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Margaret Thatcher, an icon of our time

Following the sad news of the passing of Baroness Thatcher, Swansea West Conservatives send our deep and sincere condolences to the family and friends of our former Prime Minister.

Swansea West Conservatives select new Chairman

Sketty based lawyer, Craig Lawton, has been selected as the new Chairman of the Swansea West Conservative Association.Mr Lawton, who studied Law at Swansea University where he also served as Chairman of both Swansea Conservative Future and South Wales West Conservative Future, takes over from outgoing Chairman Harri Lloyd Davies.

Swansea West Conservatives select new Chairman

Sketty based lawyer, Craig Lawton, has been selected as the new Chairman of the Swansea West Conservative Association.Mr Lawton, who studied Law at Swansea University where he also served as Chairman of both Swansea Conservative Future and South Wales West Conservative Future, takes over from outgoing Chairman Harri Lloyd Davies.

Deputy Speaker unveils new office in home city

Nigel Evans MP, the Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons, returned to Swansea to officially open the new offices of the Swansea West and Gower Conservatives last Friday.

EU Funding Secured for Swansea Bay Protection

EU funding has recently been secured as part of the “Smart Coasts = Sustainable Communities” project which will be used to protect Swansea Bay and comply with new EU legislation.

Conservatives buck the trend in Swansea

Craig Lawton, one of the Welsh Conservative candidates for Sketty in the recent elections, has paid tribute to the hard work put in by his colleagues across Swansea. In many parts of Wales the Conservatives vote fell and the party lost councillors, however Swansea has bucked the trend seeing four councillors returned once more, the same number as four years ago.

Former City Tory Chief welcomes new Administration

The former Leader of Swansea's Conservative Councillors, René Kinzett, has added his voice to the reactions across the City to the news that the balance of power at Civic Centre has shifted so dramatically. Last Thursday's elections saw the ruling coalition made up of LibDems, Independents and Plaid Cymru lose seats across Swansea - including strongholds in Uplands, Landore and Cockett. Cabinet Members including the former Deputy Leader and the Housing Cabinet Member, Peter May, as well as the Finance chief Stuart Rice all fell on election night.

Uplands Conservative Candidate "outrage" at mugging of pensioner

A pensioner was robbed right near her home in the Uplands this morning, sparking outrage across the ward. The 78-year old victim was pushed to the ground and had her handbag and possessions stolen in a brutal incident.The woman is said to be stable but in shock and police are urging anyone with information about the incident to come forward.Uplands Ward Conservative candidate Tom Giffard commented "It is an absolutely abhorrent incident, and distressing that an individual has targeted our close-knit community for such an attack."