a campaign designed to help injured servicemen and women on the road to recovery.Clyne Golf Club Captain (Lt Col Steve Jenkins) has just signed up the club to the Golf4heroes initiative, which sees them offer two complimentary green